Tuesday, July 16, 2019

MiNA Developing Unique RNA Pathway to Help Patient’s Own Cells Fight Disease

When the introduction of DNA technologies were first introduced, researchers saw great possibilities for this new technology in medicines, vaccines and food products. Originally, the process involved isolating a desired gene from an organism and then transferring it to an alternative vector to create...

InteRNA Boldly Exploring New RNA Technologies to Tackle Cancer

Innovation in the biotech industry often comes from nimble, emerging companies. This is especially true with new scientific discoveries like RNA technology. One such company is InteRNA, which is a Netherlands-based biotechnology company specializing in the development of RNA therapeutics for the treatment of...

40 Years of Cancer Research Leads to Dual Acting CK1α and CDK7/9 Inhibitors as a Powerful Combination for Treatment and Potential Cure of AML and Other p53+ Cancers

By Rich Soll, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, WuXi AppTec (@richsollwx) p53, known as the guardian of the genome, occupies a particularly important role in cancer biology as a tumor suppressor by regulating or affecting progression through cell cycle, controlling apoptosis and ensuring genomic stability.  It...

Selective mTORC1 Modulation as Novel Approaches to Treating Diabetes, Cancer, Fibrosis, Depression and Beyond, Distinct from Rapamycin

By Rich Soll, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, WuXi AppTec (@richsollwx) Essential cellular processes, including proliferation, growth, survival, motility, autophagy as well as protein, lipid and nucleic acid synthesis, converge on a pathway called the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR), which is widely regarded as the...

insitro’s Daphne Koller Discusses Machine Learning, Predictive Biology and Therapeutic Approaches for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

By Rich Soll, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, WuXi AppTec (@richsollwx) insitro’s CEO Daphne Koller is no stranger to the world of experimental biology. As the Rajeev Motwani of Professor of Computer Science at Stanford where she spent 18 years and most recently as Chief Computing...

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