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Sanifit Announces Enrollment of First Patient in CaLIPSO – a Phase IIb Study for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Calcification in End-Stage-Renal-Disease Patients on Haemodialsis

San Diego, USA & Palma, Spain  - Laboratoris Sanifit S.L., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for calcification disorders, today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the Phase IIb “CaLIPSO Study” clinical trial of lead candidate, SNF472, for the treatment of cardiovascular calcification (CVC) in end-stage-renal-disease (ESRD) patients on haemodialysis (HD).

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Summit Appoints Dr David Roblin as Chief Operating Officer and President of Research & Development

Oxford, UK – Summit Therapeutics plc, the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (‘DMD’) and C. difficile infection (‘CDI’), today announces the appointment of Dr David Roblin as Chief Operating Officer (‘COO’) and President of Research and Development.

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AMSBIO Launches New Ready-to-use Adeno-Associated Virus Biosensors

Abingdon, UK - AMSBIO announce a new range of ready-to-use adeno-associated virus (AAV) biosensor products. These viruses encode your chosen biosensor, either calcium or glutamate sensor and are ready for in vivo injection.

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OBN Appoints Mark Hooper as Head of Business Development

Abingdon, UK - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announced today the appointment of Mark Hooper as the new Head of Business Development with immediate effect.

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Applications Now Open for the The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator

Alderley Park, UK - The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator (NELSA) is looking for early stage businesses & those with a business idea in the life science and healthcare sector.

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SRG Appoints New Director for its Clinical division

Birmingham, UK - Science, clinical and engineering recruitment company SRG has appointed Marianna Suckova as Director of Clinical, based in London.

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PCI Clinical Services and Suvoda Announce Partnership for Clinical Trial IRT Solutions

Philadelphia, USA - Leading clinical outsourcing services provider, PCI Clinical Services (PCI), has announced a partnership with Suvoda LLC. The agreement will benefit clinical trials, delivering Suvoda’s cutting edge IRT/IWRS technology for subject randomization and trial supply management integrated with PCI’s comprehensive packaging and logistical services for clinical trial supplies.

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PiR Announces Cambridge Breakfast Briefing with Life Science Entrepreneur, Dr Darrin Disley of Horizon Group plc

Cambridge, UK - PIR is delighted to announce that Dr Darrin Disley, parallel life science entrepreneur, angel investor and enterprise champion is to speak at the PiR CEO Breakfast Forum in Cambridge on Tuesday 17 January.

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e-Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Raymond Barlow as Chief Executive

Oxford, UK - e-Therapeutics plc (AIM: ETX), the drug discovery company, announces that it has appointed Dr. Raymond Barlow as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Barlow will take up the role on or before 1 May 2017, at which point he will be appointed to the e-Therapeutics Board of Directors.

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Cell and Gene Therapy World: PCI Clinical Services to Share Expertise in Remote QP Certification of ATMPs

Philadelphia, USA – Leading pharmaceutical provider PCI Clinical Services will bring its expertise to the stage at Cell and Gene Therapy World (January 17-20, 2017) with an international case study on the remote Qualified Person (QP) certification of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs).

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