LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS feature #ScienceNews,  we would like to highlight this editorial on ‘Right To Shop’ Legislation in Utah that permits purchasing a 90-day supply of a prescription across the boarder:  “Americans cross border into Mexico to buy insulin at a fraction of U.S. cost”. In industry, the spotlight is on Sanofi as the momentum seems to have returned [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:18:00+00:00February 13th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the plot thickens for Huawei as top US universities now ban research funding from the Chinese telecommunications firm. On a brighter note, scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center successfully constructed an 'atlas' of HIV mutations to provide insights into improved vaccine design. Finally, maybe you're feeling a bit of [...]

By |2019-02-06T03:09:32+00:00February 6th, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, Personal Stories, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, scientists have cloned a gene-edited monkey. The disabled gene is crucial to the sleep-wake cycle and might lead to populations of genetically identical primates that could be used for future biomedical research. Researchers have suggested that microbial infections may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings linking poor oral [...]

By |2019-01-29T21:29:19+00:00January 29th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, as the U.S government shutdown enters its fifth week, researchers and institutions like NASA are scrambling. Read about the mounting tolls of the shutdown on science here. And, smart watches are for more than just step-counting! Apple and Johnson & Johnson are teaming up to see if the latest [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:11:23+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Kyla Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS feature #ScienceNews,  we would like to cover this editorial from FiercePharma: “No means no: Global pharma group bans any and all gifts to doctors”. In industry, the spotlight is on Pfizer as the New York pharma giant eyes a controversial buyout deal of the cardiovascular player Amarin. Lastly, a victorious win in the [...]

By |2019-01-16T11:58:52+00:00January 16th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, it's a great start to the year for Big Pharma powerhouse Bristol-Myers Squibb as they buy out Celgene for a whopping $74B! Meanwhile, researchers at FDNA, a Boston-based digital-health company, have developed an AI face-scanning app to detect genetic disorders. Finally, as we start the new year, let's keep in mind these management tips to optimize [...]

By |2019-01-23T08:13:35+00:00January 9th, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS #ScienceNews, check out Nature’s list of the top ten people who contributed to science this past year. Scientists discover fossils in the Dead Sea, suggesting that fern and conifer species survived the 'Great Dying' 250 million years ago. Lastly, if you’re looking to move labs, countries or sectors this year, [...]

By |2019-01-03T15:32:31+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS #ScienceNews,  we would like to feature this editorial from FiercePharma: “2018's Fiercest Women in Life Sciences” . In industry, the spotlight is on CAR-Ts, as Gilead and Novartis are ramping up production of their CAR-T drugs and reporting positive long-term follow-up data at ASH meeting. Lastly, experts believe that 2019 will be the year [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:40:12+00:00December 19th, 2018|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

For this week’s #ScienceNews and #Innovation, how are you feeling about that post-doc? According to this article, post-docs “have all the academic science skills you don’t need, and none of the organizational skills that you do". On a brighter note, mentorship is the key to success, be it in industry or academia. Read about these [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:40:33+00:00December 11th, 2018|Pailin Chiaranunt, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Google's DeepMind AI program is making significant progress in predicting protein structure. AlphaFold can generate 3D models of proteins, predicting protein folding! Giant tortoise's genome revealed some secrets to longevity. Genes involved in metabolism, proteostasis and immune response affect longevity and provide resistance to infection! Fate Therapeutics is working towards an off-the-shelf cell therapy for cancer [...]

By |2018-12-05T10:04:09+00:00December 5th, 2018|ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments