Envisagenics Raises Series A Financing to Scale its AI-powered RNA Splicing Drug Discovery Platform Envisagenics, an Artificial Intelligence-driven biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel RNA splicing therapeutics, secured Series A financing to scale its drug discovery platform and biopharmaceutical partnerships. Red Cell Partners led the financing,…..
A 100% French nasal vaccine against COVID-19 yields positive pre-clinical results In contrast to intramuscular vaccines, only nasal vaccines are able to block the virus in the nose by inducing local immunity in the nasal mucosa, i.e. the portal of entry and multiplication of the virus. The vaccine candidate, developed…..
Endeavor BioMedicines gains rights to lead ULK1/2 inhibitor molecule Endeavor BioMedicines, a clinical-stage precision medicine company targeting the core drivers of multiple terminal diseases, including oncology and fibrosis, has concluded an exclusive licensing agreement with the Salk Institute, along with Sanford Burnham Prebys. Under the license agreement, the California-based company…..
TreeFrog Therapeutics secures $75M in Series B financing to advance a pipeline of stem cell-derived cell therapies
TreeFrog Therapeutics secures $75M in Series B financing to advance a pipeline of stem cell-derived cell therapies TreeFrog Therapeutics, a privately held French-based biotech startup focused on developing safe and affordable stem cell-derived cell therapies for millions of patients, today announced the successful closing of a $75 million (€64M) Series…..
Les intégrateurs industriels, futurs piliers de la filière Bioproduction ? La France s’est fixée pour objectif de devenir le leader européen de la bioproduction d’ici 2030. Emmanuel Dequier, directeur du Grand Défi « Biomédicaments : améliorer les rendements et maîtriser les coûts de production » nous décline les grands axes des travaux engagés par…..
Clean Biologics is acquiring Biodextris Clean Biologics, a French group providing services to the biopharmaceutical industry, is acquiring Biodextris, a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) based in Laval (Montreal), Canada. Biodextris provides analytical and process development, early-phase clinical manufacturing and quality control testing services for clients in the vaccine…..
DNA Script Partners with Moderna to Develop On‐Demand Vaccines and Therapeutics for DARPA DNA Script, a disruptive DNA synthesis company engineering biology to accelerate breakthroughs in life science, is partnering with Moderna to develop a prototype for rapid mobile manufacturing of vaccines and therapeutics as part of the Defense Advanced…..
Evonik delivers first lipids from German facility to BioNTech The German company Evonik is delivering first batches of urgently needed lipids used in production of COVID-19 vaccine to BioNTech on April 22. Initially, delivery was scheduled to start in the middle of the year. But, specialists at Evonik’s Hanau site…..
New study expands evaluation of gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy German researchers have just published results of a retrospective analysis of routine data collected from all patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) treated with Zolgensma® (onasemnogene abeparvovec - adeno-associated viral (AAV9) vector-based gene therapy that introduces a functional copy…..
Celonic will manufacture over 100 million doses of Curevac's COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, CVnCoV CureVac and Celonic Group have conclud a partnership for the production of CureVac’s mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, CVnCoV. CureVac began development of mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine candidates in January 2020 and CVnCoV is the vaccine candidate chosen for…..