Thursday, 19 July 2018

World News

  • Orion Biotech awarded a $2M grant

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2018

    Orion Biotechnology Canada Ltd., a developer of novel medical treatments, today announced that its European subsidiary, Orion Biotechnology Polska Sp. z o.o., was awarded a grant of $2M US ...Read more

  • Zavation gets 510(k) Clearance of the Normandy VBR System

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2018

    Zavation, an employee-owned medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and distributes medical device products has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market Normandy...Read more

  • Polares Medical announces closing of $25M financing

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2018

    Polares Medical SA, a preclinical stage medical technology company focused on the development of a unique trans-catheter mitral valve hemi-replacement system to treat patients suffering fro...Read more

  • New ALS therapy in clinical trials

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2018

    About 20,000 people in the United States are living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The invariably fatal disease kills the nerve cells that con...Read more

  • INVOKANA effective to treat CKD and type 2 diabetes

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2018

    The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson  announced that the Phase 3 CREDENCE (Canagliflozin and Renal Events in Diabetes with Established Nephropathy Clinical Eva...Read more

  • Aetna announces partnership with Mind HK

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2018

    Global health care benefits provider Aetna International has announced that it will work with non-profit organization, Mind HK, to promote awareness of mental health issues among Hong Kong ...Read more

  • HealthCap invests in Modus Therapeutics

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2018

    Karolinska Development announces that HealthCap with an investment of SEK 60 million becomes a new shareholder of Modus Therapeutics. At the same time, convertible notes held by current sha...Read more

  • Novartis inks a deal with CDMO to make CAR T-cell Therapy

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2018

    In anticipation of Kymriah’s regulatory approval in Europe, Novartis has signed a deal with CELLforCURE. The bio production laboratories at French contract manufacturer CELLforCURE c...Read more

  • Univercells raises €16 million led by GHIF

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2018

    Univercells SA (‘Univercells’) and Global Health Investment Fund (‘GHIF’) are pleased to announce the closing of a €16 million ($18.8M) Series B equity financin...Read more

  • Accenture named a leader in Life Sciences R&D BPO Services

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2018

    Accenture has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (...Read more

  • ANTABIO raises € 12.5M from Series A funding

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Jul, 2018

    Antabio SAS, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel antibacterial treatments in areas of highest unmet needs has extended its Series A financing round with an additional €5.2 mil...Read more

  • New wearable patch to detect heart ailments

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2018

    Researchers have found a wearable patch that acts like a sensor can effectively improve the diagnosis rate for heart rhythm disorder without interfering with routine activities. The US Foo...Read more

  • Duke University collaborates with Microsoft for research

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2018

    Duke University has announced a new collaboration with Microsoft in several areas including research and cognitive services using Microsoft Azure -a&...Read more

  • ProBioGen, Pionyr starts another Immuno-oncology project

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2018

    ProBioGen AG, a premier service and technology provider for complex therapeutic glycoproteins, and Pionyr Immunotherapeutics, an immuno-oncology company which develops next generation antib...Read more

  • National Biotechnology Board unveiled in Zimbabwe

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2018

    Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister of Zimbabwe Professor Amon Murwira has unveiled the new National Biotechnology Authority Board in Harare...Read more

  • TransMedTech, MEDTEQ collaborate for research & innovation

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2018

    The TransMedTech Institute is collaborating with MEDTEQ with the aim of bringing new medical technologies into the Canadian health system by simplifying and accelerating the steps taken by ...Read more

  • Health Canada gives clearance to WAT Medical's innovative devices

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 03 Jul, 2018

    Shortly after WAT Medical's leading product to treat nausea-induced vomiting, EmeTerm, received its FDA clearance earlier in April, it has now also received official clearance from Health C...Read more

  • Merck launches new technologies for fertility labs

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 03 Jul, 2018

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announces the launch of QBOX IVF, and the new Geri Assess 2.0, in its continued drive to serve the needs of its customers and to ...Read more

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