LIVE Webinar: Generating Anti-Idiotype Monoclonal Antibodies

Join us for a LIVE webinar event:  “Custom Antibody Development Approaches for Generating Anti-Idiotype Monoclonal Antibodies for PK Assays”  May 11, 2018 1:00 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4964558172351937795 Join Dr. Stephen Pelsue, Science Director at BBI Solutions (formerly Maine Biotechnology Services), in our webinar focused on the development of anti-idiotype (anti-id) antibodies. Anti-id monoclonal antibodies are critical […]

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Antibody Hitting Tumor Self-Destruct Button Passes Phase I

A first-in-class antibody cancer treatment, from the French company Netris Pharma, has shown good safety and anti-tumor effects in a phase I trial in patients with advanced solid tumors. The antibody met the trial’s primary objective of good tolerability in the 19 recruited patients. In addition, the antibody helped to stabilize the disease and shrink […]

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Ultrasound Brain Cancer Therapy Gets €9M Series B Funding

A Series B funding round has bagged the French company CarThera €9M to fund the clinical development of an ultrasound brain cancer therapy. “The objective was for €8M, and we raised €1M more than expected,” Frederic Sottilini, CEO of CarThera, said to me. “That was very positive for us.” CarThera’s therapy uses a beam of ultrasound […]

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Nail Down One of These Biotech Jobs

Hello biotechnologists, Job hunt frustrating? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Check out the position as Principal Associate at Roche or become a Clinical Research Associate at Medpace. Just starting out? Check out the internship at PPD! Research and Development Principal Associate, Cell Culturing at Roche. Basel, Switzerland. Click hereDirector of Project Management, R&D at Abcam. Cambridge, UK. Click hereR&D […]

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Robotic Organoid Platform to Boost Personalized Medicine

The Swiss biotech Sun Bioscience has launched a robotic platform designed to standardize the production of 3D cell models of organs called organoids, making it easier to personalize treatments to a patient. Organoids are clusters of cells grown in the lab, and developed into miniature organs, such as the brain or intestine. Often no bigger […]

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UK Biotech Settles Lawsuit on the First RNAi Drug

Silence Therapeutics and Alnylam have reached a settlement that puts an end to a legal dispute between them resulting in Silence receiving some royalties on Onpattro, the first RNA interference drug. The lawsuit started last year, when Silence went to the UK courts claiming that Alnylam was infringing on its intellectual property. As part of […]

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Reducing variations in feeding practices and fortifying breast milk helps micro-preemies grow

Improved growth trends for the tiniest newborns seen shortly after targeted interventions Credit: Children’s National Health System ORLANDO, Fla.-(Dec. 10, 2018)-Standardizing feeding practices, including the timing for fortifying breast milk and formula with essential elements like zinc and protein, improves growth trends for the tiniest preterm infants, according to Children’s research presented during the Institute […]

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