Thermo Fisher and LabShares support biotech startups with equipment
Thermo Fisher Scientific and LabShares Newton have agreed to collaborate in providing resources to early-stage life science companies seeking to grow. The partners intend to equip biotech startups with the instruments, lab equipment, and inputs and consumables needed to develop novel therapies. Read More
Piramal Pharma Solutions launches API plant for operation in Canada
Piramal Pharma Solutions has brought its active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) production plant into operation, following the completion of its first clinical and commercial scale projects. The new facility, located in Aurora, Ontario, occupies over 10,000 square feet dedicated to manufacturing processes. The plant is part of a CAD $30 million investment by Piramal Pharma Solutions to enhance its API production capabilities. Read More
Precision BioSciences highlights hepatitis B virus drug research
Precision BioSciences is highlighting new research showing that its gene editing drug candidate targeting the hepatitis B virus (HBV) achieved an 85% reduction in covalently closed circular DNA and a 77% reduction in hepatitis B surface antigen in HBV-infected primary human hepatocytes. Read More
C2N Diagnostics launches new assay for Alzheimer’s disease
C2N Diagnostics debuted a high resolution mass spectrometry-based plasma tau multianalyte assay for research use only that can advance understanding of Alzheimer’s disease. Read More
Forge Biologics assembles scientific and manufacturing advisory board
Forge Biologics has created its new Scientific and Manufacturing Advisory Board filled with leaders in the field of gene therapy development and manufacturing. This independent panel represents Forge’s commitment to enhancing its gene therapy offerings through insights from experts in the field. Read More
Dotmatics provides Umicore with greater data processing capabilities
Umicore Corporate Research and Development has selected Dotmatics as an informatics partner to facilitate its digitalization project. This partnership will involve the introduction of Dotmatics’ R&D platforms and electronic laboratory notebooks into Umicore’s processes. Read More
KromaTiD releases PinPoint FISH Probes to expand genomics solutions
KromaTiD has introduced its proprietary Pinpoint Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Probes to strengthen genomics research. The PinPoint FISH Probes build upon existing genomic assays while providing improved resolution and signal strength, while minimizing background noise. Read More
Vida rolls out analysis services for clinical trials
Lung imaging software developer Vida Diagnostics has introduced a suite of retrospective data analysis services for sponsors of clinical trials at this week's American Thoracic Society conference in San Francisco. Read More
LabConnect names pharma industry vet Sherman as CEO
Laboratory services provider LabConnect has named Dawn Sherman as the company's CEO. Sherman is an experienced executive in the pharmaceutical industry, with previous stints at ProPharma Group, EnvisionRxOptions, and Teva Pharmaceuticals. Read More
Precision BioSciences presents preclinical data for gene editing therapies
Precision BioSciences is scheduled to display preclinical data for its Arcus-based gene editing studies at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. The showcase will include two oral presentations and two posters highlighting gene editing study results. Read More
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