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WuXi AppTec Completes Acquisition of OXGENE to Further Strengthen Cell and Gene Therapy Service Offerings for Global Customers

WuXi AppTec, a leading global provider of R&D- and manufacturing-enabling services in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of OXGENE, a pioneering United Kingdom-based contract research and development organization that designs and develops scalable gene therapy technologies

Coulter Partners secures Chief Finance Officer and Non-Executive Director for Optimapharm

Coulter Partners was delighted to partner again recently with Optimapharm to secure the appointments of Walter Miller as Chief Finance Officer and Dr Charles Woler, M.D., Ph.D., as Non-Executive Director. Optimapharm is a contract research organization (CRO) managing clinical trials on behalf of leading biotech, pharma and medical devices companies in 27 countries across EMEA.

Vaccitech Appoints Two Independent Board Directors

Oxford, UK – Vaccitech Ltd, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel immunotherapeutics and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases and cancer, today announced the appointment of two new independent directors to its Board of Directors.

Lisa Deschamps Joins Verona Pharma as Non-Executive Director

LONDON and RALEIGH, N.C., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verona Pharma plc (Nasdaq: VRNA) (“Verona Pharma”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on respiratory diseases, announces, effective March 1, 2021, Ms. Lisa Deschamps has joined the board as a Non-Executive Director.

CN Bio awarded Innovate UK grant to develop single and multi-organ models for COVID-19 research

Cambridge, UK, 02 March 2021: CN Bio, a leading developer of single and multi-organ microphysiological systems (MPS), otherwise known as organ-on-a-chip, today announced it has received a grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to develop human-relevant MPS to advance investigations into SARS-CoV-2 infection. The funding will be used to develop and test advanced cell culture models that represent different regions of the lung and subsequently linking these models to other organ systems, such as liver and gut, to inform the rapid development of novel therapeutics.

Pharmaron Acquires State-of-the-Art Biomanufacturing Site in the United Kingdom from AbbVie

Pharmaron Beijing Co., Limited (Stock Code: 300759.SZ/3759.HK) (“Pharmaron”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Allergan Biologics Limited (“The ABL site”) in Liverpool, UK, for US$118.7 million in cash from AbbVie. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

NovaBiotics announces latest licensing deal

Licensing Deal for NP213 Nail Fungus Treatment is Another Key Milestone for NovaBiotics

Coulter Partners announces new appointments in London, the US and Germany

Global Life Sciences executive search specialist, Coulter Partners is delighted to announce continuing growth across the company in 2021. The London team expands with new Associates, Lucy Webb and Ana Delgado, Research Analysts, Jacob Taylor and Liam Fryer, and Director, Carina McEntire. In the US, Ayn Teigman joins as Associate and Irlanda Almendarez as Senior Research Associate. In Frankfurt, the team is strengthened with Sonia Keim, Associate and Katja Färber, Senior Research Associate.

New antibody reagents for Covid Rapid nucleocapsid antigen lateral flow tests

Industry access to UK Academic output for novel antibody pairs to build next generation of tests

Polish expansion for Discovery Park-based science team boosts European connectivity for Kent and UK

A team of Discovery Park scientists researching human neurological and psychiatric health conditions is expanding research opportunities for its Kent-based team in mainland Europe, by opening an additional laboratory in Poland.