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Biotechnology Advancements Illuminate Novel Treatments for Human Diseases: Weekly Highlights

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on Sep 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM

MD Biosciences providing up-to-date news coverage compiling posts from science journals including Health, Nature, Nature Methods and Science reporting fascinating and innovative discoveries happening all over the world across a wide variety of disciplinary areas. Skim the titles below to catch up on what is happening and to learn what the team at MD Biosciences is reading about. Follow the links to read more about something that catches your eye! 

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                                                                                             Source: Nat'l Center for Microscopy at UC-San Diego

The Ins and Outs of Cell Therapy Manufacturing and Production

  •  Interviewers from Gen met with experts in the field to explore what regulatory strategies promote a successful cell therapy manufacturing site. With cell therapy being one of the fastest growing fields in life science, identifying current challenges is key.
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Cultured Human Neural Stem Cells Advancing In Vitro and In Vivo Modeling Services

  • Nature Methods describes a new strategy designed to improve clinical translatability for cell replacement therapies for CNS diseases and spinal injuries. Reported by Science Daily and materials provided by University of San Diego.  

Potential Cure for Rare, Genetic Disease: Hunter Syndrome

  • Researchers at Sangamo Therapeutics in California are using a gene-editing tool called zinc finger nucleases (ZFN), similar to CRIPSR, to treat this rare disorder. Posted in Health and reported by Science. 
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Standford Scientists Uncovering New Information About How Cancers Metastasize 

  • A team of scientists discuss overlapping and distinct driver mutations taken from various untreated metastases from patients. Reported by ScienceDaily, published in Science

Packing Lightly With Micro Motor Pills

  • At American Chemical Society, Zhang and colleagues are packing pills, that are smaller than the width of a human hair strand, with a microscopic recording tool that can detect features of human disease. Reported by ScienceDaily
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    Hope you learned something new! Check back next Tuesday for informed, up-to-date science news, or contact us with specific inquiries.  

Topics: Metastatic tumor, preclinical research, Biotechnology