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Start-Up to Engineer T-Cells for Autoimmune Diseases

Human T-cell

GentiBio Inc., a new enterprise in Boston, is starting work on creating engineered T-cells from the immune system to treat autoimmune diseases. . . . → Read More: Start-Up to Engineer T-Cells for Autoimmune Diseases

Gene Therapy Production Company Opens, Raises $40M

Adeno-associated virus

A new enterprise developing and manufacturing gene therapies, both its own and for others, is underway, raising $40 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Gene Therapy Production Company Opens, Raises $40M

Investment Funds Named for Underserved Entrepreneurs

Investing monitor

A foundation project identified its first five investment funds providing capital for start-up businesses founded by people usually overlooked by venture investors. . . . → Read More: Investment Funds Named for Underserved Entrepreneurs

Challenge Seeks Next-Generation Face Mask

Covid-19 face mask

A challenge competition with a total purse of $1 million seeks a new type of face mask that people will be eager to wear to protect against infectious diseases. . . . → Read More: Challenge Seeks Next-Generation Face Mask

BARDA to Buy $2B in Covid-19 Vaccines, Therapies

Syringe, pills, capsules

The federal health preparedness agency is spending more than $2 billion for developers to produce Covid-19 vaccines and treatments now in clinical trials. . . . → Read More: BARDA to Buy $2B in Covid-19 Vaccines, Therapies

Gene, Cell Therapy Start-Up Gains $700M in Early Funds

Stem cells

A biotechnology company creating engineered cells with modified genes for treating disease is raising $700 million in its first venture finance round. . . . → Read More: Gene, Cell Therapy Start-Up Gains $700M in Early Funds

Open-Source N95 Respirator Mask in the Works

Open source N95 mask

An engineering partnership is designing a 3-D printed medical face mask needed by front-line health care workers, with its specifications soon to be made freely available. . . . → Read More: Open-Source N95 Respirator Mask in the Works

Covid-19 Antibody Therapy Trial Underway

SARS-Cov-2 viruses

A clinical trial of neutralizing antibodies to treat Covid-19 infections began testing the therapy with hospitalized patients in New York and Los Angeles. . . . → Read More: Covid-19 Antibody Therapy Trial Underway

Drug Maker Licenses Low-Dose Vaccine Patch

Nanopatch system

The pharmaceutical company Merck is licensing a microneedle patch device that delivers vaccines with a small fraction of the dose normally needed by syringes. . . . → Read More: Drug Maker Licenses Low-Dose Vaccine Patch

Infographic – Largest Ever U.S. Manufacturing Decline

Manufacturing output chart

The Federal Reserve, the U.S. central bank, released statistics showing in April 2020, manufacturing output dropped 13.7 percent from March. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Largest Ever U.S. Manufacturing Decline