Kennen MacKay

ESMO 2019: PARP and Prostate, SeaGen's Win, KRAS Update & More

ESMO 2019: PARP and Prostate, SeaGen's Win, KRAS Update & More

20 days ago   |   Xconomy

The European Society for Medical Oncology meeting has wrapped up in Barcelona, the last major clinical cancer conference until December's annual ASH meeting for blood diseases...
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FDA Doesn't Shell Peanut Allergy Drug Pre-Hearing, Aimmune Shares Climb

FDA Doesn't Shell Peanut Allergy Drug Pre-Hearing, Aimmune Shares Climb

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

Peanut allergy sufferers know they need to stay away from certain foods that can put them in danger. But what about accidental exposure? Even trace amounts of peanut protein in...
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At Big Lung Cancer Meeting, Lights Shine on KRAS, Drug Combos & More

At Big Lung Cancer Meeting, Lights Shine on KRAS, Drug Combos & More

1 month ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

The treatment landscape for lung cancer has shifted significantly over the past few years , and more changes could be on the way. At the World Conference on Lung Cancer in...
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Patent Challenge to Alexion Proceeds, But No Amgen Biosimilar Yet

Patent Challenge to Alexion Proceeds, But No Amgen Biosimilar Yet

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

Three patents that extend the exclusivity of Alexion Pharmaceuticals' franchise rare disease drug will now face a patent challenge from Amgen. On Friday, a court within the US...
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A Novel Prediction Model for Bloodstream Infections in Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery Patients

9 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract Background Bloodstream infections are an important source of postoperative mortality in hepatobiliary-pancreatic surgery patients, and no prediction model has been...
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Aristea Therapeutics Raises $15M to Develop Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Aristea Therapeutics Raises $15M to Develop Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

10 monthes ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

New biopharma company Aristea Therapeutics has raised $15 million from Novo Holdings, the Danish investment company, and secured global rights to an investigational AstraZeneca...
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Novo helps birth startup advancing an AstraZeneca castoff with $15M; Japan's Fuji Pharma wagers $50M on Alvotech's biosimilars

10 monthes ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

? With backing from Novo Holdings and a drug from AstraZeneca, Aristea Therapeutics is unveiling a $15 million Series A that will kickstart Phase II studies of its lead...
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Connect Taps Tega Therapeutics CEO, Springboard Grad as Chairman

Connect Taps Tega Therapeutics CEO, Springboard Grad as Chairman

11 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Connect, the longstanding nonprofit organization that runs one of San Diego's best-known startup accelerator programs, said Thursday that Tega Therapeutics CEO Tim Scott will...
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Mackay's Rallybio rare disease startup raises $37M in first funding round

One year ago   |   Fierce Biotech   |   2 articles

Rallybio, a new, early-stage startup from Alexion Pharmaceuticals veterans Martin Mackay, Stephen Uden and Jeffrey Fryer, announced it raised $37 million in series A financing...
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Avrobio Raises $60M for Fabry Disease Gene Therapy, Rest of Pipeline

Avrobio Raises $60M for Fabry Disease Gene Therapy, Rest of Pipeline

One year ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Avrobio has had encouraging early results testing its experimental gene therapy to treat Fabry disease, an inherited enzyme deficiency that leads to a dangerous fatty buildup...
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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 ...

SeaGen to Seek FDA Nod After Breast Cancer Drug Hits Goals of Key Study

SeaGen to Seek FDA Nod After Breast Cancer Drug Hits Goals of Key Study

An experimental breast cancer drug from Seattle Genetics is headed for FDA review after the company reported a pivotal clinical trial met its main goals. The company has been... Read more ...

Backed by $50M, Verseau Launches to Reprogram Immune Cells Against Cancer

Backed by $50M, Verseau Launches to Reprogram Immune Cells Against Cancer

Cancer therapies that harness the immune system don't work for all patients. Verseau Therapeutics aims to bring cancer immunotherapy to more people by targeting a type of... Read more ...

The secret of classic Belgian beers? Medieval super-yeasts

An international team of scientists led by Prof. Kevin Verstrepen and Prof. Steven Maere has discovered that some of the most renowned classic Belgian beers, including Gueuze... Read more ...

Edible grasshoppers can be modified for better fatty acid composition

It is possible to modify the fatty acid composition of edible grasshoppers by adding essential fatty acids in their feed, new research from the University of Eastern Finland... Read more ...

Manager, Engineering - Bachem - Vista, CA

The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. Handle complete project life cycle from design, planning and implementation...From Bachem... Read more ...

Bayer backs off running Casebia JV, as CRISPR Tx takes over management

Three years after Bayer and gene-editing biotech CRISPR Therapeutics joined forces to launch and run Casebia Therapeutics, the German Pharma is now handing over the full reins... Read more ...

Uncovering the principles behind RNA folding

Using high-throughput next-generation sequencing technology, a researcher found similarities in the folding tendencies among a family of RNA molecules called riboswitches... Read more ...

Listening in to how proteins talk and learning their language

A research team has created a third approach to engineering proteins that uses deep learning to distill the fundamental features of proteins directly from their amino acid... Read more ...

Pinpointing biomolecules with nanometer accuracy

Scientists demonstrate a new approach in fluorescence microscopy that can be used to locate individual biomolecules in 3D space with nanometer-scale precision. Read more ...

How the mouse X and Y chromosomes compete with each other to control offspring

New research presents the first demonstration of a specific difference in sperm function associated with sex ratio skewing. Read more ...