News 29.03.19

Pharming announces a provisional commitment to invest in a minority stake in its fill & finish partner BioConnection BV

Pharming Group N.V. announces that it has made a provisional commitment to invest up to €1.6 million in cash and...

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News 28.03.19

NTRC and Radboud explore new methods to predict chemotherapy response in ovarian cancer

NTRC and Radboudumc Nijmegen (The Netherlands) are developing a platform to predict the response of high-grade serous ovarian cancer patients to chemotherapy by using tumor and immune cells isolated at diagnosis. While patients receive normal standard-of-care treatment, data are collected to improve future diagnostics and care.

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News 25.03.19

Lead Pharma Announces Start of Phase I Clinical Trials with SAR441169 Candidate Treatment for Psoriasis

Sanofi, Lead Pharma’s collaborative partner in the development of SAR441169, successfully initiated first human dosing with this novel RORγt Inverse Agonist...

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News 20.03.19

Effective discovery of synergistic combinations by in silico prioritization

uccessful cancer therapies are often based on drug combinations to halt cancer growth and prevent resistance mechanisms. A good way to find novel, unexpected synergistic drug combinations is unbiased high throughput screening on cancer cell lines, such as the NTRC SynergyScreen™ platform.

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News 14.03.19

BioConnection further strengthens its position in the (bio) pharmaceutical CMO business by adding a Flexible GMP area to its current capabilities.

BioConnection opens this month, after an intensive engineering and validation program its Flexible GMP area. The area consists of several...

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News 26.02.19

CEO Monique van Scherpenzeel – “I love to get my hands dirty in the lab”

Monique van Scherpenzeel (1981) exchanged the University for the Business world. In April 2018 she started her own company, GlycoMScan,...

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News 19.02.19

A cup of coffee with…. Inez de Greef (3D-PharmXchange)

Inez de Greef, co-owner and founder of 3D-PharmXchange, started the company together with Ronald van der Geest because they find the development of medicines a fascinating field of expertise. “And not only do we find the field interesting, we also find it just as motivating to be able to share our knowledge with our team and apply it to customers.”

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News 19.02.19

PharmSupport starts SME GxP expertise center

The Life Sciences & Health sector is characterized by complex and demanding quality legislation and regulations (GxP, collective name for,...

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News 12.02.19

Tissue-type analysis included in Oncolines™ cancer cell line profiling

The approval label of many drugs specifically states use in cancer of a certain tissue type, for instance, breast or lung. In any approach to precision medicine, cancer lineage should therefore be taken into account. NTRC’s Oncolines™ cancer cell line profiling service1,2 now includes such tissue-type analysis, indicating whether drugs or drug candidates show preferential activity in a certain cancer tissue type.

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