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Daiichi Sankyo, Charleston Laboratories collaborate on hydrocodone products for pain

Monday, August 11, 2014 01:45 PM

Daiichi Sankyo and Charleston Laboratories, through its wholly owned subsidiary LOCL Pharma, have entered into a strategic collaboration for the development and U.S. commercialization of Charleston Laboratories’ novel hydrocodone combination products, including CL-108, being studied for the treatment of moderate to severe acute pain as well as the reduction of opioid-induced nausea and vomiting (OINV).

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Sanofi licenses Immune Design's GLAAS platform to treat food allergies

Monday, August 11, 2014 01:38 PM

Sanofi and Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, have entered into a licensing agreement for use of Immune Design's GLAAS discovery platform to develop therapeutic agents to treat a selected food allergy.

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Cancer Research U.K., Cancer Research Technology ink agreement with Astellas

Monday, August 11, 2014 01:35 PM

Cancer Research U.K. and its commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), have joined with Astellas Pharma to conduct a two-year research program in the U.K. to find new drug targets in the fight against cancer, with an initial focus on pancreatic cancer.

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Igenica Biotherapeutics awarded SBIR grant for antibody drug conjugate technology

Friday, August 8, 2014 01:09 PM

Igenica Biotherapeutics, focused on the discovery and development of innovative cancer antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), has been awarded a $215,740 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to support continued development of its SNAP site-specific ADC linker technology.

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MTTI, National Health Research Institutes collaborate for cancer

Thursday, August 7, 2014 12:00 PM

Molecular Targeting Technologies (MTTI), a privately held biotechnology company, and National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), Taiwan, have collaborated to develop novel cancer therapeutics using the proprietary DPA delivery technology to carry anticancer drugs that can be specifically delivered to and released at the tumor sites.

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Report: Global market for DNA vaccines to reach $2.7B in 2019

Thursday, August 7, 2014 11:00 AM

According to a new BCC Research report, the global market for DNA vaccines is expected to grow to $2.7 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54.8%. The clinical vaccines category, the largest and fastest-growing segment of this market, is surging at 81.2% CAGR.

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Regulus Therapeutics, Biogen Idec collaborate for multiple sclerosis biomarkers

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 12:58 PM

Regulus Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, has entered into a new collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec to expand its research focused on identifying microRNAs as biomarkers for multiple sclerosis (MS) under its Regulus microMarkers division. The new research will focus on profiling a large number of whole blood samples from a cohort of MS patients who have been treated with a Biogen Idec MS therapy to identify potential microRNA signatures. 

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NIH awards $14.5M to research groups studying DNA sequencing techniques

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 09:00 AM

A number of micro-sized technologies—such as nanopores and microfluidics—are among the approaches researchers will use to develop high-quality, low-cost DNA sequencing technology through new grants from the NIH. The grants, which total approximately $14.5 million to eight research teams over two to four years as funds become available, are the last to be awarded by the Advanced DNA Sequencing Technology program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a part of NIH.

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U.K. genomics projects granted $505M

Friday, August 1, 2014 01:41 PM

Genomics England’s 100,000 Genomes Project has received a package of investment worth more than $505 million. The four year project focuses on new research to decode 100,000 human genomes—a patient’s personal DNA code.

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CDC awards Leidos $44 million contract

Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:37 PM

Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime task order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide development, support and maintenance of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).

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