In the middle of innovation, medicine, growth, and so much more, Destination Medical Center (DMC) is transforming Rochester, MN. DMC is a 20-year, $5.6 billion economic development plan. Together, DMC and Mayo Clinic are accelerating new advancements in life science research, medical technology, patient care, and education.
Sometimes, a drug can remedy a chemical imbalance or surgery can repair a structural failure, but there are times when there is no substitute for replacing a part with human tissue or an entire organ. Rapid advances in regenerative medicine are bringing that possibility closer to reality.
To celebrate the continuing rise to fame of the CRISPR system, the Nature Reviews Genetics 2017 CRISPR calendar highlights the underlying biology of CRISPR, as well as its diverse range of exciting potential applications in genetic research, biotechnology and therapeutics.
Fresh from the biotech pipeline—2016 pp108 - 112 Chris Morrison doi:10.1038/nbt.3783 Despite last year's sharp decline in approvals, registrations of two RNA drugs offer a window into the current state and possible future of drug development. Looking forward, the sector seeks greater clarity on the new presidential administration's priorities and the impact of new healthcare legislation. Chris Morrison reports.
Shimadzu's protein sequencers offer increased sensitivity to enable the study of longer protein sequences, more stable retention times, and reduced liquid waste/running costs. New software enables compliance with FDA 21 CFR Part 11 guidelines, while easy-to-use data analysis functions simplify operation, data processing and reporting. Learn more.
Mutation effects predicted from sequence co-variation pp128 - 135 Thomas A Hopf, John B Ingraham, Frank J Poelwijk, Charlotta P I Scharfe, Michael Springer et al. doi:10.1038/nbt.3769 The global effects of epistasis on protein and RNA function are revealed by an unsupervised model of amino acid co-conservation in evolutionary sequence variation.
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