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Apr 23, 2019

Cellular RNAs play crucial roles during disease progression and represent a diverse and largely untapped class of biomolecules that can be exploited for drug development.

RNA species include messenger RNAs (mRNAs) that are translated into proteins, long non-coding RNAs including transfer RNAs (tRNAs) and ribosomal RNAs...

Apr 9, 2019

Genetically-engineered animal models (GEMs) are critical tools for drug discovery and development, but intellectual property (IP) concerns can complicate access.

As pharma and biotech increasingly outsource R&D activities to universities, careful scrutiny is required to ensure adherence to IP restrictions on research...

Apr 2, 2019

The innate ability of antibodies to bind their targets with high affinity and exquisite specificity is leveraged in the discovery of therapeutic antibodies to treat a broad range of diseases including cancer, autoimmune disease and heart disease.

In addition, antibodies are commonly used as companion diagnostics and...