BIOTECHNOLOGY

Germany to boost the bioeconomy

Shortly before the Global Bioeconomy Summit (19.-20.4.2018) in Berlin will begin, Germany's new Research Minister Anja Karliczek announced three major initiatives to strengthen the biologisation of the industry and the...

Canopy acquires Czech Annabis Medical sro

Canopy Growth Corp. is growing its medical cannabis business in Europe with the acquisition of Czech market leader Annabis Medical sro. Unter the terms of the agreement, Canopy will...

Deinove acquires FDA-Fast Track antibiotic compound

French microbiology specialist Deinove has acquired Morphochem’s Phase II Clostridium difficile antibiotic MCB3837 as part of  its acquisition of the Austrian company Biovertis. Morphochem is Biovertis’ German subsidiary.  MCB3837 is...

GSK pass orphan gene therapy assets to Orchard Therapeutics

British drug major GlaxoSmithKline  (GSK) has passed its orphan autologous cell and gene therapy pipeline including its EU-approved ADA-SCID treatment Strimvelis to British/US Orchard Therapeutics. GSK acquired a 19,9% equity...

World Nutrition: Insects will be on every table

Bioeconomy: It could be a turning point for the fish meal and fish oil dependent animal feed industry in Europe. Since July, the European Commission has allowed the use of insect-processed...

Amsterdam applauded as new EMA headquarters

Amsterdam has beaten Milan and Copenhagen in the race to become the European Medicines Agency's new home. Pharma and biotech stakeholders applauded the vote as Amsterdam achieved the hightest rate...

CHMP recommends EU marketing approval of ten drugs

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended seven medicines for approval, including two orphan medicines, plus three generics at its November 2017 meeting.

FDA lifts clinical hold on Cellectis Phase I trials

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the clinical hold due to a patient death on Phase I testing of UCART123 in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and blastic...

European biotech stocks: New wave of optimism

In 2017, the European biotech sector witnessed a volume increase in IPOs and follow-on financings. This says the most recent capital market report of BIOCOM which is published during BIO-Europe...
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Nature Biotechnology journal featuring biotechnology articles and science research papers of commercial interest in pharmaceutical, medical, and environmental sciences.

Deep learning massively accelerates super-resolution localization microscopy

Deep learning massively accelerates super-resolution localization microscopyDeep learning massively accelerates super-resolution localization microscopy, Published online: 16 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4106Accelerating PALM/STORM microscopy with deep learning allows super-resolution imaging of >1,000 cells...

An <i>in vivo</i> model of functional and vascularized human brain...

An in vivo model of functional and vascularized human brain organoidsAn <i>in vivo</i> model of functional and vascularized human brain organoids, Published online: 16 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4127Human cerebral organoids undergo...

Fast, long-term, super-resolution imaging with Hessian structured illumination microscopy

Fast, long-term, super-resolution imaging with Hessian structured illumination microscopyFast, long-term, super-resolution imaging with Hessian structured illumination microscopy, Published online: 11 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4115An improved image reconstruction algorithm increases time resolution...

Simultaneous lineage tracing and cell-type identification using CRISPR–Cas9-induced genetic scars

Simultaneous lineage tracing and cell-type identification using CRISPR–Cas9-induced genetic scarsSimultaneous lineage tracing and cell-type identification using CRISPR–Cas9-induced genetic scars, Published online: 09 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4124LINNAEUS reconstructs developmental lineages using RNA...

Highly scalable generation of DNA methylation profiles in single cells

Highly scalable generation of DNA methylation profiles in single cellsHighly scalable generation of DNA methylation profiles in single cells, Published online: 09 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4112Methylation profiling of single cells in...

New drug for multidrug-resistant HIV

New drug for multidrug-resistant HIVNew drug for multidrug-resistant HIV, Published online: 05 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt0418-291bNew drug for multidrug-resistant HIV

Erratum: Open-source, community-driven microfluidics with Metafluidics

Erratum: Open-source, community-driven microfluidics with MetafluidicsErratum: Open-source, community-driven microfluidics with Metafluidics, Published online: 05 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt0418-368aErratum: Open-source, community-driven microfluidics with Metafluidics

Metabolomics activity screening for identifying metabolites that modulate phenotype

Metabolomics activity screening for identifying metabolites that modulate phenotypeMetabolomics activity screening for identifying metabolites that modulate phenotype, Published online: 05 April 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4101Metabolomics activity screening can identify small-molecule metabolites that...