18:17 , Oct 12, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Clinical holds for Affimed's T cell bispecific following patient death

Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) fell $1.13 (24%) to $3.50 Oct. 9 after it placed a clinical hold on two studies of blood cancer candidate AFM11 following three treatment-related serious adverse events, including a patient death. The...
20:30 , Oct 9, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Affimed sinks after placing clinical hold on bispecific T cell engager

Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) fell $1.13 (24%) to $3.50 Tuesday after it placed a clinical hold on two studies of blood cancer candidate AFM11 following three treatment-related serious adverse events, including a patient death. The product...
18:21 , Aug 31, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Harbour BioMed raises $85M series B on heels of cancer deals

Immuno-oncology company Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) raised $85 million in a series B round led by GIC. New investors China Life Private Equity Investment Company and Vertex Ventures also participated as did existing investors AdvanTech...
18:20 , Aug 31, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Harbour gets ex-China rights to Kelun's anti-PD-L1 mAb

Sichuan Kelun-Biotech Biopharmaceutical Co. Ltd. granted Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) exclusive rights to anti-PD-L1 antibody A167 outside of the Greater China region. Kelun-Biotech is the small molecules and biologics-focused subsidiary of Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co....
19:02 , Aug 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Building a deeper Harbour

With an $85 million B round in hand, Harbour BioMed plans to advance newly in-licensed clinical programs while simultaneously building its pipeline through its internal platform and co-discovery deals. Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC led...
17:56 , Aug 29, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Assays and screens

TECHNOLOGY: Diagnostic assays An epigenetic-based method of quantifying blood cell types could aid the differential diagnosis of immunodeficiencies such as severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). The method involves four steps: treating DNA isolated from patient blood...
22:31 , Aug 27, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Harbour BioMed raises $85M on heels of cancer deals

Immuno-oncology company Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) raised $85 million in a series B round led by GIC. New investors China Life Private Equity Investment Company and Vertex Ventures also participated as did existing investors AdvanTech...
17:05 , Aug 23, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Biomarkers

TECHNOLOGY: Tissue markers A three-protein signature in tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) could help predict response to PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors in NSCLC. In pre-treatment tumor samples from 39 NSCLC patients treated with PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitors,...
21:12 , Aug 20, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Harbour gets ex-China rights to Kelun's anti-PD-L1 mAb

Sichuan Kelun-Biotech Biopharmaceutical Co. Ltd. granted Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) exclusive rights to anti-PD-L1 antibody A167 outside of the Greater China region. Kelun-Biotech is the small molecules and biologics-focused subsidiary of Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co....
18:43 , Aug 10, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

India's Glenmark grants China's Harbour rights to bispecific mAb for cancer

Indian company Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NSE:GLENMARK; BSE:532296) granted Harbour BioMed (Shanghai, China) rights to develop and commercialize GBR 1302 in Greater China, including Hong Kong and Macau, and Taiwan. The deal is Glenmark’s first with...