News round-up by DDW’s Reece Armstrong for 20-24 June.
Covid-19 vaccine development and research, gene therapies for dementia and a ‘game-changing’ treatment for HIV are some of the themes of this week’s news round-up.
Pharmaceutical company Moderna is to set-up a manufacturing and research development centre in the UK following an agreement with the government.
A one-time treatment for HIV and AIDS may be possible thanks to gene editing, according to research conducted by scientists from Tel Aviv University (TAU).
A collaboration between two biotech companies hopes to pave the way for the development of the first-ever African-owned Covid-19 vaccine.
The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT Catapult) has partnered with the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) to help advance the development of adeno-associated virus (AAV) based gene therapies for dementia.
The Pistoia Alliance has appointed its first female President with Dr Becky Upton taking on the position, the organisation has announced.