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23andMe’s Plan to Harness Data for Disease Treatments

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:59am Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor Dr. Robert Gentleman. Source: 23andMeEarlier this year, 23andMe announced it would be starting a new business.The nearly 10-year-old biotechnology company headquartered in Mountain View, California formed a new therapeutics division, which would be responsible for using 23andMe’s large database of genetic information to discover and develop drugs for

Breakthrough Research at UH May Lead to Novel Natural-Derived Lupus Treatment

Bio News Texas, by Leonore Mateus Ferrara ~ September 23, 2014 A new treatment for lupus may have been discovered by a group of biomedical engineers from the University of Houston (UH) in Texas, who have developed a drug that, unlike the current treatments for the disease, does not have a long list of side

Non-Toxic Therapy For Lupus Successfully Tested On Patients

Red Orbit, by Rebekah Eliason ~ November 12, 2013 Scientists from Northwestern Medicine have brought new hope to patients with lupus. A new nontoxic therapy that suppresses lupus in blood samples was designed and successfully tested on patients with the autoimmune disease. There is hope this treatment will replace the use of toxic drugs that

Autoimmune Disorders & Regenerative Medicine

Feb. 26, 2013  Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) Overview Autoimmune disorders are conditions where the body produces an inappropriate response to healthy tissue and substances normally in the body, effectively destroying them. The body’s immune system is unable to tell the difference between healthy body tissues and antigens such as bacteria, viruses, toxins, cancer cells,