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Immune Disease Start-Up Raises $28M in Early Funds

A new company founded to develop treatments for diseases caused by problems with the immune system is raising $28.4 million in its first round of financing. . . . → Read More: Immune Disease Start-Up Raises $28M in Early Funds

Computer-Designed Antibodies Target Alzheimer’s Proteins

Researchers in Europe designed antibodies, like those in the immune system, to attack protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease. . . . → Read More: Computer-Designed Antibodies Target Alzheimer’s Proteins

Cancer Drug Produced in Small Continuous-Flow Batches

A team from drug maker Eli Lilly & Company devised techniques for producing an experimental cancer drug in small quantities but with safe, economical methods used in continuous flow manufacturing. . . . → Read More: Cancer Drug Produced in Small Continuous-Flow Batches

$300M Fund to Back European Life Science Companies

A new investment fund plans to invest $300 million in European life science and biotechnology companies in the later stages of their product development. . . . → Read More: $300M Fund to Back European Life Science Companies

Brain-Computer Device Tested with Consciousness Patients

Tests of a device designed for people with consciousness disorders to provide basic feedback to questions show the system can elicit and capture responses from these individuals. . . . → Read More: Brain-Computer Device Tested with Consciousness Patients

Wearable Heartbeat Simulator Helps Reduce Stress

A device that sends rhythmic vibrations resembling heart beats into the wrist helps reduce stress among individuals facing the prospect of making a public speech. . . . → Read More: Wearable Heartbeat Simulator Helps Reduce Stress

Sound Waves, Nanotech Delivery Boost Cancer Drug

Focused sound waves aimed at nanoscale bubbles filled with a cancer drug, were shown in lab mice to improve delivery of the drug to a particularly hard-to-treat cancer. . . . → Read More: Sound Waves, Nanotech Delivery Boost Cancer Drug

Patent Awarded for COPD Dry Powder Inhaler Formula

A formulation for dry powder inhalers to treat respiratory diseases that its developers say delivers medication to the lungs more efficiently received a U.S. patent. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for COPD Dry Powder Inhaler Formula

Synthetic Retina Developed with Natural Materials

A chemistry lab in the U.K. developed a synthetic retina made of natural materials resembling human tissue that in lab tests detects static, moving, and grey-scale images. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Retina Developed with Natural Materials

Gene Therapy Start-Up Raises $41M in Early Funds

A 1 year-old enterprise developing gene therapies to treat rare inherited metabolic disorders is raising €37.5 million ($US 40.8 million) in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Gene Therapy Start-Up Raises $41M in Early Funds