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Austin Winder, contributing author for LOC Scientific, looks at how automation could benefit drug research and development. Read more

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A major deal has been struck between pharma players AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo to develop and market a potentially transformative cancer medicine. Read more

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Contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) The Almac Group has announced it is expanding its Edinburgh Technopole facility to help scale-up its personalised cancer vaccine activities. Read more

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Innovative cancer drugs are taking longer to get to patients due to delays in clinical trials and regulatory red tape, new data shows. Read more

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GE Healthcare has teamed up with biotechnology company BeiGene to help manufacture its cancer monoclonal antibodies (mAbs). Read more

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Morphogenesis — Florida-based immunotherapy company — and the Cell and Gene Therapy Group at Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Sweden have announced a collaboration for the development of targeted immunotherapies to treat cancer. Read more

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According to a new study, led by the University of Eastern Finland, there is much more variation in cancer-causing KRAS mutations than originally believed. Read more

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Biopharmaceutical company, Secarna Pharmaceuticals, has entered into a co-development agreement with research and development company, Firebrand Therapeutics, for novel cancer therapies. Read more

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NHS England has announced a landmark deal, giving children and young people access to Novartis’ Kymriah (a chimeric antigen receptor T-cell, CAR-T, therapy) — a personalised therapy for the treatment of cancer. Read more

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A synthetic chemical (KHS101) has been discovered by researchers that has the ability to kill aggressive brain tumour cells by removing their source of energy. Read more

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Digital Innovations Hubs are to be created in the UK to help connect data and fast-track treatments for a range of important diseases like cancer, heart disease and asthma. Read more

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Kite and Gadeta have entered into a strategic collaboration for the development of novel gamma delta T cell receptor (TCR) therapies in various cancers. Read more

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Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Immatics Biotechnologies, has entered into a research collaboration and licence agreement with international biotech company, Genmab, to develop next generation bispecific cancer immunotherapies. Read more

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A new company that focuses on the development of oncology medicines in Asia, AUM Biosciences (AUM), has officially launched with millions in Singapore dollars of seed funding. Read more

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Here, Steve Lyon, digital lead, Communities & Content, Allied Market Research (AMR), discusses some examples of new technology in the ADC space and the ground-breaking potential this new class of drugs will have in the treatment of cancer Read more

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Nanobiotix, a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company, has launched a research collaboration with Weill Cornell Medicine to begin nonclinical studies evaluating the impact of NBTXR3 on cGAS-STING pathway in mammary cancers. Read more

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Cancer immune-oncology company, NeoPhore, and developer of a next-generation phenotypic screening platform, PhoreMost, have been granted funding from Innovate UK in support of the development of novel small-molecule cancer immunotherapy programme. Read more

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A collaboration between IONTAS, a company focused on the discovery and optimisation of fully human antibodies, and IGEM Therapeutics, an immunologist-oncology company, for the identification of novel IgE antibodies for cancer targets. Read more

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Boehringer Ingelheim and Vanderbilt University have expanded their partnership to develop novel anti-cancer drugs that inhibit the myeloid cell leukaemia 1 (MCL1) protein, which is highly prevalent in many difficult to treat cancers. Read more

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A consortium has been launched by Certara for the development of a quantitative systems pharmacology immune-oncology simulator to test combination cancer therapies and different dose regimens and biomarkers in computer-generated, virtual patients Read more

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