Tag Archives | Biotech

Stem Cells, Jaw Bones, Salamanders and Medicine?

What do stem cells, jaw bones, and salamanders have in common? They all have played a part in the recent advancements in regenerative medicine. As the Mayo Clinic points out, regenerative medicine itself isn’t new — forms of regenerative medicine such as the first bone marrow and solid-organ transplants were done decades ago. But advances […]

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Drone Delivery of Organ Transplants

If you thought that drones could be used as a new way to deliver organ transplants, then you are thinking along the same lines as Lung Biotechnology. This month Lung Biotechnology has agreed to partner with aerial technology company EHang Holdings Limited to develop and purchase up to 1,000 units of the world’s first autonomous […]

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J&J, Takeda and OrbiMed Incubator Aid Israel Fundraising

  Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Takeda Pharmaceutical and venture capital firm OrbiMed have helped Israel break life science fundraising records through key investments such as establishing a biotech incubator. The biotech incubator, FutuRx, is the fruit of many months of work by Johnson & Johnson Innovation (the research development arm of J&J) along with Takeda […]

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FDA Clarifies Biosimilarity of Copycat Drugs

Up until last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has wavered on how it will regulate copycat drugs. Now, the FDA has made it more clear how it plans to define biosimilarity of copycat drugs being reviewed and the approved drugs they are trying to replace. In providing preliminary guidance, the FDA identified the following four categories of […]

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