Archive for February, 2007

Open Biotechnology Journal

I’ve been invited to join the editorial board of the nascent Open Biotechnology Journal. The Open Biotechnology Journal is a peer-reviewed open access journal and aims to publish original research papers in all core areas of biotechnology including basic and applied research, e.g, molecular engineering of nucleic acids and proteins; molecular therapy; imaging technology and […]

Carnival of Biotechnology

Scientific Advances The MaRS Blog has a captivating story of Canada’s recent major diabetes discovery. The first discovery, in 1920, elucidated insulin’s central role in diabetes. The most recent discovery, also from the University of Toronto, has found a strong link between diabetes, pain nerves, and inflammation. Researchers were able to prevent and even reverse […]

Drug Patent Expirations in February 2007

Courtesy of Drug Patent Expirations in February 2007 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration PRECOSE Bayer Pharms acarbose 4,904,769 FEB 27,2007 PREVACID Tap Pharm lansoprazole 6,123,962 FEB 13,2007 PREVACID Tap Pharm lansoprazole 6,749,864 FEB 13,2007 QUADRAMET Cytogen samarium sm 153 lexidronam pentasodium 4,898,724 FEB 06,2007 […]