AstraZeneca and Moderna Therapeutics announce exclusive agreement to develop pioneering messenger RNA Therapeutics™ in cardiometabolic diseases and cancer

AstraZeneca and Moderna Therapeutics announce exclusive agreement to develop pioneering messenger RNA Therapeutics™ in cardiometabolic diseases and cancer

March 21, 2013

 

AstraZeneca today announced an exclusive agreement with Moderna Therapeutics to discover, develop and commercialise pioneering messenger RNA therapeutics™ for the treatment of serious cardiovascular, metabolic and renal diseases as well as cancer. Messenger RNA therapeutics™ are an entirely new treatment approach that enables the body to produce therapeutic protein in vivo, opening up new treatment options for a wide range of diseases that cannot be addressed today using existing technologies.

Flagship Ventures and Merck Research Labs Form Strategic Collaboration to Foster Early-Stage Life Sciences Innovation

Flagship Ventures and Merck Research Labs Form Strategic Collaboration to Foster Early-Stage Life Sciences Innovation

April 10, 2012

Initiative combines Merck’s drug development expertise with Flagship’s experience in building early stage companies

Syros Pharmaceuticals Presents Research on Gene Control in Acute Myeloid Leukemia at AACR Hematologic Malignancies Meeting

Syros Pharmaceuticals Presents Research on Gene Control in Acute Myeloid Leukemia at AACR Hematologic Malignancies Meeting

September 23, 2014

 - Data Indicate that Syros’ Leading Gene Control Platform Can Uncover Cancer Drivers and New Target Opportunities for Potential Treatments -

T2 Biosystems Receives FDA Authorization to Market T2Candida and T2Dx for the Detection of Sepsis-Causing Pathogens

T2 Biosystems Receives FDA Authorization to Market T2Candida and T2Dx for the Detection of Sepsis-Causing Pathogens

September 22, 2014

– Novel test to identify Candida, one of the most lethal forms of common bloodstream infections that cause sepsis, faster than current methods – hours instead of days –

– More than 10 million people tested for Candida every year –

Seres Health Named a "Fierce 15" Biotech Company for 2014

Seres Health Named a "Fierce 15" Biotech Company for 2014

September 22, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seres Health, a clinical-stage therapeutics company developing novel treatments for diseases related to the human microbiome, today announced that it has been named by FierceBiotech as one of 2014's Fierce 15 biotechnology companies, designating it as one of the most promising private biotechnology companies in the industry.

FierceBiotech names Editas Medicine as one of its “Fierce 15” Biotech Companies of 2014

FierceBiotech names Editas Medicine as one of its “Fierce 15” Biotech Companies of 2014

September 22, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Editas Medicine today announced that it has been named by FierceBiotech as one of 2014’s Fierce 15 biotechnology companies, designating it as one of the most promising private biotechnology companies in the industry.

Joule to Team with DNV GL for Commercial Validation of Transformative CO2-to-Fuels Production Process

Joule to Team with DNV GL for Commercial Validation of Transformative CO2-to-Fuels Production Process

September 17, 2014

Bedford, MA, USA – September 17, 2014 – Joule, the pioneer of direct, solar conversion of CO2 to liquid fuels, today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with DNV GL, a leading provider of technical assurance and advisory services to the energy industry. The next step will be to define the specific areas of collaboration that will accelerate the global production of CO2-neutral fuels.

Dr. Mark Roskey Joins Quanterix Leadership Team

Dr. Mark Roskey Joins Quanterix Leadership Team

September 16, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Concert Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of CTP-730 Phase 1 Clinical Trial Under Celgene Collaboration

Concert Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of CTP-730 Phase 1 Clinical Trial Under Celgene Collaboration

September 17, 2014

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) today announced that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial of CTP-730, a novel product candidate that is being developed under its strategic collaboration with Celgene Corporation. Concert will conduct the randomized, double-blind, single ascending dose Phase 1 clinical trial designed to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of CTP-730. The study is expected to enroll up to 40 healthy subjects.

Seres Health Presents Final Data for Study of SER-109 in Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection at ICAAC 2014 Conference

Seres Health Presents Final Data for Study of SER-109 in Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection at ICAAC 2014 Conference

September 8, 2014

Phase I/II study also demonstrated SER-109 restoration of a diverse, healthy microbiome