Pfizer to acquire immuno-oncology company Trillium

By Rachel Arthur

Pfizer will acquire Trillium Therapeutics Inc.; strengthening its work in oncology with the addition of next-generation, investigational immuno-therapeutics for hematological malignancies.

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BARDA and Locus in tie-up to tackle UTIs with phages

By Jane Byrne

Locus Biosciences has signed a contract with BARDA to co-fund development of LBP-EC01, a CRISPR Cas3-enhanced bacteriophage (crPhage) that targets E. coli bacteria causing recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs).