Drew Cutshaw, MD will be moderating a panel at the BIO International Convention in San Diego, CA on Tuesday, June 4th.

Aktis Oncology enters into Strategic Collaboration with Lilly

BOSTON, Mass. – May 21, 2024 — Aktis Oncology, a biotechnology company discovering and developing novel targeted radiopharmaceuticals to treat a broad range of solid tumors, today announced a multi-target discovery collaboration agreement with Eli Lilly and Company to generate anticancer radiopharmaceuticals using Aktis Oncology’s novel miniprotein technology platform. The collaboration draws on Aktis’ proprietary radiopharmaceutical platform together with Lilly’s expertise in oncology drug development and commercialization, with the goal of developing first- in-class and differentiated therapeutics for a range of solid tumors.

Enlaza Therapeutics Raises $100 Million through Its Series A Financing

LA JOLLA, CA, April 30, 2024 – Enlaza Therapeutics, the first covalent biologic platform company, today announced a $100 million Series A financing. The financing will be used to further develop Enlaza’s proprietary covalent protein technologies and to support advancement of wholly owned pipeline programs to the clinic. The financing was led by the Life Sciences group of J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Private Capital division, with participation from existing investors: Frazier Life Sciences, Avalon Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Samsara BioCapital. The financing also includes new investors: Amgen Ventures, Regeneron Ventures, Bregua Corporation, Pappas Capital, and Alexandria Venture Investments.

Horizon Quantum Computing to Establish First-of-a-Kind Hardware Testbed

Singapore, 18 April 2024— Horizon Quantum Computing, a company building software development tools for quantum computers, today announced that it is establishing a first-of-a-kind testbed for integrating quantum computing hardware with its software stack, Triple Alpha. The testbed, which will be set up at Horizon’s Singapore headquarters, will have the capacity to host multiple quantum computers. By acquiring its own hardware, Horizon gains full control over both hardware and software stacks, allowing it to push the frontiers of quantum computing.

CuraSen Therapeutics Announces Oral Presentation of Additional Positive Phase 2a Data with CST-2032/CST-107 in Patients with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Disease

SAN CARLOS, Calif. & LISBON, Portugal--March 7, 2024--CuraSen Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing small molecule therapies to treat neurodegenerative disease, announced that it will present additional positive Phase 2a data with its combination adrenergic activator, CST-2032/CST-107, in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or mild dementia from either Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. The oral presentation will take place at AD/PD™ 2024: The International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases and Related Neurological Disorders, being held March 5-9, 2024, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Aura Biosciences Announces First Patient Dosed in Global Phase 3 CoMpass Trial

BOSTON--Dec. 7, 2023-- Aura Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: AURA), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a novel class of virus-like drug conjugate (VDC) therapies for multiple oncology indications, today announced the first patient has been dosed in the global Phase 3 CoMpass trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of bel-sar for the first-line treatment of adult patients with early-stage choroidal melanoma.

Minoryx announces enrollment of first patients with cerebral Adrenoleukodystrophy (cALD) in US Phase 3 clinical trial, CALYX

Mataró, Barcelona, Spain, November 16, 2023 - Minoryx Therapeutics, a registration stage biotech company focused on the development of therapies for orphan central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announces the first patients have been enrolled in its US Phase 3 clinical trial (CALYX) of lead candidate leriglitazone, to treat adult male X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) patients with cerebral Adrenoleukodystrophy (cALD), an orphan indication with no alternative therapeutic options.

Tune Therapeutics Reveals Epigenetic Editing Program Targeting Hepatitis B Virus

DURHAM, N.C. & SEATTLE-- November 13, 2023--Pioneering epigenome editing company Tune Therapeutics has announced it is working on a new and potentially curative approach to treating chronic HBV infection. The program was unveiled by Dr. Ed Gane, Professor of Medicine at the University of Auckland and world-renowned authority on Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) conference in Boston, MA on November 11th. The program, described by Gane at a session on emerging HBV treatments, aims to utilize TEMPO –Tune’s proprietary ‘genetic tuning’ platform – to achieve functional cure through the permanent, epigenetic repression of viral activity.