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A Novel Device for Preventing Acute Radiation Syndrome in Emergency First Responders

The destructive potential of radioactive material may be realized following an accidental or intentional reactor meltdown, a radiological ‘dirty’ bomb explosion or even a nuclear detonation. These risks are fueled by the ongoing race of unstable regimes to obtain nuclear arms. Most worrisome is a scenario in which terrorists acquire a nuclear weapon. Thus, there  Read More »

NIST Develops ‘Fingerprinting’ Method for Antibody Therapies

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) have demonstrated the most precise method yet to measure the structural configuration of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), an important factor in determining the safety and efficacy of these biomolecules as medicines. – See more at: http://globalbiodefense.com/2015/04/28/nist-develops-fingerprinting-method-for-antibody-therapies/#sthash.qDjJn01R.dpuf

Biotech High School Ranked #8 In U.S., #1 In New Jersey

Biotechnology High, located in Freehold Township, was ranked the state’s top high school by an annual report of U.S. News & World Report. The school fared well in the national rankings, too, coming in at number eight in the country.

VesiculoVax-Vectored Ebola Vaccine Shown Effective and Safe

Results of a study published in today’s issue of the journal Nature demonstrate that a single dose of vaccine administered using Perfectus BioSciences’ VesiculoVax vector platform protects non-human primates against the “Makona” strain of Ebola virus, the strain responsible for the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

iBio Plague Vaccine Patent Emerges From Opposition Period

iBio, Inc. today announced it received notice from the European Patent Office that the opposition period expired for a bio-defense product patent granted to iBio, and no opposition was filed.