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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Humacyte, a Durham-based regenerative medicine company, has begun a Phase 2 clinical trial of Humacyl, its bioengineered blood vessel, in patients with vascular trauma.
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RTI International -- a leading non-profit research institute in Research Triangle Park -- and Austin, Texas-based biotechnology company Asuragen have entered into a collaboration to look for a genetic disorder in North Carolina’s newborns.
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Six North Carolina bioscience companies are among 15 companies from the Southeast selected as finalists for awards to be given at the 20th annual SEBIO Investor and Partnering Forum in Atlanta next month.
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Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) may be the most successful organization in North Carolina that few people have ever heard of. But that’s about to change.
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Burlington-based global life science company LabCorp and AstraZeneca subsidiary Definiens have announced a collaboration to speed the development of precision medicines.
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Todd M. Pope, president and CEO of TransEnterix Inc., a Morrisville medical device company that makes minimally invasive robotic surgical systems, has been named to Time magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in Health Care for 2018.
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North Carolina’s entrepreneurial companies will have an opportunity to learn more about alternative funding sources -- disease foundations that have established venture arms -- at a November 1 event at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.
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Nufarm Americas has its roots “down under,” but it’s happy to do some of its growing up in the Old North State.
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A $100,000 Economic Development Award (EDA) from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center will boost bioscience industry growth in Burlington and Alamance County.
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A ranch for horseshoe crabs could soon help corral drug resistant bacteria. It’s the brainchild of a life science team at Greensboro-based Kepley BioSystems.

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bluebird bio, a gene therapy company with operations in Durham, has passed a regulatory milestone for its potential treatment of an inherited blood disorder.
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RTI International has dedicated a new $67 million headquarters building on its Research Triangle Park campus as it marks its 60th year of business.
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Brii Biosciences, a new biopharmaceutical company with North Carolina roots, has been named to the Fierce 15, an annual listing of notable bioscience startup companies published by the industry publication FierceBiotech.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s Piedmont Triad Office is welcoming Gregory Burke, M.D., Stephanie Dance-Barnes, Ph.D., and Joseph Graves Jr., Ph.D., to its regional advisory committee at its October meeting.