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TCG welcomes new member Goldman Sachs as it focuses on FinTech security for the first time

Beaverton, OR, USA, February 22, 2021 – Trusted Computing Group (TCG) has today announced its commitment to strengthening the financial services industry against attack, as worldwide banking institution, Goldman Sachs, joins TCG in the fight for cybersecurity. In a first for TCG, the organization will now expand its focus to include the fast-moving innovation of… Read More »

What will FDA’s experts review at their first COVID-19 vaccine hearing? Agency documents set the tone

The countdown to the FDA’s first coronavirus vaccine hearing has begun. More than seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, with several vaccines in late-stage testing and developers preparing to file for widespread use, the FDA unveiled its plan for a Thursday advisory panel confab. Unlike a typical AdComm meeting, this one won’t revolve around a… Read More »

FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) + Yervoy (ipilimumab) as the First and Only Immunotherapy Treatment for Previously Untreated Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) October 2, 2020 — Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that Opdivo (nivolumab) 360 mg every three weeks plus Yervoy (ipilimumab) 1 mg/kg every six weeks (injections for intravenous use) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first-line treatment of adult patients with unresectable malignant pleural… Read More »

A scientific first: How psychedelics bind to key brain cell receptor

Psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin, and mescaline cause severe and often long-lasting hallucinations, but they show great potential in treating serious psychiatric conditions, such as major depressive disorder. To fully investigate this potential, scientists need to know how these drugs interact with brain cells at the molecular level to cause their dramatic biological effects.… Read More »

Ohio woman who received first US face transplant dead at 57

Connie Culp, the Ohio woman who made international headlines when she received the nation’s first near-total face transplant, has died. She was 57. The Cleveland Clinic, where Culp underwent the historic procedure in 2008, confirmed her death in a statement Friday. “Connie was an incredibly brave, vibrant woman, and an inspiration to many,” said Dr. Frank… Read More »