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AbbVie Plunks Down $275M Upfront for Infinity’s Blood Cancer Drug

September 3, 2014 – 4:56 am | Edit Post
AbbVie Plunks Down $275M Upfront for Infinity’s Blood Cancer Drug

It’s been a topsy-turvy few years for Infinity Pharmaceuticals. The Cambridge, MA-based company is well behind a few others, whose rival blood cancer drugs that have already made it to market, and…

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Feds Provide Funding, Expertise to Advance ZMapp Drug for Ebola

September 2, 2014 – 6:37 pm | Edit Post
Feds Provide Funding, Expertise to Advance ZMapp Drug for Ebola

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said today it would provide its expertise and as much as $42.3 million to help San Diego-based Mapp Biopharmaceutical accelerate development and…

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Feds Provide Funding, Expertise to Advance ZMapp Drug for Ebola

September 2, 2014 – 6:37 pm | Edit Post
Feds Provide Funding, Expertise to Advance ZMapp Drug for Ebola

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said today it would provide its expertise and as much as $42.3 million to help San Diego-based Mapp Biopharmaceutical accelerate development and…

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Feds Provide Funding, Expertise to Advance ZMapp Drug for Ebola

September 2, 2014 – 6:37 pm | Edit Post
Feds Provide Funding, Expertise to Advance ZMapp Drug for Ebola

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said today it would provide its expertise and as much as $42.3 million to help San Diego-based Mapp Biopharmaceutical accelerate development and…

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Isis heart drugs get good news

September 2, 2014 – 2:06 pm | Edit Post

Carlsbad biotech Isis announces progress with two of its flagship heart drugs.

Isis heart drugs get good news

September 2, 2014 – 2:06 pm | Edit Post

Carlsbad biotech Isis announces progress with two of its flagship heart drugs.

Enzyme Controlling Metastasis of Breast Cancer Identified

September 2, 2014 – 12:18 pm | Edit Post
Enzyme Controlling Metastasis of Breast Cancer Identified

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that controls the spread of breast cancer. The findings, reported in the current issue of PNAS, offer hope for the leading cause of breas…

The Daily Aztec : SDSU researchers bring sea-quencer aboard

September 2, 2014 – 9:54 am | Edit Post

The Daily Aztec : SDSU researchers bring sea-quencer aboard.

Which Countries Excel in Creating New Drugs? It’s Complicated

September 2, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post
Which Countries Excel in Creating New Drugs? It’s Complicated

A lot has been written lately about innovation, or the lack thereof, in the world of biopharma. One question that often gets asked: which countries lead the way in creating new medicines? Many people…

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Which Countries Excel in Creating New Drugs? It’s Complicated

September 2, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post
Which Countries Excel in Creating New Drugs? It’s Complicated

A lot has been written lately about innovation, or the lack thereof, in the world of biopharma. One question that often gets asked: which countries lead the way in creating new medicines? Many people…

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