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DNA Methylation Analysis for Early Detection of Various Cancers
| Technology Networks

When a cancer cell dies, its DNA is released into the blood. Once released this DNA is referred to as cell-free DNA (cfDNA). The cfDNA retains a DNA methylation pattern that corresponds to the cell it originated from. When a “normal” cell transforms into a cancer cell significant gene expression changes occur, and these alterations […]

Tonix boosts pipeline with Columbia University-developed cocaine intoxication med
| Fierce Biotech

Tonix Pharmaceuticals is getting into the addiction business, licensing a phase 2 treatment for cocaine intoxication from Columbia University. The company is planning to start a pivotal trial for the enzyme, which breaks down cocaine, in 2020.

Catalyst Pharma (CPRX) Rides on Successful Launch of Firdapse
| Yahoo Finance

We issued an updated report on Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc. CPRX on May 21. In November 2018, the company’s Firdapse (amifampridine) tablets obtained FDA approval for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) in adults. The drug became the first FDA-approved treatment for LEMS and also the first approved product in Catalyst’s portfolio.