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Regulus Therapeutics Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation of RGLS4326 for the Treatment of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs (the “Company” or “Regulus”), today announced … […]

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After Big Pharma abandoned infectious diseases, 5 biotech contrarians decided to go all in. Then Covid-19 changed everything

Bob Nelsen had been quietly wondering how to eradicate viruses for years, before one day in 2015, he welcomed a pair of immunologists into the ARCH Venture Partners offices on the 34th floor of Seattle’s Wells Fargo Building.
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AbbVie backs an Italian startup focused on autoimmune diseases; BioTheryX advances AML drug with $35M D round

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Italy’s Enthera Pharmaceuticals has grabbed a €28 million launch round to back its work on, laying bragging rights to the largest A round ever for an Italian biotech.
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A protein engineering platform spawns a new IL-2 player out of Basel, with human trials looming next summer

Versant Ventures is debuting another biotech upstart this morning that its partners believe has big potential for developing pipelines in products created by its own unique platform tech. And they have their sights set first on one of the hottest targe… […]

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Heritage Global Partners and Federal Equipment Company to Conduct Major Auction of Veterinary Biologics/Vaccine Manufacturing Site Online Auction Features State of the Art Processing and Lab Equipment

August 19, 2020 – August 20, 2020https://www.hgpauction.com/auctions/104084/vos/
SAN DIEGO, CALIF., July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Heritage Global Partners (“HGP”), a worldwide leader in asset advisory and auction services, in conjunction with Fede… […]

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MVPvets Appoints New Board Member and Launches The Academy, Providing Veterans with Virtual Training, Mentorship, and Access to The MedTech Conference

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MVPvets, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that assists and prepares transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in medical device and life science companies, announced the appointment of board… […]

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Mindera Corporation Announces Appointment of George W. Mahaffey as President and Chief Executive Officer

SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mindera Corporation has announced that George W. Mahaffey was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, and will also serve as a Director of the Company.

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Oncternal Therapeutics to Host Call on Cirmtuzumab and the Current Treatment Landscape for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oncternal Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONCT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel oncology therapies, today announced that it will host a call with a key opinion leader (KOL) and mem… […]

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Salk mourns the loss of postgrad alumnus

Daniel Lackner, a former Salk postdoctoral fellow who worked in the lab of Jan Karlseder from 2008 to 2014, passed away August 31 from complications related to a rare teratoid tumor.
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