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Roche: FDA approves Roche cobas Zika as first commercially-available donor screening test for Zika virus

On Oktober 11, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Roche: FDA approves Roche cobas Zika as first commercially-available donor screening test for Zika virus

Zika virus infection is linked to neurological complications in adults, and brain defects in fetuses and newborn infants cobas Zika complements efforts to prevent the spread of Zika virus through blood donations in the U.S. cobas Zika expands Roche’s industry-leading donor screening portfolio for blood-borne diseases Roche (SIX: RO, ROG;…

Merck Invests € 35 Million in its Italian Biotech Manufacturing Site of Bari

On Oktober 11, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Merck Invests € 35 Million in its Italian Biotech Manufacturing Site of Bari

New production line for the aseptic filling of biotech medicines under isolator Isolator technology represents best practice for the aseptic filling of injectable medicines and ensures the highest quality standards Investment supports growth of Merck’s portfolio of biotech medicines Bari, Italy, October 3, 2017 – Merck, a leading science and…

Leica Biosystems and Inspirata Sign Agreement to add Aperio Digital Pathology Scanners to Inspirata’s end-to-end Workflow Solution Portfolio

On Oktober 11, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Leica Biosystems and Inspirata Sign Agreement to add Aperio Digital Pathology Scanners to Inspirata’s end-to-end Workflow Solution Portfolio

Leica Biosystems suite of anatomic pathology whole slide scanners will be available as best-of-breed options for the diverse needs of the complex pathology departments served by Inspirata. Washington, DC, October 10, 2017/Globe Newswire – Cancer informatics and digital pathology workflow solution provider Inspirata®, Inc. announced today that it has finalized…

EMBL alumnus Jacques Dubochet has been named as a co-recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry

On Oktober 11, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für EMBL alumnus Jacques Dubochet has been named as a co-recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry

EMBL alumnus Jacques Dubochet recognised for work at EMBL that led to birth of cryo-electron microscopy EMBL alumnus Jacques Dubochet has been named as a co-recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing cryo-electron microscopy to determine the structure of the molecular building blocks of life in high-resolution….

Roche: Roche receives EU approval of TECENTRIQ® (atezolizumab) in a specific type of metastatic lung cancer and two types of metastatic bladder cancer

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Roche: Roche receives EU approval of TECENTRIQ® (atezolizumab) in a specific type of metastatic lung cancer and two types of metastatic bladder cancer

TECENTRIQ provides a new treatment option for people with previously treated locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell cancer (NSCLC) TECENTRIQ is a new treatment option for people with metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) who have been previously treated with a platinum-based chemotherapy and for people who are ineligible to receive cisplatin…

Roche: Roche receives EU approval of Gazyvaro for people with previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Roche: Roche receives EU approval of Gazyvaro for people with previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma

Approval is based on phase III GALLIUM study results, which showed superior progression-free survival for Gazyva/Gazyvaro compared to MabThera/Rituxan Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the European Commission has approved Gazyvaro® (obinutuzumab) in combination with chemotherapy, followed by Gazyvaro maintenance in people achieving a response, as a…

Roche: Roche receives European approval for Actemra /RoActemra in giant cell arteritis

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Roche: Roche receives European approval for Actemra /RoActemra in giant cell arteritis

Actemra/RoActemra is the first therapy approved for the treatment of giant cell arteritis (GCA) in Europe GCA can lead to blindness, aortic aneurysm or stroke if left untreated The approval was based on the outcome of the phase III GiACTA study Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that…

Merck: European Commission Approves Bavencio (avelumab) for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Merck: European Commission Approves Bavencio (avelumab) for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

First approved immunotherapy for rare and aggressive skin cancer in the European Union, with initial launches planned in Germany and the UK Builds on Bavencio’s previous accelerated approvals in the US and recent approval in Switzerland Approval is based on data from the Javelin Merkel 200 study including durable tumor…

EMBL: Visualization of inflammasome formation in real life

On September 21, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für EMBL: Visualization of inflammasome formation in real life

Fish On Fire ASC specks (in red) initiate reactions that result in cell death. PHOTO: EMBL/Leptin Group While immune sensing mechanisms vary widely between animals, ASC specks – particles that play a key role in triggering inflammation – form in humans as well as zebrafish. In a study published in…

Heidelberg University: How Blood Vessels Are Formed

On September 19, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg University: How Blood Vessels Are Formed

Heidelberg scientists gain new insights into the development of the vascular system New insights into the development of the vascular system: researchers in the team of Dr Carmen Ruiz de Almodóvar of the Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center have discovered a crucial biological step that regulates the formation of blood vessels….