Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

May 26

Premium Lock RTP-based biotech company Arrevus has raised $1 million (+ a look at its pipeline)

​Arrevus, a Research Triangle Park-based biotech company specializing in finding drugs to fight antibiotics, has raised $1 million in a private equity offering. Plus: Get a look at its product pipeline.

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Updated May 26

NC budget writers target startups, Biotech Center for cuts

N.C. flag              Budget writers in the North Carolina General Assembly have targeted startups and the N.C. Biotechnology Center for cuts in the near-$23 billion spending plan under debate in Raleigh. But the head of the Commerce Department vows to fight cuts in his department, and the Biotech Center 's "optimistic" it will escape a slashing.

May 25

Liquidia's opiod alternative fares well in Phase 1 trial

Liquidia's PRINT technology ​Morrisville-based Liquidia Technologies has reported positive initial results from a phase 1 clinical trial of a drug candidate for relieving post-surgery pain as an alternative to addictive opioids.

May 24

RTP startup SiNON Therapeutics creates a Trojan horse for pharma

The startup, an NC IDEA spring grant winner, says its technology help the life science industry deliver drugs to the brain effectively and safely

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May 22

Premium Lock The Human Future: Evolution inside the genome revolution

We learned a lot from the first genetics revolution, the sequencing of the entire human genome from 1997-2003. But what's exciting now in the field is the new technology that allows changing the genome in very precise ways, says Charlie Gersbach, a Duke department of biomedical engineering professor.

Updated May 22

Premium Lock The Human Future: Brain machine interfaces let paraplegics walk (+ videos)

Seeing paraplegics who haven't moved their legs in 12 years walk with an exoskeleton and brain-machine interface, or monkeys wired to a mind-interface playing video games is like watching a science fiction film. And much of what's making this possible is happening "right here at Duke," says a principal scientist.

May 22

WTW wants to hear from you - Send us news, views

Contribute to WRALTechWire WRALTechWire is continuously expanding its content lineup, and we want you to participate. We are looking for news and analysis about all things tech and life science from people who know their business.

May 22

WTW's week in review: 65 headlines not to be missed, part two

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

May 22

WTW's week in review: 65 headlines not to be missed, part three

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part three.

May 22

WTW's week in review: 65 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

Updated May 19

Pig model study to help research on human knee growth, injury treatment

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published research on how the knees of pigs compare to human knees at various stages of maturity - a finding that will advance research by this group and others on injury treatment in young people.

Stephanie Cone examines MRIs of pig knees. Stephanie Cone examines MRIs of pig knees.

May 19

FDA approves esophagus treatment device developed in Winston-Salem

A medical device developed by Cook Medical's endoscopy business unit in Winston-Salem is now being used to help newborns avoid surgery to repair a rare birth defect of the esophagus.

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May 18

NCSU researchers utilize molecular dynamics, machine learning for drug discovery

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated that molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning techniques could be integrated to create more accurate computer prediction models. These "hyper-predictive" models could be used to quickly predict which new chemical compounds could be promising drug candidates.

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Updated May 18

RTP's G1 Therapeutics goes public with $105M IPO

G1 Therapeutics, a clinical-stage oncology company based in Research Triangle Park, became a publicly traded entity today with a $105 million initial public offering of seven million shares of stock priced at $15 a share.

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May 17

Study: 'Moral enhancement' tech neither feasible nor wise

Brain power    A recent study by researchers at North Carolina State University and the Montreal Clinical Research Institute finds that "moral enhancement technologies" - which are discussed as ways of improving human behavior - are neither feasible nor wise, based on an assessment of existing research into these technologies.

May 17

ExitEvent: A look at 21 Triangle locals headlining Moogfest

Moogfest ExitEvent spotlights many of the public figures, university leaders, artists and musicians representing the Triangle at Moogfest this week in Durham.

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