Scancell’s vaccine technology featured on Sky News

The government is putting big bets on vaccines that may not work against the coronavirus, scientists have warned. Around 90% of experimental vaccines never reach the clinic because of problems in development or manufacture.But the government’s Vaccines Taskforce has invested … Continued

Open Orphan Launch Covid-19 Antibody Testing

LONDON, June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Launched on Thursday 4th June 2020, hVIVO COVID Clear Test, https://hvivo.com/covid-clear/, which is part of Open Orphan plc, https://www.openorphan.com/, is the most accurate antibody test available to UK employers, helping them to get their people back to work. Having recently secured … Continued

Coronavirus vaccine: scientists to try DNA treatment

The Times reported on British researchers entering the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine by modifying an existing cancer therapy. The article was about the research programme, initiated by portfolio company Scancell, to develop a vaccine. The project will be … Continued

Mologic launches new lab-based COVID-19 antibody tests

Follows successful validation by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and St George’s, University of London With manufacturing support from Omega Diagnostics, the laboratory-based test aims to deliver up to 46,000 results per day Health services and key worker communities in … Continued

Genedrive says coronavirus test could be available in eight weeks

Genedrive, has pivoted part of its core resources towards development of two SARS-COV-2 tests, which can determine whether someone is infected with coronavirus. The first assay, already in development, is an instrument-agnostic molecular assay (the Genedrive® 96 SARS-COV-2 test) that can … Continued