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SAN DIEGO – n-Lorem Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides free, lifetime supplies of individualized RNA-targeted medicines to patients living with ultra-rare diseases, today announced a new partnership with Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel products for serious rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. n-Lorem Foundation...
SAN DIEGO – n-Lorem Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides free, lifetime supplies of individualized RNA-targeted medicines to patients living with ultra-rare diseases, today announced a new partnership with ChemGenes Corporation, a biotechnology company providing unparalleled expertise in the field of DNA/RNA synthesis for more than 40 years. n-Lorem Foundation is the...
To accelerate the development of gene therapies for the 30 million Americans who have been diagnosed with a rare disease, in October 2021 the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 10 pharmaceutical companies, and five nonprofit organizations announced the creation of the Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium (BGTC)....
Villejuif, France – Aglaia Therapeutics, a biotechnology startup developing promising new therapies that can overcome resistance to current targeted therapies in cancer patients, today announces the successful completion of a €4M ($4.7M) seed funding round. Advent France Biotechnology (AFB) led the round, with the participation of Crédit Mutuel Innovation and Pierre Fabre. AFB also acted...
Curing cancer has been the dream of countless doctors and researchers over the decades. Yet some types of cancer, whether because they affect relatively few people or lack influential advocates, receive less attention and funding than others. A recent gift to Harvard Medical School (HMS) is boosting efforts to understand...
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands and LOUISVILLE, Ky. – NORGINE B.V. (Norgine) a leading European specialist pharmaceutical company and US WorldMeds (USWM), a Kentucky-based specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced an exclusive licensing agreement by which Norgine will register and commercialise difluoromethylornithine, DFMO (eflornithine) in Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, Australia and New Zealand. DFMO is a repurposed molecule investigated for use...
NoviSystems, a Research Triangle-area company that empowers data-driven decision making, has commercially launched Fusion Analytics, its platform to help hospitals, drug manufacturers and other complex businesses gain answers and insights that can save them time and money. NoviSystems has assembled a team of senior advisers to help apply Fusion Analytics...
LEXINGTON, Mass. – Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: DRNA) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Novo Nordisk under which Novo Nordisk will acquire Dicerna, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of investigational ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi) therapeutics, for $38.25 per share in cash, which represents a total equity value...
Novo Nordisk has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (Dicerna) for a total equity value of approximately USD 3.3 billion. The acquisition of Dicerna’s ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi) platform is a strategic addition to Novo Nordisk’s existing research technology platforms and supports the strategy of using a...