Precision BioSciences and Durham STEM Students Lead Launch of First Genome Editing Experiment Into Space

From Startup Precision Biosciences Link to Full Article: CAPE CANAVERAL, FL, USA, December 6th, 2018 – Precision BioSciences today announced that the world’s first genome editing experiment in space has been launched aboard a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission was launched from Cape

Neon Therapeutics and Apexigen Announce First Patient Dosed in Neon’s NT-003 Phase 1b Combination Trial of NEO-PV-01 in Metastatic Melanoma

From Startup Neon Therapeutics Link to Full Article: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SAN CARLOS, Calif., Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neon Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTGN), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing neoantigen-based therapeutics, and Apexigen, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that patient dosing has begun in NT-003, Neon’s Phase 1b

Dermavant Sciences to Present New Data on Cerdulatinib for Atopic Dermatitis and Vitiligo at the 3rd Annual Inflammatory Skin Disease Summit

From Startup Dermavant Link to Full Article: December 6, 2018 BASEL, Switzerland—Dec. 6, 2018—Dermavant Sciences, a dermatology-focused subsidiary of Roivant Sciences, today announced that the company will present new data on cerdulatinib during the 3rd Annual Inflammatory Skin Disease Summit (ISDS) taking place Dec. 12-15, 2018, in Vienna, Austria.

Axovant Announces Feedback From FDA Meeting Regarding AXO-Lenti-PD for Parkinson’s Disease and Progress in Ongoing SUNRISE-PD Phase 2 Clinical Trial

From Startup Axovant Link to Full Article: Meeting with FDA confirmed that studies previously conducted using first generation ProSavin® may be considered part of a single development program with AXO-Lenti-PD Confirmed with FDA that the proposed current manufacturing process and quality control testing is adequate for the clinical program

Eidos Therapeutics Appoints William Lis to Board of Directors

From Startup Eidos Therapeutics Link to Full Article: SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eidos Therapeutics, Inc. (Eidos) (Nasdaq:EIDX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing the large unmet need in transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis (ATTR), today announced the appointment of William Lis, to Eidos’ Board of Directors,

Kezar Life Sciences to Present at The BMO Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference

From Startup Kezar Life Sciences Link to Full Article: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kezar Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: KZR), a clinical-stage biotechnology company discovering and developing novel small molecule therapeutics to treat unmet needs in autoimmunity and cancer, today announced that John Fowler, Chief

Aptinyx to Present at BMO Capital Markets 2018 Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference

From Startup Aptinyx Link to Full Article: EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aptinyx Inc. (NASDAQ: APTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapies for the treatment of brain and nervous system disorders, today announced that Norbert Riedel, Ph.D., president and CEO, will participate in a fireside chat

Anika Resumes Global Distribution of HYALOFAST, HYALOGRAFT-C and HYALOMATRIX

From Startup Anika Therapeutics Link to Full Article: Company Expands HYALOFAST Commercial Reach in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 4, 2018– Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANIK), a global, integrated orthopedic and regenerative medicines company specializing in therapeutics based on its proprietary hyaluronic acid (“HA”)

Kallyope Inc. Announces $21 Million Expansion of Series B Financing

From Startup Kallyope Link to Full Article: December 5th, 2018 Entry of Bill Gates and additional investment from existing syndicate raises Series B total to $87 million Kallyope Inc., a leading biotechnology company focused on identifying therapeutic opportunities involving the gut-brain axis, today announced a $21 million expansion of

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics to Present at the 29th International Symposium on ALS/MND

From Startup Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Link to Full Article: Poster highlights enrichment strategies for clinical trials in ALS NEW YORK, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of innovative autologous adult stem cell therapeutics for debilitating neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that