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Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

26 minutes ago   |   Xconomy

A stem cell biologist, a gene editing expert, and a data engineer walk into a room...and that's just a few of the people Daphne Koller has recruited in the past two years to...
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Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

26 minutes ago   |   Xconomy

Merck exited the holiday weekend with some fireworks of its own, announcing three major programs on Tuesday all related to investments in finding ways to treat and prevent...
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COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

11 hours ago   |   Xconomy

Clinicians and regulators are rethinking how healthcare is provided amid precautions prompted by COVID-19. In-person physician visits don't fit within the physical distancing...
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Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

11 hours ago   |   Xconomy

Privately held biotech ViaCyte has banked $27 million, the majority an installment of cash from a tranched $80 million Series D financing round it closed in late 2018. The...
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FDA Approves Evofem's “On-Demand” Non-Hormonal Birth Control Gel

FDA Approves Evofem's “On-Demand” Non-Hormonal Birth Control Gel

4 days ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

While treatments for many health conditions have undergone reinvention in the past two decades, birth control options haven't changed much. On Friday, San Diego-based Evofem...
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Generation Bio Leads a Trio of Biotech Companies Aiming for the Nasdaq

Generation Bio Leads a Trio of Biotech Companies Aiming for the Nasdaq

4 days ago   |   Xconomy

COVID-19 has ravaged the economy, and it was expected to quash the IPO market, too. But the biotech sector is defying the pandemic with crossover financings and freshly minted...
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Bio Roundup: mRNA Vaccine Data, Rise of Rallybio, Roche's Protein Play & More

Bio Roundup: mRNA Vaccine Data, Rise of Rallybio, Roche's Protein Play & More

4 days ago   |   Xconomy

As the nation started to reopen this week following two months of closed businesses and stay-at-home orders, public health officials and economists cautioned that society won't...
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AMAG Pharma Sells Off Women's Health Product in Planned Divestment

AMAG Pharma Sells Off Women's Health Product in Planned Divestment

4 days ago   |   Xconomy

AMAG Pharmaceuticals wants out of the women's health business-and now it's halfway there. On Thursday the Waltham, MA-based biotech said it had found a buyer for prasterone , a...
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Sequencing 101: Understanding Accuracy in DNA Sequencing

Sequencing 101: Understanding Accuracy in DNA Sequencing

4 days ago   |   Pacific Biosciences   |   2 articles

For scientists who utilize DNA sequencing in their research but are not experts in the underlying technology, it can be difficult to determine the accuracy of sequencing...
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Sunovion Drug Gets FDA Nod for Treating Parkinson's “Off” Episodes

Sunovion Drug Gets FDA Nod for Treating Parkinson's “Off” Episodes

5 days ago   |   Xconomy

The FDA on Thursday approved a Sunovion Pharmaceuticals treatment for Parkinson's disease, giving patients a new way to take an old drug. The Sunovion product, Kynmobi, is a...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck exited the holiday weekend with some fireworks of its own, announcing three major programs on Tuesday all related to investments in finding ways to treat and prevent... Read more ...

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

A stem cell biologist, a gene editing expert, and a data engineer walk into a room...and that's just a few of the people Daphne Koller has recruited in the past two years to... Read more ...

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

A photomultiplier tube array that is part of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota. The photomultiplier tubes are... Read more ...

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Privately held biotech ViaCyte has banked $27 million, the majority an installment of cash from a tranched $80 million Series D financing round it closed in late 2018. The... Read more ...

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

Clinicians and regulators are rethinking how healthcare is provided amid precautions prompted by COVID-19. In-person physician visits don't fit within the physical distancing... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb Company: Associate Director of San Diego Global Capital...

Bristol Myers Squibb Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused... Read more ...

Sorrento Receives FDA IND Clearance to Initiate a Phase I Clinical Trial of...

SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2020 - Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. today announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its investigational new drug... Read more ...

Public Disclosure of COVID-19 Cases Is More Effective than Lockdowns

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Gerald Joyce elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

LA JOLLA-Salk Professor Gerald Joyce, a pioneer in the field of in vitro evolution, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as a foreign member... Read more ...

Sugars that coat proteins are a possible drug target for pancreatitis

LA JOLLA-Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that accounts for 275,000 hospitalizations in the United States annually. Patients who suffer from hereditary... Read more ...