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LUNAC Therapeutics Wins Start Up of the Year at Bionow Awards

Leeds, UK, 5 February 2021:  LUNAC Therapeutics (LUNAC), a UK based drug discovery company focused on the development of advanced life-saving anticoagulants, has been named as this year’s Start Up of the Year winner at the 19th Bionow Awards.  The 19th Bionow Awards took place…

NodThera Appoints Chief Medical Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Strengthens senior leadership team with appointments of Donald Johns, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer and Katina Dorton, J.D., MBA, as Chief Financial Officer CAMBRIDGE, UK, BOSTON and SEATTLE – December 15, 2020 – NodThera, a biotechnology company developing a new class of medicines that inhibit the NLRP3 inflammasome…

Apellis Reports Pegcetacoplan Demonstrates Greater Treatment Responses and Quality-of-Life Improvements Compared to C5 Inhibitors for PNH

Data were presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting In an analysis from the 16-week Phase 3 PEGASUS study, 70.7% of patients treated with pegcetacoplan compared to 5.1% of eculizumab-treated patients achieved a good, major, or complete hematologic response based on published classifications Quality–of–life substantially improved for pegcetacoplan-treated patients, reaching near-normal levels on several measures, and did not change for eculizumab-treated patients in a PEGASUS analysis at 16 weeks A matching–adjusted indirect…

Dr Mary Canning has been Recognised as a Leader in UK Life Sciences

CAMBRIDGE, UK – 10 NOVEMBER 2020. Released today by BioBeat, the seventh annual Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness report highlights 30 examples of resourceful leaders in the UK bioscience sector. The UK life sciences sector has risen to the challenges posed by COVID-19 with exceptional…

Apellis to Present New Data Supporting the Efficacy and Safety of Pegcetacoplan in PNH at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Eight abstracts accepted for presentation emphasize the potential of targeted C3 therapy to elevate the standard of care in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) New analyses from the Phase 3 PEGASUS head-to-head study demonstrate greater treatment response and quality–of–life improvements with pegcetacoplan versus eculizumab, a C5 inhibitor Using a matching-adjusted indirect comparison (MAIC), improvements in clinical, hematological and…

Epidarex Capital Portfolio Company SIRAKOSS Acquired by OSSDSIGN

Second significant value realisation this quarter highlights Epidarex’s successful approach to life science investing Bethesda, MD, USA, and Edinburgh, UK; November 3rd, 2020 – Epidarex Capital (“Epidarex”), a transatlantic life science venture firm, is pleased to announce its second value realisation this quarter with the…