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How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 1, 2018
In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.
Repurposing Existing Drugs for New Indications
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 1, 2017
An entire industry has sprung up around resurrecting failed drugs and recycling existing compounds for novel indications.
HHS Partners on Ebola Drug
Jef Akst | Jul 22, 2015
The US Department of Health and Human Services will put nearly $20 million toward the development of an Ebola drug as Tekmira steps out of the space.
CAR-T Therapies Get $1 Billion Boost
Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2015
The biotech firm Celgene inks a huge collaboration deal with Juno Therapeutics to develop and commercialize new cancer immunotherapies.
Follow the Funding
Bob Grant | May 1, 2015
In times of budget belt-tightening at the federal level, life-science researchers can keep their work supported through private sources.
23andMe Partners with Pfizer
Jef Akst | Jan 13, 2015
The personal genomics company strikes yet another deal to glean biomedically relevant information from its user data.
$230M for Big Disease
Jef Akst | Feb 5, 2014
The National Institutes of Health is partnering with 10 drug companies to find new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.
Industry Funds Limit Freedom: Report
Kerry Grens | Nov 27, 2013
A report by a Canadian organization finds that industry-academia relationships compromise university investigators' liberty.
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2013
Already a world leader in high-tech entrepreneurship, Israel is now flexing its biotech muscles.