DBV Technologies today announced the
publication of experimental data in mice in Cellular & Molecular Immunology characterizing the response of regulatory T cell to allergen-specific
immunotherapy intended for the treatment of food allergies
Avant Diagnostics Inc. and Amarantus Diagnostics Inc. recently
announced that the companies have jointly entered into a letter of intent for Avant to acquire assets and certain liabilities of Theranostics Health Inc.
or precision medicine, isn't really as personalized or precise as many think or hope, relying more on population data than personalized data. Researchers in
Finland, Sweden and Spain have modified ex-vivo testing of cancer cells with significant results that may offer an approach far more “personalized” than
traditional precision medicine and perhaps provide a missing link between genomics-based mutation determination and clinical efficacy.
There is a risk that visualizations could end up being used to confirm or justify our own hypotheses and biases, but could data visualizations
bring to light patterns in our data, drive new hypotheses and show us things we weren’t expecting?
When it comes to anecdotes vs. evidence, people often latch on
to highly touted 'remedies' in the news and social media feeds that are often more rumor or hype than actual promise. However, even in the anecdotes, we
sometimes find the beginning of wisdom that leads to development and clinical testing of potential therapeutics.