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Viehbacher out out as CEO of Genzyme-acquirer Sanofi - Boston Business Journal

Viehbacher out out as CEO of Genzyme-acquirer Sanofi - Boston Business Journal | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Observers said the German CEO with a penchant for doing research in the United States rankled French directors.
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StoreDot grabs $42M for its bio-organic, ultrafast charging batteries

StoreDot grabs $42M for its bio-organic, ultrafast charging batteries | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
StoreDot, a company that uses bio-organic technology to make ultrafast charging batteries, has just raised $42 million in new funding.
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New ‘Biochips’ That Mimic Our Bodies Could Speed Development of Drugs | Enterprise | WIRED

New ‘Biochips’ That Mimic Our Bodies Could Speed Development of Drugs | Enterprise | WIRED | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Imagine if scientists could recreate you—or at least part of you—on a chip. That might help doctors identify drugs that would help you heal faster, bypassing the sometimes painful trial-and-error process and the hefty costs that burden our healthcare system. Right now, inside a lab at the University of California, Berkeley, researchers are working to…
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Many voice support for the view that biotech's model is ‘falling apart’ (Video) - Boston Business Journal

Many voice support for the view that biotech's model is ‘falling apart’ (Video) - Boston Business Journal | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
In the FDA’s defense, taking a conservative approach to new drug approvals is wholly understandable in its mission to make sure drugs are safe. VIDEO
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New real-life and clinical data presented on Vimpat (lacosamide) at the European Congress on Epileptology

New real-life and clinical data presented on Vimpat (lacosamide) at the European Congress on Epileptology | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
UCB has announced data from two studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vimpat® (lacosamide) as early adjunctive treatment in adults with partial-onset seizures.
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Epilepsy - Zebinix shown to be effective, retained and well-tolerated in everyday clinical practice

Epilepsy - Zebinix shown to be effective, retained and well-tolerated in everyday clinical practice | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
The results of an interim analysis of the non-interventional EPOS (Eslicarbazepine acetate in Partial-Onset Seizure) study presented this week at the XXI European Congress on Epileptology...
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Tigermed takes majority stake in Frontage Labs | CenterWatch News Online

Tigermed takes majority stake in Frontage Labs | CenterWatch News Online | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Tigermed takes majority stake in Frontage Labs | CenterWatch News Online
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Google Ventures Leads $130M Round For Big Data Medical Software Company Flatiron Health - Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJ

Google Ventures Leads $130M Round For Big Data Medical Software Company Flatiron Health - Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJ | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
The search giant's venture arm has provided its largest-ever funding round to a medical software company.
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FierceCRO

FierceCRO | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
FierceCRO puts the latest industry news and trends in sharp perspective during the global reinvention of the way new drugs are discovered and developed.
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The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance

The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that's both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.
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Uncertainty on approvals sees exodus of clinical trials

Uncertainty on approvals sees exodus of clinical trials | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
US agency says clinical trials of its members in India have dropped by more than 60% since 2010
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Covance's sales soar on a jump in late-stage testing

Covance's sales soar on a jump in late-stage testing | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Global CRO Covance boosted its revenue by about 11% last quarter, capping off a banner year in which the company outstripped its financial targets.
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CRO Trends in 2013 – Life Science Nation

CRO Trends in 2013 – Life Science Nation | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
A clinical research organization (CRO) is an organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries in the form of research services outsourced on a contract basis.

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SOSVentures Takes On Y Combinator With A Pure Biotech Accelerator | TechCrunch

SOSVentures Takes On Y Combinator With A Pure Biotech Accelerator | TechCrunch | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
International VC firm SOSVentures is capitalizing on the now buzz worthy biotech investment trend with the creation of IndieBio, the first accelerator to..
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Beijing hospital performs world's 1st 3D printed vertebra surgery - CCTV News - CCTV.com English

Beijing hospital performs world's 1st 3D printed vertebra surgery - CCTV News - CCTV.com English | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
A hospital in Beijing has carried out the the world's first 3D printed vertebra surgery. The surgery replaced the second vertebra in a 12-year-old boy’s neck. The boy had developed cancer in the vertebra which needed to be surgically removed and replaced with a 3D print.
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Seed funding for local biotechs has ballooned in the last 10 years - Boston Business Journal

Seed funding for local biotechs has ballooned in the last 10 years - Boston Business Journal | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
While it has declined a bit from its highs in 2009, very early-stage funding for biotechs remains significantly higher than a decade ago.
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New biotech VC firm lands in Cambridge, Remiges BioPharma - New biotech VC firm lands in Cambridge, Remiges BioPharma

New biotech VC firm lands in Cambridge, Remiges BioPharma - New biotech VC firm lands in Cambridge, Remiges BioPharma | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
A newly formed venture capital firm focused on investments into drug discovery and development, Remiges BioPharma, has its US headquarters in Cambridge and is seeking to raise a $150 million fund.
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Researchers identify urgent need for Alzheimer's drug development

Researchers identify urgent need for Alzheimer's drug development | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have conducted the first-ever analysis of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD), revealing an urgent need to increase...
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PeopleDoc (Née Novapost) Raises $17.5 Million To Digitalize HR | TechCrunch

PeopleDoc (Née Novapost) Raises $17.5 Million To Digitalize HR | TechCrunch | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Formerly known as Novapost, French startup PeopleDoc raised a $17.5 million round led by Accel Partners. Existing investors Alven Capital and Pierre..
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Health Data Startup SolveBio Raises $2M From A16Z, Max Levchin, SV Angel, And Other Investors | TechCrunch

Health Data Startup SolveBio Raises $2M From A16Z, Max Levchin, SV Angel, And Other Investors | TechCrunch | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
SolveBio wants to make DNA reference data easy to access. The health startup announced today that it has raised $2 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Max..
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Parexel amps up its imaging focus in rebranded informatics biz

Parexel amps up its imaging focus in rebranded informatics biz | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Parexel International is looking to scale up its capabilities in medical imaging for clinical trials, expanding its eClinical outfit and appointing an industry veteran to steer the way.
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La nano-colle cicatrisante

La nano-colle cicatrisante | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
Les organes comme le foie, le coeur, ou les reins sont toujours bien plus délicats à refermer que la peau. Une équipe de chercheurs français vient de rendre publique une technique efficace : une solution aqueuse de nanoparticules qui ressoude même les tissus les plus fragiles. Les matières utilisées (silice, oxydes de fer) sont assimilables […]
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Europe backs more transparent, simpler clinical trial rules

Europe backs more transparent, simpler clinical trial rules | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
April 2 (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers voted onWednesday in favour of new rules that will ensure more openreporting of clinical trials results, even when they arenegative, and also simplify the
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Elon Musk And Mark Zuckerberg Have Invested $40 Million In A Mysterious Artificial Intelligence Company

Elon Musk And Mark Zuckerberg Have Invested $40 Million In A Mysterious Artificial Intelligence Company | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
It's called Vicarious, and it wants to replicate the human brain as computer code.
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Why Clinical Trials Need Mobile Health Tools: Can CROs be Replaced?

Why Clinical Trials Need Mobile Health Tools: Can CROs be Replaced? | Biotech - Pharma | Scoop.it
I have previously written why mobile technologies need clinical trials.  I would now like to discuss why clinical trials need mobile technology. For readers not familiar with clinical research, a C...
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