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CEPI Funds New Broad Coronavirus Vaccine

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An international health group is funding a new vaccine to cover a broad range of coronaviruses using exosomes, tiny natural bubbles for delivery to cells. . . . → Read More: CEPI Funds New Broad Coronavirus Vaccine

Cancer Nutrition Therapy Biotech Raises $47M in Early Funds

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A start-up company developing nutritional therapies to attack precise molecular cancer targets is raising $47 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Cancer Nutrition Therapy Biotech Raises $47M in Early Funds

Preclinical 3-D Printed Breast Tissue Implant Study Begins

3-D printed breast implant

A study is underway testing 3-D printed regenerative breast tissue models, derived from genetically engineered plant cells, implanted in pigs. . . . → Read More: Preclinical 3-D Printed Breast Tissue Implant Study Begins

AI Drug Company Creating Covid-19 Therapy for Rapid Delivery

Global Covid-19

A company applying artificial intelligence to drug discovery says it designed a new oral drug for Covid-19 infections that can be quickly produced. . . . → Read More: AI Drug Company Creating Covid-19 Therapy for Rapid Delivery

Hydrogel Shown to Boost Beneficial Gut Microbes

Gut microbes

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

Neurons on electrodes

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 Set for Gut Infection Biologic Treatment

C. difficile in petri dish

A developer of biologic therapies for gastrointestinal disorders says FDA cleared its request for a clinical trial testing its treatment for C. difficile. . . . → Read More: Trial Set for Gut Infection Biologic Treatment

Natural Killer Cells Stop Ovarian Cancer in Preclinical Test

Natural killer cell

Results from a lab study show engineered immune system cells sharply reduce tumors and extend survival in mice grafted with a type of ovarian cancer. . . . → Read More: Natural Killer Cells Stop Ovarian Cancer in Preclinical Test

Lung Chip Reveals Respiratory Immune Responses

Lung alveolus chip

A study with a small chip device simulating human lung functions shows normal breathing generates immune responses that protect against respiratory diseases. . . . → Read More: Lung Chip Reveals Respiratory Immune Responses

Biotech, Synthetic Bio Companies Partner on T-Cell Therapies

T-cells and cancer cells

A company creating antibodies from synthetic DNA and a developer of engineered T-cells are collaborating on new antibodies to produce T-cell therapeutics. . . . → Read More: Biotech, Synthetic Bio Companies Partner on T-Cell Therapies