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Defense U Grad Students Mingle, Learn About NC Ag, Life Science Innovation

The Eisenhower School's Agribusiness Industry Study Group (above) recently visited NC State for the fourth time. NCBiotech also hosted the school's biotech study group (not pictured).

North Carolina's global life science leadership is on the radar of future national defense leaders.

WFU Leads $20M Regenerative Medicine Efficiency Effort

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is leading a $20 million effort to apply advanced manufacturing techniques that can speed the regenerative medicine process for creating replacement tissues and organs.

Humacyte Makes Fierce 15 List for Regenerative Medicine Platform

FierceBiotech Medical Devices has named Morrisville-based, NCBiotech-backed Humacyte to its annual Fierce 15 list of innovative medical device companies for 2016.

Heat Biologics Targets Zika with New Subsidiary

Durham-based Heat Biologics, a developer of immunotherapies that activate a patient’s immune system to fight cancer, is stepping up efforts to address infectious diseases including the Zika virus.

Dignify Gets $3.1 M in Grants for Bladder, Bowel Therapy

Dignify Therapeutics, a drug-development company focused on restoring bladder and bowel control to people with spinal injury, spina bifida, and other neurological conditions, has received $3.1 million in federal funding to advance its lead drug candidate.

Fast Facts: Seqirus, Its New Flu Vax & Holly Springs Site

Flucelvax Quadrivalent: A Next-Generation Flu Vaccine

Flucelvax Quadrivalent is an influenza vaccine developed and produced by Seqirus.

BioCryst Sees Positive Test Results for Ebola Treatment

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals of Durham has reported positive results from a proof-of-concept study of its broad-spectrum antiviral BCX4430 for the delayed treatment of Ebola virus infection in rhesus macaques.

Argos, BioCryst, Cempra, G1 Ride High on Good News

Four Triangle pharmaceutical companies have shared in good news in recent days.

Playing Field to Battlefield, Brain Injury Research Funding Needed

Traumatic brain injury has gained national prominence as star athletes have publicly acknowledged their struggles, and now the medical community is sounding the alarm about the prevalence of TBI among soldiers, who face comparable risks as they engage in rigorous training, athletics and combat.

Chasing Ground Zero: Preparing for the Unpredictable

More than 125 participated in a day-long symposium at NCBiotech, exploring the bioterrorism challenges our defense and military agencies are charged with assessing and solving, and some of North Carolina's capabilities for helping to deal with the issues.


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