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Celgene Doubles Down on Dragonfly, Pays $50M to Expand Cancer Pact

CELGENE DOUBLES DOWN ON DRAGONFLY, PAYS $50M TO EXPAND CANCER PACT

Celgene's collaboration with Dragonfly Therapeutics is less than 18 months old, but the pharmaceutical company is already expanding...

BIO Celebrates 300 Biotech IPOs since Enactment of the JOBS Act

BIO CELEBRATES 300 BIOTECH IPOS SINCE ENACTMENT OF THE JOBS ACT

The biotech industry recently realized its 300 th IPO since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act was enacted in 2012. This marks...

 
 
 
Immune Cells Present Inside the Tumor can be Identified Using This Approach

IMMUNE CELLS PRESENT INSIDE THE TUMOR CAN BE IDENTIFIED USING THIS APPROACH

By identifying immune cells inside the tumor, doctors will be able to analyze which immunotherapy is working and which one is not,...

Bio Roundup: Alzheimer's Puzzle, ESMO Assessed, Drug Prices & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ALZHEIMER'S PUZZLE, ESMO ASSESSED, DRUG PRICES & MORE

In the biotech investment and research communities this week, much of the attention was turned to Europe. Munich, Germany, hosted the...

 
 
 
Immunotherapy Drugs to be Delivered to Tumor's Doorstep: Study

IMMUNOTHERAPY DRUGS TO BE DELIVERED TO TUMOR'S DOORSTEP: STUDY

New nanodevice may deliver immunotherapy drugs directly to the tumor, thereby preventing the unwanted side effects that come with standard...

 
 
 
New Immunotherapy Trial Offers Hope for Aggressive Breast Cancer Patients

NEW IMMUNOTHERAPY TRIAL OFFERS HOPE FOR AGGRESSIVE BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy together can tune the body's own immune system to attack triple-negative breast cancer, finds a new...

Killer Cell Immunotherapy Offers Potential Cure for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Study

KILLER CELL IMMUNOTHERAPY OFFERS POTENTIAL CURE FOR ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER: STUDY

The new cell-based immunotherapy, which has not yet been tested in humans with pancreatic cancer, led to mice being completely cancer-free,...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Nobel Prizes, Duchenne Steps, Guardant's IPO & More

BIO ROUNDUP: NOBEL PRIZES, DUCHENNE STEPS, GUARDANT'S IPO & MORE

Cancer immunotherapy is all the rage these days. The idea of harnessing the immune system to treat cancer has sparked billions of dollars...

Immunotherapy backfires in rare case

IMMUNOTHERAPY BACKFIRES IN RARE CASE

Immunotherapy won the Nobel Prize today. Dying from immunotherapy is unheard of, but this case highlights some flaws which will be...

 
 
 
Nobel Medicine Prize Honors Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers Allison & Honjo

NOBEL MEDICINE PRIZE HONORS CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY PIONEERS ALLISON & HONJO

[ Updated 11:45 am ET Oct. 1 with comments from press conference ] Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer has transformed the...

 
 
 
Nobel Prize Goes to Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneers

NOBEL PRIZE GOES TO CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY PIONEERS

Two cancer researchers - James P. Allison, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and Tasuku Honjo,...

Bio Roundup: Amarin's Stunner, Lung Cancer News, Data Dumps & More

BIO ROUNDUP: AMARIN'S STUNNER, LUNG CANCER NEWS, DATA DUMPS & MORE

Six years ago, a biotech called Amarin won FDA approval of a prescription fish-oil pill, Vascepa, because it could lower triglycerides,...

 
 
 
Akrevia Launches with $30M for Next-Gen Cancer Immunotherapy

AKREVIA LAUNCHES WITH $30M FOR NEXT-GEN CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

What does the second generation of cancer immunotherapy look like? For Tim Clackson, president of a new biotech launching today, it...

CRISPR, ViaCyte Team Up to Develop Stem Cell-Based Diabetes Therapy

CRISPR, VIACYTE TEAM UP TO DEVELOP STEM CELL-BASED DIABETES THERAPY

ViaCyte's attempts to develop a stem cell therapy for diabetes have been stymied by the immune system, which recognizes the implanted...

 
 
 

RESEARCH SCIENTIST I | BPS BIOSCIENCE INC

Description/Key Responsibilities: BPS Bioscience Inc. is a leading provider of recombinant proteins, assay kits, and stable cell lines...

Xconomy's San Francisco Event to Showcase Biotech's Next Generation

XCONOMY'S SAN FRANCISCO EVENT TO SHOWCASE BIOTECH'S NEXT GENERATION

The life sciences and biomedicine are a constant field of tension between cutting-edge ideas and breakthroughs, and time-tested procedures...

 
 
 
Hope for a cancer vaccine as scientists cure skin melanoma in 100% of mice in a trial

HOPE FOR A CANCER VACCINE AS SCIENTISTS CURE SKIN MELANOMA IN 100% OF MICE IN A TRIAL

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute and the University of Texas injected mice with an immunotherapy drug and a chemical called...