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Pulmocide Ltd, the UK-based drug discovery company developing novel compounds designed for inhaled delivery to treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and pulmonary aspergillosis, today announced the completion of a $30.4 million Series B financing round. The round was led by new investor SR One and included Longwood Fund plus existing investors SV Life Sciences, F-Prime Capital, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JJDC, Inc. and Touchstone Innovations plc. read more
Kiadis Pharma N.V. (“Kiadis Pharma” or the “Company”) (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: KDS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, today announces the appointment of Jan Feijen as Chief Operations Officer (COO) effective from April 1, 2017. read more
Researchers from VIB-UGent have discovered a gene that significantly increases plant growth and seed yield in maize. Research into crop yield is crucial because of the increasing incidence of extreme weather conditions affecting agriculture. The results from laboratory research were confirmed during two-year field trials conducted in Belgium and the United States showing that this gene can increase seed yield in maize hybrids by 10 to 15%. The results of the greenhouse and field trials are published in the scientific journal Nature Communications. read more
- Innovative Diabetic Eye Disease Clinical and Pre-Clinical Portfolio Provides "Multiple Shots on Goal" - First Patients Enrolled in Phase II Clinical Study Evaluating THR-317 (anti-PlGF) for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) - Cash Position - €80.1 Million at end of December 2016 read more
Celyad (Euronext Brussels and Paris, and NASDAQ: CYAD), a leader in the discovery and development of engineered cell-based therapies, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has decided to reject a new reexamination request of Celyad’s U.S. Patent No. 9,181,527, relating to allogeneic human primary T-cells that are engineered to be TCR-deficient and express a CAR. The patent remains valid and enforceable. read more
Kiadis Pharma N.V. (“Kiadis Pharma” or the “Company”) (Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels: KDS), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers and inherited blood disorders, today announces that abstracts providing information on the design of the Company’s recently initiated Phase III clinical trial with lead product ATIR101™ and Phase I/II clinical trial with ATIR201™, have been accepted for poster presentation on March 27 and 28, 2017 respectively at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) in Marseille, France. read more
- Streamlined strategic priorities with primary focus on allogeneic pipeline - Strong progress in clinical development of allogeneic platform ALLOB® - Further demonstration of efficacy of autologous PREOB® in osteonecrosis - Cash at end of 2016: EUR 20.3 million - Management team strengthened with appointments of Thomas Lienard (CEO), Benoît Champluvier (CTMO) and Miguel Forte (CMO) read more
CEO John Tchelingerian to Discuss Strategic Collobarations and Partnering Strategies in Cell Therapy at ARM’s Advanced Therapies Summit read more
Test could be validated as prognostic test for colorectal cancer and predictive test for cancer immunotherapies read more
argenx (Euronext Brussels: ARGX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a deep pipeline of differentiated antibody-based therapies for the treatment of severe autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announces that an annual general meeting of shareholders will be held on Wednesday 26 April 2017. read more