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Oxford, GSK Partner on New Tech for Neuro Diseases

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GlaxoSmithKline is funding a joint research center at University of Oxford to advance precision medical technologies, beginning with neurological disorders. . . . → Read More: Oxford, GSK Partner on New Tech for Neuro Diseases

$180M Venture Fund Backing Age-Related Disease Start-Ups

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A new venture capital fund aims to finance research entrepreneurs addressing root causes of age-related diseases with therapies and early diagnostics. . . . → Read More: $180M Venture Fund Backing Age-Related Disease Start-Ups

Trial Advances Test of Electronic Cancer Treatment

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A clinical trial completed enrollment of lung cancer patients testing a device sending an electric field into their tumors to disrupt cancer cell proliferation. . . . → Read More: Trial Advances Test of Electronic Cancer Treatment

Synthetic Bio Milk Company Gains $13M in Seed Funds

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A start-up enterprise creating milk and dairy products with proteins derived from engineered microorganisms is raising $13 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Bio Milk Company Gains $13M in Seed Funds

Targeted Immunotherapy Shown to Shrink, Stop Tumors

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Results from tests with lab mice show an experimental targeted cancer therapy invoking the immune system shrinks tumors and prevents their recurrence. . . . → Read More: Targeted Immunotherapy Shown to Shrink, Stop Tumors

Trial Shows Psilocybin Drug Helps Reduce Depression

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A clinical trial shows a drug derived from the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin reduces symptoms of depression, when part of a therapy program. . . . → Read More: Trial Shows Psilocybin Drug Helps Reduce Depression

Chip Device Simulates Coronavirus Gut Symptoms

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Biomedical engineers found a chip device with intestinal tissue can simulate coronavirus infections and symptoms in the gut, and test possible treatments. . . . → Read More: Chip Device Simulates Coronavirus Gut Symptoms

Cell Therapy Biotech Raises $75.5M in Venture Funds

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A developer of off-the-shelf genetically engineered platelet cells to treat a range of diseases is raising $75.5 million in its second venture round. . . . → Read More: Cell Therapy Biotech Raises $75.5M in Venture Funds

Synthetic Protein Company Gains $25M in New Funds

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A company designing engineered proteins to work better than natural chemistries as treatments for disease is raising $25 million in its first venture round. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Protein Company Gains $25M in New Funds

Hydrogel Obesity Capsule Shown to Protect Gut Tissue

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Lab tests show an ingestible hydrogel designed to encourage weight loss by acting like raw vegetables helps protect and regulate intestinal tissue. . . . → Read More: Hydrogel Obesity Capsule Shown to Protect Gut Tissue