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Precision Antibacterial Company Raises $35M in New Funds

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A biotechnology company creating targeted antibacterial and microbiome treatments aided by gene editing is raising $35 million in new venture funds. . . . → Read More: Precision Antibacterial Company Raises $35M in New Funds

Trial Shows Gene Therapy Results with Sickle Cell Disease

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Early results from a clinical trial show an experimental gene transfer therapy largely reduces painful events from sickle cell disease for one to two years. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Gene Therapy Results with Sickle Cell Disease

Early Trial Data Show Crispr Cancer Therapy Response

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Initial results from a clinical trial show non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients receiving low doses of gene-edited T-cells achieve a clinical response, but with some adverse effects. . . . → Read More: Early Trial Data Show Crispr Cancer Therapy Response

AI-Aided Collaboration to Discover Neuro Disease Drugs

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Two biotechnology and health technology companies are discovering precision treatments for neurological disorders with simulation models for individual patients. . . . → Read More: AI-Aided Collaboration to Discover Neuro Disease Drugs

Intl. Team Studying Antibiotic Overuse in Pigs

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Researchers in Europe and the U.S. are investigating gut processes in pigs to reduce antibiotics commonly used against infections, a source of antibiotic resistance. . . . → Read More: Intl. Team Studying Antibiotic Overuse in Pigs

Two Venture Funds Unveiled for Science Start-Ups

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Two investment companies announced venture capital funds totaling nearly $700 million for supporting new life science and health technology businesses. . . . → Read More: Two Venture Funds Unveiled for Science Start-Ups

Hydrogel Shown to Boost Beneficial Gut Microbes

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Tests with lab mice show a highly absorbent biocompatible gel promotes the growth of beneficial microbes associated with good metabolic health. . . . → Read More: Hydrogel Shown to Boost Beneficial Gut Microbes

Semiconductor Tech Drug Discovery Company Underway

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A drug discovery company with an electronic screening process based on semiconductor technology is starting up and raising $9.25 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Semiconductor Tech Drug Discovery Company Underway

Trial Begins for Skin-Implanted Addiction Therapy

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A clinical trial is underway testing a therapy for opioid use disorder that places a treatment drug pellet under the skin lasting for 12 weeks. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins for Skin-Implanted Addiction Therapy

State Grant Funds Virus-Immunotherapy Cancer Trial

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A California state agency is helping fund a clinical trial testing an immunotherapy combined with a cancer-killing virus to treat solid tumor cancers. . . . → Read More: State Grant Funds Virus-Immunotherapy Cancer Trial