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Apellis and Beam Therapeutics Enter Exclusive Research Collaboration to Apply Base Editing to Discover Novel Therapies for Complement-Driven Diseases

Collaboration combines Apellis’ expertise in complement, a complex biological system, with Beam’s proprietary base editing platform Companies will collaborate on six research programs directed to tissues modulated by the complement system, including the eye, liver, and brain WALTHAM, Mass. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 30, 2021…

Apellis Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval of EMPAVELI™ (pegcetacoplan) for Adults with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

WALTHAM, Mass., May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: APLS), a global biopharmaceutical company and leader in targeted C3 therapies, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EMPAVELI™ (pegcetacoplan), the first and only targeted C3 therapy for treatment of…

LUNAC Therapeutics Completes Additional Financing Round

Funds will be used to advance pre-clinical and manufacturing development programmes and prepare for clinical studies. Leeds, UK, 13 May 2021: LUNAC Therapeutics (LUNAC), a UK-based drug discovery company focused on the development of advanced life-saving anticoagulants, announces it has raised £4.75 million in an…

DUNAD Therapeutics Emerges to Develop Next-Generation Small Molecule Therapeutics Based on First Tuneable Targeted Protein Degradation Technology

New UK company backed by Epidarex Capital emerges from stealth Cambridge, UK, March 23, 2021 – Dunad Therapeutics (“Dunad”) emerges today to develop next-generation small molecule therapeutics based on its highly differentiated, tuneable and targeted protein degradation technology. Dunad, secured initial financing from Epidarex Capital,…