spacer
home > ebr > winter 2018 > editor’s letter
PUBLICATIONS
European Biopharmaceutical Review

Editor’s Letter

This edition of EBR went to press just as a major breakthrough in the development of a potential treatment for Huntington’s disease was announced by researchers at University College London. Identifying, isolating and then being able to block synthesis of the defective, toxic proteins responsible for disease pathology has taken decades to accomplish, and a number of articles in our current issue resonate with aspects of this journey from gene to treatment. Although the exact neurological role of the Huntingtin gene product is not yet known, it is a complex, highly polymorphic protein and has the ability to identify even subtle changes from a core range of sequences, and structures of biological relevance through functional approaches such as microarrays could become increasingly valuable tools in disease research. The faulty Huntingtin gene responsible for Huntington’s disease was discovered in 1993.

Read full article from PDF >>

Rate this article You must be a member of the site to make a vote.  
Average rating:
0
     

There are no comments in regards to this article.

 You must be a member of the site to make a comment.
spacer
Dr Deborah O’Neil, Chief Executive and Scientific Officer, NovaBiotics Ltd
spacer
Dr Deborah O’Neil
spacer
spacer
Print this page
Send to a friend
Privacy statement
News and Press Releases

2019 Pharmapack Awards

Pharmapack Europe have announced entries for the 2019 Pharmapack Awards are now open across both the ‘Exhibitor Innovation’ and ‘Health Products’ categories with a closing date of 30th November 2018. The Health Products category will include two winners with one for Patient-Centric Design – which is launched in partnership with HCPC Europe (Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council of Europe) – and a second introduced alongside Adelphe for Eco-design in health packaging and drug delivery devices. Pharmapack Europe have also announced that they’re accepting applications for the start-up hub which provides young start-up companies servicing the pharma industry with the benefit of valuable networking and learning opportunities at half the price of a regular stand.
More info >>

White Papers
 
Industry Events

Biotech Showcase™ 2019

7-9 January 2019, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Biotech Showcase™ is an investor and networking conference devoted to providing private and small- and mid-cap biotechnology companies an opportunity to present to and meet with investors and biopharmaceutical executives during the course of one of the largest annual healthcare conferences that attracts investors and biopharmaceutical executives from around the world.
More info >>

 

 

©2000-2011 Samedan Ltd.
Add to favourites

Print this page

Send to a friend
Privacy statement