Biosplice secures $120M to advance splicing platform
April 16, 2021 -- Biosplice Therapeutics has closed $120 million in equity financing to support clinical development of lorecivivint, its small-molecule candidate in phase III clinical development for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Read More
Rosalind, Geninus expand single-cell analysis offerings in Asia
April 15, 2021 -- Rosalind has partnered with Geninus and HeLiXrUs to enable a new single-cell data analysis solution for cancer researchers in Asia. Read More
ImmunoScape raises $14M for its deep immunomics platform
April 14, 2021 -- ImmunoScape has completed a financing round that raised $14 million to enlarge its Singapore-based team, further its expansion into the U.S., and scale up its new San Diego laboratory. Read More
iTheranostics, Novartis ink FAP-targeted drug development agreement
April 12, 2021 -- Sofie subsidiary iTheranostics has inked an agreement with Novartis to collaborate on the development of therapeutic fibroblast activation protein (FAP)-targeted agents. Read More
Nvidia launches CPU, touts uptake of Clara AGX kit
April 12, 2021 -- Graphics processing unit technology developer Nvidia launched a central processing unit (CPU) specifically for giant-scale artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing tasks at the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference held online April 12-16. Nvidia also is highlighting the increasing uptake of its Clara AGX kit for the development of AI-enabled medical instruments Read More
Sanofi acquires Tidal Therapeutics, expands vaccine manufacturing
April 12, 2021 -- Sanofi announced that it has purchased Tidal Therapeutics for $160 million and plans to expand its vaccine manufacturing capability through a site in Singapore. Read More
Akston begins 2nd-generation COVID-19 vaccine trial
April 12, 2021 -- Akston Biosciences has begun a phase I/II clinical trial for its second-generation COVID-19 vaccine. Read More
Avantor to acquire liquid handling manufacturer Ritter for $1B
April 12, 2021 -- Avantor has entered into an agreement to acquire liquid handling consumables firm Ritter and its affiliates for approximately $1.05 billion in an all-cash transaction. Read More
Bio-Techne launches Abby automated western system
April 8, 2021 -- Bio-Techne announced that its brand ProteinSimple has released Abby, its next-generation chemiluminescence system that automates traditional western blotting. Read More
SciBite unveils AI-driven search platform
April 1, 2021 -- SciBite, an Elsevier company, announced the launch of SciBiteSearch, an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven scientific search and analytics platform designed to offer interrogation and analysis capabilities across unstructured and structured data from public and proprietary sources. Read More
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