Category Archives: Medicine

A Look at the Facts and Figures of Personalized Medicine

A Look at the Facts and Figures of Personalized Medicine

As personalized medicine becomes increasingly important to our health care system, both as a specific area of clinical research and as a paradigm shift in our approach to treating patients, a number of different groups are working to ensure that patients, policymakers, and the general public can easily understand what this complex and innovative field… Continue Reading

Spotlight on 6 Disruptive Trends That Could Change Healthcare

Spotlight on 6 Disruptive Trends That Could Change Healthcare

Biomedical and biopharmaceutical innovations have already had a profound effect on the world of healthcare as we know it. Read on for a look at more game-changing technologies, techniques, and trends that are likely headed our way soon. Augmented reality Have you ever struggled to describe just how you were feeling, or exactly where you… Continue Reading

5 Industrial Biotech Innovations You Need to Know About

5 Industrial Biotech Innovations You Need to Know About

Often referred to as biotechnology’s “third wave,” industrial biotechnology holds a wealth of promise for resource conservation, pollution prevention, and cost reduction. Also known as “white biotechnology,” industrial biotechnology brings nature to bear on industrial processes, using enzymes and microorganisms as natural helpers to transform the way we manufacture products, and to make the creation… Continue Reading

How Can 3D Vaccines Help Fight Cancer?

How Can 3D Vaccines Help Fight Cancer?

Thanks to the proliferation of bioengineering advances in recent years, the fight against cancer has seen the development of a number of promising new tools that take a novel approach to tackling this challenging disease, and which could prove significantly more effective than current treatment methods. One of these innovations, which received a great deal… Continue Reading

Could Optogenetics Restore Vision to the Blind?

Could Optogenetics Restore Vision to the Blind?

Earlier this year, the first human trials of optogenetics were launched by RetroSense Therapeutics, a Michigan-based biotechnology company seeking to restore sight to patients with retinal degenerative conditions through the use of innovative gene therapy techniques. Read on to learn more about what optogenetics could mean for the future of vision restoration. What is optogenetics?… Continue Reading

Spotlight on Wearable Medical Technology – 8 Amazing Devices

Spotlight on Wearable Medical Technology – 8 Amazing Devices

Wearable technology devices that monitor overall health and track signs and symptoms of medical conditions are becoming a very hot commodity. These devices, which give patients more agency and provide medical professionals with more accurate and current data, are expected to be one of the biotechnology innovations that will most significantly impact the development of… Continue Reading

A Look at the Top Trends in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Today

A Look at the Top Trends in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Today

The biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry’s ongoing drive for improved productivity and efficiency has led to the emergence of a number of important trends over the last year. Read on to learn more about what forces are shaping and driving biopharma manufacturing today. Continuous bioprocessing According to biotechnology marketing research and publishing firm BioPlan Associates’ most recent… Continue Reading