Traumatic Brain Injury – Collaborative Translational Science at Lovelace Biomedical and the Mind Research Network

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is just one of the many areas of scientific study Lovelace Biomedical, along with its sister company the Mind Research Network (MRN), has in its repertoire.  Dr. Andy Mayer, Professor of Translational Neuroscience at MRN is studying mild TBI, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment of cognitive deficits following mild TBI. He and his … Read More

Updating My Business Plan for Competitive Landscape in the CRO Industry – What a Task!

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– Jacob McDonald, CSO – Lovelace Biomedical Last summer, I wrote a business plan for Lovelace Biomedical. It aimed at continuing to focus our energy on expanding our preclinical services business. Recently, I was looking to update the business plan and was taken aback at just how much I had to revisit the story about the competitive landscape. There are … Read More

“Beyond Standing Room Only” – Thoughts on the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Gene and Cell Therapy – Dr. Janet Benson

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As someone who has watched the ASGCT conference grow fairly steadily over the last 11 years, the growth in meeting attendance and vendor presence between 2018 and 2019 is nothing short of stunning. It was not uncommon in the past few years to need to stand during sessions to hear presentations, but never before has there been a line to get … Read More

RT-PCR Validations: Square Peg/Round Hole?

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Jacob McDonald, CSO – Lovelace Biomedical I set a disclaimer right away, in that I have been called a jack of all trades, and lately, a master of probably none (don’t tell my kids). I have been pontificating over the past couple of years on the quandary of quantitative PCR for support of Gene Therapy studies. In these studies, it is important … Read More

Lovelace’s Director of Bioanalytical Operations, Larry Mallis to be on hand to present poster at ASMS 2019 annual conference

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Novel bioanalytical approaches to drug development – 5-AZA a case study to be presented at the 67th ASMS Conference in Atlanta Within drug development, the quantitation of drug levels within the systemic circulation and target tissues can provide insight into tolerance and / or efficacy. For small molecules the mainstay for quantitative analysis is LC-MS/MS. 5-azacytidine has been used in the … Read More

BIOCHEMISTRY

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Biochemistry or biological chemistry is a branch of biology and chemistry involving intense study of different chemical processes taking place inside living organisms. These biochemical processes are notably the fundamental reasons for complexity of life. Biochemistry is classified into molecular genetics, metabolism and protein science. It figures out the way in which bio molecules give rise to the general processes … Read More

BIOINFORMATICS

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Bioinformatics involves in-depth understanding of biological data through strategic development of appropriate software tools. This is an interdisciplinary field including computer science, biology, mathematics, statistics, and information engineering all of which are essential to comprehend with abstract biological information. Bioinformatics has many different applications such as silico analysis for biological queries, candidate gene identification, SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms), etc. This … Read More