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.
While skills shortages present one of the main challenges to the biopharma industry, North Carolina believes its investments in the life science ecosystem have given it a ‘multiple decade jumpstart’ in building a successful biopharma hub for both manufacturing...
CytoImmune Therapeutics, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company developing a novel class of engineered natural killer (NK) cell-based cancer therapies, has announced the opening of its clinical cell manufacturing facility in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.
The latest results in an ongoing study are a ‘step forward’ for one of 4D Pharma’s live biotherapeutics (LBPs). The findings underscore the increasing importance of the microbiome in cancer treatment, says the chief executive.
The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT Catapult) has today published the ‘National Cell and Gene Therapy Vision for the UK’, a document outlining recommendations for a national strategy for the adoption of cell and gene therapies.
Moderna has finalized a strategic partnership with the Australian government to build an mRNA manufacturing facility in Melbourne: which is expected to produce up to 100 million mRNA respiratory vaccine doses annually.
Fujifilm Irvine Scientific, Inc, has announced the acquisition of Shenandoah Biotechnology, a company supplying recombinant proteins to the drug discovery, life science research, and cell and gene therapy markets.
A study that reveals new understanding of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell functionality is said to underscore the critical role that cell avidity or binding plays in uncovering and optimizing CAR T cells.