21:46 , Jan 17, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  InDesign Layouts

Public funding highlights

Public funding highlights Selected developments and initiatives in 4Q18 from major sources of public funding including National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.K.’s Medical Research Council (MRC), the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), the Canadian Institutes...
13:07 , Jan 17, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Emerging Company Profile

Zelluna’s solid TCR plans

Zelluna Immunotherapy A/S is using a portfolio of HLA class II-restrictive TCRs to develop autologous cell therapies that could unleash a broader immune attack on solid tumors than other TCR-based cell therapies in development. CEO...
01:03 , Jan 12, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Warning: cash needed

A near decade-long run of cheap money appears to be coming to a close, and most of the biotech sector isn’t well positioned for the new reality. BioCentury’s analysis shows that two-thirds of biotech companies...
01:04 , Jan 11, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Exscientia looks inward

After spending six years building its artificial intelligence drug discovery platform and working with pharma partners, Exscientia Ltd. aims to use the bulk of the $26 million raised in a series B round to build...
21:18 , Jan 9, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Tak joins Flagship, Evercore taps Mehrotra

Paul-Peter Tak has stepped down from GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) to join Flagship Pioneering as a venture partner. He was GSK's SVP of R&D, chief immunology officer and development lead. Evercore ISI hired Ravi Mehrotra...
18:45 , Jan 6, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Tak leaves GSK to join Flagship

Paul-Peter Tak has stepped down from GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) to join Flagship Pioneering as a venture partner. He was GSK's SVP of R&D, chief immunology officer and development lead....
02:49 , Jan 5, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
13:42 , Jan 3, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Cancer

INDICATION: Prostate cancer; breast cancer Cell culture studies identified a defactinib-based FAK degrader compound that could help treat prostate cancer and triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). The compound consists of an analog of the FAK inhibitor...
01:15 , Dec 22, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

A year of digital progress at Novartis

Novartis AG Chief Digital Officer Bertrand Bodson is capping off his inaugural year with the pharma’s first approval of a digital therapeutic and 10 deals under his belt to integrate new technologies throughout the company....
19:25 , Dec 21, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

GSK, Pfizer JV allows both pharmas to focus on innovation

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK; NYSE:GSK) took the first step toward splitting up the pharma's consumer healthcare and innovative R&D businesses by agreeing to form a consumer healthcare joint venture with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). The British pharma...