Athos, Cleveland Clinic to partner on IBD research
Athos Therapeutics and the Cleveland Clinic have agreed to collaborate on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research. The agreement will advance the use of systems biology and computational science for precision medicine in inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Read More
UPMC launches immunotherapy company, Novasenta
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has launched Novasenta, a new company that will focus on the use of machine learning to develop novel and effective cancer treatments. Read More
COVID multiomics dataset, portal go online for public use
A new multidimensional dataset for COVID-19 multiomics research has been released to the public, along with a free online research portal for analyzing the data. The COVIDome Explorer and dataset, described recently in Cell Reports, give researchers a way to share data and collaborate in real-time for the clinical management of COVID-19. Read More
Rice University bioengineer nabs grant to develop 'smart' cells
Rice University bioengineer Laura Segatori, PhD, has been awarded a grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop gene activity sensors and activators that can be applied to nearly any cellular process associated with a transcriptional response. Read More
Immunitas nabs $58M for cancer therapy based on single-cell platform
Immunitas Therapeutics has completed a $58 million financing round that the company will use to advance its lead program, a natural killer and T-cell modulator for the treatment of solid tumors and hematological cancers. Read More
Researchers call for improved reporting of environmental conditions in cell culture
There is an urgent need to improve the reporting of environmental conditions for mammalian cell culture experiments for biomedical research, according to a comment published in Nature Biomedical Engineering on August 13. Read More
BioAffinity highlights paper on new flow cytometry method
BioAffinity Technologies is highlighting results from a research study using a flow cytometry method it has developed. Read More
BD launches new benchtop cell analyzer
Medical technology company Becton Dickinson (BD) has launched a new benchtop cell analyzer called FACSymphony A1 that offers new capabilities in flow cytometry instrumentation to scientific research labs of all sizes. Read More
Berkeley Lights reports revenue spike in Q2
Berkeley Lights reported an 82% increase in revenue for the second quarter of 2021 compared to the same period a year ago. Read More
10x Genomics reports revenue gains in Q2
10x Genomics reported revenue growth in the second quarter of 2021 of 170% over the same quarter a year ago. Read More
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