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. She also regularly contributes to Laboratory Equipment, as well as oversees the production of the digital supplement, LabOutlook. 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.

Resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant found in the skin and seeds of grapes has been touted for a variety of health benefits. Now, a new study from Penn State...
6.21.2017
10:59am
Liquid biopsies for various cancers are being developed as non-invasive early detection methods that could save lives and offer a more personalized approach to...
6.20.2017
10:56am
A new study has detailed microscopic brain changes following a concussion, and outlined a probable mechanism for swelling that could lead to better treatments...
6.16.2017
10:45am
When people hear the word telomere they typically think of length and longevity. 3D Signatures, a Toronto-based, publicly funded company is taking a different...
6.15.2017
11:18am
In a prospective study, researchers used metabolomics to identify a potential new biomarker linked to the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s.
6.15.2017
11:15am
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Researchers are repurposing a decades-old malaria drug to target a genetic mutation in patients with the inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
6.14.2017
10:00am
Sitting down for dinner? Extra red onions, please. This may become a new mantra for those wanting to stave off cancer, according to a new study from Canadian...
6.13.2017
10:15am
UCLA researchers developed a compound, known as a molecular tweezer, which disrupts the formation of toxic protein clumps and improved balance and movement in...
6.13.2017
10:14am
A new blood-brain barrier model made of self-assembling spheroids displays more accurate and reproducible features and functions than other current models,...
6.9.2017
11:17am
Many people are familiar with the body’s 24-hour biological clock that follows a circadian rhythm and regulates things like sleep and wake cycles. However less...
6.8.2017
10:34am
A new study is providing more clues to the origin and progression of the most frequent tumors including those of colon, lung and breast cancer.
6.8.2017
10:32am
About 60 volunteers went on 2.5 mile hikes through the British countryside, each wearing a sock on the outside of one shoe, to help a group of UK researchers...
6.6.2017
10:37am
Three chemists from the University at Albany are joining forces to lay the groundwork for visualizing and understanding how RNA and protein molecules interact...
6.2.2017
11:47am
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Researchers, reporting in Oncotarget, described efficacy results from the first 17 patients in a Phase 2 trial for the treatment of adult recurrent...
6.1.2017
10:31am
Australia-based regenerative medicine and stem cell company Cynata Therapeutics Ltd., announced that the first patient has been dosed with the company’s...
5.25.2017
10:40am
San Diego-based 3D bioprinting company Organovo, presented new preclinical data on its 3D bioprinted human liver tissues for the treatment of inborn errors of...
5.23.2017
10:14am
Researchers from Cedars Sinai Medical Center have developed a new technique that, if successful in humans, could replace traditional bone grafts for mending...
5.19.2017
10:12am
Researchers from the Gladstone Institutes have discovered newly-developed cancer drugs may also provide a treatment option for heart failure patients.
5.17.2017
2:04pm
South Korean scientists recently published data showing that novel, cell-penetrating antibodies targeting the RAS gene family, produce anti-tumor activity in...
5.16.2017
10:07am
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug Radicava, also known as edaravone, for the treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This is...
5.15.2017
10:24am
Fruit flies typically depend on yeast as a main protein source, but have a natural tendency to seek out a quick fix of sugar. New research has found a small...
5.12.2017
10:39am
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New safety risks were identified for nearly one out of every three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the years following approval,...
5.11.2017
11:02am
A gene mutation may speed up memory loss and cognitive decline in people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study found.
5.10.2017
10:35am
In preclinical studies, researchers found adoptive T cell therapy was more effective against melanoma when combined with common platelet-inhibitors, such as...
5.9.2017
10:11am
Helen Torley, M.B, Ch.B., came across an interesting statistic last year. Out of the 44 publicly traded biotech companies in the thriving life science hub of...
5.8.2017
11:46am
Brazilian scientists have performed early preclinical studies that suggest a low dose of the antibiotic doxycycline may offer a potential treatment against...
5.5.2017
10:57am
Researchers have developed a new crawling assay using mutated fruit fly larvae and an open-source application called LarvaTrack that they say provide a quick,...
5.3.2017
10:23am
A novel hydrogel antibacterial wound covering could help in the fight against antimicrobial resistance by preventing thousands of people each year from...
5.2.2017
10:07am
Simone T. Sredni, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pediatric neurosurgery has been working in pediatric brain cancer research for about 15 years. In an...
5.1.2017
11:01am
Stanford neuroscientists have created a 3D model to investigate the developing forebrain, and were able to observe —and correct—faulty cell migration due to an...
4.28.2017
10:24am
In mouse studies, the nanovaccine stunted tumor growth and prolonged the animals’ lives.
4.27.2017
9:50am
A new study in mice suggests that exposure to orange essential oil may be a nonpharmaceutical way of easing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
4.27.2017
9:46am
Each year in honor of National DNA Day, celebrated April 25, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosts an essay contest that aims to inspire high...
4.26.2017
10:08am
Clinical-stage biotech company Capricor Therapeutics Inc., has announced positive six-month results from a randomized 12-month Phase 1/2 trial in patients with...
4.26.2017
10:02am
Find it hard to stay away from certain foods, like chocolate, even when you should? New research says gene variants could affect eating behavior and dietary...
4.25.2017
9:52am
Metabolizing fructose to produce energy anaerobically through a specific metabolic pathway is a process that scientists previously thought was only used by...
4.21.2017
10:11am
Researchers investigating monoclonal antibodies have cured animals, including guinea pigs and rhesus monkeys, of Marburg and Ravn viruses.
4.20.2017
11:12am
Results from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 study found that almost 40 percent of people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) had at...
4.19.2017
10:28am
The Food and Drug Administration has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Novartis’ investigational therapy for treatment of adult relapsed and...
4.19.2017
10:26am