Scientists engineered embryonic stem cells to grow hundreds of purified lung and thyroid progenitor cells in the lab.
The NIH stands to gain sizable funding from the White House's new $200 million big data initiative.
There is currently no chlamydia vaccine, but an Indiana University researcher has been given $2.3 million to try to create one.
Powerful computers and digital modeling could have a hand in pointing scientists to which existing drug compounds could be recycled or "repurposed" for new uses.
The NIH's major cancer informatics initiative appears to be in a state of flux after a bad report card from government advisors last year.
A new TB vaccine is expected to complete the first advanced clinical trials in South Africa in 2013.
Stryker is facing a sobering FDA report that points to the company's Wingspan stent as being more damaging than helpful in some cases and of neutral benefit in others, according to a Bloomberg story.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), which is part of the NIH, is joining forces with Health Level Seven International (HL7) to connect trials data with electronic health records, the group announced last month.
The life sciences job juggernaut in metro San Diego expanded through the ongoing economic downturn and will produce another 6,000 jobs through 2014, according to a new report. But a big drop in
For the first time, researchers can keep both an individual cancer patient's normal cells and tumor cells alive in the laboratory, according to new research led by Georgetown University Medical...