Newly approved gene therapy for SMA is based on delivery vehicle discovered by Penn...

James Wilson, MD, PhD, recalls being struck by the devastating toll of rare diseases as a young physician in the 1980s. He set out on a path to correct the genes that cause these...

Global Biotechnology Separation Systems Market 2018 | Key Players ( Merck, Danaher, Thermo Fisher...

Global Biotechnology Separation Systems industry report commences with the industry overview of Biotechnology Separation Systems. Further, the report reviews manufacturing cost structure of Biotechnology Separation Systems market along with price, gross and gross margin...

Update: Novartis’ Neurological Gene Therapy Receives FDA Approval

Update (24/05/2019): Zolgensma, developed by Novartis, has become the first FDA-approved gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy in patients under two years old. The gene therapy is also being reviewed under an...

French Pharma Acquires Israeli Microalgae Biotech

The French pharmaceutical manufacturer Solabia has acquired the Israeli biotech Algatech, which grows microalgae to produce bio-sourced food additives. The financial details of the acquisition were undisclosed. The incoming financial backing from Solabia will fuel...

Healthy figures from Spain – European Biotechnology

At BioEquity 2019, Spanish Bioindustry Association ASEBIO has given a sneak peek into its 2018 Annual Report, that each year describes the news and trends from the Spanish Biotech Sector. The early data suggests that...

AFAR celebrates Women in Science and Tech

Honoring Aging2.0’s Katy Fike and WOMANIUM’s Prachi J. Vakharia Credit: Photo courtesy of Generator Ventures (Millbrae, CA) The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) will celebrate women in...

Mitral Valve Prolapse Caused by Cilia Defects

Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a common congenital abnormality of the heart that can cause severe complications such as arrhythmias, heart failure, and sudden cardiac death. To date, the causes of MVP are poorly understood....

Irish Life Sciences VC Raises €118M Fund with European Focus

Fountain Healthcare Partners has raised €118M in its third fund dedicated to investing in life sciences, with the majority of the funds destined to go to European companies. Of the total raised, €45M was contributed...

Food Biotechnology Market value to hit $45 Billion by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc....

Selbyville, Delaware, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Microorganism segment of food biotechnology market is anticipated to witness over 9.5% growth in terms of revenue up to 2025. Microbes used in biotechnology improves crop yield...

Swedish researchers encourage less flying, with new tool to highlight climate impact

Credit: Travel and Climate As the climate issue heats up, consumers are becoming more conscious of their impact on the environment. ‘Flygskam’, or ‘flight shame’ is a word that has received extensive media coverage recently,...