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ProBioGen selected for development and large-scale manufacturing services

ProBioGen selected for development and large-scale manufacturing services

24 Mar 2020

The Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) and technology provider will use its CHO.RiGHT expression platform for high-titer cell line development.

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Codexis and Takeda collaborate to advance novel gene therapies

Codexis and Takeda collaborate to advance novel gene therapies

23 Mar 2020

Partnership to leverage Codexis’ protein engineering platform for the discovery and development of novel transgenes for lysosomal storage disorders and blood factor deficiencies.

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Vaxxas HD-MAP to deliver vaccines directly to the skin

Vaxxas HD-MAP to deliver vaccines directly to the skin

17 Mar 2020

Company awarded US$5 million grant for clinical study of measles and rubella vaccination using Vaxxas’ high-density, micro-array patch.

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Technique improves drug delivery system characterization

Technique improves drug delivery system characterization

16 Mar 2020

Postnova Analytics' CF2000 Centrifugal Field Flow Fractionation (CF3) system is delivering exciting new data to scientists developing drug delivery systems.

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Regeneron and Sanofi begin global Kevzara clinical trial program in patients with severe COVID-19

Regeneron and Sanofi begin global Kevzara clinical trial program in patients with severe COVID-19

16 Mar 2020

The trial is the first controlled trial in the US to evaluate the effect of IL-6 inhibition prospectively in COVID-19 patients.

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Sartorius simplifies biologics production with new bioreactor

Sartorius simplifies biologics production with new bioreactor

9 Mar 2020

Company launches BIOSTAT STR Generation 3 bioreactor with BIOBRAIN automation platform.

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Bristol Myers Squibb disappointed with failed late-stage combo drug trial

Bristol Myers Squibb "disappointed" with failed late-stage combo drug trial

9 Mar 2020

Phase III study evaluating Empliciti plus Revlimid and dexamethasone in patients with newly diagnosed, untreated multiple myeloma fails to meet primary endpoint.

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Nanoform and Orion collaborate on 'nanoformed' APIs

Nanoform and Orion collaborate on 'nanoformed' APIs

9 Mar 2020

Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) nanoformed using the CESS process demonstrate promise for overcoming solubility and bioavailability challenges.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Qiagen

Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Qiagen

3 Mar 2020

Thermo Fisher Scientific said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Dutch molecular testing and diagnostics specialist Qiagen for €39 per share in cash, valuing the overall transaction at around USD 11.5 billion.

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Gilead to boost R&D pipeline with $4.9 billion deal for Forty Seven

Gilead to boost R&D pipeline with $4.9 billion deal for Forty Seven

3 Mar 2020

Biotech firm Gilead Sciences said Monday it is set to acquire clinical-stage oncology specialist Forty Seven in a transaction worth $4.9 billion.

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MindMed becomes world's first psychedelic pharma company to go public

MindMed becomes world's first psychedelic pharma company to go public

3 Mar 2020

The company’s immediate priority is to address the opioid crisis by developing a non-hallucinogenic version of the psychedelic ibogaine.

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Potential first-in-class treatment reaches significant milestone

Potential first-in-class treatment reaches significant milestone

2 Mar 2020

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepts for review Pfizer and Eli Lilly's Biologics License Application (BLA) for tanezumab — a non-opioid treatment for patients with chronic pain due to moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis.

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