Flush with Cash, Foresite Aims to Live Up to Its Name

Foresite's new $775-million Fund V as well as a $193.5-million fund for nurturing earliest-stage startups, called the Fund V Opportunity Fund, bring the firm's assets under management to approximately $4 billion . . . The...

Infographic: The Biopharmaceutical Factory of the Future

The biologics market is increasingly important and continues to grow. Hence, biopharmaceutical companies must adapt to meet the greater demand. The modernization of manufacturing processes and facilities is one way to do this. This...

Legal Fights Accompany Big Fundraises in Liquid Biopsy Scene

A recent patent fight between the liquid biopsy companies Natera and Inivata is only the latest of many spats over DNA sequencing technology that could potentially revolutionize the detection and treatment of cancer. Earlier...

Insilico Medicine discovers novel preclinical candidate to address idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Insilico Medicine has demonstrated a breakthrough in Artificial Intelligence ("AI") and drug discovery -- linking together generative chemistry and biology for the first time -- to discover a novel preclinical candidate addressing idiopathic pulmonary...

UM scientists achieve breakthrough in culturing corals and sea anemones cells

Credit: Mike Connelly MIAMI–Researchers have perfected the recipe for keeping sea anemone and coral cells alive in a petri dish for up to 12 days. The new study, led by scientists at the University of...

From Genomes to Drugs: An Interview with Vertex CSO David Altshuler

Since joining Vertex Pharmaceuticals in 2015, David Altshuler, MD, PhD, has been instrumental in bringing several new medicines to patients living with serious genetic diseases, most notably cystic fibrosis (CF), including ORKAMBI®, SYMDEKO® and...

UNITY Biotechnology Reports Granting of New Employment Inducement Awards – GlobeNewswire

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITY Biotechnology, Inc. (“UNITY”) , a biotechnology company developing therapeutics to slow, halt or reverse diseases of aging, today announced that from February 9,...

Exosome Therapy: Borrowing from Nature’s Toolbox

In just a few years, exosomes have started gaining recognition as a solution to deliver treatments safely and effectively, and as a new approach to regenerative medicine.  For hundreds of millions of years, multicellular organisms...

Pharmaceuticals And Biotechnology Consulting Market Reviews and Outlook 2021-2026 | Bain & Company, LEK...

The “Pharmaceuticals And Biotechnology Consulting Market” report provides a valuable source of illuminating information for business planner and strategists. It provides the industry overview with growth analysis and historical & cutting edge cost, revenue,...

Seeing schizophrenia: X-rays shed light on neural differences, point toward treatment

Credit: Ryuta Mizutani Schizophrenia, a chronic, neurological brain disorder, affects millions of people around the world. It causes a fracture between a person’s thoughts, feelings and behavior....