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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

Psychedelic Therapy Company Raises $80M in New Funds

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A developer of drugs from psychedelic compounds for mental health conditions is raising $80 million in its second venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Psychedelic Therapy Company Raises $80M in New Funds

Alzheimer’s Digital Biomarkers Project Gains New Funds

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A venture philanthropy group is funding an initiative to find digital data indicators of early onset of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Digital Biomarkers Project Gains New Funds

3-D Printed Scaffold Helps Regrow Soft Tissue

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Researchers developed a biodegradable polymer for printed implant scaffolds that in lab rodents maintains its shape to encourage cell and tissue growth. . . . → Read More: 3-D Printed Scaffold Helps Regrow Soft Tissue

GSK, Biotech Partner on Neuro Antibodies in $2.2B Deal

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GlaxoSmithKline and biotechnology company Alector Inc. agreed to co-develop two synthetic antibodies for treating neurodegenerative disorders. . . . → Read More: GSK, Biotech Partner on Neuro Antibodies in $2.2B Deal

Biotechs Partner on Lower Cost AI-Designed Drugs

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Two biotechnology companies are collaborating on discovery and development of new drugs designed with artificial intelligence, at lower cost to patients. . . . → Read More: Biotechs Partner on Lower Cost AI-Designed Drugs

Antibodies Help Some Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

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Results from a clinical trial show a combination of two synthetic antibodies reduces deaths in hospitalized Covid-19 patients with no earlier immune response. . . . → Read More: Antibodies Help Some Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

Plant-Based Material Designed to Replace Plastics

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Biochemists created a polymer film derived from soy proteins in a sustainable process that can replace many of today’s single-use plastics. . . . → Read More: Plant-Based Material Designed to Replace Plastics

New Biotech Creating Precision Cancer Therapies

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A biotechnology company began work in public to develop new treatments that target proteins responsible for gene expression, beginning with cancer. . . . → Read More: New Biotech Creating Precision Cancer Therapies

Multiple Organs Impaired in Long Covid-19 Patients

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A study of individuals with lingering symptoms from Covid-19 shows they experience impaired organ functions months after the initial infections. . . . → Read More: Multiple Organs Impaired in Long Covid-19 Patients