Thursday, 24 October 2019

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 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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