Cytomegalovirus

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Name: Cytomegalovirus
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Merck Says First Patient Enrolled In Phase 3 Clinical Study Of Letermovir

Drugmaker Merck (MRK: Quote), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, Thursday said the first patient has been enrolled in a global Phase 3 clinical study of letermovir or MK-8228, an investigational antiviral agent.The multicenter, randomized, ... [Published RTTNews.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Lars Dolken

RNA is a family of large molecules found within the body which perform vital roles in how our genes operate. In recent years, microRNAs – small molecules of RNA – have been were identified as key regulators in virtually all cellular processes. To date, ... [Published University of Cambridge - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Novel techniques probed in cure research

Scott Ledger and his team from the University of New SouthWales used artificial virus-like particles based on the structure of Cytomegalovirus to infect cells with twoartificial genes with different anti-HIV properties.One of the artificial genes, C46, ... [Published Aidsmap - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Goa tourism bags 2 awards at Hyderabad and Chennai

Goa tourism has recently bagged back-to-back awards for 'Best designed stall' at TTF Hyderabad and 'Best domestic tourism promotion award' at IITM Chennai. Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar said, "The numbers of tourists from Chennai and Hyderabad have ... [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

DiaSorin Iam CMV assay

DiaSorin has launched a molecular assay for the rapid detection and quantification of cytomegalovirus (CMV). The is used to detect and quantify clinically relevant subtypes of CMV in human plasma, urine and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), making it suitable ... [Published LabOnline - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Chimerix Announces Three Abstracts to be Presented at the 2014 World Transplant Congress

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chimerix, Inc. (Nasdaq:CMRX), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, today announced the presentation of three abstracts on its investigational broad-spectrum antiviral, brincidofovir ... [Published New Leaf Venture Partners - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Gillis, Bailey Ruth - Fri, 18 Jul 2014 PST

(Full-size photo)GILLIS, Bailey Ruth (Age 18) Anchorage resident, Bailey Ruth Gillis, 18, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday, July 14, 2014. A Celebration of Bailey’s Life will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Anchorage Lutheran ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Abuse, neglect more common among children with developmental delays

A higher risk for abuse and neglect is found among children with developmental disabilities than children developing at a typical rate, according to recent study findings published in Clinical Pediatrics.“We already know that children with delayed or ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

TMEM129 is a novel ERAD E3 ligase [Immunology]

Dick J. H. van den Boomen a , Richard T. Timms a , Guinevere L. Grice a , Helen R. Stagg a , Karsten Skødt b , Gordon Dougan c , James A. Nathan a , and Paul J. Lehner a , 1 a Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Medicine, University ... [Published PNAS - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Josh Hardy Going Home After Getting Chimerix Anti-Viral Drug

Social media campaigns for “compassionate use” access to drugs still in clinical trials got a big boost yesterday. The mother of Josh Hardy, a now-8-year-old boy suffering with cancer for nearly all of his life, announced on Facebook and the family’s ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Diagnostics Market Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2020

Report Added "Cytomegalovirus Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" to its database.Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/07/2014 -- Cytomegalovirus belongs to the herpesviridae family and is a double-stranded ... [Published SBWire - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

Qiagen wins FDA OK for organ transplant test

Qiagen CEO Peer SchatzQiagen ($QGEN) received FDA approval on June 24 under a full PMA for an assay that monitors the viral load of cytomegalovirus (CMV), a common virus that can be fatal to weakened immune systems, in organ transplant patients.The company's ... [Published FierceBiotech - Jun 24 2014]

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Dr. Michele Trucksis, executive director, Infectious Diseases, Merck Research Laboratories, said, "There remains a need for additional therapeutic options in the prevention of CMV infection in high-risk patients. Merck is pleased to initiate this global Phase 3 study with letermovir."
...In contrast nucleic acids that hybridize under "low stringency conditions include those with much less sequence identity, or with sequence identity over only short subsequences of the nucleic acid."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "On the basis of the experimental evidence so far obtained, we finally discuss additional application perspectives of localization microscopy approaches for the fast detection and identification of viruses by multi-color SPDM and combinatorial oligonucleotide fluorescence in situ hybridization, as well as SPDM techniques for optimization of virus-based nanotools and biodetection devices."
...Tourism minister Dilip Parulekar said, "The numbers of tourists from Chennai and Hyderabad have been increasing over the years. While we promote Goa as a 365-day destination, we keep tourists' safety and security as one of our main priorities. The other focus is to promote the decennial exposition of St Francis Xavier at all travel and tourism fairs." The stall was designed in typical Goan architecture, depicting the contrasts of Goa in line with Goa's new brand strategy...

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Merck Says First Patient Enrolled In Phase 3 Cl... [Published RTTNews.com - 2 hours ago]
Merck Initiates Phase 3 Study of Letermovir, an... [Published Business Wire Health News - 3 hours ago]
Impact of Maternal HBV on Mother-to-Child HIV T... [Published General Medicine eJournal - 5 hours ago]
Eating bush meat as viral feast [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 11 hours ago]
Compositions and methods for osteogenic gene th... [Published PharmCast - 11 hours ago]
Recent Research from University of Stuttgart Hi... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 15 hours ago]
Dr Lars Dolken [Published University of Cambridge - Jul 23 2014]
Novel techniques probed in cure research [Published Aidsmap - Jul 22 2014]
Giving back to the James Hopkins Trust that did... [Published The Citizen Online - Jul 21 2014]
10 handy facts about coconut oil. [Published Body And Soul - Jul 21 2014]
Goa tourism bags 2 awards at Hyderabad and Chennai [Published Times of India - Jul 19 2014]
DiaSorin Iam CMV assay [Published LabOnline - Jul 19 2014]
Chimerix Announces Three Abstracts to be Presen... [Published New Leaf Venture Partners - Jul 18 2014]
Obituary: Gillis, Bailey Ruth - Fri, 18 Jul 201... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Jul 18 2014]
Abuse, neglect more common among children with ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 18 2014]
TMEM129 is a novel ERAD E3 ligase [Immunology] [Published PNAS - Jul 17 2014]
Josh Hardy Going Home After Getting Chimerix An... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 17 2014]
Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Methods... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 16 2014]
Lophius Biosciences Launches Interactive T CELL... [Published Ein News - Jul 16 2014]
Delayed-Onset Cytomegalovirus Disease Coded Dur... [Published Transplantation - Jul 16 2014]
Mother’s burden of raising visually impaired ch... [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 15 2014]
Kit of pharmaceutical formulations characterize... [Published Free Patents Online - Jul 15 2014]
DiaSorin Inc. Release: CMV Assay Launched For ... [Published BioSpace - Jul 15 2014]
A Review of Cytomegalovirus in Immune System Aging [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 15 2014]
Transgenic mouse for expressing human ferritin ... [Published Free Patents Online - Jul 15 2014]
Cytomegalovirus Infection Presenting as Ileoana... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 15 2014]
Medical Researchers Turn to Crowdfunding to Kic... [Published Nebraska City News Press - Jul 14 2014]
Medical Researchers Turn to Crowdfunding to Kic... [Published Carthage Press - Jul 14 2014]
United Blood Services launches another blood drive [Published Mohave Valley News - Jul 14 2014]
Fayette parents sue hospitals, blood bank, doct... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 12 2014]
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Merck Initiates Phase 3 Study of Letermovir, an... [Published Business Wire Health News - 3 hours ago]
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a global Phase 3 clinical study of letermovir (MK-8228), an investigational antiviral agent. ...
A Review of Cytomegalovirus in Immune System Aging [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 15 2014]
There is plenty of evidence to suggest that the persistent herpesvirus species cytomegalovirus (CMV) plays an important role in immune system aging. A majority of people carry the virus by the time they reach old age, and its presence causes an ever-increasing ...
Microbial Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 05 2014]
There are a lot of papers on Alzheimer's disease that fall outside the mainstream focus on the formation of amyloid in the brain. This is perhaps in part a consequence of the challenges and delays that have beset efforts to produce practical treatments ...
Using Stem Cell Transplants to Boost Thymic Fun... [Published Fight Aging! - Jun 30 2014]
The thymus is a gateway for the production of new T cells , the immune cells responsible for destroying pathogens and precancerous or senescent cells . The thymus is highly active in childhood, churning out a large supply of these immune cells ...
Fighting parasitic infection inadvertently unle... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jun 26 2014]
D. Davesne/Wikipedia Pictured is a helminth parasite. When such a parasite infects mice, some of the signals that the animal's immune system produces to defend against it can activate a latent viral infection. Signals from the immune system that help ...
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Technical Feasibility Established for MosaiQ(TM... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 23 2014]
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