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


Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk

(Northwestern University) Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery is linked to reduced risk of postpartum depression, says a Northwestern perinatal psychiatrist, based on a new study. The study showed postpartum depression rates doubled for women without pain control. Significant numbers of women have acute and chronic pain related to childbirth and need to consult with their physician if pain continues for several months.


Life expectancy gains threatened as more older Americans suffer from multiple conditions

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) With nearly four in five older Americans living with multiple chronic medical conditions, a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that the more ailments you have after retirement age, the shorter your life expectancy. The analysis, one of the first to examine the burden of multiple chronic conditions on life expectancy among the elderly, may help explain why increases in life expectancy among older Americans are slowing.


Benefits of combo lipid emulsion no greater than soy-based emulsion for pediatric patients

(American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)) A systematic review of previously published studies found 'inadequate evidence' that combination lipid emulsions as compared with standard soybean oil lipid emulsion offer any greater benefit in bilirubin levels, triglyceride levels, or infection incidence in pediatric patients receiving intravenous feeding.


Title Date Time City
BioValley Stammtisch Freiburg 4/2014 26.08.2014 18:00 DE - Freiburg
Basel Shanghai Business Forum 18.09.2014 09:00–18:00 CH - Basel
Réunion d'Information: Pharma & Techmed: Les grandes tendances marché 22.09.2014 09:00–10:30 FR - Illkirch
Meet & Match: Thème à venir 13.10.2014 will be announced FR - Illkirch
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 4/2014: Biotech Firmen stellen sich vor 15.10.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach
BioValley Strategy Day 2014: EU funded Research (Lessons to be learned in the trinational BioValley) 23.10.2014 13:30–18:00 CH - Basel
Réunion d'Information: EURTRANSBIO 2014: Quelles opportunités? 30.10.2014 09:00–10:30 FR - Illkirch
BioValley College Day 2014: "Kluge Pflanzen" 07.11.2014 08:45 CH - Basel
BioValley Stammtisch Freiburg 5/2014: "Alsace BioValley" 18.11.2014 18:00 DE - Freiburg
Meet & Match: Sur le thème de la Photonique 01.12.2014 09:00–17:00 FR - Strasbourg
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 5/2014 03.12.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach

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