Frost & Sullivan: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential of microRNAs Stimulate Need for More Research Tools

September 4, 2013

Product innovation and the development of high-qualitative assays are the need of the hour LONDON, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Rapid growth in microRNA (miRNA) research over the past two years, owing to its diagnostic and therapeutic potential, has fueled development in the global miRNA tools and services market. Of the various miRNA technologies, which include quantitative […]

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Call for Speakers – microRNA as Biomarkers and Diagnostics

August 27, 2013

Cambridge Healthtech Institute is currently accepting speaking proposals for the 10th Annual microRNA as Biomarkers and Diagnostics Conference to take place March 17-18, 2014 in Boston. The meeting will cover the latest developments in the use of microRNA in the early detection of disease for more effective treatment, monitoring tumor growth and disease progression, issues […]

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Serum miR-21 as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker in Colorectal Cancer

June 19, 2013

Highly sensitive and accurate test detects cancer-related microRNA in blood of patients even before the development of colorectal cancer DALLAS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – A new blood test developed in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Lab at Baylor Research Institute is showing very promising results for finding cancer-related microRNA in the blood before a tumor develops […]

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Release of miRBase 20 approaching

June 17, 2013

It has been almost a year since the last miRBase update and according to Sam from miRBase we should see the release of miRBase 20  within this week: “As you might expect, the extended period since the last release means many new entries — over 3000 new stem-loop sequences, and over 5000 new mature sequences. […]

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EGEN, Inc. Advances a Systemically Delivered anti-miR-145 for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

June 5, 2013

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — EGEN, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical  company, announced today that  EGEN’s proprietary lung targeting Staramine-mPEG nanoparticle delivery system has been used to administer an inhibitor of microRNA-145 (anti-miRNA-145) in a rat model of severe occlusive PAH.  Treatment was shown to significantly reverse the pulmonary hypertension associated with the advanced […]

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miRagen Therapeutics: First Milestone in Strategic Alliance with Servier

May 23, 2013

Servier selects third cardiovascular target triggering the first milestone under the collaboration SURESNES, France, and BOULDER, Colo., May 23, 2013 – Servier, a privately-run French research-based pharmaceutical company and a major player in Europe and emerging markets having expertise in the development of treatments for cardiovascular diseases, and miRagen Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing […]

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Mirna Therapeutics is First to Advance MicroRNA into the Clinic for Cancer

May 15, 2013

Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Anticancer Drug MRX34 Underway AUSTIN, TX (May 13, 2013)– Mirna Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering microRNA (miRNA) replacement therapies for cancer, announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study of MRX34, the first miRNA to advance into a human clinical trial for cancer. The Phase 1 […]

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Regulus Provides Update on ‘Road to the Clinic’ Strategy and Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial Results and Recent Highlights

May 14, 2013

- Nominated RG-101 in HCV as First microRNA Candidate for Clinical Development- – Maintained Strong Financial Position with Over $90 million in Cash- LA JOLLA, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today provided an update on its microRNA […]

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Call for Papers

April 16, 2013

Call for papers for an open special issue on small/microRNAs: Small RNAs: Revolutionizing the Genomics Landscape The editors invite researchers to contribute original research articles as well as review articles focused on the use, development, or the application of genomics tools for investigating the role of small RNAs at the whole-genome level. The editors will […]

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Exosome Presents Late-Breaking Study Demonstrating Ability to Profile RNA from Archived Clinical Trial Blood Samples at 2013 AACR Anual Meeting

April 8, 2013

NEW YORK, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Exosome Diagnostics, a leading developer of biofluid-based molecular diagnostics for use in personalized medicine, today announced that the company is presenting a late-breaking abstract at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, in Washington D.C.  The abstract is titled “Exosome profiling of mRNAs and miRNAs in serum samples from GBM (glioblastoma […]

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