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Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies

By Jenny Rood | October 1, 2016

Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market.

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Feds Demand More Clinical Trial Reporting

By Kerry Grens | September 19, 2016

Expanded US Health and Human Services rules will require the results of more human studies to be made public.

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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.

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Immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease Shows Promise

By Alison F. Takemura | August 31, 2016

Biogen’s aducanumab reduces amyloid-β plaques in a dose-dependent manner, according to interim results of a Phase 1b clinical trial.

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CRISPR Therapy to Enter Trials

By Jef Akst | July 25, 2016

Researchers in China will use the CRISPR-Cas9 system to edit T cells extracted from patients with cancer before those cells are returned to the body to target malignant ones.

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Juno Therapeutics asks the US Food and Drug Administration for permission to restart the CAR-T experiments without chemotherapy.

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Composite Endpoints in Clinical Trials

By Sarah C.P. Williams | July 1, 2016

There’s a right way and a wrong way to boost the statistical sensitivity of this type of clinical studies.

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image: Vaccines Protect Mice Against Zika Infection

Vaccines Protect Mice Against Zika Infection

By Alison F. Takemura | June 29, 2016

Two different vaccines confer complete immunity for two months, researchers report.

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image: NYU Halts Studies, Suspends Investigator

NYU Halts Studies, Suspends Investigator

By Bob Grant | June 28, 2016

Experiments conducted at the New York University School of Medicine violated several research standards, according to US Food and Drug Administration investigators.

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image: Zika Vaccine Ready for Human Trials

Zika Vaccine Ready for Human Trials

By Catherine Offord | June 21, 2016

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a clinical trial to test the vaccine on healthy adults.

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