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Nine U.S. Health Research Centers to Receive $255 ...

Nine health research centers have received funds to develop ways to reduce the time it takes for clinical research to become treatments for patients. The funds were awarded as part of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program which is led by the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), part of the National Institutes of Health. “A critical goal of biomedical research is to transform...

Asterand Signs Agreement with Amylin Pharmaceutica...

Asterand plc /quotes/comstock/23s!e:atd (UK:ATD 13.25, 0.00, 0.00%) , a leading provider of human tissue and human tissue-based research services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies engaged in drug discovery, today announces that its subsidiary BioSeek, LLC, a pioneer in the application of predictive human biology to drug discovery, has signed a...

TimTec Launches Division of Organic Synthesis and ...

Newark, DE, July 8, 2010 Press Release – TimTec, LLC is pleased to announce the launching of the new Division that manages Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry Contract Research Services. The emergence of the division is an evolutionarily progression for TimTecs business development. The company has been known for its expertise in organic chemistry design and supply for drug discovery for 15 years. TimTec...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Receives Milestone Payment...

SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced it has received a $500,000 milestone payment from Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. pursuant to the terms of a licensing agreement between the companies.  The milestone payment was made as a result of Cempra’s continuing development of a next-generation macrolide (CEM-101) for the treatment of respiratory infections. Cempra...

Sanford-Burnham robots speed up path to discovery

The work force at Lake Nona’s Sanford- Burnham Institute includes 90 scientific staffers, 60 administrators and support personnel — and a team of three robots. The robots are part of a $15 million investment from the National Institutes of Health and occupy a large, glass-enclosed room on the bottom floor of Burnham’s Lake Nona campus. Although they resemble the robotic arms used in automobile assembly...

Neuronetrix’ COGNISIONâ„¢ System

Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease of the brain which afflicts roughly 5 million individuals in the United States.  Approximately 10% of those over 65 and 50% of those over 85 will die as a result of Alzheimer’s disease. Even with several therapies available to treat Alzheimer’s disease, there still is a significant gap between the onset of the disease and point at which...
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