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BioClinica partners up for risk-based management

BioClinica has inked a deal with consulting firm Kinapse to help spread the adoption of its risk-based monitoring service, a targeted approach to keeping tabs on trials.

Serum Institute, Cipla partner to market flu vaccine in India

Serum Institute of India and compatriot Cipla have inked a pact to market a flu vaccine.

J&J sets up innovation hub inside Karolinska Institutet

Johnson & Johnson has established an outpost within Karolinska Institutet. The arrangement sees J&J set an innovation hub at the Swedish medical university, from which it will keep tabs on academic research breakthroughs and support the advance of such ideas into life science startups.

Singapore clinical hub to work with Visterra on dengue candidate

Singapore's research agency and Duke-National University of Singapore have signed an agreement to collaborate with U.S. biotech Visterra on getting a promising treatment against dengue fever to the clinical-trial stage.

Biocartis to develop respiratory panel tests with Fast-track diagnostics

Fast-track diagnostics will develop assays for use on Biocartis' Idylla testing platform, which searches for multiple pathogens following a single test, or what's known as syndromic multiplex testing.

Bluebird widens its CAR-T ambitions with a $130M Five Prime deal

Bluebird bio, already making headlines with its promising gene therapy, is expanding its efforts in immuno-oncology, pairing up with Five Prime Therapeutics to develop cell therapies for cancer.

CAR-T powerhouse Juno allies with gene-editing upstart Editas in $737M deal

One of the leaders of the CAR-T revolution has now aligned itself in an R&D collaboration with one of the top biotechs to emerge in the hot gene editing field. Juno Therapeutics is tying the knot with Editas on three programs, handing over $47 million in an upfront payment and three years of research support along with up to $690 million in milestones.

Varian, Flatiron Health to collaborate on oncology electronic health records

Flatiron Health's cloud-based electronic health record for cancer patients will soon be interoperable with Varian Medical Systems' Aria oncology information system under the terms of a strategic alliance between the two companies.

Sanofi buys into NeuroVive's cardio drug in Korea

Sanofi is betting on the promise of NeuroVive Pharmaceutical's top prospect, buying the South Korean rights to the biotech's Phase III cardiovascular drug.

China Medical Systems in Greater China deal with Finland's Faron on respiratory candidate

China Medical Systems Holding has licensed Greater China rights to develop and commercialize Finland's Faron Pharmaceuticals' Traumakine (FP-1201), a recombinant human interferon (IFN) beta-1a to treat severe and acute respiratory distress syndrome.