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The relationship between human health and the microbes that live on and within us (our microbiome) is increasingly understood, particularly for the microbes living in our gut and the microbiome has, in recent years, become a target for specific therapeutics – including therapeutics based on the microbes themselves. Live biotherapeutics are microbes that deliver therapeutic […]

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The BioCentury China Healthcare Summit saw thought leaders from industry, academia and finance meet in Shanghai to learn about China’s burgeoning biopharma ecosystem. The nation has advances its biotech agenda, specifically targeting the sector in its industrial strategy, Made in China 2025. Like many countries, age-related diseases such as cancer are the main targets. Countries […]

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Headlines: CRISPR Ethics. Life Science Sector Deal Announced. CRISPR: Chinese research scientist, Dr He Jiankui, has claimed that twin girls born in November were genetically altered using CRISPR. If true, these are the first humans born with CRISPR-edited DNA that can be inherited by their children. The DNA coding for the CCR5 cell receptor, which […]

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