mRNA therapeutics have received increased amounts of attention and funding ever since mRNA vaccines proved effective in curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, researchers are exploring mRNA therapeutics’ use in other disease spaces, reports...
Minaris Regenerative Medicine, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) for cell and gene therapies, is pairing up with LIfT BioSciences on development and manufacturing for a first-generation advanced therapy medicinal product (ATMP).
The South Korean player plans to expand its recently acquired US facility, to provide contract manufacturing services for Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC), and to add drug product fill & finish facilities to establish a foothold in the North American...
Charles River Laboratories International, Inc and Rznomics Inc, a South Korea-based biopharmaceutical company specialized in the development of RNA-based gene therapeutics, have established a viral vector contract development and manufacturing organization...
Biotech company, Vaxxas, has secured a partnership agreement with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to advance the development of its needle-free vaccine-patch delivery technology for mRNA vaccines.
Lumen Bioscience has been highlighting recent progress made on its clinical and regulatory journey while also announcing several funding milestones supporting the development of its therapeutics to prevent serious diarrheal diseases.
Last week saw Opus Genetics announce it had acquired the rights to two preclinical-stage adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapy product candidates for inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) from Iveric Bio.
The WHO has set out a new blueprint for dementia research: outlining the potential of precision medicine, repurposed drugs and revamped clinical trials. “Addressing dementia is one of the greatest health challenges of our generation,” says the organization.
Biotech supply chains face an uncertain future in 2022 and beyond: up against myriad challenges ranging from future pandemic outbreaks to geopolitical tensions – and, indeed, unforeseen threats. Communication and collaboration between policymakers and...
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.
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...
Novartis continues down the third-party manufacturing route, as it secures an agreement with Carisma Therapeutics, a firm developing a cell therapy platform focused on engineered macrophage-based therapeutics.
Moderna has initiated the Phase 3 portion of its pivotal respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine trial: looking towards its ultimate goal to combine the vaccine with its COVID-19 and flu boosters into a single dose booster.
Live biotherapeutic product (LBP) developer, 4D Pharma, which has been NASDAQ listed since March this year, has announced positive topline results for the first part of its Phase I/II trial of an LBP strain for the treatment of asthma.
There is a healthy appetite for continued investment in gene therapy, in new modalities and more indications, says an industry insider as he reflected on the prospects for the US gene therapy sector next year.
Lonza has signed a licensing agreement with clinical-stage biopharma, Zhejiang Doer Biologics, whereby the Hangzhou, China based biopharma company will develop multi-specific biotherapeutics using the Swiss CDMO’s XS Pichia.
This month saw BioCina officially open its new biologics manufacturing facility in Adelaide, Australia, flagging it as the only TGA, EMA, Health Canada and US-FDA approved commercial facility of its kind in the country.