Antisense, RNAi And MicroRNA Explained

Antisense, RNAi And MicroRNA Explained

Make Way For RNA Based Therapies The up hill battle of RNA therapeutics to the clinic continues despite extensive use in research. Recall from high school biology that RNA translates DNA code into a language ribosomes can understand in order to make proteins required...

Breaking The Ice With ALS

ALS awareness is on the rise, thanks to the ubiquitous ice bucket challenges making worldwide headlines. This social media phenomena prompts us here at WEEKLY to wonder: what is this disease and where does the biotech industry stand? ALS stands for Amyotrophic Lateral...

The FDA’s Decidedly Average Year

2013 DECIDEDLY AVERAGE FOR THE FDA The FDA approved 27 new drugs in 2013, down from the 15-year high of 2012 with its 39 approvals. This should not be cause for alarm since 2013 numbers fall in line with the average of 28 over the last five years (FDA.gov). The FDA...