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DNA Analysis Could Help Police Reunite ‘Missing Person’ Adoptees with Family Members

DNA Analysis Could Help Police Reunite ‘Missing Person’ Adoptees with Family Members

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Police have decided to start tracking long-term missing persons by comparing genetic information of Korean individuals reported as missing and U.S. adoptees. The National Police Agency plan to share information on long-term missing persons with the U.S.-based Korean American adoption program known as 325KAMRA. The project is being carried [...]

Inovio Further Demonstrates Potency of its DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb™) Platform in Three Preclinical Publications and Prepares for First Clinical Trial in Early 2019

Inovio Further Demonstrates Potency of its DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb™) Platform in Three Preclinical Publications and Prepares for First Clinical Trial in Early 2019

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) announced today that three recent published studies of its DNA-Encoded monoclonal antibody (dMAb™) technology showed impressive results in treating cardiovascular disease and in preventing infection from the Ebola virus and Lyme disease-causing bacteria in preclinical models. Leveraging several recent published positive preclinical [...]

Inovio Develops Novel H3N2 Influenza DNA Vaccine That Generates Cross-Reactive Responses and Provides Complete Protection Against Lethal Preclinical Challenges

Inovio Develops Novel H3N2 Influenza DNA Vaccine That Generates Cross-Reactive Responses and Provides Complete Protection Against Lethal Preclinical Challenges

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) announced today that its SynCon® vaccine approach using a collection of DNA antigens generated broadly protective antibody responses against the most deadly strains of the H3N2 influenza viruses from the past 50 years and provided complete protection against heterologous lethal challenge in a [...]

SpeeDx Receives FDA Clearance for Mycoplasma Genitalium Product

SpeeDx Receives FDA Clearance for Mycoplasma Genitalium Product

SYDNEY, Australia, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — SpeeDx’s ResistancePlus® MG Positive Control kit has now been listed with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sale in the United States through the company’s recently incorporated US entity, SpeeDx Inc. The announcement coincides with the FDA registration of the Australian parent company – SpeeDx Pty [...]

BTS Becomes 1st K-Pop Act to Break into Spotify’s Global Top 50

BTS Becomes 1st K-Pop Act to Break into Spotify’s Global Top 50

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – BTS became the first Korean musician to break into the top 50 artists played on global music streaming service Spotify, according to its agency Wednesday. “DNA,” lead track of BTS’ latest EP album “Love Yourself: Her,” reached No. 50 on the Spotify’s Global Top 50 playlist, according to Big Hit Entertainment. The chart ranks the most streamed artist on the platform on a daily basis. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Spotify was [...]

Law Enforcement Agencies Ramps Up Efforts to Encourage Scientific Investigations

Law Enforcement Agencies Ramps Up Efforts to Encourage Scientific Investigations

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean law enforcement agencies have revealed plans to enhance their scientific capabilities in their investigations with advanced technology, some of which can help police find key clues based on something as small as fungal DNA. At an event held yesterday, the National Digital Forensic Center (NDFC) revealed scientific [...]