15:48 , Mar 28, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Biomarkers

TECHNOLOGY: SNPs SNPs on nine genomic loci could help predict the risk of osteoarthritis. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in 30,727 osteoarthritis patients and 297,191 unaffected subjects identified associations between the disease and SNPs on nine...
07:00 , May 12, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Techniques: Plectin (PLEC)-targeting nanoparticle to deliver cancer therapies to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) tumors

Drug delivery TECHNOLOGY: Nanoparticles Polymer nanoparticles linked to a PLEC-targeting peptide could be used to deliver therapies to PDAC tumors. The nanoparticles were composed of poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) polymers, a peptide that bound PLEC, and polyethylene glycol...
08:00 , Dec 19, 2013 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Cancer

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Cancer Pancreatic cancer Plectin (PLEC) In vitro and mouse studies suggest inhibiting PLEC could help treat pancreatic cancer....