A group of UC Berkeley investigators engaged in slowing down the aging process say they obtained some promising results in targeting a key culprit implicated in weakening tissues throughout the body.
Google's Baseline study is getting a boost, with a Harvard cardiologist moving over to lead the initiative almost a year after the company revealed its plans to aggregate molecular and genetic data to jump-start medical research.
Google's stealthy biotech Calico is setting up shop inside the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, CA, after hammering out the latest in a long lineup of deals to collaborate on a new generation of therapeutics.
Google's secretive Calico signed yet another partnership with a world-class research outfit, this time divulging some details that could provide clues on how it plans to attack aging.
Google's Calico has been looking for a mix of clinical-stage development programs and promising scientific exploration that can be translated into new therapies. Today it pulled back the wraps from a partnership it formed with UC San Francisco's acclaimed Peter Walter, whose lab has been working on the ways cells function while under stress.
Johnson & Johnson and Google have partnered to create new robotic-assisted surgical platforms. The deal is the latest example of Google working with a major life sciences company to make a significant technological advance.
Calico, the Google-backed biotech with ambitions to decode the aging process, has aligned itself with California's QB3, a Bay Area brain trust, to further flesh out its R&D mission.
The Financial Times has taken a look at the implications of Apple and Google's ever-growing interest in healthcare and life sciences.
Slowly but surely, Google's star-driven biotech Calico is laying the foundation for what promises to be a major biotech focused on some of the biggest diseases that limit longevity. There's a Big Pharma partnership with AbbVie, a development deal down in Texas and now it's time to team up with top scientists. Earlier in the week Harvard and MIT's renowned Broad Institute signed on to work with Calico on pushing new therapies into the clinic.
Google has added another publicly available database to its growing Genomics platform. The latest deal sees Google Genomics host Tute Genomics' repository of 8.5 billion annotations of genetic variants, giving users another resource to probe with the tech giant's growing arsenal of data integration tools.