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Bringing you the latest financial and strategic news from top leaders in life science over the past two weeks.

CSL and Takeda to Create Virus Plasma Treatment, J&J’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial to Begin in September, BD Offers Fingerstick Antibody Blood Test for COVID-19

  • 2020-04-06T20:47:00.000+0000
  • California
  • Author: Lauren Panetta

4/6/20 – Financial Review
CSL Teams Up with Takeda to Create Virus Plasma Treatment

4/6/20 – FierceBiotech
GSK, AstraZeneca Considering Joint Diagnostics Lab: Bloomberg

4/6/20 – GEN
J&J’s Janssen, Fate Therapeutics Launch Up-to-$3B Cancer Immunotherapy Collaboration

4/6/20 – Gilead
Gilead Sciences and Second Genome Announce Strategic Collaboration in Biomarker and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Drug Discovery

4/6/20 – FierceBiotech
Pfizer Signs Up for Longer Pact with Icon

4/6/20 – STAT News
GlaxoSmithKline and Vir Aim to Take on Covid-19 with Antibodies and CRISPR

4/6/20 – Conatus Pharmaceuticals
Histogen Announces Investigational New Drug Application Amendment for HST 001

4/3/20 – UC San Diego
Online Civic Design Challenge to Help San Diego Address COVID-19

4/3/20 – Aradigm
Aradigm Announces Sale of Assets to Grifols, S.A.

4/3/20 – FierceBiotech
GSK Allies with Innovax for COVID-19 Vaccine R&D Project

4/3/20 – The San Diego Union-Tribune
Scripps Research Finds ‘Possible Achilles Heel’ in the Coronavirus

4/2/20 – FierceBiotech
BD to Offer Fingerstick Antibody Blood Test for COVID-19

4/2/20 – Gilead
Kite Licenses Antibodies and Establishes Collaboration With Teneobio in Multiple Myeloma

4/2/20 – Ansun Biopharma
Ansun Biopharma Announces Positive Results from Investigator-Initiated Trial of Novel COVID-19 Treatment

4/2/20 – Persephone Biosciences
Persephone Biosciences Announces AI-Driven Microbiome Therapeutic and Diagnostic Programs for COVID-19

4/1/20 – Locana
Locana Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Micah Mackison, as Chief Business Officer

3/31/20 – Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New AcroMetrix Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) RNA Control (RUO)

3/31/20 – UC San Diego
Discovery of New Biomarker in Blood Could Lead to Early Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

3/31/20 – Sorrento Therapeutics
Sorrento and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston: Preclinical Testing Agreement for COVID-19 Therapeutic Candidates

3/31/20 – Ultragenyx
REGENXBIO and Ultragenyx Announce New License Agreement for Use of NAV® Technology Platform for the Treatment of Rare Metabolic Disorder

3/30/20 – GEN
J&J Eyes September Trial for COVID-19 Vaccine, Commits to Expanded $1B+ BARDA Partnership

3/27/20 – GEN
Sanofi Expands COVID-19 Pipeline with Translate Bio Partnership