25-Apr-2016 - Mice are used to model various human diseases – yet the animals don’t replicate some significant features of the adult human immune system.
22-Apr-2016 - While there are currently several techniques for producing tissue from heart cells, a new method reduces the amount of cells needed, making it easier and cheaper to replicate.
21-Apr-2016 - Aptuit has acquired Swiss CRO Exquiron Biotech, enhancing its drug identification and validation services.
19-Apr-2016 - Johnson Matthey has teamed up with Domainex to offer integrated API discovery, preclinical development and manufacturing services.
18-Apr-2016 - Researchers as The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) are working to create a public database where researchers can easily access biomedical knowledge.
14-Apr-2016 - Pierre Fabre laboratories has established a partnership with a biotech company as part of its Open Innovation program, "Nature Open Library."
14-Apr-2016 - Replikins’ genomic understanding of the Zika and Flaviviruses has led to the development of a trivalent vaccine for Zika, Dengue, and Japanese Encephalitis.
12-Apr-2016 - The US ranks first in terms of how its domestic policies contribute to global biopharmaceutical innovation, according to a recent analysis.
12-Apr-2016 - Demand for biological products has driven recent investments in vaccine manufacturing and cell banking, says Charles River Laboratories.
11-Apr-2016 - Finding the right patients quickly is an ongoing problem in launching clinical trials, so several companies have formed an alliance to advance precision medicine development.
08-Apr-2016 - Microbial expression systems are cheaper and more efficient than mammalian cell cultures says BioSilta which has acquired the rights to an E. coli based platform.
06-Apr-2016 - Researchers have established a new mouse model for testing vaccines and therapeutics to fight the Zika virus.
05-Apr-2016 - Crown Bioscience has developed humanized mouse cancer models which it claims provide biologic drug developers with an improved means of assessing efficacy.
04-Apr-2016 - The new consortium will evaluate cryo-electron microscopy’s potential for drug development.
04-Apr-2016 - SGS has teamed with DiscoverX to offer bioassays for assessing the potency of prospective biosimilars of Roche’s Avastin and BMS’s Erbitux.
01-Apr-2016 - Eurofins Scientific has agreed to buy analytical services firm Advantar Laboratories in its latest deal in the pharmaceutical space.
30-Mar-2016 - WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) has assembled a team of experts to advise the company as it advances its gene therapy research.
29-Mar-2016 - Lab animal treatment watchdog AAALAC has accredited an Envigo models facility and distribution centre in the Netherlands.
23-Mar-2016 - The funding will be used to accelerate the company’s global expansion of its proprietary digital immunoassay platform into new markets.
22-Mar-2016 - Propanc Health Group Corporation has received $1.2m from an institutional investor in order to fast track preclinical activities for its lead product, PRP.
21-Mar-2016 - Metrion Biosciences has been awarded a grant to develop CiPA-compliant stem cells and screening technologies by Eurostars, a European Union (EU) programme.
15-Mar-2016 - QPS Holdings will distribute liver cells made by Samsara Sciences under a deal agreed last week.
15-Mar-2016 - Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, has launched a vaccine research and development project targeting the prevention of Zika virus infection and disease.
09-Mar-2016 - With more than 130 biotech and 20 pharmaceutical companies currently developing immuno-oncology (I/O) therapies, the global oncology market could reach $40bn by 2020, says Tufts.
09-Mar-2016 - Crown Bioscience has announced the acquisition of PreClinOmics, an in vivo preclinical company specializing in early research in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases (CVMD).