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TransEnterix Gains FDA Approval for Surgical Robotic System

Morrisville-based TransEnterix has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin selling its Senhance surgical robotic system.

RTP Nonprofit MEDIC Launches Fundraising Campaign

The Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC) has launched its first fundraising campaign to support its work as a medical device hub in the Research Triangle Park.

Heat Bio’s Pelican Subsidiary Strikes Deal with Selexis to Advance Cancer Immunotherapy

Pelican Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Durham-based Heat Biologics Inc., has entered a service agreement with Geneva-based Selexis SA to advance development of Pelican’s cancer-fighting therapy candidates.

Fennec Pharma Taking the Lead in Reducing Pediatric Chemo Hearing Loss

Fennec Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company with executive headquarters in the Research Triangle Park, is making a difference for children with hearing loss.

Humacyte Receives $18 Million to Test Bioengineered Blood Vessels

Humacyte, a Morrisville-based regenerative medicine company bootstrapped with early funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, has received more than $18 million from three sources to help test and commercialize its bioengineered blood vessel, Humacyl.

Foundation Medicine Growing RTP Lab into Precision Health Hub

Foundation Medicine, a Cambridge, Massachusetts firm selling genomic cancer tests, opened a precision health laboratory in Morrisville last year that it is growing into a major facility.

NIH Puts $4.1 million in Dignify's Bladder, Bowel Therapy

Dignify Therapeutics, a drug development company focused on restoring bladder and bowel control for the elderly and for people with spinal injury, multiple sclerosis or diabetes, continues to draw federal grants from the National Institutes of Health for its research and development.

VaccinatioNCelebration Offers NC-Made Flu Shots at NCBiotech Oct. 17

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is hosting the second annual VaccinatioNCelebration flu shot clinic all day Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to highlight North Carolinians’ production of the newest generation of flu vaccine.

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