AOA Dx Closes $7 Million Funding Round To Bring The First Accurate Early Detection Test For Ovarian Cancer To Market

AOA Dx Inc announced today that they have closed a $7 million funding round led by Avestria Ventures, AlleyCorp, The Helm, RH Capital, Olive Tree Capital, Tencent, and other notable investors....

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $14.6 Million to Support Life Sciences Workforce Development and STEM Education

39 awards will support new and expanded STEM curricula at 40 schools and enhance and expand industry-aligned training programs at 22 institutions; 25,000+ students will receive enhanced training and education...

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MLSC Launches 2022-2023 Capital Programming Round

The MLSC is excited to launch the next round of capital programs for: Bits to Bytes, Novel Therapeutics Delivery, and Research Infrastructure. The deadline to apply for the 2022-2023 program year is November...

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Immunology startup GentiBio signs $1.9B deal with Bristol Myers

At just two years old, immunology startup GentiBio has signed a collaboration deal with a major pharmaceutical company that could be worth up to $1.9 billion. Bristol Myers Squibb Co....

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Lilly takes long view on Alzheimer’s drug as FDA starts expedited review

The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to an expedited review of Eli Lilly’s experimental Alzheimer’s disease medicine donanemab. Donanemab is one of several drugs in late-stage clinical testing that...

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Ginkgo Bioworks buys Zymergen for $300 million

Boston-based Ginkgo Bioworks has agreed to buy Zymergen, a biotech firm whose value plunged four months after going public, in an all-stock deal, the companies said Monday. The transaction values...

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Boston, Worcester rank in top 25 US metro areas for life science research talent, study says

Massachusetts is home to two of the country’s best metro areas for life sciences research talent, according to real estate and investment firm CBRE. Boston and Cambridge ranked first in...

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More lab space: French pharma Servier is growing its cancer business in Seaport

The French drug company Servier is doubling down on its presence in Boston with a new research lab and an expanded US headquarters in the Seaport District. The expansion is...

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