The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says COVID-19 has ‘pushed back years of progress’ in combating antimicrobial resistance (AR) in the US – adding that the threat from AR has also got worse.
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will provide funding of up to $375,000 to the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) to support the development of laboratory tools...
Releasing its first-ever report on the pipeline of vaccines in development to prevent infections caused by antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) bacterial pathogens, the WHO is calling for more AMR vaccine development.
Merck (MSD outside the US and Canada) is welcoming applications from early-stage biomedical start-ups for its newly launched Merck Digital Sciences Studio (MDSS): which seeks to support technologies for drug discovery and development.
UK vaccine company Emergex has signed heads of terms for a collaboration with the Molecular Biology Institute of Paraná (IBMP) in Brazil: with the partnership covering Dengue, COVID-19 and Chikungunya vaccines.
People with HIV who began taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the early stages of infection achieved a lengthy period of HIV suppression without ART after receiving two broadly neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies (bNAbs), according to a study published...
The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT Catapult) and the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) have announced a collaboration to accelerate clinical development of adeno-associated virus (AAV) based gene therapies for dementia.
Umoja Biopharma and TreeFrog Therapeutics have formed an alliance to address challenges facing ex vivo allogeneic therapies in immuno-oncology, including issues scaling up production to reach all patients.
A well-funded and appropriately rewarded biotech ecosystem is needed for the next generation of antibacterials to reach the clinic and beyond, according to BIO’s State of Innovation in Antibacterial Therapeutics report.
Lithuania’s life sciences industry is growing at one of the fastest rates in Europe. Ahead of BIO, Innovation Agency Lithuania explains what the country’s plans are for future growth in the area and how this is built upon students heading into STEM studies.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the US National Institutes of Health, has awarded a total of $577m to establish nine Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Centers for Pathogens of Pandemic Concern.
In a simulation model, lecanemab treatment was estimated to potentially slow the rate of disease progression, maintaining treated patients for a longer duration in earlier stages of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to early AD.
Last week the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, launched a clinical trial to investigate a preventative vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It’s part of growing efforts to create...
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.