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Novartis Purchases Endocyte for $2.1 Billion

Novartis, a Swiss pharmaceutical giant, recently purchased the West Lafayette, Indiana-based company Endocyte. The $2.1 billion acquisition will be a large addition to Novartis’s cancer treatment portfolio. Endocyte is currently conducting clinical trials for radiopharmaceuticals that have the potential to be used to treat metastatic...

Spotlight On Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October, while often associated with pumpkin spice, scary movies, and jack-o-lanterns, is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a time when pink ribbons abound and the effort to spread awareness about breast cancer is particularly heightened. Increasing breast cancer awareness is critical to continuing the...

San Diego-based Fate Therapeutics Enters Strategic Collaboration with Tokyo’s ONO Pharmaceutical Co.

San Diego-based Fate Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FATE) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of programmed cellular immunotherapies for cancer and immune disorders. The Company is pioneering the development of off-the-shelf cell therapies using its proprietary induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) product platform. The Company’s immuno-oncology...

Check out the Programmable Shape-shifting Metal

Scientists at the University of Sussex and Swansea University have created a programmable, shape-shifting metal. Sounds unreal? The unreal sounding breakthrough is very real! Scientists use electrical charges, apply to liquid metal, and coax it into 3D shapes. This new, extremely promising material can be...