biotechnology

YouthBio Therapeutics Exits Stealth Mode

The longevity company develops gene therapies aimed at rejuvenation via partial reprogramming by Yamanaka factors PRESS RELEASE — SEATTLE/PRNewswire/ — YouthBio Therapeutics, a longevity biotechnology company, has announced this week its emergence out of stealth mode. YouthBio focuses on developing gene therapies aimed at epigenetic rejuvenation, particularly with the help of partial reprogramming by Yamanaka factors. The company was …

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Stämm Secures $17M Series A Round

PRESS RELEASE — SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stämm, a biotechnology company developing an innovative biomanufacturing platform of continuous and autonomous production at an industrial scale, today announced closing a Series A, securing $17M. Stämm will use this funding to prepare for commercialization of its technology; to further develop biopharma partnerships into pilot-scale; to enhance its operational …

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Automata Raises $50M in Series B Financing to Accelerate Automation in Life Sciences

LONDON/PRNewswire/ — Automata — the automation company helping life sciences rapidly innovate, diagnose and discover at scale — has announced it has raised $50 million in Series B funding. The investment round was led by Octopus Ventures with participation from returning investors Hummingbird, Latitude Ventures, ABB Technology Ventures, Isomer Capital as well as strategic investors such as In-Q-Tel, amongst others. This …

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Nobel Laureate-founded Biopharmaceutical Company Fighting Human Diseases With Revolutionary Genome Editing

Genome Editing Genome editing, sometimes referred to as gene editing, is an approach that allows scientists to manipulate and change an organism’s DNA. One way this technology can improve people’s health outcomes is in the treatment of cancer. One company focused on this goal more than most is Caribou Biosciences (Nasdaq: CRBU), a Berkeley-based, clinical-stage …

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AI Technology Illuminating The Connection Between Plant Bioactives & Human Biology

Reaching Their Potential At the outset, there’s a lot connecting people to plants. In case you didn’t know, they are the aesthetic, medicinal and/or nutritional value they offer us. Now, though you may believe that connection runs deep, the facts are it runs far deeper than that. Brightseed, a San Francisco-based data startup, even goes …

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Valo Therapeutics Announces €11m Fundraise to Advance Immunotherapy Platform into the Clinic

PRESS RELEASE –Valo Therapeutics Oy (Valo Tx), the developer of novel, adaptable immunotherapy platforms for cancer and infectious diseases, announced it has successfully raised Euro 11 million (around $12.75 million US) in an oversubscribed Pre-IPO funding round. Corporate advisory firm Ironside Capital acted as lead manager for Valo Tx. The Pre-IPO fund included participation from …

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Pandemic Weapons: How Militaries Develop Biotechnology

The historical relationship between biotechnology and the U.S. military propelled into the future in 2018 with the National Defense Strategy, making biotechnology production a modernization priority. This priority became more fragile in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a National Defense article in 2020, the pandemic revealed how unprepared the U.S. (and arguably …

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9 UK-based Deep Tech Companies Signalling a Technological Revolution

Global Britain Although Brexit may have closed the UK off more than in the past, both politically and economically, from the European mainland, as it strives for — in what Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls his “Global Britain” mantra — an expanded vision of its commercial and diplomatic future, other priorities have started to come to the fore. One …

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