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Nightstar acquired by Biogen for $800m

By Maggie Lynch

Biogen agrees Nightstar acquisition for $800m to take on its pipeline of AAV treatments for retinal disorders, diversifyingy its pipeline in the rare disease market.

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CAR-T for solid tumors drives industry to innovate

By Maggie Lynch

ICT is developing upon CAR-T cell technology to enable T-cells to persist against cancer’s attempt to program death into a patient’s defensive T-cells, which could potentially treat solid tumors.