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WREN RAISES £18M TO DRUG PROTEIN-MISFOLDING DISEASES

Wren Therapeutics has raised £18 million. The British biotech will use the series A round to advance its research into drugs to treat...

Shipwreck on beach more than 120 years after doomed voyage

SHIPWRECK ON BEACH MORE THAN 120 YEARS AFTER DOOMED VOYAGE

The doomed Sea King sank on a perilous voyage from Cardiff to Brazil in 1896, laden with 1,900 tonnes of coal. Remains from the ship...

 
 
 

SENIOR ENGINEER, TECH TRANSFER - ARCTURUS THERAPEUTICS - SAN DIEGO, CA

Accurately document data and complete batch records as needed. In this role, you will also have the opportunity to assist in the design...

PIM1 KINASE PROMOTES GALLBLADDER CANCER CELL PROLIFERATION VIA INHIBITION OF PROLINE-RICH AKT SUBSTRATE OF 40 KDA

Abstract Gallbladder cancer is a rare malignancy, associated with poor disease prognosis with a 5-year survival of only 20%. This has...

 
 
 
Zipwhip Gets $51.5M for Software That Lets Businesses Text Customers

ZIPWHIP GETS $51.5M FOR SOFTWARE THAT LETS BUSINESSES TEXT CUSTOMERS

Texting has grown well beyond person-to-person communications. To remind customers about upcoming appointments or notify diners their...

 
 
 
Strand Of Oaks Announces New Album and Tour Dates, Releases Therapeutic 'Weird Ways': Listen

STRAND OF OAKS ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM AND TOUR DATES, RELEASES THERAPEUTIC 'WEIRD WAYS': LISTEN

Tim Showalter, known as Strand of Oaks, announced a new album titled Eraserland and dropped the vulnerable new track "Weird Ways...

Microbiome Role in Cancer, IBD, Obesity, and Infections

MICROBIOME ROLE IN CANCER, IBD, OBESITY, AND INFECTIONS

This is a companion to the story, Recruiting Microbes to Fight Autoimmune Diseases Researchers in Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized...

 
 
 

ROCHE R&D EXEC BEGINS A NEW VOYAGE WITH BIOTECH MOVE

Another day, another Big Pharma exec jumps ship to biotech: This morning, it's Omar Khwaja, M.D., Ph.D., who becomes chief medical...

 
 
 

HIGH-DIMENSIONAL RENAL PROFILING: TOWARDS A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF RENAL TRANSPLANT IMMUNE SUPPRESSION

Abstract Purpose of Review The goal of this review is to discuss new approaches to avoid calcineurin inhibitor /corticosteroids toxicities...

German cruise brings 1,400 cruise tourists to Bay Area

GERMAN CRUISE BRINGS 1,400 CRUISE TOURISTS TO BAY AREA

German cruise ship M/V Artania made a stop in Tampa, carrying 1,400 mostly German passengers and crew. It's mid-voyage, sailing around...

 
 
 
Notes from the JPM19 Vortex: Price Apocalypse, Celgene Fallout & More

NOTES FROM THE JPM19 VORTEX: PRICE APOCALYPSE, CELGENE FALLOUT & MORE

[ Editor's note: Ben Fidler and Sarah de Crescenzo coauthored this report .] It is here, and then it is gone. But by the time everyone...

 
 
 
SMRT Grant Winner: Uncovering the Metabolic Secrets of Hibernation

SMRT GRANT WINNER: UNCOVERING THE METABOLIC SECRETS OF HIBERNATION

What has four legs, lots of fat and fur, and will possibly help uncover novel mechanisms to combat diabetes? Grizzly bears! If humans...

The Japanese billionaire who booked a place on Elon Musk's moon voyage has now posted the most retweeted tweet of all time

THE JAPANESE BILLIONAIRE WHO BOOKED A PLACE ON ELON MUSK'S MOON VOYAGE HAS NOW POSTED THE MOST RETWEETED TWEET OF ALL TIME

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has surpassed a chicken nugget-loving US teen by posting the most retweeted tweet ever. Maezawa's...

 
 
 

POSEIDA PITCHES A $115M IPO ON ITS CLAIM THAT THE SCIENCE TEAM HAS CREATED A BETTER BCMA CAR-T

Is there enough enthusiasm among biotech investors to push through a $115 million-plus IPO on the latest biotech staking out their...

FATE THERAPEUTICS, INC.: HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Fate Therapeutics, Inc.: Fate Therapeutics is currently seeking a motivated professional to support human resources functions including...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: $74B for Celgene, Two CAR-T Tales, Ready for SF & More

BIO ROUNDUP: $74B FOR CELGENE, TWO CAR-T TALES, READY FOR SF & MORE

In 2018, my Exome colleagues and I published hundreds of stories about health, medicine, the biopharma industry, government policy,...