Bevin Fletcher
Digital Editor

Bevin Fletcher is the Digital Editor of Bioscience Technology, where she oversees editorial content for the website and the Bioscience Technology Weekly e-newsletter and contributes to Lab Outlook. Bevin graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and was previously a reporter at The Deal.  She writes on a variety of topics in the life sciences world such as genomics, disease research, neurology and biotechnology, and interviews researchers and industry experts on their work.  If you are interested in getting the word out on a particular trend or topic, please reach out to her at bevin.fletcher@advantagebusinessmedia.com.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers from the University of California Los Angeles showed that they could detect the presence of DNA molecules using a new...
3.23.2017
11:02am
An international research consortium, led by a team at Johns Hopkins University has successfully designed an entire synthetic yeast genome.
3.22.2017
2:32pm
An immunotherapy successfully and safely treated five different types of aggressive pediatric brain tumors in mice, according to a new study from researchers...
3.17.2017
11:06am
Ten years in the making, researchers have finally received funding to build a prototype of the world’s first total body positron emission tomography (PET)...
3.16.2017
10:19am
There is a general consensus that the quick accumulation of beta-amyloid proteins, or so-called plaques, in the brain contribute to the onset and progression...
3.15.2017
11:24am
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A new light-scattering tool is able to detect structural changes happening in pre-cancerous or cancerous pancreatic lesions, through a highly accurate,...
3.14.2017
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Rather than relying on drugs for pain relief from migraines, patients may be able to turn to wireless stimulation through a patch worn on the arm, according to...
3.10.2017
11:16am
A new study adds to evidence that blueberries are a helpful player in maintaining health. Researchers found that drinking concentrated blueberry juice once a...
3.9.2017
11:12am
In the largest whole genome sequencing and analysis of blood metabolites, researchers found that rare variants associated with abnormal blood metabolite...
3.8.2017
10:55am
Researchers from the University at Albany have developed a test that can detect the presence of Ebola from a urine sample, much faster and more cost-...
3.7.2017
10:56am
Rebiotix Inc. was founded in 2011 and is the most clinically advanced microbiome company, with its lead candidate poised to start Phase 3 clinical trials for...
3.3.2017
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Researchers have developed a computer method known as ZeitZeiger that can accurately predict a person’s ‘internal’ time of day by using a sample of blood.
3.1.2017
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Patients suffering from complete spinal cord injuries have little to no treatment options that provide meaningful improvement in patient outcomes. Cambridge,...
2.28.2017
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Creativity might not be a “right-brain” thing after all – but rather the ability of both hemispheres to communicate. A new study from Duke University reveals...
2.24.2017
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A panel of industry executives came together Feb. 13 at the BIO CEO and Investor Conference in New York City, to discuss challenges in treating pain, and new...
2.23.2017
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French biopharmaceutical company PharNext SA is taking a different approach to drug development, by identifying new indications for novel combinations of off-...
2.22.2017
10:17am
An expert panel convened in New York City on Feb. 14, at the BIO CEO and Investor Conference to discuss public health policy under the new Administration and...
2.17.2017
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Exhibitors flocked to Washington D.C. last week for the Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening's 2017 conference to show off the newest...
2.10.2017
10:56am
On Wednesday at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening 2017 conference in Washington D.C., judges announced three winners of the New Product Award.
2.9.2017
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Yale scientists identified a novel DNA repair defect in brain tumor cells that is very sensitive to a drug already approved by the Food and Drug Administration...
2.3.2017
10:32am
Many drugs targeting cancer block a single receptor or signaling pathway, but researchers from the University of California San Diego have reported on a new...
2.2.2017
10:09am
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Privately-held biotech company, Clinical Genomics, has developed and launched a two-gene blood test for colorectal cancer recurrence monitoring that is capable...
2.1.2017
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Researchers from the Scripps Research Institute harnessed the power of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to observe early brain changes that occur in...
2.1.2017
10:42am
Brain tissue is “programmed” for a person’s life during early developmental stages in the womb and during infancy, and getting enough Vitamin A at this time...
1.30.2017
9:58am
Researchers from the University of Missouri have created new software that can analyze any series of images, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),...
1.30.2017
9:56am
The National Institutes of Health recently recognized two medical researchers with Outstanding Investigator Awards, which are the largest individual support...
1.27.2017
10:18am
A new study in mice and monkeys has found that a drug compound, known as an antisense oligonucleotide, can lower levels of tau proteins and potentially treat...
1.26.2017
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Tony Hoang did not grow up with much. As a boy he began tinkering with broken electronics his parents would buy at thrift stores, developing a knack for fixing...
1.25.2017
10:46am
A new study identified molecular and genomic characteristics of cervical cancer that will help to classify subtypes of the disease, as well as guide potential...
1.25.2017
10:26am
A small, Phase 1 trial has demonstrated safety and efficacy of fecal microbial transplants for the treatment of autism.
1.24.2017
11:08am
Centrexion Therapeutics announced positive results from its Phase 2b trial of patients with knee osteoarthritis pain, treated with CNTX-4975.
1.19.2017
11:00am
Two research teams joined together to help settle on ongoing controversy in aging research – whether caloric restriction in rhesus monkeys helped the animals...
1.18.2017
10:20am
Immunotherapy is one of the biggest things in oncology at the moment and San Carlos-based Lion Biotechnologies Inc., is pushing ahead using tumor-infiltrating...
1.17.2017
10:40am
Recent research in fruit flies suggests eating a niacin-rich diet could benefit people with early-onset Parkinson’s disease by boosting levels of the compound...
1.13.2017
9:54am
San Diego-based Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., announced that the Phase 2 study of its lead investigational drug, PEGPH20, in patients with advanced pancreas...
1.13.2017
9:52am
Scientists have applied CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing techniques to take on the rare genetic immunodeficiency disorder, chronic granulomatous disease (CGD).
1.12.2017
10:07am
An international research team found detectable DNA methylation changes in obesity-prone mice that were only six-weeks old, that eventually promote the...
1.11.2017
10:01am
A new study adds to growing evidence that the Mediterranean diet has a positive impact on brain health.
1.10.2017
9:52am
A new study suggests that getting the recommended amount of activity in over one or two exercise sessions per week could be enough to offer substantial health...
1.10.2017
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