AMSBIO reports on how several leading European research groups have used their Lipidure® coated microplates to help culture physiologically functional, light-responsive retinal organoids.

Development of in vitro models of the human retina in which to perform pharmacological and toxicological studies is an urgent area of vital research. An essential step for developing in vitro models of human retina is the ability to generate laminated, physiologically functional, and light responsive retinal organoids from renewable and patient-specific sources.

Cambridge, UK, 30th April: PolyProx Therapeutics, a new biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel biopharmaceuticals for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has raised £3.4m of seed capital.

Do you as a company with a brilliant idea to solve a healthcare issue need to hire a Chief Medical Officer(CMO) at an early stage of your development?

The answer is NO, a perspective

Lets look at a typical job responsibility of a CMO

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following:

Leveraging the UK’s renowned contract research sector to boost industrial growth

Medicines Discovery Catapult’s Virtual R&D Discovery Services platform announce twenty-two partnerships

Today [26 April 2019], Medicines Discovery Catapult announces the launch of twenty-two partnerships with UK contract research organisations (CROs). The aim is to boost UK life sciences R&D and international competitiveness by channelling high quality projects through best-in-class service providers.

InVisionFirst®-Lung demonstrated excellent concordance with tissue profiling and detected 26% more actionable alterations than
standard-of-care testing

Data from two prospective U.S. trials published in Journal Clinical Oncology – Precision Oncology

CAP Accreditation is Awarded to Clinical Laboratories Meeting the Highest Standards in Laboratory Practices

Research Triangle Park, NC and Cambridge, UK, April 18, 2019 -- Inivata, a leader in liquid biopsy, today announces that it has received Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for its CLIA laboratory in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The CAP Accreditation is awarded to laboratories which meet stringent quality, accuracy and consistency requirements. 

16 April 2019 – Genomics England has announced today the successful completion of the first phase of its collaboration with Inivata and Thermo Fisher Scientific. This is part of a pilot project, undertaken by Genomics England in collaboration with industry, to:

Further Milestone from Janssen on NDA Approval by the US FDA of BALVERSA™ (erdafitinib) for the Treatment of Urothelial Cancer

Businesses across East Anglia are turning to placement students from the University of East Anglia (UEA) to help innovate and grow their organisations.

Increasing numbers of businesses are hosting placement students with many offering them permanent positions when they graduate.