H3 Biomedicine

The partnership marries Foundation's genomic knowledgebase with H3's drug discovery engine and computational biology platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and H3 Biomedicine today announced they will sequence and publish data from next-generation sequencing-based research on pre-clinical cancer models.

This article has been updated to clarify the tools being co-developed by H3 Biomedicine and Sage Bionetworks

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer biotherapeutics developer H3 Biomedicine said today that it will partner with Sage Bionetworks to develop new software aimed at supporting its efforts to predict human responses to certain drugs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and H3 Biomedicine today launched SyntheTx, a technology partnership created to provide novel oncology targets and early-stage drug discovery programs to drug manufacturers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and biopharmaceutical firm H3 Biomedicine today announced a collaboration to identify and validate a panel of novel cancer drug targets.

Compendia Bioscience said this week that H3 Biomedicine has signed a three-year licensing agreement to use Compendia's Oncomine tool suite, which includes Oncomine Concepts and Oncomine Power Tools.

"H3 Biomedicine is an independent entity that will have the scientific freedom to choose and follow targets it identifies using genomic insights and modern chemistry, coupled with a disciplined approach to drug discovery and development," an Eisai spokesperson told PGx Reporter.

H3 Biomedicine will use a pharmacogenomic approach to develop new oncology drugs.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.