BioValley News


Basel based 4-Antibody sold to Agenus

Boston based Agenus announced to acquire all of the outstanding stocks of 4-Antibody. The initial payment of $10...[more]


Roche is back in the field of RNA based therapeutics

Three years ago, Roche stepped out of RNA based therapeutics research, a field that has once been believed to be a game...[more]


University of Pennsylvania and Novartis present groundbreaking results at ASH

A few months ago Novartis announced to invest 20 million dollars to license a gene therapy technology from the...[more]


Roche and Molecular Partners close a 1 billion dollar deal

Roche, which has with Kadcyla one of the most advanced anti-body drug conjugates on the market, has entered a...[more]

International News


Breakthrough points to new drugs from nature

A new technique for discovering natural compounds has been discovered, and could form the basis of novel therapeutic drugs.


Key milestone for brown fat research with a ground-breaking MRI scan

(University of Warwick) The first MRI scan to show 'brown fat' in a living adult could prove to be an essential step towards a new wave of therapies to aid the fight against diabetes and obesity.


Sprifermin offers benefit for cartilage loss from knee osteoarthritis

(Wiley) Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology, showed that sprifermin dosed at 100µg reduced loss of cartilage thickness and volume in the total femorotibial joint and in the lateral knee compartment (outside of the knee).


Title Date Time City
BioValley Stammtisch Freiburg 2/2014 29.04.2014 17:00 DE - Freiburg
Annual Meeting of BioValley Basel Association 14.05.2014 17:00 CH - Basel
7th Life Science Forum Basel 19.06.2014 12:00 CH - Basel
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 3/2014: Medizintechnik und Diagnostik 02.07.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach
BioValley Stammtisch Freiburg 3/2014 08.07.2014 16:00 DE - Freiburg
BioValley Stammtisch Freiburg 4/2014 26.08.2014 18:00 DE - Freiburg
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 4/2014 15.10.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach
BioValley Stammtisch Freiburg 5/2014 18.11.2014 18:00 DE - Freiburg
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 5/2014 03.12.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach

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