Bio Platforms

NANOPARTICLES – A Revolution in the Development of Drug Delivery Vehicles

Tim Leaver explains how his company has developed a proprietary technology for the rapid development of nanoparticles and seamless scale-up for clinical studies and commercial production, and how it is transforming the development and manufacturing of a range of nanoparticle formulations from a hit-and-miss affair to a standardized process, accelerating novel nanomedicines from the bench to the clinic.



Reata Announces Receipt of $30-Million Milestone Payment

Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. recently announced it has received a $30-million milestone payment from its licensee, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. following the initiation of AYAME, a Phase 3 clinical trial to assess the efficacy and safety of bardoxolone methyl (bardoxolone) for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease in Japan.


Cynata’s Stem Cell Therapy Meets All Safety & Efficacy Endpoints in Trial

Australian stem cell and regenerative medicine company Cynata Therapeutics Limited recently announced that CYP-001, its lead Cymerus mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) product candidate, met all clinical endpoints in a Phase 1 trial for the treatment of steroid-resistant acute graft-versus-host disease (GvHD).