Gilotrif-Approved-by-FDA-to-Target-Lung-Cancer
Gilotrif Approved by FDA to Target Lung Cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug that has been linked to treat lung cancer. Gilotrif (afatinib) has been approved for use and treatment for patients with a specific sub-type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Over 80% of people that have...
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July 15, 2013
14M-is-received-by-Brisbane-biotech-for-drug-discovery
$14M is received by Brisbane biotech for drug discovery
Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. which is based on The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience has secured $14M for discovering new drugs for a range of diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease. ...
Tags: Drug discovery, Inflammatory bowel disease, IBM...
July 15, 2013
How-Drugs-are-Developed-and-Approved
How Drugs are Developed and Approved
In the United States, all medications except natural remedies and supplements, must go through an approval process before they can be made available to people. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that these drugs, whether they are prescrip...
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July 15, 2013
Pfizer-The-worlds-largest-research-based-pharmaceutical-company
Pfizer- The world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company
At Pfizer, science and global resources are applied in order to improve health and well-being at every stage of life....
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July 15, 2013
Master-of-Science-in-Drug-Discovery
Master of Science in Drug Discovery
The Master of Science degree program in Drug Discovery & Development offers students the opportunity to understand, evaluate and engage with the entire process of drug discovery and development. ...
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July 15, 2013
Reprogramming-Mature-Cells-to-Become-Pluripotent-Leads-to-Nobel
Reprogramming Mature Cells to Become Pluripotent Leads to Nobel
2012 year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology was awarded jointly to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent....
Tags: pluripotent, stem cells...
July 15, 2013
Entry-of-new-Type-2-Diabestes-drug-in-the-UK-Only-one-per-day
Entry of new Type 2 Diabestes drug in the UK: Only one per day
The new drug, Lixisenatide, with the brand name Lyxumia is cheaper than existing drugs and it can be self administered daily once with an injection pen. It will work on GLP-1 hormone and control insulin level....
Tags: Type 2 Diabetes, Lyxumia, Lixisenatide ...
July 15, 2013
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Funding Opportunities - Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
The ADDF funds four different categories of research; drug discovery and preclinical development, early detection, clincial trials and prevention. The ADDF does not fund basic research....
Tags: Alzheimer, funding...
July 15, 2013
An-Example-of-Open-Source-Drug-Discovery-Intermolecular
An Example of Open Source Drug Discovery | Intermolecular
“Open Source Drug Discovery? How does that work?” There are some principles and core practices that are involved....
Tags: open source, drug discovery...
July 15, 2013
AstraZeneca-CFO-to-join-BG
AstraZeneca CFO to join BG
Simon Lowth, chief financial officer at AstraZeneca, is leaving the pharmaceutical company to take on the same role at oil and gas group BG....
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July 15, 2013
Marie-Curie-Biographical
Marie Curie - Biographical
The Biography of Marie Curie, the first woman to win Nobel Prize...
Tags: Nobel, Nobelprize, Physics, Chemistry, Radioactivity...
July 15, 2013
The-phases-of-clinical-trials
The phases of clinical trials
The phases of clinical trials in drig discovery are discussed in detail...
Tags: Phase I trial, Phase II trial, Phase III trial, Phase IV trial...
July 15, 2013
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