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SK Biopharmaceuticals announces strategic alliance for drug development

SK Biopharmaceuticals announces strategic alliance for drug development

27 Mar 2013

A South Korean firm is working with Chinese CROs to develop its new drug formulation for treatment of depression.

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Nottingham supporting European drug discovery drive

Nottingham supporting European drug discovery drive

18 Mar 2013

The University of Nottingham is involved in the European Lead Factory drug discovery drive.

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New monoclonal antibody developed that can target proteins inside cancer cells

New monoclonal antibody developed that can target proteins inside cancer cells

15 Mar 2013

Researchers have discovered a unique monoclonal antibody that can effectively reach inside a cancer cell, a key goal for these important anticancer agents, since most proteins that cause cancer or are associated with cancer are buried inside cancer cel...

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Enrollment completed for next phase of lung cancer clinical trial

Enrollment completed for next phase of lung cancer clinical trial

13 Mar 2013

Enrollment has been completed for a Phase 2b clinical trial of a lung cancer drug candidate.

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AMSilk Develops World’s First Man-Made, Scalable Spider Silk Fiber

AMSilk Develops World’s First Man-Made, Scalable Spider Silk Fiber

12 Mar 2013

The world’s first competitive man-made spider silk fiber, called Biosteel has mechanical properties similar to that of natural spider silk.

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Horizon Discovery Licenses Zinc Finger Nuclease Gene Editing Technology from Sigma-Aldrich

Horizon Discovery Licenses Zinc Finger Nuclease Gene Editing Technology from Sigma-Aldrich

9 Mar 2013

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Activartis Receives Orphan Drug Designation for its Cancer Immune Therapy AV0113

Activartis Receives Orphan Drug Designation for its Cancer Immune Therapy AV0113

8 Mar 2013

The European Medicines Agency recently awarded the Austrian biotech company Activartis an Orphan Drug Designation for its innovative Cancer Immune Therapy AV0113

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Optimized Basement Membrane Extracts for Organoid Growth and Xenograft Models

Optimized Basement Membrane Extracts for Organoid Growth and Xenograft Models

7 Mar 2013

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Drug formulation devices to boost biologics market

Drug formulation devices to boost biologics market

5 Mar 2013

Combining drug formulations with a device for delivery will make self-administration easier for patients.

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Data from clinical trials waits almost two years for publication

Data from clinical trials waits almost two years for publication

5 Mar 2013

A study finds US clinical trials are not revealed in peer-reviewed journals for around 21 months.

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First European Laboratory Obtains Accreditation for New Tissue-Typing Method for Stem Cell Transplants

First European Laboratory Obtains Accreditation for New Tissue-Typing Method for Stem Cell Transplants

1 Mar 2013

Tests based on next-generation sequencing with Roche’s GS Junior System

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Almac, DSM Advance Biocatalysis Pact

Almac, DSM Advance Biocatalysis Pact

20 Feb 2013

A collaboration between Almac and DSM Pharmaceutical Products has successfully transferred enzymes for enzyme screening, process development and scale-up manufacture.

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