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Bayer and Systems Oncology sign exclusive license agreement on innovative breast cancer treatment approach ERSO™

Bayer has entered into an exclusive global license agreement with Systems Oncology, LLC, for ERSO™, a compound in pre-clinical development for the treatment of metastatic Estrogen Receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer. ERSO is a small molecule activator of the Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) in ER+ breast cancer cells. ERSO’s differentiated mechanism of action offers significant potential […]

Roche receives FDA approval for first HIV-1/HIV-2 Qualitative Test on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems in the fight against HIV/AIDS

• Detects, confirms and differentiates HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections providing clinicians with critical diagnostic data for personalised management of patients with HIV – from appropriate counseling on disease differences to targeted therapy • Supports rapid molecular detection of acute HIV infection, which is critical in curbing further disease transmission • Combines confirmatory HIV testing and […]

HHS Provides an Additional $250 Million to Help U.S. Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (HHS ASPR) is providing an additional $250 million to aid U.S. health care systems treating patients and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. As authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, HHS has now provided […]

Questions about Using Thermal Imaging Systems during COVID-19

Q: Are thermal imaging systems effective for screening people for fevers in places like nursing homes, airports, and hospital emergency rooms? A: When using a thermal imaging system, it is important to assess whether the system will provide the intended results in high throughput areas. We understand that these devices are being used for initial […]

Thermal Imaging Systems and COVID-19

When used correctly, thermal imaging systems generally have been shown to accurately measure someone’s surface skin temperature without being physically close to the person being evaluated. Thermal imaging systems offer certain benefits in that other methods need a closer proximity or contact to measure temperature (for example, non-contact infrared thermometers or oral thermometers). Temperature-based screening, […]

FDA Issues New Policy for Telethermographic Systems During COVID-19

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an immediately in effect guidance to help expand the availability of telethermographic systems used for body temperature measurements for triage use. The advantage of telethermographic systems for initial temperature assessment for triage use is the potential use in high throughput areas (such as airports, businesses, warehouses, […]

Air Liquide, Groupe PSA, Schneider Electric, Valeo rise to the challenge of producing 10,000 Air Liquide Medical Systems respirators

…in response to the French government request Faced with the compelling need for more respirators on its national territory, the French government has asked, on March 22, a group of French industrial companies led by Air Liquide to study the possibility of increasing the production of respirators so as to provide 10,000 respirators in 50 […]

COVID-19: Visualizing regional indicators for better decision making

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, it is fast becoming clear that no one is exempt from its disruptive effects. IIASA researchers are working to visualize key demographic and socioeconomic information to help inform decisions by health professionals, governments, and policymakers to address the crisis. Since first recorded in China towards the end […]