Macomics unveils its lead first-in-class anti-pan-LILRB monoclonal antibody programme with positive pre-clinical data

Macomics’ lead programme, MACO-355, in IND enabling studies is a ligand-blocking independent pan-LILR monoclonal antibody for the treatment of cancer.

Coulter Partners top hires for VC & PE portfolio companies Q1-2024

Recent top global hires for Venture Capital and Private Equity portfolio companies, covering a broad range of disciplines and sectors across Life Sciences, Health and Tech.

Post-Brexit border paperwork and inspections postponed for life sciences sector

Importers of laboratory reagents and materials used in the manufacture of medicines in the UK’s life sciences sector have been given a six-month extension to make the necessary changes to their supply chains for new post-Brexit border paperwork and border inspections.

Abzena announces major investment in bioconjugation and ADC capabilities in response to increasing industry demand

Abzena announced a significant expansion of their Bristol, PA bioconjugate development and cGMP manufacturing site. The $5 million investment in expanded laboratory space, new equipment, and facility upgrades, builds upon the site’s existing bioconjugation capabilities and increases capacity to support the delivery of fully integrated biopharmaceutical drug programs.

CEO Update - 8 April 2024

I don’t always start Newscast with a technical detail – but this one matters and underpins the work of many, many companies in our Association. In short, keep doing your experiments and manufacturing medicines as normal as we work hard to keep your reagents and materials supply chain operating smoothly.

How to build a high-performance life science team

In this blog, Olivia Fletcher-Hogg, Programme Manager at Pioneer Group, provides actionable insights for building high-performance teams in the life sciences and biotech sector, from fostering a positive work culture to empowering employee development.

New £6.2 million partnership will help to eliminate a deadly disease affecting children and vulnerable people in Kenya

A new £6.2 million healthcare project has begun in Kenya to advance elimination of visceral leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease found in Africa, the Americas, the Middle East and South-East Asia, which affects up to 90,000 children and vulnerable people globally.

AI in life sciences: regulating AI technologies and the product liability implications

Recent regulatory developments in the EU and UK suggest a proactive stance on governing AI technologies, with the EU introducing comprehensive regulations and the UK proposing reforms to align with emerging digital technologies.

New study explores how Switzerland can maintain its leading position in life science innovation

The RSA Group, a leading life sciences executive search firm, has published the latest of its Talent Equity Reports: “Sustaining a winning position”, an analysis of how Switzerland can continue to lead the life sciences sector in a shifting global market.

Data from Brainomix’s collaboration with AstraZeneca shows e-Lung better identifies lung fibrosis patients at risk of decline

Brainomix and AstraZeneca partnered to analyze the Phase 2 tralokinumab clinical trial data of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) patients, leveraging Brainomix’s AI-powered e-Lung software and biomarkers to uncover novel insights. Published data shows e-Lung could play a role in stratifying patients in clinical trials most at risk of decline, outperforming current standard measures.