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CN Bio and MIT announce 10 Organ-On-Chip Platform: Nature Scientific Reports

Organ-on-Chip specialist CN Bio’s microfluidic platform for improving drug evaluation has taken a significant step forward. CN Bio’s partners at MIT today published details of the platform which successfully connects engineered tissues from up to 10 organs, accurately replicating human organ interactions for weeks at a time and allowing them to measure the effects of… Read more »

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CN Bio MicroMix to be featured at AACR

Dr David Hughes, Chief Technical Officer at Organ-on-Chip specialist CN Bio Innovations will be presenting a poster at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2018. The poster will cover the company’s MicroMix technology. MicroMix uses pumps and valves to, precisely control and vary with time, the concentration of drug within each well of… Read more »

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PharmaVentures Interview: Will Organ-on-Chip technology provide the data Regulators need in the future?

As new drug treatments are developed, quicker and much more precise technology which predicts the effect these chemical and biological substances have on human organs are also becoming available. These technologies will be important particularly for pharmaceutical and biotech companies as they look towards the future. Will these companies continue be able to stand in… Read more »

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Hepatitis B research using CN Bio Organ-on-Chips published in Nature Communications

London, UK, February 15 2018: In an article published in Nature Communications scientists at Imperial College London have demonstrated how pathogens interact with human organ mimics. The Organ-on-Chip technology used for the studies was an artificial liver – originally developed at MIT and biotechnology company CN Bio Innovations. The Imperial team tested its response to… Read more »

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R&D 100 Award won by Vanderbilt team for tech being developed with CN Bio

A cell-culture technology now being developed by London biotech CN Bio Innovations and its global pharmaceutical company partner, has won one of the scientific world’s premier awards – known as the “Oscars of Innovation”. A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo won the R&D 100 Award for their… Read more »

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CN Bio Innovations announces research collaboration with AstraZeneca to validate a new in vitro tool to predict optimised drug dosing regimens for multi-drug therapies

London, UK, November 1 2017: Organ-on-a-Chip specialist CN Bio Innovations Limited announces a research collaboration with global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to validate a new in vitro research tool that enables the high throughput evaluation of multi-drug dosing regimens. Under the collaboration, CN Bio will leverage intellectual property and technologies recently licensed by the company from… Read more »

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FDA signs collaborative agreement with CN Bio Innovations to use Organs-on-Chips to improve drug development and evaluation

London, UK, October 26 2017: CN Bio Innovations Limited announced today that it has entered into a Research Collaboration Agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. FDA and CN Bio will collaborate to characterize the performance of CN Bio’s Organs-on-Chips as a platform for potential use in… Read more »

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Innovate UK awards grant to CN Bio Innovations and AstraZeneca to use Organs-on-Chips to evaluate the use of existing drugs to treat fatty liver disease

London, UK, October 11 2017: Organ-on-a-Chip specialist CN Bio Innovations Limited announces that Innovate UK has awarded the company a £670,000 grant co-funded by the newly created Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Under the award, CN Bio will collaborate with global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to combine Organ-on-a-Chip models of fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)… Read more »

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CN Bio Innovations announces licence of platform microfluidics technologies from Vanderbilt University

London, UK, October 10 2017: CN Bio Innovations Limited announces that it has licensed from Vanderbilt University three patents and applications, and software, covering microfluidics technologies relevant to the company’s Organs-on-Chips products and IP portfolio. The agreement includes exclusive rights to applications claiming priority from US 15/191,092, as well as non-exclusive rights to US 9,618,129… Read more »

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CN Bio Innovations announces license of worldwide rights to Hepatitis B programme from Bristol-Myers Squibb

London, UK, April 5 2017: CN Bio Innovations Limited announces that it has licensed from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company a Hepatitis B drug discovery programme comprising several series of small molecule antiviral compounds. The exclusive agreement enables CN Bio to undertake discovery, development and commercialisation of the antiviral compounds to create a combination treatment for chronic Hepatitis… Read more »

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Huffington Post features CN Bio

Huffington Post features CN Bio CEO: Women in Innovation: Developing ‘Organs-on-Chips’ Interview clip: “My background as a chemist means that I like precision. However, drug development is not nearly as logical as we’d like. Profound uncertainty about the likely success of drug programs can persist into late stage clinical trials – by which time millions… Read more »

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CN Bio featured on the Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel features CN Bio’s human-organ-on-a-chip platforms “Innovations” on the Discovery Channel has reported on CN Bio Innovations’ technology which allows drug discovery scientists to understand with greater precision than ever before whether a new drug candidate is likely to be safe and effective. “Innovations” is hosted by Ed Begley Jr, and the CN Bio… Read more »

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Dr Emma Sceats of organ-on-a-chip firm CN Bio Innovations wins Innovate UK’s infocus Women in Innovation award

Welwyn Garden City, UK- 15th November 2016: Following a nationwide competition, CEO of London bioengineering firm CN Bio Innovations Dr Emma Sceats has been named as a winner of Innovate UK’s infocus Women in Innovation award. The awards will be celebrated as part of the Lloyds National Business Awards in London tonight. Innovate UK’s infocus… Read more »

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MIT and CN Bio to showcase world’s first 7 organ “Human-on-a-Chip” at Organ-On-Chip congress

MIT and CN Bio Innovations today announced that the world’s first 7-organ “Human-on-a-Chip” platform will be showcased at the Organ-on-Chip congress in Boston on the 7th and 8th of July 2016. Under a $26M Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract awarded to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Continuum LLC and CN Bio… Read more »

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CN Bio Sponsors the Organ-On-Chip world congress in Boston

CN Bio Innovations Ltd, an expert in developing human organs-on-chips to test and develop therapeutics for serious diseases, is proud to be the platinum sponsor of SelectBio’s 2nd Annual Organ-on-a-Chip world Congress in Boston on the 7th and 8th of July. The conference brings together the world’s leading experts in Organ-on-chip technology from academia and… Read more »

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CN Bio appoints Emma Sceats as CEO

CN Bio Innovations are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Emma Sceats as Chief Executive effective 1st January 2016. Dr David Scales will remain on the board as an advisor to the company with particular emphasis on new business opportunities.

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Imperial College London to present HBV data on CN Bio immune-competent liver model at AASLD The Liver Meeting

CN Bio Innovations Ltd, an expert in developing human organ chip platforms to test and develop therapeutics for serious diseases, has announced that new data from its research collaboration with Imperial College London, where the team are analysing a novel human, full-viral-lifecycle model of Hepatitis B, will be presented in the late-breaking poster session at The Liver Meeting® 2015, San Francisco USA (13-17 November, 2015).

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CN Bio appoints Dr David Hughes to board of directors

Dr David Hughes has been appointed to the board of directors, effective immediately. He will also continue with his responsibility for overseeing management of all technical projects and alliances with CN Bio partners as well as managing the internal scientific and engineering teams.

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Al Jazeera

CN Bio Innovations features in Al Jazeera documentary “The Cure”.

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