Spotlight: Sikich — A Formula for Life Science Success

Sikich LLP is a 1000 member business advisory firm that offers technology and accounting services to a broad array of companies. In operation for more than 35 years, about 10 years ago the company started offering its services to life sciences companies, tailored to fit their specific needs. Big4Bio editor Marie Daghlian recently met virtually […]

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Spotlight: Cerevance Raises $45 Million to Advance Therapeutics Against Novel CNS Targets

by Marie Daghlian Cerevance has raised $45 million in a series B financing to continue deploying its platform to identify novel therapeutic targets for central nervous system diseases, and advance a pipeline of therapies for Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and neuroinflammation. New investors GV, Bill Gates, and Foresite Capital joined previous investors Takeda Ventures, the […]

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Big4Bio:Boston COVID-19 Resource Page

With more and more communities closing schools and businesses and asking its residents to shelter in place, Big4Bio made a list of online resources where people in our four coverage areas can go to find the latest information about the COVID-19 pandemic and what they should be doing to help stop its spread. Local: City […]

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SPOTLIGHT: Big4Bio:Boston 2019 Year-in-Review

Welcome to the first-ever Big4Bio Year-in-Review for the Boston region! We hope you enjoy looking back on 2019’s top stories, deals, and M&A that went down in Boston’s research, pharma, and biotech industries as you look ahead to a fruitful 2020. Compared to 2018, life sciences venture investment fell in Boston and across the United […]

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Big4Bio Interview with Halloran Consulting Group’s Laurie Halloran and Katie McCarthy

Boston-based Halloran Consulting Group offers senior-level expertise to life science companies as they navigate the regulatory, clinical, and operational challenges at each stage of their development. At the beginning of October, Halloran announced several promotions in its organization, and the expansion of operations in San Diego, setting up a West Coast office there to better […]

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Spotlight: Catching Up With CO.DON AG CEO, Ralf Jakobs

LaVoieHealthScience Client Spotlight: CO.DON CEO, Ralf Jakobs — Advancing Autologous Human Cell Transplants   Can you provide a brief overview of CO.DON and its focus? CO.DON is focused on the development, production and marketing of cell-based products for joint-preserving, regenerative treatment of articular cartilage defects. That’s all we do and where we have built our […]

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Spotlight: Q&A With Scott Grossman on ExL Events

ExL Events, a division of Questex, develops and hosts content-driven conferences and partnered events for life sciences industry professionals and academia that cover a breadth of topics from drug and device development issues and services, to hospital networks, communications, and human resources.  Their diverse event portfolio is backed by extensive market research and targeted outreach […]

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An Update on Big4Bio’s LinkedIn Groups

As Big3Bio rebrands to Big4Bio, the organization’s LinkedIn presence will also be reshaped. LinkedIn groups have the potential to instigate meaningful discussions among members of the community. In the past, Big3Bio has cultivated three region–specific groups, Boston, San Diego, and SFBay. But with Big3Bio rebranding to Big4Bio, we have made the decision to unify the […]

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Spotlight: Precision Medicine Decision-Making Support for Oncologists

Intervention Insight’s Trapelo is an innovative platform designed to resolve the complexities of precision medicine in real time. With an initial focus on cancer, where the treatment journey can involve complex and arduous processes, Trapelo aligns the priorities of oncologists, practices, labs, and payers within the practice workflow, eliminates the need for prior-authorization, and speeds […]

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Spotlight: Q&A With Dr. Keith M. Astrofsky, DVM, Director of Operations of Mispro

Q&A on Mispro Insourcing Option Since 2003, Mispro Biotech Services has offered biopharmaceutical and life science companies access to state-of-the-art vivarium research space plus comprehensive laboratory animal science services supporting preclinical drug development. With more than 20 years’ experience in veterinary & animal laboratory sciences, with expertise in animal care & welfare, program accreditation & […]

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Spotlight: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals – Auction of R&D Assets

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals: Auction of R&D Assets Auction Begins April 29th Register Now – 500+ Lots Available   Beginning Monday, April 29th, BioSurplus will conduct a timed online auction of research assets from the labs of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, MA. This event features more than 500 lots of high-quality, late-model R&D lab equipment. Available lots include flow […]

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Spotlight: Big3Bio Announces Upcoming Launch of Philadelphia as a New Region of Coverage; Will Rebrand as Big4Bio

– Big4Bio:Philly to Recap Life Science Developments in the Greater Philadelphia Region; To Launch During BIO International Convention in Philadelphia in June – All “Big3Bio” Regional Sites of Boston, SFBay, San Diego to Come Together Into New “Big4Bio.com” Website With Philadelphia to Be Included BigBio Communications is proud to announce the upcoming expansion and rebranding […]

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Spotlight: Advance Biotech Grant Program

Unlock your molecule’s potential. Apply to the US and Canada Advance Biotech Grant Program Your promising molecule requires resources and support to realize it’s potential. Our Advance Biotech Grant Program, 6th edition, is open to biotech start-up companies in US and Canada to help you accelerate to clinic faster. Apply now for a chance to win […]

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Spotlight: Biotech Companies in the “Big 3” Regions Rake in the Cash

  BioWeekSF will soon be here again — January 5-10, 2019 — the week of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and 20 other events and forums. In preparation, the week’s premium online guide, BioWeekSF.com, is showcasing a series of reports and other resources focusing on financing and dealmaking. This feature is from DealForma, the biopharma database providing you […]

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