Pfizer Pays up to €700M to Acquire Swiss Biotech Restoring Bone Growth in Achondroplasia

Pharma giant Pfizer is acquiring the Swiss biotech Therachon, which is developing a protein drug to boost bone growth in the genetic condition achondroplasia. Pfizer will pay €303M ($340M) upfront, and up to €420M ($470M)...

Why creative experts may be better at imagining the future

Credit: Chart provided by Meghan Meyer Humans use imagination a lot, whether it be thinking about what’s for dinner later tonight or trying to imagine what someone...

Schizophrenia Treatments Could be Tested and Personalized Using Patients’ Blood

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a way to screen treatments for schizophrenia on single cells from a patient’s blood sample, which could speed up drug discovery and help to personalize treatments...

Phage Therapy Win: Mycobacterium Infection Halted

When Graham Hatfull, PhD, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh specializing in phage biology and James Soothill, MD, microbiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOHS) in London, met over 20 years ago...

Hemispherx Biopharma’s CEO to Attend BioFlorida Inc.’s 2019 Celebration of Biotechnology – GlobeNewswire

OCALA, Fla., May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NYSE American: HEB) — Hemispherx Biopharma Inc.’s CEO Thomas K. Equels will be attending the 2019 Celebration of Biotechnology where he’ll meet with investors and industry...

Cornell scientists discover new ‘jumping’ superbug gene

While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell University food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new stealthy, jumping gene so diabolical and robust that it resists one of the world's few last-resort antibiotics. Doctors deploy...

New DBTL workflow may enable more efficient production of pharmaceutical raw materials

Researchers in Japan have developed an integrated synthetic biology system to construct new metabolic pathways and enzymes within microbes. By incorporating a "Design, Build, Test, Learn" (DBTL) workflow, the production of pharmaceutical raw materials...

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

Credit: Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado) Colorado nail salon employees face increased health risks due to high levels of indoor airborne pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, new University of Colorado Boulder research finds, concluding that...

Patricia Nanteza is Uganda’s agricultural biotechnology communications queen – Genetic Literacy Project

You go to the annual National Agricultural Show in Jinja and she is there. You go to the Harvest Money Expo, or National Agricultural Research (gm bananaNARO) exhibitions, and she is there as well....

Cell Therapy Biotech Raises €39.7M to Fund NASH Clinical Trial

The Belgian biotech Promethera has raised a Series D round of €39.7M ($44.4M), which will fund the development of the first cell therapy for liver failure and NASH. The money will help to launch Promethera’s...

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