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Eli Lilly to Pursue mRNA Cancer Vaccines with CureVac Pact

8 monthes ago   |   By Xconomy

Eli Lilly is getting a foothold in messenger RNA cancer vaccines through a deal with CureVac that could develop up to five new therapies. Indianapolis-based Lilly will pay CureVac, headquarted in Germany, $50 million up front, plus make an equity investment in the company valued at nearly $53 million, according to the agreement announced Wednesday. The deal calls for CureVac to use its proprietary technology to design, formulate, and manufacture the vaccine candidates. Lilly will handle clinical testing, and if approved, oversee commercialization of the drugs. If all five vaccines reach...
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Lilly, CureVac pen $1.8B mRNA cancer vaccine deal

Lilly, CureVac pen $1.8B mRNA cancer vaccine deal

8 monthes ago   |   By Fierce Biotech

Eli Lilly is putting up $1.8 billion to work with CureVac on five mRNA cancer vaccines. The back-loaded deal moves Lilly into an emerging field that seeks to use mRNA to guide immune attacks on tumors.
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Annual DIA Meeting 2017

Annual DIA Meeting 2017

From June 18-22, CORE Clinical will be attending the DIA conference in Chicago. From the people who pioneered the imaging CRO comes new thinking in image management, workflow... Read more ...

Bio IPO Madness: Six Biotech Startups Raise $568M in 24 Hours

Bio IPO Madness: Six Biotech Startups Raise $568M in 24 Hours

The window for biotech IPOs remains wide open and six more companies have charged through it, raising more than $568 million in the span of 24 hours. The first was Eidos... Read more ...

Ha Duong IAmScience

Ha Duong IAmScience

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC 8,124 miles. That's how far Ph.D. student Ha Duong traveled from home to work in the Stacey Lab at Bond LSC. Duong came from her home in Vietnam... Read more ...

BIO Congratulates 2018 George Washington Carver and Rosalind Franklin Award...

BIO Congratulates 2018 George Washington Carver and Rosalind Franklin Award Recipients

Each year at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, BIO recognizes innovators in the field of industrial biotechnology with the George Washington Carver Award for... Read more ...

Boston Tech Watch: NuTonomy, Crypto Fund, Shyft, Renoviso & More

Boston Tech Watch: NuTonomy, Crypto Fund, Shyft, Renoviso & More

Lots of news to catch up on in the Boston-area tech sector. This week, we're tracking an acquisition in healthcare data, the expansion of autonomous vehicle testing in the... Read more ...

Lockheed Martin Opening Cybersecurity Office for DoD in San Antonio

Lockheed Martin Opening Cybersecurity Office for DoD in San Antonio

San Antonio -Lockheed Martin, the largest U.S. government contractor , is announcing today it is moving into a 15,400-square foot cybersecurity facility at Port San Antonio in... Read more ...

Some of the Best Reads for Casual Friday: Artificial Intelligence

Some of the Best Reads for Casual Friday: Artificial Intelligence

Fridays can be the most productive work day, as you look to shore up everything before the weekend starts. Or, maybe instead, it's a day filled with long lunches and listless... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Duchenne Data, Roche Buys Foundation, IPO Wave & More

Bio Roundup: Duchenne Data, Roche Buys Foundation, IPO Wave & More

Biotech financing is a cyclical thing. Two years ago, the IPO window was unlatched but a number of companies ended up withdrawing their stock offerings. Others that pushed... Read more ...

A Milestone for America's Patent System

A Milestone for America's Patent System

USPTO Director Iancu and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross sign proclamation celebrating 10 millionth patent “Innovation has been the life blood of this country since its... Read more ...

Intel CEO Resigns After Board Learns of His Relationship With Employee

Intel CEO Resigns After Board Learns of His Relationship With Employee

Intel announced Thursday that CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned in the wake of the company's recent discovery that he had been involved in a past consensual relationship with an... Read more ...

Genetic Rescue of the Northern White Rhino

Genetic Rescue of the Northern White Rhino

People are taking eclectic approaches to saving rhinos from poachers. Tracking devices on the animals detect an increase in heart rate when danger approaches, like a FitBit... Read more ...