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Inovio’s DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb™) Platform Moves Ahead with Positive Data, Patents and Grants

Inovio’s DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb™) Platform Moves Ahead with Positive Data, Patents and Grants

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) announced today that it has received the first two U.S. patents for its DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody technology (dMAb™) from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance its [...]

Checkpoint Therapeutics Appoints Christian Béchon to its Board of Directors

Checkpoint Therapeutics Appoints Christian Béchon to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. (“Checkpoint”) (NASDAQ: CKPT), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel treatments for patients with solid tumor cancers, today announced that it has appointed Christian Béchon to its Board of Directors.  James F. Oliviero, President and Chief Executive Officer [...]

Nanobiotix Receives First Tranche Disbursement of 16 Million Euros Financing from European Investment Bank

Nanobiotix Receives First Tranche Disbursement of 16 Million Euros Financing from European Investment Bank

Paris, France and Cambridge, Massachusetts, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO – ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches in the treatment of cancer, announced today that the Company received an initial 16 million euros as the first disbursement under the previously announced non-dilutive loan from the European Investment Bank [...]

2018 Hong Kong Cyclothon Brings the First Fierce Finale of the Hammer Series to Asia

2018 Hong Kong Cyclothon Brings the First Fierce Finale of the Hammer Series to Asia

HONG KONG, CHINA, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – On 14 October, more than 5,400 cycling professionals and enthusiasts raced through the city of Hong Kong at the annual Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon, as the not-to-be-missed event on the international cycling calendar returned for the fourth straight year.   Eleven UCI WorldTour Teams, [...]

UniCAR Therapy and Terumo BCT Collaborate to Advance CAR T-Cell Therapies and Create a Shanghai, China Center of Excellence

UniCAR Therapy and Terumo BCT Collaborate to Advance CAR T-Cell Therapies and Create a Shanghai, China Center of Excellence

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 9 (Korea Bizwrie) — Shanghai UniCAR-Therapy Bio-Medicine Technology Co. chose Terumo BCT and its cell expansion devices to automate its cell therapy manufacturing process for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies. Privately held, UniCAR will open their Center of Excellence for Terumo BCT’s technologies in Shanghai in November. Terumo BCT is a [...]

Strong Regional Growth in Demand for Graduate Management Education

Strong Regional Growth in Demand for Graduate Management Education

RESTON, Va., Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Overall, demand for graduate management education is stable in 2018 compared with 2017 according to findings of the annual Application Trends Survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council. Applications to business school programs in the Asia-Pacific, European, and Canadian markets are up over 2017 while programs in the United [...]

Global 7500 Aircraft, Industry’s Longest Range Business Jet, Awarded Transport Canada Type Certification

Global 7500 Aircraft, Industry’s Longest Range Business Jet, Awarded Transport Canada Type Certification

MONTREAL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that its flagship Global 7500 aircraft, the largest, most luxurious and longest range business jet ever built, has been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification, paving the way for entry-into-service this year. Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) [...]

Tusk Therapeutics to be Acquired by Roche

Tusk Therapeutics to be Acquired by Roche

STEVENAGE, United Kingdom, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) - Tusk Therapeutics Ltd (“Tusk”) was today acquired by Roche. Tusk has developed an antibody with a novel mode of action aimed at depleting regulatory T-cells (Tregs). Tregs suppress immune responses, including those against cancer cells. Preclinical data has shown that depleting Tregs from the tumor microenvironment can enhance [...]