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Major Med Device Product Developer GE HealthCare Collaborating with Healthcare Providers

Written by: Kregg Koch For good reasons, including product safety, quality assurance, development of delivery procedures and instructions, it has been a common practice for medical...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Precedential Patent Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Baxalta Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., Appeal No. 22-1461 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 20, 2023) Our Case of the Week focuses on the enablement requirement. It’s the first case...

Enter TitleFederal Circuit Revisits Standard for Enablement of Antibody Claims

Written by: Ashley C. Morales & Joseph Mallon, Ph.D. In Baxalta Incorporated v. Genentech, Inc., 2022-1461, the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Precedential Patent Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Columbia Sportswear North America, Inc. v. Seirus Innovative Accessories, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2021-2299, -2338 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 15, 2023) In a decade-old case that has ...

Prosecution History May Support a Motivation to Combine

Written by: Rhett D. Ramsey & Jacob R. Rosenbaum Elekta Limited v. Zap Surgical Systems, Inc. Before: Reyna, Stoll, and Stark. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. ...

Landmark CAFC Cases in Patent Law: Shaping the Future of Innovation

In the ever-evolving landscape of patent law, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has played a pivotal role in shaping the rules and precedents governing intellectual...

FDA Releases Draft Guidances on 510(k) Submissions

Written by: Paige L. Cappelli On September 6, 2023, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released three draft guidance documents to provide updated...

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Researchers from Tufts University have developed a novel approach to clearing toxins from the body. By using chains of binding agents to target pathogenic molecules, the ... Read More »
The sunshine vitamin, Vitamin D, is important in innate immunity, protecting against infections, tumors and autoimmune diseases. Maintenance of adequate... Read More »
University of California, San Francisco researchers have used a novel breast cancer imaging technique in mice to uncover new hints to why the human immune system... Read More »
Microbe colonization in the gut of infants influences the child's health, particularly in the development of intestinal tract and immunity. Using... Read More »
A new University of Southern California study outlines a specific mechanism for controlling autoimmune disorders with infusions of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)... Read More »
Researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center found significantly lower levels of several cytokines in children with autism disorder (AD) compared with... Read More »
Loyola University researchers are reporting surprising findings about an immune system regulating molecule. In the immune system, effector cells attack infected... Read More »
A study conducted by UC San Diego biologists has revealed that roundworm intestinal cells, which have a similar structure to those found in humans, internalize... Read More »
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have outlined the developmental process that ensures certain stem cells will become T cells, immune... Read More »
A team of researchers from Yale and Johns Hopkins have discovered the molecular pathway by which the body’s own immune response may allow for the growth of... Read More »
Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles have identified a new mechanism that activates T cells, white blood cells that play an important role in... Read More »
Our immune system’s communications network involves billions of proteins and other biomolecules. Interactions between these molecules are influenced by the... Read More »
A new finding in basic science should trigger a “change in thinking” about how cancer drugs might be developed and tested.The emerging science described... Read More »
A team from the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University has used cheek lining tissue to create powerful new cells. These cells could prevent harmful immune... Read More »
Here’s your weekly collection of medical news making waves this week. Robotic surgery: Improving patient outcomes and opening the door for telesurgery... Read More »
A rarely seen phenomenon in cancer patients -- in which focused radiation at the site of one tumor is associated with the disappearance of metastatic tumors all over... Read More »
A multi-institutional team of researchers led by The Wistar Institute has announced a clinical trial showing the immune system can fight HIV infection if given the... Read More »
New ongoing research published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggests organ transplant recipients may not require anti-rejection medication in... Read More »
An inexpensive new medical sensor has the potential to simplify the diagnosis of diseases ranging from life-threatening immune deficiencies to the common cold... Read More »
A new study provides evidence that a critical type of immune cell can develop in human tonsils. The cells, called T lymphocytes, or T cells, have been thought to... Read More »
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