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Biotech licenses drug composition patents from University of Alaska Fairbanks for study in several disease states. Gilead seeks long-acting HIV therapy or prevention with broadly neutralizing antibodies discovered by Rockefeller U.
Private Company Edition: VC deals fell short of the record-breaking level seen in 2018 and financings may slow a bit more in 2020. Also, UPMC and Frazier close new VC funds, and Emendo raises $61m for gene-editing platform.
Keeping the patient at the center is just as important in the development of high-risk innovations that serve unmet needs as it is for all other medtech solutions. That is the view of Pixium Vision CEO Khalid Ishaque, whose company is on the cusp of taking many dry-AMD sufferers out of blindness with artificial bionic vision technology. It recently performed the first successful human implantation and activation of its Prima implant.
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced in February 2017.
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