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RetinAI Joins Forces with Boehringer Ingelheim to Advance Novel Treatments for Patients with Geographic Atrophy using Artificial Intelligence

Bern, Switzerland and Boston, U.S.A., 21 April, 2023 – RetinAI Medical AG (“RetinAI”), a leader in clinical and imaging data management software and advanced analytics using artificial intelligence (AI) for ophthalmology, is excited to announce a new partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim. The companies aim to improve patient outcomes in geographic atrophy (GA) by combining RetinAI’s Discovery® platform and AI tools with Boehringer Ingelheim’s research in retinal diseases.

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Gilde Healthcare

Gilde Healthcare raises €600 million to invest in healthcare innovation

  • A balanced mix of international investors commits €600 million to Gilde Healthcare Venture&Growth VI, a transatlantic investment fund
  • Gilde Healthcare invests in fast growing companies that enable better care at lower cost, supported by its recently appointed Impact Council
  • In three years' time, Gilde Healthcare raised over €1.5 billion across three funds

UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilde Healthcare today announces a new investment fund with €600 million in commitments: Gilde Healthcare Venture&Growth VI. The new fund focuses on fast growing companies developing solutions for better care at lower cost. Gilde Healthcare invests in companies in Europe and North America active in digital healthcare, medical technology (MedTech) and therapeutics.

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Merck Strengthens Immunology Pipeline with Acquisition of Prometheus Biosciences, Inc.

  • PRA023 is a novel, late-stage candidate for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune conditions
  • Prometheus Biosciences’ comprehensive data set enables target discovery and precision medicine approach in inflammation and immunology

RAHWAY, N.J. & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Prometheus Biosciences, Inc. (“Prometheus”) (Nasdaq: RXDX) today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Merck, through a subsidiary, has agreed to acquire Prometheus for $200.00 per share in cash for a total equity value of approximately $10.8 billion.

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6 Ways to Use WhatsApp for Recruiting

6 Ways to Use WhatsApp for Recruiting

With over 2 billion monthly active users, WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. Although WhatsApp is not an obvious choice of platform for recruitment, it has become a valuable tool for recruiters for connecting with jobseekers and streamlining elements of the recruitment process.

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Novo Nordisk

Aspect Biosystems and Novo Nordisk enter partnership to develop bioprinted tissue therapeutics for diabetes and obesity

  • Partnership will leverage Aspect’s proprietary bioprinting technology and Novo Nordisk’s expertise and technology in stem cell differentiation and cell therapy development and manufacturing.
  • Aspect to receive 75 million US dollars in initial payments and up to 650 million dollars in future milestone payments per product arising from the collaboration, plus tiered royalties.

Vancouver, BC, Canada and Bagsværd, Denmark12 April 2023 – Aspect Biosystems and Novo Nordisk A/S today announced a collaboration, development, and licence agreement to develop bioprinted tissue therapeutics designed to replace, repair, or supplement biological functions inside the body with the aim of delivering a new class of truly disease-modifying treatments for diabetes and obesity.

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Aviceda Therapeutics Announces Strategic Partnership with Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)

  • Aviceda is partnering with world-renowned scientist Professor Christopher Scott and his teams at the Patrick G. Johnson Centre for Cancer Research at Queen’s University Belfast to spearhead development of the next generation of glyco-immune therapeutics.
  • Aviceda Executives will participate in a Cancer Showcase Event as part of the 25th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement Conference at Queen’s to highlight Northern Ireland’s emerging global reputation in the translational oncology ecosystem.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aviceda Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotech company focused on developing next-generation immuno-modulators to treat diseases such as cancer, today announced a strategic partnership with the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research at Queen’s University Belfast (Queen’s). Aviceda’s HALOS™ (High-Affinity Ligands of Sigelcs) nanotechnology platform, based on an invention from the research team led by Professor Chris Scott, Scientific Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Aviceda & Interim Dean of Research, Faculty of Medicine, Health, and Life Sciences, at Queen’s, harnesses the power of glycobiology to modulate the innate immune system to develop next-generation breakthrough therapeutics, with a focus on immuno-oncology.

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