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Immunocore: Detailed Review of Tebentafusp (IMCgp100) in Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Published in Issue of Cancers

(Oxfordshire, UK and Pennsylvania and Maryland, US, 16 July 2019) Immunocore Limited, a leading T Cell Receptor (TCR) biotechnology company, today announce the publication of “Tebentafusp: T Cell Redirection for the Treatment of Metastatic Uveal Melanoma” in a special issue on uveal melanoma in Cancers, an international, peer-reviewed monthly journal.

Inivata Signs Distribution Agreement with IPS Genomix for InVision® Genomic Tests in the Middle East and Africa

Research Triangle Park, NC, USA and Cambridge, UK, and Dubai, UAE , July 16, 2019 -- Inivata, a leader in liquid biopsy, has signed a distribution agreement with IPS Genomix, part of the IPS Group,  to provide cancer patients and partners in the Middle East and Africa with access to its InVisionFirst®-Lung and InVisionSeq™ liquid biopsy tests.

AMSBIO Biotinylated Hyaluronan Binding Protein (biotin-HABP) Reagent Cited In Groundbreaking Cancer Resistance Investigation 

AMSBIO reports on the pioneering research published** in a collaborative effort between researchers in the School of Engineering, University of Newcastle and Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, UK that has cited Biotinylated Hyaluronan Binding Protein (biotin-HABP) supplied by the company in its investigation into the cancer resistance of the naked mole-rat (NMR).

The Biosphere hosts workshop to generate ideas to address unmet clinical needs in children’s cancer care

Despite improving survival rates, cancer is the leading cause of death in children and young people. There is a growing need for technology to support children and young people with cancer, as well as to support health care professionals to provide optimal care.

Invest Newcastle show off the region’s innovative life science sector to Cuban visitors

Invest Newcastle has welcomed a senior Cuban life science business delegation to the region for a two-day visit. They used this opportunity to show off the city’s life science strengths and world-leading universities.

AMSBIO: Extensive CAR-T Cell Range for Research & Immunotherapy

AMSBIO announce new, best-in-class CAR-T cells, engineered CAR-T target cells, PBMC, cell media and activation beads in response to the rapid growth in research on the therapeutic uses of CAR-T cells.

Invest Newcastle: Global Head of Neuroscience Discovery marks the official launch of The Biosphere

On Thursday 4 July Dr. Fiona Marshall, Global Head of Neuroscience Discovery, MSD visited Newcastle to mark the official launch of The Biosphere. Located at Newcastle Helix, The Biosphere is a specialist lab facility tailored to commercialisation of life sciences.  It provides biology and chemistry laboratories and high-quality office space. 

Isansys: Sepsis can be detected early using new technology enabling patients to receive timely treatment

Research by BBC News this week showed that a quarter of patients with sepsis have experienced delays in getting treatment. Hospitals are supposed to put a person on an antibiotic drip within an hour if sepsis is suspected but research by BBC News suggests a quarter of patients in England wait longer

University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes progress in new treatment for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

5 July 2019: University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes the floatation of Invex Therapeutics, which is developing an innovative new treatment approach for IIH discovered at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Utility Team: Up and coming energy experts, and OBN Exclusive Energy Partner,  Utility Team win prestigious award on their way to the top

Coventry based company Utility Team have clearly established their place in the energy arena. Standing out from the crowd and establishing that customer service is palpably of upmost importance and a high priority to them by winning the prestigious TELCA Award- Best Customer Service for Large Customers.

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