Forge Biologics assembles scientific and manufacturing advisory board
May 18, 2022 -- Forge Biologics has created its new Scientific and Manufacturing Advisory Board filled with leaders in the field of gene therapy development and manufacturing. This independent panel represents Forge’s commitment to enhancing its gene therapy offerings through insights from experts in the field. Read More
Precision BioSciences presents preclinical data for gene editing therapies
May 17, 2022 -- Precision BioSciences is scheduled to display preclinical data for its Arcus-based gene editing studies at the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. The showcase will include two oral presentations and two posters highlighting gene editing study results. Read More
Lunaphore and Indica Labs combine spatial biology and pathology imaging platforms
May 13, 2022 -- Lunaphore and Indica Labs have partnered on the development of a biological research tool involving software from both companies. This new solution will involve a combination of Lunaphore’s Comet spatial biology platform and Indica Labs’ Halo digital pathology image analysis software. Read More
Thermo Fisher releases new qPCR solutions to improve biologics development
May 11, 2022 -- Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched a series of QualTrak quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) biopharma solutions to enhance the drug development process for biologics. The qPCR offerings include QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro real-time PCR systems and TaqMan and TaqPath master mixes and assays. These innovations support biopharma companies developing these novel therapeutics over the course of the lifespan of the biologics. Read More
RedShift BioAnalytics releases biomolecule characterization technology
May 4, 2022 -- RedShift BioAnalytics has launched its novel Apollo technology for advanced microfluidic modulation spectroscopy. This technology enables highly sensitive and precise measurement of biomolecules with improved efficiency and decreased sample volume compared to the company's previous AQS3 pro structural analysis technology. Read More
Dotphoton and Hamamatsu Photonics optimize raw image compression data
April 29, 2022 -- Dotphoton and Hamamatsu Photonics have entered into a partnership to optimize the storage and processing of data from raw image compression. The goal of the collaboration is to create higher-quality image data to be used in settings involving microscopy, such as drug discovery and cell research. Read More
BD releases new reagents for enhanced flow cytometry data resolution
April 27, 2022 -- Becton Dickinson (BD) has launched a set of novel reagents, known as BD Horizon RealYellow and RealBlue Reagents, created with specialized dye technology and artificial intelligence guidance to improve flow cytometry insights. Read More
Lonza, Integral Molecular join forces on risk assessment
April 27, 2022 -- Lonza and Integral Molecular are collaborating to better assess the risks of off-target binding of biologic drug candidates because unwanted immunogenicity can have severe consequences for patients and jeopardize drug development programs. Read More
Purigen enters into distribution agreement with GC biotech
April 21, 2022 -- Purigen Biosystems has entered into a distribution agreement with GC biotech in support of its automated Ionic Purification System. The agreement gives GC biotech rights in Europe to distribute, service, and support the purification system, in addition to microfluidics kits. Read More
Researchers find resistance mechanism in pancreatic cancer
April 20, 2022 -- A study on the novel resistance mechanism that drives metastasis in pancreatic cancer -- and that could be targeted with pharmaceutical therapies -- has been published by researchers from the U.S. and China on April 12 in the journal Cancer Research. Read More
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New York, New York United States
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Minneapolis, Minnesota United States
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District of Columbia United States
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San Diego, California United States
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