Posts tagged “Biotech & Life Science”

January 10

Researchers: Synthetic stem cells could offer therapeutic benefits, reduced risks

Synthetic stem cell illustration Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University have developed a synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell. These synthetic stem cells offer therapeutic benefits comparable to those from natural stem cells and could reduce some of the risks associated with stem cell therapies.

January 10

New G1 Therapeutics trials target breast cancer

Cancer research  G1 Therapeutics, a clinical-stage oncology company based in Research Triangle Park, is expanding its search for new anti-cancer weapons by launching three clinical trials targeting breast cancer patients.

January 10

Premium Lock December filings: Searching for investment capital across NC

Dollar sign      A review of securities filings for December finds that it was a busy month across North Carolina with a wide variety of companies seeking investment capital.

January 10

LabCorp moves to acquire Mount Sinai clinical labs

LabCorp Laboratory Corporation of America says it will add the outreach laboratories of Mount Sinai Health System to its network of lab services network.

January 9

Durham-based Viamet reports positive results for anti-fungal compound

Viamet Pharmaceuticals has reported positive results from clinical trials of its lead product candidate for the treatment of two common fungal infections.

Viamet's pipeline Viamet's pipeline

January 9

Premium Lock RTI International acquires USAID partner International Resources Group

IRG International Resources Group, a provider of services to the U.S. Agency for International Development and with contracts around the world, is now part of RTP-based RTI International.

January 9

BioCryst influenza treatment OK'd in Canada

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals RTP-based BioCryst Pharmaceuticals has received approval to sell its influenza treatment in Canada. It's now available in five countries.

January 9

WTW week in review: Headlines not to be missed, part 2

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.

January 9

WTW week in review: 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.

January 9

Express yourself in 2017: 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.

January 5

Metabolon, Israeli firm team up to study chronic inflamatory diseases

Metabolon's headquarters Durham-based Metabolon strikes a deal with an Israeli company to utilize its metabolomics technology as a possible means of improving treatment for various inflammatory diseases.

January 5

Premium Lock Square 1 Bank joins 'significant round' of funding for Charlotte med device startup

Bardy Dx Med device startup Bardy Diagnostics says it has closed on a "significant round of growth capital" from several investors. Among them is Durham-based Square 1 Bank.

January 4

Premium Lock Filings: Avadim raises another $250K; W-S biotech eyes $1.25M; CommScope founder sells $10M in shares

Avadim Amid continuing rumors about an IPO, Avadim Technologies has raised another $250,000. In other SEC filing news, a Winston-Salem biotech looks to raise money and the founder of CommScope sells $10 million in shares.

January 3

Premium Lock $50M KKR-backed med device startup in Raleigh launches surgical sealant trial

Raleigh firm offers alternative to tissue drains Cohera Medical, a medical device startup backed by $50 million from private equity giant KKR which recently relocated to Raleigh, has launched a clinical trial of a proposed surgical sealant product.

Updated January 3

Post-holiday recap: Headlines not to be missed: WTW's week in review Dec. 19-25, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Dec. 19-25, part one.

Updated January 3

Holiday recap: WTW headlines not to be missed, part 2

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Dec. 19-25, part two.

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