Genomic & Biopharma News

LifeArc receives $1.2b in Keytruda royalties
In 2016, LifeArc sold a small proportion of its Keytruda royalty interest for $150 million to a private equity fund.
PharmaTimes, 2019-05-24 11:11:14

FiercePharmaAsia—Shingrix's Chinese nod; Chugai's $1B R&D site; Lilly's Verzenio safety woes
GlaxoSmithKline's Shingrix wins nod to tackle China but won't launch until 2020; Roche's Chugai plunks down $1 billion for a new R&D site in Japan; Eli Lilly's oncology rising star Verzenio faces a safety warning in Japan; and more.
Fierce Pharma, 2019-05-24 11:02:12

Multifunctional nanoparticles could revolutionize treatments for complex bone diseases
Diseases such as bone cancer and osteoporosis are frequently complex, with two or more disorders occurring simultaneously.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 10:30:19

B. Braun awarded prestigious quality mark by Royal College of Surgeons of England
In recognition of outstanding surgery-related education provision by a surgical education centre, Aesculap Academia UK, the educational subsidiary of B. Braun Medical Ltd, has been awarded a prestigious quality mark by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 10:08:00

AMSBIO introduces next-generation feeder-free medium for pluripotent stem cell culture
AMSBIO introduces StemFit Basic04, a next-generation feeder-free medium for the maintenance of Induced Pluripotent Stem and Embryonic Stem cells during the reprogramming, expansion and differentiation phases of stem cell culture.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 10:06:00

Celebration to Commemorate Ocean Ridge Biosciences' Re-Opening at New Facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB), a leader in RNA profiling and biomarker discovery services, will celebrate a grand re-opening at its new location, 394 SW 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Florida. The event will take place on Friday, November 18th, 2016 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-14 17:41:06

BioTek introduces new wide FOV camera for Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader
BioTek Instruments announces a new wide field of view camera option for their Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 10:04:00

LABVOLUTION highlights developments and future trends in lab technology
For anyone keen on experiencing the very latest in lab technology, LABVOLUTION was the place to be. Three major trends – automation, digitization and big data – featured prominently throughout the show, as reflected by a proliferation of robots and monitors at exhibitors' stands.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 10:02:49

Celebration to Commemorate Ocean Ridge Biosciences' Re-Opening at New Facility
Ocean Ridge Biosciences (ORB), a leader in RNA profiling and biomarker discovery services, will celebrate a grand re-opening at its new location, 394 SW 12th Avenue, Deerfield Beach, Florida. The event will take place on Friday, November 18th, 2016 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Please read the PDF for more details
ORB Company News, 2016-11-14 17:41:06

Dynavax axes immuno-oncology pipeline and 82 staff 
Dynavax is pulling out of immuno-oncology R&D, laying off 82 staff and parting company with its CEO. The actions will create a slimmed-down commercial-stage company focused on selling hepatitis B vaccine HEPLISAV-B.
Fierce Biotech, 2019-05-24 09:32:47

WFIRM researchers engineer vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine researchers have shown the feasibility of bioengineering vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration, developing a partial augmentation strategy that may be a more feasible and practical approach than creating whole organs.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2019-05-24 08:03:20