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Monday, 18 June 2018

World News

  • Benchling closes at $14.5M in Series B round

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2018

    Life Sciences informatics company Benchling said that it closed a $14.5 million Series B round of venture capital. Benchmark led the round, with participation from Fidelity Investments' F-P...Read more

  • 2018 BIO International Convention makes history

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 15 Jun, 2018

    The 2018 BIO International Convention (BIO 2018) recently wrapped up four days of programming under the theme of “Make History.” Hosted by the Biotechnology Innov...Read more

  • TiGenix announces change in its Board of Directors

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2018

    TiGenix, an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on exploiting the anti-inflammatory properties of allogeneic, or donor-derived, stem cells to develop novel therapies for serious medi...Read more

  • HIV vaccine developed by NIH found active in animals

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Over the past several years, HIV researchers have identified many broadly neutralizing antibodies that can protect human cells in the lab. Scientists examine the sites, or epitopes, on...Read more

  • Vergent Bioscience raises $8.7M in Series A financing round

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Vergent Bioscience, a cancer-focused biotechnology company has announced that it raised $8.7 million in a Series A financing round led by Spring Mountain Capital to fund its preclinical and...Read more

  • Galectin announces new CEO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Singapore- Galectin Therapeutics, the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins, announced that Harold H. Shlevin, Ph.D., currently the Company’s Chief Operating...Read more

  • Artelo, Syngene, Aptus enter into global R&D partnership

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Singapore- Artelo Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic treatments that modulate the endocannabinoid system, announced that it has entered into ...Read more

  • J&J agrees to sell LifeScan unit for $2.1B

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2018

    Singapore- The New Brunswick, NJ-based company recently reported  that it has accepted Platinum Equity's $2.1 billion offer for J&J's LifeScan business. LifeScan is known to diabe...Read more

  • FTC investigates DNA testing firms over privacy

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2018

    DNA testing companies like 23andMe and Ancestry.com are being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission over their policies for handling personal info and genetic data and how they share...Read more

  • Juvenescence raises $50 M in Series A financing

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2018

    Juvenescence Limited, a leader in the development of therapies to slow, halt or potentially reverse aging, has successfully raised $50 million in its Series A financing. The Series A financ...Read more

  • New chief at Aimmune

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2018

    Singapore – Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for potentially life-threatening food allergies, announced the appointment of Jayson Dallas, M.D., ...Read more

  • Translate Bio collaborates with Sanofi for vaccine development

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2018

    Translate Bio, a clinical-stage messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics company developing a new class of potentially transformative medicines to treat diseases caused by protein or gene dysfunct...Read more

  • Eppendorf introduces Fast PCR tube strips

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2018

    Eppendorf is a renowned innovator in the field of PCR Instruments and consumables.Now Eppendorf extends its range of PCR consumables with a new innovation, theFast PCR Tube Strip. Scientist...Read more

  • BMGF comes up with nonprofit biotech company in Boston

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Jun, 2018

    Over the past year or so, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has built what is essentially a nonprofit biotechnology company in Boston, with a $100 million budget and a staff targeted to...Read more

  • MIT researchers create wireless power devices for medical implants

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Jun, 2018

      MIT researchers, working with scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital, have developed a new way to power and communicate with devices implanted deep within the human body. Such...Read more

  • New study shows increased risk for diabetic patients after shoulder replacement

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2018

    Singapore-  More than 16 million people in the United States are affected by diabetes, a metabolic condition resulting in high blood sugar levels. A new research article publ...Read more

  • TESARO, Roche to evaluate triplet therapy for ovarian cancer

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2018

    Singapore-  TESARO, an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has entered into a clinical collaboration with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, to evaluate ...Read more

  • Tricida readies IPO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2018

    Singapore-  South San Francisco, CA-based Tricida (TCDA) has filed a preliminary prospectus for a $150M IPO. The company says its goal is to slow the progression o...Read more

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