08:00 , Dec 10, 2015 |  BC Innovations  |  Product R&D

Spark in the brain

Spark Therapeutics Inc. is expanding beyond eye and blood diseases with its first foray into the brain for the rare neuronal disorder Batten disease, using a gene therapy delivered to the ependymal cells in the...
08:00 , Nov 23, 2015 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Evotec, Beyond Batten Disease Foundation deal

Evotec partnered with the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation to discover and develop treatments for juvenile Batten disease. Evotec will develop and use in vivo assays to assess the translational potential of drug discovery findings emerging...
07:00 , Mar 11, 2013 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Beyond Batten Disease Foundation (BBDF), Harvard, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) neurology news

Led by the university's NeuroDiscovery Center's Laboratory in Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration (LDDN), the parties established the Collaborative CNS Screening Initiative (CCSI), a central repository of chemical compounds that have shown significant CNS activity. CCSI...
08:00 , Feb 3, 2011 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Technology: Assays & screens

This week in techniques Approach Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Assays & screens Genetic screen for severe recessive childhood diseases A genetic screen for 448 severe recessive childhood diseases could be used to...