Why Communication and Networking Are Key for Getting Ahead in Biotech

Many biotech founders and executives look to VC investors for advice and inspiration, but the attraction can go both ways. After more than a decade of investing in life science companies, Renee Aguiar-Lucander, now...

Breathalyzer Sniffs Out Potential Cancer Immunotherapy Responders

A prospective observational trial in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has found that an electronic nose device that detects chemicals in the breath can identify with 85% accuracy those patients who...

Microbe from New Jersey wetlands chomps PFAS

Credit: Peter Jaffé Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are building up in the environment, and scientists are becoming concerned. These substances, ubiquitous as water-repellent or nonstick additives...

Statistics say: biotechnology in Canada – The Hill Times

Biotechnology is a rapidly evolving industry. It is also somewhat misunderstood. Biotech has wide-ranging applications outside of the most obvious field, medicine. These graphs seek to answer some basic questions on the state of...

HKSTP to Promote Hong Kong’s Vibrant Biotechnology and Fintech Ecosystems at Think Asia Think...

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) will take part in the annual Think Asia Think Hong Kong event (TATHK), to be held on 20 September 2019 in Los Angeles, USA....

Anticancer siRNAs Delivered to Cells Using MOF Nanoparticles

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a highly porous type of nanoparticle known as a metal-organic framework (MOF) that can deliver disease gene targeting small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) directly to cells. There...

European Biotechs Showcase Multiple Sclerosis Treatments in Stockholm

Genmab, GeNeuro and other companies presented their latest data on next-generation treatments for multiple sclerosis at a conference in Stockholm.  The European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) gathered experts and companies...

‘Death Star’ bacterial structures that inject proteins can be tapped to deliver drugs

Not all bacteria spread diseases, many are beneficial and this strain has nanoscale syringes that deliver proteins which cause metamorphosis in marine animals, and could be modified as a novel drug delivery tool for...

New platform uses nanoparticles to deliver anti-cancer agent to cells

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a platform that uses nanoparticles known as metal-organic frameworks to deliver a promising anti-cancer agent to cells. Research led by Dr David Fairen-Jimenez, from the Cambridge Department...

Sepsis Diagnosed in 5 Minutes Instead of 24 Hours with Swiss Biotech’s Test

A test for sepsis developed by the Swiss diagnostics company Abionic was able to predict within just five minutes which intensive care patients are likely to develop sepsis in a clinical study.  In the pivotal...

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