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Making the Move to Continuous Bioprocessing
Making the Move to Continuous Bioprocessing
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Bioprocessing has taken on many forms over the years. Efficiency and process economics are driving the bioprocessing industry forward, fueling a move from traditional stainless steel to single use – and now continuous.

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Developing RNA Medicines for Rare Genetic Diseases
Developing RNA Medicines for Rare Genetic Diseases
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There are approximately 7,000 known rare diseases, however, less than 6% of these have a treatment. It is estimated that between 25–35 million Americans live with a rare disease. The company ProQR is dedicated to developing new therapeutics for patients living with untreated rare diseases. We caught up with Daniel de Boer, Chief Executive Officer at ProQR to learn more about the company’s approach to finding new treatments for rare genetic diseases.

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The Digital Solutions Offering Complete Control over Bioprocessing Workflows
The Digital Solutions Offering Complete Control over Bioprocessing Workflows
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Robust data management is integral to both academic researchers and scientists in the pharmaceutical industry, especially for those working with bioprocessing workflows. In this blog, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Karen Velardi explains how the introduction of digital science solutions to the modern lab is transforming bioprocessing workflows by providing scientists with full control over procedures, data integrity and compliance

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Injectable Discogenic Cell Therapy Developed to Alleviate Back Pain
Say Hello to Regenerative Medicine and Goodbye to Back Pain
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Degenerative disc diseases are debilitating, and treatment options are lacking. Three leaders from Discgenics explain how they are harnessing the restorative potential of cells native to the intervertebral disc to alleviate lower back pain.

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A Move Towards Precise Management of Bacterial Infections
A Move Towards Precise Management of Bacterial Infections
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Following the recent FDA approval of a procalcitonin assay, we spoke with a representative from Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc. to learn how measuring this important biomarker will improve the healthcare landscape.

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Supporting the Development of Regenerative Medicines
Supporting the Development of Regenerative Medicines
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Regenerative medicine is a branch of translational research which focuses on methods to regrow, repair or replace human cells, tissues or organs. We recently spoke with Michael May, President & CEO of CCRM, an organization supporting the development of regenerative medicines and associated technologies to learn more about their latest projects and collaborations.

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Developing Bispecific Antibodies
Developing Bispecific Antibodies
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Bispecific antibodies (bsAbs) harness the specificities of two antibodies and combine them to simultaneously recognize different antigens or epitopes. This ‘two-target’ functionality has meant that interest in their use for therapeutic applications has increased considerably. We spoke to GenScript’s Liusong Yin, PhD, and Jie Ma, to learn more about bispecific antibodies and the associated challenges developing them.

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Antibody Engineering: Driving Therapeutic Discovery and Diagnostics Forward
Antibody Engineering: Driving Therapeutic Discovery and Diagnostics Forward
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We recently spoke to GenScript’s VP of Marketing, Eric Wang, to learn more about the company’s mission to “make people and nature healthier through biotechnology”. Eric discusses the key phases of antibody therapeutic discovery and development, GenScript’s role in advancing drug discovery research, and tells us about the company’s recently launched custom rabbit monoclonal antibody service.

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Genomic Profiling in Cancer: Matching Patients to Precision Trials, Guiding Patients to the Right Treatment
Genomic Profiling in Cancer: Matching Patients to Precision Trials, Guiding Patients to the Right Treatment
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We recently spoke to Gaurav Singal, Vice President of Data Strategy and Product Development at Foundation Medicine, to learn more about how their SmartTrialsTM technology platform has enabled patients to be rapidly matched to precision trials, based on their unique tumor biomarkers.

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Harnessing Stem Cells for Blood Vessel Regeneration
Harnessing Stem Cells for Blood Vessel Regeneration
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Vascugen recently announced that it had licensed stem cell technology for blood vessel regeneration at IU School of Medicine, which could lead to new treatment options for patients suffering from Peripheral Artery Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia. We caught up with Carter Cliff, CEO, Vascugen to learn more about the technology and the science behind it.

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