30 04, 2019

TAmiRNA is part of the international IMI2 project “Translational Safety Biomarker Pipeline”

2019-12-09T09:20:21+01:00April 30th, 2019|biomarkers, drug development, drug discovery, exosomes, liquid biopsies, microRNAs, Personalized medicine, safety|0 Comments

Early and reliable detection and monitoring of adverse events is essential for improving of patient safety, reducing late attrition of drug candidates, and enhancing understanding of toxic mechanisms. The Translational Safety Biomarker Pipeline (TransBioLine) project will focus on development of biomarkers of injury for liver, kidney, pancreas, vasculature, central nervous system (CNS) and the development of non-invasive microRNA biomarkers using liquid biopsies. The project is coordinated by the University of Zurich with Pfizer as industry lead, and involves 27 partners (pharmaceutical companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, and academic institutions) from ten European countries and the United States of America. With a total budget of € 28 million, the EU and the pharmaceutical companies involved are financing the [...]

30 04, 2019

TAmiRNA and advanceCOR receive Eurostars project “thrombomiR”

2019-12-09T09:21:00+01:00April 30th, 2019|biomarkers, drug development, drug discovery, microRNAs, Personalized medicine, safety, thrombomiR|0 Comments

TAmiRNA and advanceCOR, a drug developing biotechnology company which focuses on personalized medicine in cardiovascular diseases, receive Eurostars project entitled: ”A novel microRNA-based platelet function biomarker for personalized anti-thrombotic treatment”.  The aim of the Eurostars project is to validate the use of the thrombomiR™ kit for management of anti-thrombotic therapies. The thrombomiR™ kit is a minimally invasive blood test that can determine changes in platelets reactivity (for example due to a therapy), based on the quantitative analysis of microRNAs, Specifically, the thrombomiR™ kit allows the targeted detection and quantitation of platelet-specific microRNAs in blood plasma. The concentration of these microRNAs increases in the course of activation of platelets and decreases as a result of therapeutic inactivation. Thus, [...]

30 03, 2019

Predicting Postoperative Liver Dysfunction Based on Blood Derived MicroRNA Signatures.

2019-12-09T09:19:55+01:00March 30th, 2019|biomarker, Liver disease, microRNAs, Personalized medicine|0 Comments

We want to draw your attention to the latest publication of the Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, in cooperation with TAmiRNA GmbH, in Hepatology. "Predicting Postoperative Liver Dysfunction Based on Blood Derived MicroRNA Signatures." Hepatology. 2019 Jun;69(6):2636-2651. Personalized medicine in liver surgery. Together with colleagues from Medical University Vienna we could show that plasma levels of three miRNAs can accurately predict liver dysfunction prior to surgery. This will allow us to stratify patients into risk groups that need preoperative liver volume augmentation or might even be better off with alternative treatment options. Click here to read the study