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Arctoris secures funding to advance novel robotic drug discovery platform

Arctoris secures funding to advance novel robotic drug discovery platform

1 Oct 2019

Platform will enable scientists and biotechnology entrepreneurs worldwide to make discoveries faster and more efficiently,

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EC approves its first plant-derived cannabis-based medicine

EC approves its first plant-derived cannabis-based medicine

24 Sep 2019

Epidyolex (cannabidiol) approved for the treatment of seizures in patients with two rare, severe forms of childhood-onset epilepsy.

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Researchers develop less toxic anti-cancer drug

Researchers develop less toxic anti-cancer drug

24 Sep 2019

New drug works like a ‘magic bullet’ that is delivered directly to the mitochondria of cancer cells.

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M2i Life Sciences completes a historic fundraising of 60 million Euros

M2i Life Sciences completes a historic fundraising of 60 million Euros

16 Sep 2019

To support its strong growth, M2i Life Sciences has concluded a capital increase of 60 million Euros with five leading investors (ADM Capital, Eurazeo Growth, Téthys Invest, Creadev and France 2i fund managed by RAISE Impact).

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Study demonstrates potential of blood test for early lung cancer detection

Study demonstrates potential of blood test for early lung cancer detection

16 Sep 2019

Ground-breaking trial demonstrates potential of blood test which harnesses the power of the immune system to reduce late detection of lung cancer.

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FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific launches BalanCD Gal Supplement for biotherapeutic development

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific launches BalanCD Gal Supplement for biotherapeutic development

10 Sep 2019

Delivers enhanced galactosylation for improved protein quality, and antibody binding and function.

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BioCity backs world's first Rx to OTC switch incubator

BioCity backs world's first Rx to OTC switch incubator

5 Sep 2019

Maxwellia considered to have the skills and the expertise to deliver and reach their goal of creating the big OTC brands of the future.

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Dutch company receives €20 million for skin cancer diagnostic test

Dutch company receives €20 million for skin cancer diagnostic test

3 Sep 2019

The test can accurately predict the risk of having metastases present in the lymph nodes without having to undergo surgery to remove lymph nodes.

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AbbVie axes Rovalpituzumab Tesirine R&D program

AbbVie axes Rovalpituzumab Tesirine R&D program

2 Sep 2019

Independent Data Monitoring Committee recommended terminating the study due to lack of survival benefit.

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Improving anxiety-induced insomnia with lavender oil

Improving anxiety-induced insomnia with lavender oil

29 Aug 2019

New data shows pharmaceutical-quality lavender oil significantly improves anxiety-induced insomnia when taken as a daily capsule.

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Exciting new vaccine targets killer disease TB

Exciting new vaccine targets killer disease TB

28 Aug 2019

Australian researchers produce early-stage vaccine which is inhaled into the lungs.

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Grant from Innovate UK to fund gel stabilisation technologies development

Grant from Innovate UK to fund gel stabilisation technologies development

28 Aug 2019

Atelerix Consortium awarded £267,000 Innovate UK Grant for collaboration with the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult and Rexgenero on cell therapy stabilisation technologies.

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