October 10, 2018 | by Nqaba Matshazi

European Biotech Firms On Course To Hit $8 Billion Funding Mark

European Biotech Firms

October 10, 2018

European Biotech Firms On Course To Hit $8 Billion Funding Mark

Funding for European biotech firms is expected to reach $8 billion this year, a new record for

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Allogene

October 10, 2018

Healthcare AI Startup Allogene Raises New Funds for Anti-Cancer Therapy

According to Renaissance Capital, the IPO assigns Allogene a fully diluted market value of $2.1

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heart failure

October 07, 2018

Abbott’s Tiny Clip, a Huge Helper for Patients with Severe Heart Failure

A small device made by Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories can greatly reduce death rates in

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kidney stones

September 29, 2018

UChicago startup, on cusp of developing a drug to prevent kidney stones

A University of Chicago biotech startup was awarded a $2.3 million grant that would speed up the

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Epizyme

September 27, 2018

FDA Lifts Holds on Epizyme Cancer Candidate

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted a partial clinical hold on  Epizyme’s

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Stent

September 19, 2018

FDA Approves a High-Performance Stent – First of its Kind in Nearly Two Decades

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approved a new covered coronary stent device meant to

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Vital Therapies

September 17, 2018

Vital Therapies’ Stock Plummets After Phase 3 Trial For Liver Disease Flops

Biotech company, Vital Therapies’ stock plunged by almost 89 percent after a Phase III trial of

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Atreca

September 17, 2018

Atreca’s $125M round brings new immunotherapy closer to clinical trials

Atreca, Inc., a biotechnology  company focused on developing novel therapeutics based on a deep

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OncoResponse

September 13, 2018

OncoResponse Raised $40M for Unique Drug Candidates Clinical Studies

OncoResponse, a biotech startup formed with the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in

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gene therapy

September 13, 2018

4D Molecular Therapeutics Raises $90M; Clinical Testing for Gene Therapies

Gene therapy firm, 4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT) is on the verge of taking its therapies for

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genome editing

September 12, 2018

Inscripta Acquires Solana As It Accelerates Commercialization Drive

Genome editing company, Inscripta has announced the acquisition of life sciences firm, Solana

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pfizer

September 10, 2018

Pfizer puts a stop on its clinical studies for a potential DMD drug

Patients suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and their families received

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Arvinas

September 01, 2018

Arvinas goes public to bring its PROTAC-based anticancer drug to the market looking at an $100 mn IPO

On August 30th Arvinas, a preclinical biotech that is developing protein therapies for metastatic

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biotech company

August 24, 2018

UK Biotech Company Raises $84 Million for Novel Cancer Therapies

A United Kingdom based biotechnology company focusing on novel cancer therapies has secured $84

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healthcare trends

August 23, 2018

Healthcare Trends: Principia BioPharma Goes Public to Raise Money for New Drug

The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm Principia Biopharma, which researches and develops

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Antibiotic resistance

August 21, 2018

Entasis Therapeutics Might Help Patients Battling Drug Resistant Bacteria as Early as Next Year

Privately owned Entasis Therapeutics, a company working on new antibacterial drugs to treat

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Series A funding

August 16, 2018

Ambys Gets $140 Million Series A Funding to Cure Liver Disease

A new biotechnology company, Ambys Medicines, which is developing regenerative medicines for liver

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SQZ Biotech

August 08, 2018

SQZ Biotech Raises $72 Million to Develop New Cell Therapy Treatments

  A Series C funding round by SQZ Biotech – a cell therapy firm developing new treatments

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Hepatitis C increase in Illinois

August 06, 2018

Injection Drug Use Endemic Spawns Increase in Illinois Hepatitis C Cases

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced that the prevalence of hepatitis C

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big pharma news

July 30, 2018

Great News for Big Pharma: BenevolentAI Uses New Funds to Prepare ALS Drug Clinical Trials

This spring, an investor-backed British artificial intelligence start-up, BenevolentAI, received

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3 Exciting Advances in Biotechnology

July 20, 2018

3 Exciting Advances in Biotechnology

Biotechnology has profoundly changed the way people are being diagnosed and treated. Medical trail

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Simon Stertzer on Driving Innovation in Cardiovascular Intervention

July 10, 2018

Simon Stertzer on Driving Innovation in Cardiovascular Intervention

Organization: Stanford University, BioCardia Interviewee: Dr. Simon H. Stertzer, Professor

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3D Printed Heart

July 01, 2018

Scientists Can 3D Print Human Heart Tissue

Biolife4D, a Chicago-based biotech startup, announced that it can bioprint human cardiac

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