Elizabeth Holmes, Founder of disgraced biotech Theranos, and her former COO, Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani, have been indicted with alleged wire fraud schemes in the state of California.
Using genome-wide genetic approaches, researchers systematically screened for the loss of an additional gene that could rescue a genetic disease, and found it.
Sometimes a new company catches the eye, and this week that company is nference, a Cambridge MA-based start-up developing AI technology to discover and develop drugs more effectively. AI is no longer new in this space, so why does nference grab our attention?
A patient with metastatic breast cancer has made a dramatic recovery after receiving a personalised therapy using her own cells.
A 21-gene test performed on tumours could enable most patients with the most common type of early breast cancer to safely forgo chemotherapy, according to a landmark study.
Japanese scientists now have permission to treat people who have heart disease with cells produced by a revolutionary reprogramming technique, which excites researchers. But some fear the therapy will be rushed to market.
Although reprogrammed viruses are commonly used in gene therapy to treat diseases, this virus can do its work without affecting healthy cells.
The FDA is coming down hard on pharma following generic drug stalling tactics. This follows the recent publication from the agency of an online list of pharma companies that together have racked up 150 complaints from generics makers seeking samples.