Genentech to Appeal to F.D.A. for Breast Cancer Drug

Genentech this week will step up its efforts to keep the drug Avastin available as a treatment for breast cancer, urging the Food and Drug Administration to give it one more chance to prove the medicine works. At a hearing on Tuesday and Wednesday in suburban Washington, Genentech will ask the F.D.A. to reconsider its […]

Wyeth acquires global license for Inpharmatica’s Admensa Interactiveâ„¢

Inpharmatica Ltd today announces that Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth has licensed Admensa Interactive, Inpharmatica’s platform of predictive drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion models and compound prioritization tools. Wyeth will use Admensa Interactive to support compound selection and optimization in its drug discovery projects. This new license, agreed after an extensive evaluation, further […]

Advances in Microarray Technology Conference – LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR POSTERS 11-13 October 2005 London. UK

*** PRESENT A POSTER *** Deadline 2 September 2005. If you would like the opportunity to present your poster at this event, please email abstracts to: v.colcombet@selectconferences.com – LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE The inaugural conference on Advances in Microarray Technology provides an in-depth analysis of the current thinking and latest technologies within this field. Technology is […]

Blood Antibody May Signal Start of Ovarian Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have found an antibody that might someday be useful in identifying women who have a higher risk of ovarian cancer, or possibly diagnosing early ovarian cancer. This particular antibody, which was detected in blood, develops as an immune system response to a protein called mesothelin. This protein is […]

Adding caffeine to sunscreen could guard against skin cancer

Scientists have worked out how caffeine might protect against certain skin cancers – a finding that could lead to better sunscreens. The research, conducted in mice, suggests that caffeine changes the activity of a gene involved in the destruction of cells that have DNA damage and are therefore more likely to become cancerous. The scientists […]

Urine Test May Help Detect, Stratify Prostate Cancer

In men with elevated prostate specific antigen (PSA), an investigational urine test can detect and stratify prostate cancer, researchers reported. Look out for the early signs of prostate cancer. These include pain and burning when urinating. One also faces difficulty when urinating and there is a frequent urge to urinate at night. There is loss […]

XXth International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry EFMC-ISMC 08

Vienna, Austria, August 31 – September 4, 2008 The EFMC-ISMC 2008 Symposium is organized by the Austrian Chemical Society on behalf of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC). This symposium is recognized worldwide as one of the leading Medicinal Chemistry meetings, as proven by its large international attendance, which varies between 1200 and 1500 […]

Ion Channel Targets conference and exhibition: Second Conference Advisory

The agenda is now available for Select Conferences inaugural Ion Channel Targets conference and exhibition being held in Waltham, Boston, 20-21 September 2005. With easy worldwide access and inexpensive registration fees a high degree of interest is anticipated. Early registration is therefore recommended as delegate numbers will be limited. Attending such events is highly recommended. […]