C’è anche un pezzo di Italia nella corsa americana al vaccino e alle cure anti virus. Sono ricercatori, medici, professori impegnati nelle più importanti istituzioni pubbliche e private degli Stati Uniti. Nelle ultime settimane alcune di queste figure sono diventate presenze familiari per il pubblico italiano. A cominciare dalla virologa Ilaria Cap...

Anche in Italia, molte regioni si stanno attrezzando per alleggerire le strutture ospedaliere dalla raccolta dei campioni per i tamponi necessari all’accertamento del contagio da Covid-19 con la predisposizione di punti di raccolta “drive-through”, direttamente all’interno dell’auto del soggetto potenzialmente infetto, accelerando così le procedure...

After eight weeks of national lockdown in an effort to defeat a deadly outbreak of COVID-19, Italy began to tentatively reopen certain businesses and put millions of citizens back to work on May 4. As part of that gradual reopening, Italian national and local authorities are undertaking extensive antibody testing campaigns to determine how many peo...

Privately held Italian drugmaker Menarini Group said on Monday it would buy U.S. company Stemline Therapeutics Inc in a deal valued at up to $677 million, looking to gain access to a U.S. approved drug for a rare blood disease. Stemline’s lead cancer drug Elzonris, which brought in $43.2 million in estimated net revenue in 2019, would bolster Menar...

PlaYOURope vi porta in Sicilia, alla scoperta di Etna Biotech, un centro di ricerca e sviluppo all’avanguardia con competenze nella ricerca e nello sviluppo di vaccini e immunoterapeutici per le malattie infettive e altre malattie croniche. Il progetto – che si chiama Vaima – è stato finanziato dal fondo FESR 2007-2013 e ha permesso al centro di ri...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020. 4:30 pm PDT. Register here. Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles with the Italian Culture Institutes of New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Journalist Maria Teresa Cometto in conversation with Dr. Cinzia Zuffada, Associate Chief Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Reflections on the...

For more than a month, Italy is experiencing an unprecedented situation: stores are closed, productivity has stopped, restaurants and aperitivi are distant memories that seem to belong to a different lifetime. The whole country has been put under forced quarantine since March 10 to stop the surge in coronavirus cases that is threatening the nationa...

Wednesday, April 29, 2020. 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT. register here. Dear ISSNAF BAC members and friends, in these difficult times, the sense of community and familiar faces provide a feeling of comfort. In this spirit, we would like to continue bringing together the community of Italian scholars and scientists in the Bay Area. In the last two years, B...

An Anglo-Italian partnership is on the frontline in the development of a coronavirus vaccine, which could be ready in September, researchers said. The venture brings together Italian company Advent-IRBM -- based in the city of Pomezia, south of Rome -- and the Jenner Institute of the University of Oxford. The team has accelerated human testing of t...

Four days before the first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Italy on January 31, a small biotech firm in the outskirts of Rome announced it was pivoting its business. Researchers at Takis Biotech, which had been focused on cancer treatments, would instead set about developing a vaccine for the rapidly spreading coronavirus. With the virus now ra...