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Mithra Demonstrates Further Estetrol’s Unique Profile at the Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society
Mithra (Euronext Brussels: MITRA), a company dedicated to Women’s Health has presented the results of a new study on Estetrol (E4) at the 101st Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society (ENDO 2019) held from March 23 to 26 in New Orleans (U.S.)
Plant immunity cut to size
An international team based in Ghent, Belgium (VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology) and Basel, Switzerland (University of Basel) found a link between a class of enzymes and immune signals that is rapidly triggered upon physical damage in plants. This new discovery will increase our understanding of the plant immune system and might be exploited to improve crop health and yield in the future.
The Innovative Medicines Initiative launches a public-private coordination and support action
Today, the members of the NEURONET project announced the start of a new collaborative pan-European coordination and support initiative for the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) projects of the Neurodegenerative Disorders (ND) portfolio. CMAST - a leading consultancy and project management company in life sciences – is also involved in this project, in support of Janssen Pharmaceutica.