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Venture Deals, Dollars Fall in Q4 2019; Biotech Stays Hot

Global venture capital investing

Venture capital deal-making in the U.S. declined in the fourth quarter of 2019, but biotechnology start-ups remained the most sought-after investment targets of any sector. . . . → Read More: Venture Deals, Dollars Fall in Q4 2019; Biotech Stays Hot

Synthetic Bio Cancer Immunotherapy Company Acquired

Natural killer cell

A biotechnology company creating synthetic proteins that invoke the immune system to fight cancer is being acquired by drug maker Astellas Pharma. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Bio Cancer Immunotherapy Company Acquired

Engineered Organ Transplant Company Raises New Funds

Two piglets

An enterprise that applies gene editing to create replacement organs from pigs for human transplant is raising $100 million in new venture financing. . . . → Read More: Engineered Organ Transplant Company Raises New Funds

AstraZeneca Joins $1B Fund, Expands Footprint in China

Research lab in China

The pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is starting a joint $1 billion health care investment fund in China and vastly increasing its labs and offices there. . . . → Read More: AstraZeneca Joins $1B Fund, Expands Footprint in China

Infographic – Govt Research Funds Fall Behind in U.S.

Government research spending

Funding for research at universities in the U.S. by government agencies is falling behind most other advanced countries, according to a new report. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Govt Research Funds Fall Behind in U.S.

Sumitomo Dainippon, Biotechs in $3B Acquisition Deal

Laptops on a table

Japanese pharmaceutical company Sumitomo Dainippon agreed to acquire five biotechnology companies and gain an equity stake in the Roivant Sciences group. . . . → Read More: Sumitomo Dainippon, Biotechs in $3B Acquisition Deal

Deep Learning Techniques Speed Drug Discovery

Synthetic biology

Researchers developed and demonstrated techniques with deep learning to discover new small molecule drugs ready for validation and lab animal tests in 21 days. . . . → Read More: Deep Learning Techniques Speed Drug Discovery

Skin Sensor Network Tracks Health Functions

Printed sensor

An engineering team designed sensors that stick on the skin and form a network with radio-frequency signals to track physiological functions. . . . → Read More: Skin Sensor Network Tracks Health Functions

Hearing Loss Cell Therapy Licensed in $625M Deal

Man with headphones

A biotechnology company developing regenerative treatments for various disorders is licensing its lead therapy candidate for hearing loss to Astellas Pharma. . . . → Read More: Hearing Loss Cell Therapy Licensed in $625M Deal

Smart Fabrics Boost Wearable Sensor Connections

Smart fabric team

A new type of smart fabric can dramatically improve connectivity between wearable sensors and mobile devices compared to current wireless networks. . . . → Read More: Smart Fabrics Boost Wearable Sensor Connections