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Roche: FDA approves Rituxan Hycela for subcutaneous injection in certain blood cancers

On Juni 23, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Roche: FDA approves Rituxan Hycela for subcutaneous injection in certain blood cancers

Treatment can be administered in five to seven minutes, compared to 1.5 hours or more for intravenous Rituxan* Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Rituxan Hycela™ (rituximab and hyaluronidase human) for subcutaneous (under the skin) injection, for the treatment…

PEPperPRINT: 4A Biotech Co., Ltd. and PEPperPRINT sign distribution agreement for China

On Juni 22, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für PEPperPRINT: 4A Biotech Co., Ltd. and PEPperPRINT sign distribution agreement for China

PEPperPRINT has signed a distribution agreement with 4A Biotech Co., Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement 4A Biotech Co., Ltd. has the exclusive marketing and sales rights for PEPperCHIP® Peptide Microarrays and PEPperMAP® Services in China. 4A Biotech Co., Ltd. was founded in 2009 by a group of Chinese…

Heidelberg Pharma: Heidelberg Pharma Signs Exclusive Multi-target Research Agreement with Takeda for the Development of Antibody Targeted Amanitin Conjugates

On Juni 20, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg Pharma: Heidelberg Pharma Signs Exclusive Multi-target Research Agreement with Takeda for the Development of Antibody Targeted Amanitin Conjugates

Munich, Germany, 19 June 2017 WILEX AG (ISIN DE000A11QVV0 / WL6 / FSE) today announced that its subsidiary, Heidelberg Pharma GmbH, Ladenburg, Germany, has signed an exclusive multi-target research agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) for the joint development of antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) that use Amanitin as the payload. Under the terms…

AbbVie: AbbVie and Principia Announce Collaboration on Oral Immunoproteasome Inhibitors

On Juni 20, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für AbbVie: AbbVie and Principia Announce Collaboration on Oral Immunoproteasome Inhibitors

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, and Principia Biopharma Inc., a private, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that they have entered a collaboration for the development of oral immunoproteasome inhibitors.  The collaboration is aimed at developing first-in-class…

Digital-Gipfel 2017: Rhein-Neckar ist Leuchtturm für intelligente Vernetzung

On Juni 16, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Digital-Gipfel 2017: Rhein-Neckar ist Leuchtturm für intelligente Vernetzung

Am 12. und 13. Juni war die Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar Gastgeber für den ersten Digital-Gipfel der Bundesregierung (vormals IT-Gipfel). Über 1.600 hochrangige Vertreter aus Politik, Wirtschaft, Gewerkschaften, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft diskutierten an zwei Tagen die Chancen und Herausforderungen der digitalen Transformation. Schwerpunktthemen der über 30 Veranstaltungen in Ludwigshafen und anderen Orten der…

Heidelberg University: Scientists from Heidelberg and Chicago use optogenetics and mathematical modelling to identify a central molecule in cell mechanics

On Juni 16, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg University: Scientists from Heidelberg and Chicago use optogenetics and mathematical modelling to identify a central molecule in cell mechanics

Not only muscle cells, but also all other cell types continually generate forces in the human body. An interdisciplinary cooperation of biologists and physicists including Heidelberg researcher Prof. Dr Ulrich Schwarz now succeeded in performing high-resolution measurements of cell forces using light to switch them on and off in a…

EMBL: Open imaging data for biology

On Juni 16, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für EMBL: Open imaging data for biology

The Image Data Resource: prototype of the first open, online repository linking imaging and molecular data A picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if you understand what you are looking at. The life sciences rely increasingly on 2D, 3D and 4D image data, but its staggering heterogeneity…

DKFZ: Mysterious gene transcripts after cancer therapy

On Juni 13, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: Mysterious gene transcripts after cancer therapy

Drugs that are used in cancer therapy to erase epigenetic alterations in cancer cells simultaneously promote the production of countless mysterious gene transcripts, scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) now report in Nature Genetics. The substances activate hidden regulatory elements in DNA. The unusual gene activity has the…

DKFZ: How bile duct cancer develops and how it can be prevented

On Juni 13, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: How bile duct cancer develops and how it can be prevented

What promotes the development of bile duct cancer in the liver? Are these factors different from those that are responsible for the much more common hepatocellular carcinomas? Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have been the first to uncover the…

Heidelberg University: Researchers in Heidelberg develop a novel approach to monitor functional protein complexes

On Juni 9, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg University: Researchers in Heidelberg develop a novel approach to monitor functional protein complexes

Picture: Isabel M. Schopp, Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center Confocal microscopy image showing human cells expressing two interacting proteins (green and blue). Split-BioID labels additional proteins belonging to the same complex (red). The composition of specific functional protein complexes in their cellular environment can now be analysed with unprecedented resolution. The…