Illumina Ventures Founder talks about investment priorities for first $230M fund
Illumina Ventures has invested in seven companies to date spanning genetic counseling support to targeted gene therapy. Founder Nicholas Naclerio shared some details on the...
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Precision medicine in the lab: The intersection of informatics and pathology
Pathology informatics has taken flight as an emerging discipline that can further add to the potential of precision medicine in the laboratory setting.
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STAT Plus: Warp Drive signs deal with Roche to take on ‘superbugs'
A Cambridge, Mass., biotech says it has signed a deal with Swiss drug giant Roche to develop new medicines to combat drug-resistant “superbugs,” three weeks after the World...
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STAT Plus: Spark Therapeutics's success is lifting all gene therapy stocks even though risks remain
The stock prices of companies developing gene therapies are surging on optimism that one-shot treatments will cure a host of rare, inherited diseases, so let's take a moment to...
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STAT Plus: What became of biotech's boom beneficiaries?
With biotech's constant parade of venture financings, Wall Street debuts, and nine-figure buyouts, it's easy to forget that constant boom wasn't always the norm. It all kicked...
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FDA Committee recommends gene therapy for retinal disease to help prevent blindness
Spark Therapeutics' treatment would mark a milestone for gene therapy to treat eye diseases and could help children and adults avoid irreversible blindness.
3 days ago - MedCity News
House Ethics Office Says New York Congressman May Have Violated Rules
An inquiry centered on actions by a New York Congressman who is a majority stockholder in a biotech company.
3 days ago - New York Times
STAT Plus: Live updates: FDA advisory panel reviews Spark's gene therapy
A panel of independent FDA advisers is meeting today to consider the merits of Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna, a one-time gene therapy meant to treat a rare, inherited form of...
4 days ago - STAT
Eye disease entrepreneurs raise $16M for Azura Ophthalmics
The dry eye disease treatment space has been fairly active in the past few years from a combination of new companies and M&A deals in this area.
5 days ago - MedCity News
STAT Plus: MannKind raises new cash to prop up a sinking inhaled insulin product
Motivated by a stock price that tripled over the past 10 days and in real need for new cash, MannKind sold 10 million shares in an overnight stock offering priced at $6 per...
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The Truth About Midnight Snacking
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Mandy Moore's Outlook On Therapy Should Be More Common
The actress sees a therapist even when she isn't stressed.
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The lymph vessels probably escaped detection because they're inside a thick membrane, the dura mater, which is the consistency of leather.
Are You Prioritizing What Matters Most? The Payoff Is Huge At Home And Work
A new survey in the report shows that while 76 percent of workers believe something like resilience training would help, only
After Medical Errors, Patients Want Doctors To Hear Them Out
"The importance of individualized engagement and empathy is really the take-home lesson."
Is It Possible To Be Scared To Death?
There is a reason for those signs outside roller coasters warning people with heart conditions not to ride.
Alessandra Ambrosio Credits Her Long and Healthy Hair to This Habit
Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio is the poster woman for shiny, voluminous hair. For awhile we thought that maybe great hair simply ran in her Brazilian genes, or maybe her...
8 Obstacles I Faced & Overcame During My Pregnancy
Since the day I found out I was pregnant, I've been all too aware of the list of reasons being pregnant would be difficult and hard for me: I'm single. I'm broke. My body will...