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Gene Therapy Delivery Company Gains $26M in Early Funds

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A developer of delivery methods for gene therapies promising greater safety for patients is raising $26 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Gene Therapy Delivery Company Gains $26M in Early Funds

Delivery Tech Licensed for CBD Epilepsy Nasal Spray

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A company is developing a nasal spray for epilepsy symptoms with a cannabis extract delivered in nanoscale polymer particles to the brain. . . . → Read More: Delivery Tech Licensed for CBD Epilepsy Nasal Spray

Pharma Gains Synthetic DNA for Rare Diseases in $1B+ Deal

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A French biopharmaceutical company is gaining access to a technology using synthetic nucleic acids to treat rare genetic neurological diseases. . . . → Read More: Pharma Gains Synthetic DNA for Rare Diseases in $1B+ Deal

Patent Awarded for Safer Cancer Drug Delivery

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A pharmaceutical R&D company is receiving a patent for its process that encapsulates and better targets chemotherapy drugs for cancer patients. . . . → Read More: Patent Awarded for Safer Cancer Drug Delivery

Flexible Electrodes Devised for Implanted Devices

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Biomedical engineers designed flexible electrodes that in lab tests safely connect and deliver electrical current to animal hearts and brains. . . . → Read More: Flexible Electrodes Devised for Implanted Devices

Plant-Based Lipids Developed for mRNA Vaccines

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Chemists at industry and academic labs created safer lipids for delivering messenger RNA vaccines, such as those protecting against Covid-19. . . . → Read More: Plant-Based Lipids Developed for mRNA Vaccines

Start-Up Designing Synthetic DNA for Gene Therapies

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A new biotechnology company is underway creating gene therapies for inherited diseases delivered with synthetic DNA instead of benign viruses. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Designing Synthetic DNA for Gene Therapies

Novavax Joins Alternative Second Shot Vaccine Trial

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Vaccine developer Novavax is taking part in a clinical trial testing effects of different Covid-19 vaccines in first and second immunizations. . . . → Read More: Novavax Joins Alternative Second Shot Vaccine Trial

Infectious Disease Biotech Raises $100M in Venture Funds

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A biotechnology company designing vaccines for viral diseases including Covid-19 is raising $100 million in its second venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Infectious Disease Biotech Raises $100M in Venture Funds

In-Body Gene Editing Tested as Sickle Cell Treatment

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Tests with lab mice show the feasibility of editing genes in blood-forming stem cells in bone marrow as a potential treatment for sickle cell disease. . . . → Read More: In-Body Gene Editing Tested as Sickle Cell Treatment