Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapies, such as those developed by Kite Pharma, have revolutionized the approach to treating hematological cancers, but the therapies have limitations due to toxicity concerns. Pennsylvania-based BlueSphere Bio believes its approach through the use of TCR-T cell therapies will provide a more precise treatment option for patients.
Bispecific antibodies (bsAbs) can simultaneously bind to two separate and unique epitopes on the same or different antigens, sparking intense interest among the scientific community in recent years. Their dual [….]
Three New Members with Ties to Johns Hopkins Appointed to National Cancer Advisory Board by President Biden
WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announced the appointment of seven distinguished clinicians and researchers to the National Cancer Advisory Board, which plays an important role in guiding the Director of the National Cancer Institute in setting the course for the national cancer research program. President Biden is committed to ending cancer as we know it – including by making sure his Administration is investing in research and development that will help advance breakthroughs to prevent, detect, and treat diseases like cancer. The National Cancer Advisory Board will compliment the Administration’s efforts to build on the spirit and learnings of the Cancer Moonshot, which President Biden led in the Obama-Biden Administration.
Hear from inventors from the National Cancer Institute and the Frederick National Laboratory about technologies primed for commercialization and/or collaboration; great opportunity for biotech stakeholders and companies of all sizes, [….]
OVERVIEW: *Free, half-day virtual event. *Hear from inventors from the National Cancer Institute and the Frederick National Laboratory about technologies primed for commercialization and/or collaboration; great opportunity for biotech stakeholders [….]
Ascentage Pharma (6855.HK), a globally focused biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, chronic hepatitis B (CHB), and age-related diseases, and Innovent Biologics (1801.HK, “Innovent”), today announced a multifaceted strategic collaboration.
TTC is planning a technology opportunities webinar on July 13, 2021 from 11:00 am – noon, EST. Attendees will hear from the NCI’s Dr. Genoveffa Franchini about a new HIV [….]
Gaithersburg’s Sirnaomics Secures $105 Million in Series E Financing to Fund Development of Novel RNAi Therapeutics
Proceeds to Fund Development of Novel RNAi Therapeutics for Cancers, Viral Infections, Fibrosis, and Metabolic Diseases
NCI Technology Opportunities Webinar: “Complete Tumor Regression Seen in Colon Cancer and Leukemia Animal Models with a Novel High Efficacy Fluorinated Cytidine Therapeutic Compound”
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), Technology Transfer Center (TTC) will host a webinar to highlight a cancer therapeutic technology for collaborative development and/or licensing. The webinar presented by the technology inventor, Dr. Joel Morris, will highlight NCI’s novel, therapeutic fluorinated cytidine compound that shows high efficacy against colon cancer and leukemia. Studies indicated that the therapeutic compound can produce complete regression in xenograph mouse models with minimal effects on body weight. Registration is free.
Gaithersburg’s miRecule Inc. closes $5.7M to Create Breakthrough RNA Therapies for Cancer and Muscular Dystrophy
miRecule, Inc. (“miRecule”), an emerging biotech company focused on the development of cutting-edge RNA therapeutics, announced today it has closed over $5.7M in seed funding. The funding round was led by Alexandria Venture Investments, along with Boutique Venture Partners, Pathway Bioventures, Alumni Ventures Group, and national angel investors, with additional funding coming from the Maryland Momentum Fund and the FSHD Society. This funding includes a non-dilutive $2M Phase II SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute.