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Baylor Research Institute, TGen Research Institute partner on precision medicine

Friday, May 22, 2015 01:57 PM

Baylor Research Institute (BRI) at Dallas, Texas and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, Ariz., have inked an agreement that will focus on accelerating early detection and treatments for patients with a broad range of cancers.

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Foundation for Prader-Willi Research receives $1M for clinical initiatives

Friday, May 22, 2015 01:49 PM

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting research to advance the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), has received the organization's largest donation to date. Philanthropists Leon and Irina Shaulov contributed $1 million in support of the organization's research programs and clinical initiatives.

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Eureka Therapeutics, Boehringer Ingelheim collaborate on cancer treatments

Friday, May 22, 2015 01:42 PM

California-based Eureka Therapeutics and Germany-based Boehringer Ingelheim have entered into a research agreement for the discovery of novel therapeutic antibodies in oncology.

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BioNTech, Genmab ink immuno-oncology agreement

Thursday, May 21, 2015 02:11 PM

BioNTech, a German-based fully integrated biotechnology company developing personalized cancer immunotherapies, has signed an agreement with Genmab, a publicly traded international biotechnology company, to jointly research, develop and commercialize multiple bispecific antibodies for cancer immunotherapy using proprietary technologies from both companies: BioNTech’s proprietary immunomodulatory antibodies and Genmab’s DuoBody technology platform.

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Janssen, Rutgers School of Engineering expand collaboration

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 03:13 PM

Janssen Supply Chain has expanded its partnership with the Rutgers University School of Engineering by providing over $6 million to expand ongoing research efforts supporting the company’s introduction of continuous manufacturing techniques for pharmaceuticals.

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Human Longevity, Cleveland Clinic collaborate on human genomics

Monday, May 18, 2015 01:04 PM

Human Longevity (HLI), a San Diego-based, privately held company building a comprehensive database of human genotypes and phenotypes, and the Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center, have inked a broad collaboration agreement to first sequence and analyze blood samples from Cleveland Clinic's GeneBank study of de-identified patients.

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OMT Therapeutics, Caltech ink UniRat alliance

Monday, May 18, 2015 01:01 PM

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has partnered with OMT Therapeutics, a private, California-based biotech company, to use OMT Therapeutics’ fully human nanobody platform, UniRat, for the generation of nanobodies against HIV-1.

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Genzyme, Ablynx collaborate on multiple sclerosis research project

Monday, May 18, 2015 12:58 PM

Ablynx, a biopharma company headquartered in Belguim, has entered into an exclusive research collaboration with Genzyme, a Sanofi company, to investigate nanobodies against a multiple sclerosis (MS) target specifically aligning with Genzyme's early-stage MS research programs involving neuroprotection and CNS repair.

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Department of Defense, AcelRx partner to advance ARX-04

Friday, May 15, 2015 02:17 PM

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, a Redwood City, Calif.-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute pain, has entered into a contract worth up to $17 million supported by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

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Eli Lilly, Sanford-Burnham collaborate to investigate immunological therapies

Friday, May 15, 2015 02:15 PM

Eli Lilly and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, a nonprofit medical research institute based in Florida, are collaborating to discover and develop immunological therapies. The company will investigate potential therapeutics using biotechnology approaches in targeting multiple immune checkpoint modulators for the treatment of immunological diseases such as lupus, Sjögren's Syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and other autoimmune disorders.

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