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Opioid Vaccines as a Tool to Stem Overdose Deaths
Researchers are turning to the immune system for help in treating addiction and preventing overdose.
Opioid Vaccines as a Tool to Stem Overdose Deaths
Opioid Vaccines as a Tool to Stem Overdose Deaths

Researchers are turning to the immune system for help in treating addiction and preventing overdose.

Researchers are turning to the immune system for help in treating addiction and preventing overdose.

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Ebola Lurking in Brain Fluid Kills Monkeys Weeks After Recovery
Dan Robitzski | Feb 9, 2022
New research reveals where the virus was hiding and hints at how to truly purge it from the body.
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Merck research facility in San Francisco
Antiviral Pill Lowers Risks of COVID-19 Hospitalization, Death
Chloe Tenn | Oct 1, 2021
Merck reports that its antiviral molnupiravir was effective against early stages of COVID-19 in high-risk patients in a Phase 3 clinical trial.
Learn How the Immune System Can Be Trained to Overcome Food Allergies
Retraining the Immune System Cavalry for Food Allergen Peacekeeping Missions
The Scientist Creative Services Team
Explore food allergy immunotherapy for reversing patient symptoms.
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Biogen’s Alzheimer’s Drug Gets FDA Approval, Mixed Reviews
Kerry Grens | Jun 7, 2021
A lackluster performance in clinical trials of the monoclonal antibody aducanumab has left some experts unconvinced of its benefit.
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Brain’s Lymphatic System Tied to Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice
Amanda Heidt | May 4, 2021
A dysfunctional lymphatic system, described as a clogging of the brain’s sink, may explain why immunotherapies fail in some Alzheimer’s patients.
Raising the Bar for Biomarkers and Early Diagnostics in Neurodegenerative Disease
Raising the Bar for Biomarkers and Early Diagnostics in Neurodegenerative Disease
Fortis Life Sciences
Identifying novel biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease enables early diagnosis and treatment monitoring.
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Regeneron Cocktail Stumbles Against SARS-CoV-2 Variant in Vitro
Marcus A. Banks | Mar 1, 2021
A treatment of two monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 is ninefold less effective in the lab against the B.1.351 variant than against the dominant version of the virus.
Eli Lilly Halts Antibody Trial in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
Ashley Yeager | Oct 27, 2020
Recent data show that the drug bamlanivimab, also known as LY-CoV555, does not appear to help those with severe cases of COVID-19, but trials continue for milder cases.
Molecular Farming: The Future of Pharmaceuticals
The Scientist Speaks - Molecular Farming: The Future of Pharmaceuticals
Niki Spahich, PhD
Julian Ma discusses past, present, and future uses of plant biotechnology for disease treatments.
Antibody-Based Drug May Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalizations: Study
Lisa Winter | Sep 17, 2020
Eli Lilly reports a 72 percent reduction in hospitalization risk among patients who received its monoclonal antibody compared to those who received a placebo.
Bacterial Superglue Enables Antiviral Antibody Discovery
Ruth Williams | Jul 13, 2020
Testing out combinations of antiviral proteins from llamas could help researchers create potent virus-neutralizing multimers.
Identifying Antibodies that Target Membrane Proteins in Their Native Conformations
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with OXGENE
A new mammalian display platform enhances antibody discovery for challenging protein targets.
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First Antibody Trial Launched in COVID-19 Patients
Katarina Zimmer | Jun 2, 2020
In record time, scientists have gone from harvesting antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 from survivors of coronavirus infections to testing the antibodies’ safety as a drug in humans.
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Scientists Scan for Weaknesses in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein
Chris Baraniuk | Apr 9, 2020
The virus’s tool for prying open host cells is coated in a protective armor of sugar—but gaps may offer vulnerability to disruption by antibodies.
Technique Talk: Analyzing Molecular Interactions During Monoclonal Antibody Development
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Sartorius Corporation
In this workshop, you will learn how to measure protein interactions using Octet bio-layer interferometry.
UCB Cuts $2.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Ra Pharma
Catherine Offord | Oct 14, 2019
The move will allow the Belgium-headquartered biopharmaceutical giant to boost its work on treatments for rare diseases.
Two Experimental Drugs Effective at Treating Ebola
Catherine Offord | Aug 13, 2019
REGN-EB3 and mAb114 reduced mortality in a clinical trial carried out during the ongoing outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo.
A Greener Recombinant Monoclonal Antibody
The Scientist Creative Services Team
Learn more about environmentally-friendly antibodies that deliver superior performance.
MIT Researcher Allegedly Copied Other Groups’ Drug Designs
Catherine Offord | May 29, 2019
Executives at a biotech that develops new antibodies argue that Ram Sasisekharan didn’t come up with the structures for at least two experimental therapies that his group has described.