Employing CRISPR to expose ‘hiding’ cancer cells to immunotherapy
25 Oct 2019
Immunotherapy employs the patient’s immune system against cancer. There are various types of immunotherapy including adoptive cell therapy, cancer.
T cell engagers - dark horses of immunotherapy
26 Sep 2019
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) technology has attracted a lot of attention and investment in recent years, but the potential of T cell Engager.
Shifting treatments: cancer as a manageable disease
29 Aug 2019
As new treatments drive a shift towards treating cancer as a manageable disease we are seeing greater collaboration across the life sciences sector.
The rise of predictive medicine
05 Aug 2019
Thanks to significant advances in genetics, we are not only getting better at diagnosing disease, but also at predicting disease. Predictive medicine.
Gender medicine – deriving novelty from treating women?
26 Jun 2019
When you hear the term “gender medicine”, what comes to mind? For many people, the term is associated with reproductive health issues, such as.
EU approves first gene therapy for patients with a mild form of β-Thalassemia
04 Jun 2019
Exciting news in the personalised medicine space – the EU has just approved the first gene therapy for patients with a mild form of β-Thalassemia. .
Precision therapeutics for the precision medicine era
17 May 2019
In recent years we have seen dramatic advances in our understanding of the intricate and dynamic relationships that underpin our immune responses. This.
Personalised medicine: patient stratification
29 Apr 2019
While the general idea of customising treatment to patients is not new, the degree to which treatments may be tailored to patient subgroups defined by.
Pioneers of precision medicine
15 Apr 2019
Breakthroughs in healthcare promise a future in which the individual sits at the centre of medical decisions. But who has paved the way and who is.
Bioinformatics Inventions: Patenting challenges at the interface of computer and life sciences
27 Feb 2019
We are entering an age of precision medicine, with patients receiving tailored treatments, selected and sometimes even specifically designed for their.
Fighting cancer with CAR-T therapies
04 Feb 2019
Commercialising genomic research in the US: tips for obtaining patent protection
30 Jan 2019
The field of genomics has seen incredible advances over the past few decades. Technological developments coupled with decreasing costs have fuelled.
China - a key player in the global precision medicine race
30 Jan 2019
With a growing economy, and a large, ageing population, China is attracting attention from global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. China’s.
Precision medicine: ethics, regulation and patent law
13 Dec 2018
New genomic and proteomic analysis technologies allow for diagnosis and prognosis of patients with greater accuracy than ever before. Indeed, due to.
The importance of Innovation Hubs in the UK's North West Region
02 Dec 2018
Life science ‘start-ups’, ‘spin-outs’ and SMEs are some of the most innovative businesses and are often based upon truly great technology and ideas..
Precision Medicine: the next revolution in healthcare
31 Oct 2018
In recent years, we have witnessed a remarkable healthcare revolution. Thanks to advances in genetic analysis, molecular biology and cell science, we.