Cambridge, UK, January 3rd 2019: Owlstone Medical (or the “Company”), a global diagnostics company developing a breathalyzer for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, and Cancer Research UK, today announces the clinical launch of the PAN Cancer trial for Early Detection of Cancer in Breath1, with the first patients now being recruited for the 1,500 patient study.
Prof David Klenerman and Prof Andrew Briggs appointed as scientific advisors
CAMBRIDGE, UK, 20 December 2018 – EVONETIX LTD (‘Evonetix’), the Cambridge-based company pioneering an innovative approach to scalable and high-fidelity gene synthesis, today announces the formation of its scientific advisory board (SAB). Evonetix has appointed Prof David Klenerman FMedSci FRS and Prof Andrew Briggs to advise the Company on key focus areas in synthetic biology and bioethics, to support the development of its novel DNA synthesis platform.
Cambridge, UK, 17 December 2018: Horizon Discovery Group plc (AIM: HZD), a global leader in the application of gene editing and gene modulation technologies, today announces that it has entered into an exclusive target discovery partnership with C4X Discovery Holdings plc (AIM: C4XD) ("C4XD"), a pioneering drug discovery company.
Dr Jose Saro joins Avacta from Roche to lead the Group’s Affimer® therapeutic development strategy and drive the in-house programmes into the clinic
Cambridge, UK, 12 December 2018: Avacta Group plc (AIM: AVCT), the developer of Affimer® biotherapeutics and reagents, is pleased to announce that Dr Jose Saro has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer to lead the Group’s therapeutic development strategy and drive the in-house programmes into the clinic.
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Cambridge, UK and Seoul, South Korea, 10 December 2018: Avacta Group plc (AIM: AVCT), the developer of Affimer® biotherapeutics and reagents, and LG Chem Life Sciences, the life sciences division of the South Korean LG Group, today announced a multi-target collaboration and development agreement. The agreement provides LG Chem with the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize, on a worldwide basis, multiple Affimer® therapeutics intended for treatment of patients in the fields of inflammatory disorders, and oncology.
AMSBIO has expanded its range of Wingless/Integrated (Wnt) recombinant proteins, stable reporter cell lines, antibodies and ELISA kits to assist researchers in the fields of developmental biology and oncology.
Cambridge, UK, December 11th 2018: PredictImmune, developers of pioneering prognostic tools for guiding treatment options and improving patient outcomes in immune-mediated diseases, today announced CE IVD (European Conformity In-Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices) certification for its prognostic biomarker test for IBD, PredictSURE IBD™ - the first validated biomarker based prognostic test in inflammatory disease.
Cambridge, UK, 11 December 2018: IONTAS Limited (IONTAS), a leader in the discovery and optimisation of fully human antibodies, announced its Founder and Chief Executive Officer, John McCafferty was invited to attend the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in recognition of his pivotal contribution to the development of antibody phage display technology.
Sandwich, Kent, UK, December 10th 2018 - Discovery Park - and some of the businesses driving its success - will use one of the UK’s leading science events to showcase why it remains the perfect location for science companies looking to grow and collaborate. It will be attending Genesis 2018 with several of its life sciences tenants, showcasing their activities and discussing its plans for the future development of the Park.