Biotechnology

Viva Biotech and Langhua Pharmaceutical Reached the Strategic Acquisition Agreement, Accelerating the Escalation of the Service Chain of Innovative Drug Industry

SHANGHAI, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 9th, 2020, Viva Biotech ( Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Viva Biotech" or "The Company") entered into the Share Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Viva Biotech agreed to acquire and the Vendors agreed to collectively sell 80% of...

2020-08-10 08:00 182

Innovent and Lilly Release Clinical Trial Results of Sintilimab in Combination with ALIMTA® (Pemetrexed) and Platinum Chemotherapy as First-Line Treatment for Nonsquamous NSCLC in an Oral Presentation at IASLC WCLC 2020 Virtual Presidential Symposium

SUZHOU, China, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovent Biologics, Inc. ("Innovent") (HKEX: 01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high quality medicines for the treatment of oncology, metabolic, autoimmune and other major diseases, today anno...

2020-08-08 21:00 7068

World's First Development and Demonstration of a Quantum Cryptographic Communication Technology Applied System for Genomic Medicine

TOKYO, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) and Tohoku University Hospital have demonstrated that quantum cryptographic communications technology can provide genomic medicine with a safe, completely secure d...

2020-08-07 14:00 6031

US FDA Grants Rare Pediatric Disease Designation (RPDD) to Paxalisib for DIPG

SYDNEY, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kazia Therapeutics Limited (ASX: KZA; NASDAQ: KZIA), an Australian oncology-focused biotechnology company, is pleased to announce that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded Rare Pediatric Disease Designation (RPDD) to Kazia's paxalis...

2020-08-07 08:30 7396

Covistat, Biopharmaceutical Company Developing Low-Cost COVID-19 Treatment, Acquires IP From World Leader in Respiratory Disease Medicine

Technology, expertise from UK's Mucokinetica to accelerate repurposing of generic remedy nafamostat for COVID-19 oral, inhalation therapy SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A biopharmaceutical company repurposing nafamostat, a generic remedy for pancreatitis and acute kidney injury, is one ...

2020-08-07 01:30 2424

Dietary cholesterol and phytosterols contribute directly to heart disease

Genetic variability in cholesterol and phytosterol absorption affects cardiovascular disease risk REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics , a subsidiary of Amgen, and their collaborators fromthe Icelandic healthcare system, University of Iceland, the Copenha...

2020-08-07 01:21 3109

Caprion-HistoGeneX and Viroclinics-DDL announce a strategic partnership to offer integrated, complementary services to advance infectious disease research and COVID-19 therapeutic development

Caprion-HistoGeneX, a specialized CRO providing immunology, proteomics, histopathology and genomics services, and Viroclinics-DDL, a provider of preclinical and clinical trial services for vaccine, antiviral, and diagnostic development, are pleased to announce a new partnership that will offer gl...

2020-08-06 20:10 930

Tessa Therapeutics Announces Results from Two Independent Phase 1/2 Trials of Autologous CD30 CAR-T Cell Therapy in Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma

SINGAPORE, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tessa Therapeutics (Tessa), a clinical-stage cell therapy company developing next-generation cancer treatments, today announced the publication of results in theJournal of Clinical Oncology

2020-08-06 19:00 1954

Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor Promotes Genomics Project as Center of Medical Hub

BANGKOK, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand, already famed for its world class hospitals and success combating coronavirus, aims to enhance its role as a global medical hub by establishing a Thailand Genomics Sequencing Center in the country's high-tech Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), officia...

2020-08-06 18:47 2428

Johnson & Johnson Announces Agreement with U.S. Government for 100 Million Doses of Investigational COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have entered into an agreement with the U.S. government for the large scale domestic manufacturing and delivery in the U.S. of 100 million doses...

2020-08-05 20:30 3339

WuXi Biologics Awarded as "Most Honored Company" by Institutional Investor

SHANGHAI, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics ("WuXi Bio") (2269.HK), a global company with leading open-access biologics technology platforms, announced that it was awarded as "Most Honored Company" byInstitutional Investor , an international financial publication, based on the strength o...

2020-08-04 17:00 703

Adagio Medical, Inc., reports pre-clinical effectiveness combining their existing ultra-low temperature cryoablation catheter with Pulsed Field Ablation (PFA) in a single Pulsed Field Cryoablation (PFCA) catheter

LAGUNA HILLS, California, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Adagio Medical, Inc., a leading innovator for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and ventricular tachycardia (VT), and developer of theintelligent Continuous Lesion Ablation System (iCLAS™), today announced successful pre-clinical re...

2020-08-04 10:16 1770

Macrogen Obtains Europe's CE-IVD Certificate for its COVID-19 Test Kit

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Korean biotech company Macrogen (CEO Sukang Lee), announced on the 3rd that it had obtained the CE marking forEurope's In-Vitro Diagnostic (CE-IVD) devices for its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) test kit 'Axen™...

2020-08-04 10:00 1669

GranBio and NextChem sign partnership to develop cellulosic ethanol market

SAO PAULO and ROME, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GranBio, a 100% Brazilian industrial biotechnology company, and NextChem, Maire Tecnimont's subsidiary for energy transition announced a strategic partnership to achieve global leadership in the licensing of patented GranBio 2G Ethanol technology t...

2020-08-03 20:54 2383

Innovent Announces First Patient Dosed in the Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Anti-CD47/PD-L1 Bispecific Antibody in China

SUZHOU, China, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovent Biologics, Inc. ("Innovent" or "the Company") (HKEX: 01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high quality medicines for the treatment of oncology, metabolic, autoimmune and other major dise...

2020-08-03 08:00 5620

INOVIO's COVID-19 DNA Vaccine INO-4800 Provides Protection with Memory Immune Responses In Non-Human Primates Challenged with SARS-CoV-2 Virus

- INO-4800 showed durable antibody and T cell responses in rhesus macaques for 4 months - INO-4800 is the only vaccine to demonstrate long-term protection in non-human primates challenged with SARS-CoV-2 virus 13 weeks from vaccination  - Memory T and B cell responses resulted in reduced viral l...

2020-07-30 20:34 3977

Single Dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates Robust Protection in Pre-clinical Studies

Study published in Nature shows J&J's investigational SARS-CoV-2 vaccine elicits a strong immune response that protects against subsequent infection First-in-human Phase 1/2a clinical trial now underway in United States and Belgium; Phase 3 clinical trial expected to commence in September NEW BR...

2020-07-30 17:55 8260

Global X China Biotech ETF and Global X China Cloud Computing ETF Named the Most Innovative ETFs in Hong Kong by The Asset

HONG KONG, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirae Asset Global Investments (Hong Kong) Limited ("Mirae Asset") is delighted that two of its Hong Kong-listed exchange-traded funds (ETF), theGlobal X China Biotech ETF (2820.HK) and Global X China Cloud Computing ETF (2826.HK), have been recognized as ...

2020-07-30 17:15 2318

Henlius and Accord Healthcare Receive EMA Approval for Zercepac®, trastuzumab biosimilar

SHANGHAI, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission (EC) has approved Shanghai Henlius Biotech, Inc. (2696.HK) and Accord Healthcare Limited (Accord)'s Zercepac®, a biosimilar trastuzumab, for the treatment of certain patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer, HER2-positive meta...

2020-07-30 08:00 3035

Global Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F

HONG KONG, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("GCBC" or the "Company"),China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced that the Company filed its Annual ...

2020-07-30 04:16 16568
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