Xbiome Inc, a China headquartered AI-based microbiome therapeutics startup, has acquired the clinical-stage M201 program developed by Assembly Biosciences, a firm developing therapeutics targeting hepatitis B virus and other viral diseases.
BioConnection, an independent contract development manufacturing organization (CDMO) based in Oss in The Netherlands has completed a new capital raising round led by the European investment company, Gimv.
Last week saw the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approve the Biologics License Application (BLA) from Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc for bevacizumab-maly, a biosimilar referencing Avastin, the Roche/Genentech product.
Moderna’s bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273.211, demonstrated superior neutralizing titers compared to the original mRNA-1273 booster dose against all variants of concern, including Omicron, according to data released by the company...
Dyadic licensee, Epygen Biotech, has received funding from the Government of India to advance a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine through Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials in India, using Dyadic’s C1 protein production platform.
Quay Pharma, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), has signed a contract with drug development specialist, Liveome, in relation to the Korean firm’s live biotherapeutic program.
List Bio, together with List Labs, is set to build a new US$125m plant in Indiana, offering end-to-end manufacturing for early-stage development through to commercial production of new microbiome therapeutics.
A single dose of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine offers comparable protection to the current two dose schedule, according to a review from the WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) released this week.
Microbiome-focused company, Kaleido Biosciences, in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, announced its intention to cease all company operations, lay off its remaining staff and delist from the Nasdaq Exchange.
Spirulina has been converted into a biomanufacturing platform that offers a way to rapidly produce mass quantities of biologic drugs for common diseases that currently lack effective treatments, say US developers.
US company Catalent is acquiring the UK’s Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre in Harwell: a facility which had been planned to support COVID-19 and wider vaccine production and which is still under construction.
The International Society for Cell & Gene Therapy (ISCT) has established a task force to ensure that the CGT field advances in an ethical manner and that the expanded access route is being used for its intended purpose.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted commercial licensure approval for Novartis’ Durham, N.C. site, a multi-product gene therapy manufacturing facility, which will start producing Zolgensma immediately.
Curate Biosciences reports that City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the US, has given a thumbs up to the company’s cell processing system for advanced cell separation.
The first patient has been dosed in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of OCU400, a modifier gene therapy candidate for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) resulting from mutations in the nuclear receptor subfamily 2 group E member 3 (NR2E3) and Rhodopsin...
The US FDA has approved Yescarta, Kite's CAR-T cell therapy, for initial treatment in adults with large B-cell lymphoma (LBCL) that is refractory to one prior therapy or that relapses within 12 months of first-line chemoimmunotherapy.