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.

Immunotherapy is one of the biggest things in oncology at the moment and San Francisco-based Lion Biotechnologies Inc., is pushing ahead using tumor-...
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
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A new study adds to growing evidence that the Mediterranean diet has a positive impact on brain health.
1.10.2017
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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
9:50am
The prevailing view is that brain development is associated with massive pruning of synapses, but a new study suggests that certain parts of the brain –...
1.9.2017
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Santa Cruz, Calif.- based startup Two Pore Guys (2PG) announced they are working with cancer researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, to...
1.9.2017
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Industry leaders came together in December to discuss one of the most important aspects of global healthcare – the patient.
1.6.2017
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A multicenter phase I clinical trial of the oral drug selumetinib has shown some early promising results in children diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 (...
1.5.2017
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Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the U.S., and while some studies have suggested alcohol can have protective benefits for heart...
1.4.2017
9:50am
Some semi-arid plants use a specific type of photosynthesis known as crassulacean acid metabolism, or CAM, to conserve water and flourish in semi-arid climates.
1.3.2017
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Clinical-stage immuno-oncology company TapImmune Inc., is on the quest to beat down ovarian and breast cancer using vaccines that target T-cells on two fronts.
12.16.2016
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Human trials are in the works after new research in animal models suggests that an experimental drug first developed for type 2 diabetes could actually help...
12.15.2016
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Rock Health, a venture fund dedicated to digital health, has put out its second annual national survey on how consumers use digital health, here we look at...
12.14.2016
10:45am
Promising results of a clinical trial of a new drug, used in combination with chemotherapy, to treat newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients,...
12.13.2016
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Researchers from Oxford University’s Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (WTCHG) and genome analytics company Genomics plc, for the first time used a hand...
12.9.2016
9:54am
Researchers from the University of Liverpool have discovered that the gene for the protein p63 can help initiate cancer “cell suicide”, potentially killing the...
12.8.2016
10:40am
Genetic research company, Pairnomix LLC, presented a case study at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society in Houston, detailing an...
12.7.2016
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People who only smoke a few cigarettes, or even an average of less than one per day may think they can avoid detriments to their health – not so, say...
12.7.2016
11:14am
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British-based GW Pharmaceuticals announced positive Phase 3 study results of its drug Epidiolex for two treatment-resistance forms of epilepsy, at the 70th...
12.6.2016
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Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., presented two studies at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting in San Diego,...
12.6.2016
10:31am
RenovaCare Inc., is looking to help burn victims heal less painfully and overcome shortcomings associated with traditional skin grafts.
12.2.2016
11:03am
Philips announced a partnership with molecular diagnostics interpretation company N-of-One to speed up interpretation of genomic data for cancer patients.
11.29.2016
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San Diego-based biotech company Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., has announced a partnership with Genentech, a member of the Roche group, to perform two clinical...
11.23.2016
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Neurotechnologies are promising to enhance human health, from mind-controlled prosthetic limbs for spinal cord injury patients, to electrical currents as...
11.23.2016
10:16am
Findings presented at the Society for Neuroscience 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego last week suggest that plasma transfusions from young people may actually...
11.18.2016
10:49am
Bioengineers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital have created a fast acting hydrogel that has the potential to be a better way to prevent bleeding even in...
11.17.2016
10:11am
In a new meta-analysis of more than 20 years of studies, researchers have shown that playing brain training games on a computer can improve cognition and self-...
11.16.2016
10:24am
Scientists are working toward creating a non-invasive device that will help people with diabetes check their blood glucose levels without having to do a finger...
11.15.2016
10:23am
Researchers from Imperial College London and DNA Electronics have created an HIV test that can be performed on a USB test, accurately producing results in...
11.11.2016
11:41am
A small clinical trial has shown a skin patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein is safe and effective at treating children with peanut allergy.
11.10.2016
10:21am
On Monday scientists began a Phase 1 human clinical trial to test safety and immunogenicity, or the ability to provoke an immune response, of the Zika purified...
11.9.2016
10:50am
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Washington University in St. Louis two grants totaling $34 million dollars to fill in missing gaps left by the...
11.8.2016
10:30am
Now researchers from Northeastern University have used X-ray crystallography to determine the detailed 3-D structure of the human cannabinoid (CB1) receptor.
11.7.2016
10:34am
A new study has come out that suggests a drug that inhibits the enzyme BACE1 may be successful in clearing amyloid plaques from patients with Alzheimer’s.
11.3.2016
11:04am
A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies going back more than three decades linked eating eggs with a 12 percent decrease in the risk of stroke.
11.2.2016
10:34am
A new study in mouse models suggests consistent electroacupuncture could be the solution to hypertension, without side effects that come with traditional...
11.1.2016
10:42am