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Column: The Trick is Staying Inspired

21 November 2019 | 12:59 pm
Column: The Trick is Staying Inspired
As the new Program Director of NLSDays, I am fortunate to be given a platform to address important issues within our life science community. In this medium, I would first like to introduce myself and a bit about how I arrived. I dreamt of global entrepreneurship, believing business would be my conduit to positively impacting […]
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21 November 2019 | 10:41 am
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Scandinavian Biopharma reports positive trial results

21 November 2019 | 8:03 am
Scandinavian Biopharma reports positive trial results
Scandinavian Biopharma reports successful results of the ETEC vaccine candidate ETVAX in a placebo-controlled phase I/II study in infants and children in Bangladesh. The successful results of the Phase I/II study in Dhaka, Bangladesh, are now published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Safe and broadly immunogenic All predefined primary endpoints for the study were achieved […]
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MetaCurUm Biotech wins innovation competition

21 November 2019 | 7:57 am
MetaCurUm Biotech wins innovation competition
MetaCurUm Biotech has won an innovation competition announced by Groth & Co. MetaCurUm Biotech develops a new treatment of aggressive cancer. The company is a spin-off from Umeå University and was founded by Professor Maréne Landström. MetaCurUm Biotech is a resident at Umeå Biotech Incubator. The company has now been named one of two winners […]
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Exploring links between endothelial cell function and metabolism

20 November 2019 | 2:50 pm
Exploring links between endothelial cell function and metabolism
Sarah McGarrity’s research focuses on endothelial cells, which are important for blood pressure and clotting, and her findings might give us a better understanding and lead to treatments for conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetic vascular damage and acute vascular problems due to shock. McGarrity, PhD, was one of the recipients of the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s […]
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Zelluna Immunotherapy and Glycostem Therapeutics announce collaboration agreement

19 November 2019 | 12:20 pm
Zelluna Immunotherapy and Glycostem Therapeutics announce collaboration agreement
Zelluna Immunotherapy and Glycostem Therapeutics have announce that they have entered into a development, license and supply agreement. This collaboration will focus on the development and manufacture of allogeneic TCR guided NK-cell therapies (TCR-NK’s) for the treatment of patients with cancer. “This partnership between Zelluna and Glycostem represents a critical milestone in Zelluna’s aim to […]
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Nikolaj Sørensen – In a business state of mind

19 November 2019 | 10:28 am
Nikolaj Sørensen – In a business state of mind
Business has been on Nikolaj Sørensen’s mind from an early age. Today, his leadership skills ranks high in employee surveys and he has been on a journey not many Nordic life science CEOs have experienced, taking a small company from Sweden to the big U.S. market and tackling the big problem of opioid addiction. During […]
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UmanDiagnostics signs agreement with Siemens

19 November 2019 | 7:52 am
UmanDiagnostics signs agreement with Siemens
UmanDiagnostics has signed a new licensing and supply agreement with global giant Siemens. “Siemens is a world leader in our industry, so this is an extremely important agreement for us,” says Niklas Norgren, CEO of UmanDiagnostics. Acquired by Quanterix This summer UmanDiagnostics was purchased by major US life science company Quanterix for $22,5 million, and […]
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Lithium can reverse radiation damage after brain tumour treatment

18 November 2019 | 9:55 am
Lithium can reverse radiation damage after brain tumour treatment
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that the memory capacity and learning capability of mice improve if lithium treatment is given after the irradiation of the brain. Mice that were irradiated early in life and then given lithium from adolescence until young adulthood performed just as well as mice who had not been given radiation. […]
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AstraZeneca’s Qtrilmet approved in the EU for treatment of type-2 diabetes

18 November 2019 | 9:46 am
AstraZeneca research
The European Commission (EC) has approved Qtrilmet (metformin hydrochloride, saxagliptin and dapagliflozin) modified-release tablets to improve glycaemic control in adults with type-2 diabetes (T2D). The approval is based on data from five Phase III trials which evaluated combinations of Forxiga (dapagliflozin) and Onglyza (saxagliptin) on a background of metformin in patients with inadequately controlled T2D. The primary endpoint in […]
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