22:03 , Jan 4, 2019 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Novartis shares data on discontinued antibiotic research

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS; SIX:NOVN) has included data from three discontinued antibacterial programs on a public data resource, the Shared Platform for Antibiotic Research and Knowledge (SPARK). SPARK is managed by The Pew Charitable Trusts, an...
22:11 , Jun 1, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Scratching the surface

Oppilotech Ltd. is using computational modeling to develop first-in-class compounds that can permeate the lipopolysaccharide layer of the outer cell membrane of Gram-negative bacteria to potentiate existing antibiotics. Marketed polymyxins are used to disrupt the...