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Changes needed to prevent controversial pay-for-delay pharma deals

Changes needed to prevent controversial pay-for-delay pharma deals

26 May 2020

Researchers endorse a switch from the current first-filer system in the US to a system that instead rewards the first successful challenger.

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HKBU invents nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson's treatment

HKBU invents nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson's treatment

25 May 2020

The invention could pave the way for treatments to cure Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

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AbCellera and Lilly seal multi-year antibody discovery collaboration

AbCellera and Lilly seal multi-year antibody discovery collaboration

25 May 2020

AbCellera, will use its antibody drug discovery platform to identify antibodies against up to nine targets.

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HKBU scientists develop technique to eliminate drug side effects

HKBU scientists develop technique to eliminate drug side effects

19 May 2020

The novel method paves the way towards the mass production of affordable therapeutic drugs that are made with recyclable materials.

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Vibalogics agrees to additional manufacturing for lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate of J&J unit

Vibalogics agrees to additional manufacturing for lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate of J&J unit

18 May 2020

CDMO is contracted to produce multiple clinical batches from German facility

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Characterizing virus and virus-like particles

Characterizing virus and virus-like particles

12 May 2020

New application study describes the separation and characterisation of adeno associated virus serotypes by AF4.

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AI technology company launches with Novartis and Sarepta deals

AI technology company launches with Novartis and Sarepta deals

11 May 2020

Collaborations focus on gene therapies for serious eye and muscle diseases using Dyno’s CapsidMap artificial intelligence platform to design AAV vectors.

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Bio-Rad launches anti-certolizumab pegol antibodies

Bio-Rad launches anti-certolizumab pegol antibodies

5 May 2020

Using this critical antibody reagent at the preclinical stage of development will minimize the need to revalidate assays with different reagents at the clinical development stage.

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AstraZeneca incredibly excited by lung cancer treatment trial

AstraZeneca "incredibly excited" by lung cancer treatment trial

13 Apr 2020

Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) recommends unblind Phase III trial of Tagrisso 2 years ahead of schedule.

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BERG named visionary in first-ever Frost Radar AI in Drug Discovery report

BERG named visionary in first-ever Frost Radar AI in Drug Discovery report

13 Apr 2020

The biotech pioneer is one of the first companies to develop corporate partnerships in this application of artificial intelligence (AI) for drug discovery.

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German pharma companies are meeting the corona stress test

German pharma companies are meeting the corona "stress test"

7 Apr 2020

The head of the leading German pharmaceutical industry organization says German firms are working top-speed to find coronavirus medications.

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Evotec expands into gene therapy with new Austrian unit

Evotec expands into gene therapy with new Austrian unit

6 Apr 2020

Evotec has established a dedicated gene therapy-based R&D site in Orth an der Donau, Austria with the immediate focus of spearheading a partnership with Japan’s Takeda to support its research projects, the German drug discovery firm said Monday.

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