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Nov
20

U.K. starts ambitious drug dev review, Onxeo to raise €41.6M, Galapagos mulls Nasdaq listing

Posted under Blog, Companies, Diagnostics, EuroBiotech Report, Europe, Funding, Medical Devices, Medical Supply, Pharmaceuticals, Startups, Universities, Videos by Nick Paul Taylor

In this week's EuroBiotech Report, the U.K. government kicked off a review it hopes will deliver a faster, cheaper way of developing drugs. Onxeo unveiled plans to raise €41.6 million ($52.2 million). And more.

Nov
20

Purdue wins a pain pill approval with Zohydro in its crosshairs

Posted under Blog, Companies, Diagnostics, Funding, Medical Devices, Medical Supply, Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma, Regulatory, Startups, Universities, Videos, Zogenix by Damian Garde

The FDA approved Purdue Pharma's latest pain drug, a hydrocodone formulation designed to prevent abuse, potentially spelling trouble for Zogenix and its controversial Zohydro.

Nov
20

BioNano bags $53M to dig deeper into genomics with Novartis on board

Posted under BioNano Genomics, Blog, Companies, Diagnostics, Funding, Medical Devices, Medical Supply, Pharmaceuticals, Startups, Universities, venture capital, Videos by Damian Garde

San Diego's BioNano Genomics has raised a $53 million C round to bankroll its efforts to decode the so-called inaccessible genome, adding Novartis to its investor syndicate as it works to amplify its profile.

Nov
20

Ex-Merck cancer R&D chief Gilliland takes the helm at Fred Hutch

Posted under Blog, Companies, Diagnostics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Funding, Medical Devices, Medical Supply, Merck, Pharmaceuticals, Startups, Universities, Videos by John Carroll

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has tapped well-known drug investigator Gary Gilliland to become its new president.