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More and better clinical trial data key to the personalization of treatment decisions for lung cancer patients
MIT study explores the key factors behind patient outcomes in clinical trials evaluating new treatments for non-small-cell lung cancer
In Wake of Terminations, Pharma Leaders Decry Actions That Will Limit Collaborations with Foreign...
8/23/2019Leaders from across the pharmaceutical industry are decrying negative actions taken by government agencies and universities against Chinese researchers in the United States.
Every week there are numerous scientific studies published. Here’s a look at some of the more interesting ones.
There is, thankfully, no age limit on innovation—you can do it at any age. But for many, “young,” counts as under 30, sometimes under 35, or even under 40, at least in terms of putting together lists of scientific innovators.
ERS Genomics Provides Comment on New Patent Interference With the Broad Institute Relating to Invention of the CRISPR/Cas9 System
ERS Genomics Limited announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office declared a patent interference between 10 separate patent applications owned by the University of California, the University of Vienna, and Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, on the one hand, and 13 patents and one application held by the Broad Institute, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In the last 80 years, the U.S. has become a powerhouse of science and technology, largely through concerted investment on the part of the government. In fact, that scientific investment drove the economy. But in recent years that investment has slipped, and many believe the U.S. is at risk of fal...
A paper published by Tillman Gerngross, chief executive officer of Adimab LLC, alleges that an MIT professor's work is nearly identical to work published several years before his.
Recently published research by MIT neuroscientists indicates that amyloid plaques could be reduced via brain wave stimulation.
Research Roundup: Inactive Drug Ingredients, Whole-Body Regeneration Genes, Alzheimer’s Tests and...
3/22/2019There are plenty of great scientific research stories out this week. Here’s a look at just a few of them.
In the wake of the scandal caused by a Chinese researcher’s use of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to alter the DNA of embryos for seven couples, leading scientists called for a moratorium on heritable genome editing.
Most people would prefer to take a pill over an injection, and even an injection over an infusion. But not all drugs can be taken orally. In particular, this applies to most biologics, including insulin.
Dr. Anikeeva, a neural engineer, is an Associate Investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She's an Associate Professor of Materials Science, Engineering, and Brain and Cognitive Sciences as well as an Associate Director of the Resea...
The idea of swallowing a needle seems like a very bad idea. But a research team at MIT has developed a capsule about the size of a blueberry that holds a tiny needle that, after being swallowed, injects insulin into the stomach.
Eugene A. Fitzgerald has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore established in partnership with the National Research Foundation of Singapore.
This year's Crafoord Prize has been awarded to Sallie Chisholm for the discovery of and research into Prochlorococcus, a very small cyanobacteria of huge importance.
January 11 Research Roundup: Inhalable mRNA, CRISPR and Muscular Dystrophy, Do-It-Yourself DNA De...
1/11/2019There are plenty of great scientific research stories out this week. Here’s a look at just a few of them.
December 21 Research Roundup: HIV Vaccine, Super-Accurate Cervical Cancer Test, Molecular Mechani...
12/21/2018There are plenty of great scientific research stories out this week. Here’s a look at just a few of them.
The American Society of Hematology is holding its 60th Annual Meeting & Exposition starting December 1 and running through December 4 in San Diego. Most of the players, big and small, in cancer drug therapies will be there, presenting updates and breaking stories about their hematology pipelines.
November 30 Research Roundup: CRISPR Embryos, Brain-Computer Interface, ADHD Genetic Variants and...
11/30/2018There are plenty of great scientific research stories out this week. Here’s a look at just a few of them. Although most readers will already be aware of it, the biggest story, perhaps the biggest story of the year—certainly the most controversial—involves a Chinese researcher who used CRISPR to m...