Lophius Biosciences

The German firm has signed a deal for BL&H to distribute, market, and sell its T-Track CMV kit in South Korea once it is approved as an in vitro diagnostic.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Lophius Biosciences today announced it received a €2.0 million ($2.8 million) investment to fund clinical studies of its flagship product and to develop new products.
The firm also announced a new CEO and changes to its board.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lophius Biosciences today said that it has joined a research consortium that will work with the firm on developing its T-Track MS diagnostic test for initial diagnosis of multiples sclerosis and monitoring of disease progression.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Immunotec and Lophius Biosciences said today that they have signed agreements providing each other access to certain intellectual property.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – T-cell-based diagnostics development firm Lophius Biosciences today announced the closing of a financing round that brought in €4 million ($5.3 million) in funding.

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The German startup is developing T-cell-based diagnostics and also provides cell-based assay testing for pharmaceuticals.

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