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Thermo launches next-generation, compressor-free plate sealer

Thermo launches next-generation, compressor-free plate sealer

28 Jan 2020

Features new functionalities and capabilities making it versatile for a variety of both manual and automated microplate processing life science applications.

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First human trial of monoclonal antibody to prevent malaria opens

First human trial of monoclonal antibody to prevent malaria opens

28 Jan 2020

If proven safe and effective, mAb CIS43LS might be used prophylactically by tourists, medical workers or military personnel who travel to areas where malaria is common.

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Merck invests in biotech development facility in Switzerland

Merck invests in biotech development facility in Switzerland

27 Jan 2020

€250 million to be invested during the 2019-2022 period in new facility bridging research and manufacturing.

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Diabetes diagnosis - now a matter of sweat and tears?

Diabetes diagnosis - now a matter of sweat and tears?

21 Jan 2020

No need to draw blood; researchers develop smart technology to diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy.

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Grey Wolf Therapeutics secures funding for cancer therapies development

Grey Wolf Therapeutics secures funding for cancer therapies development

21 Jan 2020

The company targets ERAP antigen presentation pathways with the aim of ‘illuminating’ non-responsive tumours for attack and destruction by the immune system.

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BioMarin gets go-ahead to start gene therapy clinical trials

BioMarin gets go-ahead to start gene therapy clinical trials

15 Jan 2020

BMN 307 represents a potential third PKU treatment option from BioMarin and its second gene therapy clinical program.

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French regulator agrees to partial resumption of Tellomak trial patient recruitment

French regulator agrees to partial resumption of Tellomak trial patient recruitment

14 Jan 2020

The French National Agency for Medicines and Health Product Safety (ANSM) has agreed that Innate Pharma’s Tellomak (lacutamab) Phase II trial can resume recruitment of new patients with relapsed/refractory Sézary syndrome and mycosis fungoides (MF) in ...

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Biogen to acquire novel clinical-stage asset from Pfizer

Biogen to acquire novel clinical-stage asset from Pfizer

14 Jan 2020

PF-05251749 complements the company’s pipeline of potential disease-modifying therapies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

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Partnership formed to develop and commercialise ready-to-use medicine

Partnership formed to develop and commercialise ready-to-use medicine

13 Jan 2020

The product being developed will use proprietary drug formulation technology platform Arestat to deliver new reformulations of existing, complex products.

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ReadCoor to commercially launch spatial sequencing platform

ReadCoor to commercially launch spatial sequencing platform

10 Jan 2020

Platform gives researchers access to previously undiscovered data to guide evaluation and validation of new drug targets, pathogen identification, disease diagnosis, and the advancement of regenerative medicine.

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New HQ for developer of world's first fully automated drug discovery platform

New HQ for developer of world's first fully automated drug discovery platform

8 Jan 2020

End-to-end robotic platform provides biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical corporations and academic centres with cost-effective and reproducible drug discovery data.

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NIH researchers discover new autoinflammatory disease

NIH researchers discover new autoinflammatory disease

3 Jan 2020

Mutations in the RIPK1 gene responsible for CRIA syndrome.

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