UC San Francisco scientists have figured out why some lung cancers become drug-resistant after initially responding to targeted therapies.
A DNA vaccine tested in mice reduces accumulation of both types of toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to research that scientists say may pave the way to a clinical trial.
Pharmacogenetic tests are marketed as an aid to psychiatrists in selecting the antidepressant or antipsychotic medication that will work best in individual patients. But for most patients, these pharmacogenetic tests don’t provide much useful information.
The Science and Science Careers’ 2018 annual Top Employers Survey polled employees in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and related industries to determine the 20 best employers in these industries as well as their driving characteristics.
Independent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisors unanimously backed Celltrion’s new Rituxan biosimilar recently, potentially allowing the company to threaten the sales dominance of Roche’s top drug.
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have solved a mystery that has lingered ever since the dangers of the drug first became apparent: how did the drug produce such severe fetal harm?
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science, in collaboration with physicians, have conducted a study in mice, in which they used existing drugs in a new combination to help crush potential resistance to treatment.
Dr. Mark McClellan joined Johnson & Johnson’s board of directors after leaving the FDA, but the connection often isn’t mentioned in research papers or public events.
Even in light of the rising fears of “superbugs” in the world of big pharma, the marginal profits made through the development of antibiotics isn’t enough to justify the research.
Researchers have created an artificial intelligence system for predicting, not simply tracking, potential side effects from drug combinations.
Chinese investors have poured more money into the US biotech market in the first six months of 2018 than they did in the entirety of last year.