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


Sexual fantasies: Are you normal?

(University of Montreal) Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever.


Synthetic lethality offers a new approach to kill tumor cells, explains Moffitt researcher

(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute) The scientific community has made significant strides in recent years in identifying important genetic contributors to malignancy and developing therapeutic agents that target altered genes and proteins. A recent approach to treat cancer called synthetic lethality takes advantage of genetic alterations in cancer cells that make them more susceptible to certain drugs. Alan F. List, MD, president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, co-authored an article on synthetic lethality featured in the Oct. 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.


Public Reassurance vs Photo Op Chemistry as de Blasio Ebola Shot Turns to Bacon

This past weekend, we did a post titled " American Ebola visual highs and lows of the week " featuring Obama's hug-op with nurse, Nina Pham. What got passed me, however, was another photo - released by the White House in the form of what's now being referred to as a "White House visual press release" - of Obama's meeting the week before with Obola survivor , Dr. Ken Brantly.


Title Date Time City
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
BioValley Companies Day 2014 26.11.2014 08:00–17:00 CH - Basel
Meet & Match: Sur le thème de la Photonique 01.12.2014 09:00–17:00 FR - Strasbourg
BioValley Treffpunkt Lörrach 5/2014: Biotech Unternehmen stellen sich vor 03.12.2014 19:00 DE - Lörrach

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