NCBiotech News

We work hard to bring you the stories about the life science community in North Carolina. Every once in a while, we add a little news of our own. Read some of those stories below, or check out some of our perspectives on our staff blog.

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Durham-based Chimerix,has committed $30 million and10 million shares of its common stock to buy exclusive worldwide rights to a leukemia drug under development by Cantex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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RTP's AskBio has entered a strategic partnership with Boston's Selecta to boost gene therapy's potential for re-dosing if needed.
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After more than a half century in New Jersey, the Inter-regional Research Project No. 4, a national agricultural research organization, is moving from the Garden State to Raleigh.
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RTP plant genomics startup Pairwise and NCSU are collaborating in a unique public-private partnership to vastly accelerate the search for better berries.
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North Carolina's Research Triangle area led the nation last year in per-capita funding from the National Institutes of Health.
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Metabolon, a Morrisville precision health company specializing in a technology called metabolomics, is teaming with three Canadian research groups to study biomarkers and reduce frailty in old age.
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North Carolina is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential, second in Installed Solar Capacity and third in Biotechnology Strength in Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings Report for 2019.
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A Research Triangle Park company that sells tools for cell studies is celebrating new funding to accelerate its selling.
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Merck announced today that it will invest at least $680 million and add some 425 new jobs over the next few years, including an expansion of its Durham vaccine manufacturing facility and a $30 million packaging line addition at its Wilson plant.
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ArunA Bio, a bioscience company with a platform technology developing biologic particles called exosomes to treat neurodegenerative disorders, is expanding its footprint into North Carolina – and adding $13 million to its bank account. 
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Registration is now open for the 21st annual Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum to be held in Miami on November 6 and 7.
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The abstract submission date for the Triangle Global Health Conference has been extended until July 22.
Piedmont Triad
The 12- county Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina continues to transform itself by investing in infrastructure, talent, and innovation -- and ag tech is a growing part of it.
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Precision BioSciences, a genome-editing company based in Durham, announced today the opening of its highly prized production facility for in-house manufacturing of its unique technologies.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted RedHill Biopharma priority review for its new drug to treat serious gastrointestinal infections.