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eTheRNA immunotherapies and Ghent University Announce mRNA Delivery Collaboration and License Agreement

by Kashmiira Nayar

eTheRNA immunotherapies and Ghent University Announce mRNA Delivery Collaboration and License Agreement Belgium-based eTheRNA immunotherapies has established a collaboration and licence agreement with Ghent University for mRNA delivery with enhanced thermostability, biodegradability and safety. eTheRNA will receive worldwide commercialisation rights for the new generation of lipid nanoparticle (LNP) formulations co-developed with the university’s research group […]

Kintor Pharmaceutical Collaborates with Fosun Pharma Development to Commercialise Proxalutamide for Treatment of COVID-19 in India and Africa

Kintor Pharmaceutical Collaborates with Fosun Pharma Development to Commercialise Proxalutamide for Treatment of COVID-19 in India and Africa

by Kashmiira Nayar

Kintor Pharmaceutical Limited and Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Development Ltd. have formed a licensing agreement in view of collaborating on the commercialisation of proxalutamide for the treatment of COVID-19 indication in India and 28 African countries (the “Collaboration Regions”).  As part of this agreement, Fosun Pharma Development will have exclusive rights of registration and commercialisation of […]

Portonbio announced strategic cooperation with KAEDI to accelerate the R&D and production of CAR-T drugs

by Kashmiira Nayar

As part of a new strategic collaboration with KAEDI Biotech Inc., Porton Biologics Ltd. will provide KAEDI with CMC services for CAR-T projects with its end-to-end CDMO platform, to help accelerate development.  The results of the companies’ first project in collaboration, KD-025 CAR-T, have been published and there is an ongoing multi-centre clinical trial of […]

Bone marrow stem cell transplants can benefit some Type 2 diabetes patients, study shows

Bone marrow stem cell transplants can benefit some Type 2 diabetes patients, study shows

by Kashmiira Nayar

Researchers at Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology in Hanoi, Vietnam, conducted a randomized clinical trial examining the safety and therapeutic potential of autologous bone marrow stem cells, finding that non-obese patients who have had the disease for less than a decade are most likely to benefit from the treatment.  The study […]

Non-altered birth cord cells boost survival of critically ill COVID-19 patients

Non-altered birth cord cells boost survival of critically ill COVID-19 patients

by Kashmiira Nayar

A clinical trial was launched last year in Jakarta, Indonesia, after the COVID-19 occupancy rate in the city’s ICUs and mortality rate of critically ill COVID-19 pneumonia patients hit alarmingly high numbers. The study showed that treatment with non-altered stem cells from umbilical cord connective tissue doubled chances of survival in these patients, and increased […]

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