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Arix Bioscience plc, LDC and University of Leeds collaborate to develop novel therapeutics for metabolic diseases

First project from Arix’s agreement with LDC  LONDON, 20 MARCH 2017: Arix Bioscience plc (LSE:ARIX) (“Arix Bioscience” or “the Company”), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, has signed an agreement with the Lead Discovery Center GmbH (LDC), Max Planck Innovation GmbH (MPI), and the University of Leeds to develop new therapeutics for metabolic diseases based on the discoveries from these organisations. [...]

March 20th, 2017|

Arix Bioscience plc signs strategic agreement with Takeda

LONDON, 2 MARCH 2017: Arix Bioscience plc (LSE:ARIX) (“Arix Bioscience” or “the Company”), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, today announces a strategic agreement with Takeda Ventures, Inc. (“Takeda”). The agreement will maximise the complementary skills and experience of both Arix and Takeda across important therapeutic areas. The relationship brings together the unique combination of entrepreneurial business building, investing and industry [...]

March 20th, 2017|

ARIX BIOSCIENCE APPOINTS DR FRANZ B HUMER AS SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

LONDON, 31 OCTOBER 2016: Arix Bioscience plc (Arix Bioscience), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, announced today that it had appointed Dr Franz B Humer as its Senior Independent Director. Dr Humer is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s most respected executives. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Hoffmann-La Roche and Roche Holding AG over a period of 16 [...]

October 31st, 2016|

ARIX BIOSCIENCE SUPPORTS ARTIOS PHARMA, A NEW BIOTECH COMPANY FOCUSED ON DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE

LONDON, 21 SEPTEMBER 2016: Arix Bioscience PLC (Arix Bioscience), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, announced today that it has participated, along with leading European and US healthcare investors, in a Series A financing of Artios Pharma Ltd., a new private company focused on the DNA Damage Response (DDR). Artios has announced the launch of the company, and successful completion of [...]

September 21st, 2016|

ARIX BIOSCIENCE SUPPORTS DEPIXUS, AN EARLY-STAGE COMPANY FOCUSED ON NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCING & EPIGENETIC ANALYSIS

LONDON, JULY 25, 2016: Arix Bioscience Limited (Arix Bioscience), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, announced today that it has provided equity capital to Depixus, an early-stage company, based in Paris, France that is developing novel technologies for combined genetic and epigenetic analysis. Arix Bioscience sources, finances and develops businesses addressing medical innovation at all stages of development. Edward Rayner, an [...]

July 26th, 2016|

ARIX BIOSCIENCE SUPPORTS INNOVATIVE RESPIRATORY DRUG COMPANY VERONA PHARMA PLC

Arix Bioscience is pleased to announce that it has participated along with renowned international healthcare investors in a placement with Verona Pharma plc, the drug development company focused on first-in-class medicines to treat respiratory diseases. Verona has announced publicly that it has successfully secured funding commitments to raise gross proceeds of approximately US$63.3 million through the placement. Verona's full announcement can be viewed here. The [...]

June 20th, 2016|

ARIX BIOSCIENCE HAS MADE $25 MILLION COMMITMENT TO LEADING THERAPEUTICS RESEARCH ACCELERATOR, BIOMOTIV

Media Release: Arix Bioscience Limited LONDON, APRIL 18, 2016: - Arix Bioscience Limited (Arix Bioscience), formerly Perceptive Bioscience Investments Limited, a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, announced today it has agreed to provide up to $25 million capital to BioMotiv LLC, a US-based therapeutic accelerator organisation providing access to pioneering science in leading universities. Arix Bioscience sources, finances and develops businesses [...]

April 18th, 2016|

ARIX SUPPORTS INNOVATIVE BIOPHARMA COMPANY, AUTOLUS

London, 3 March 2016 – ARIX SUPPORTS INNOVATIVE BIOPHARMA COMPANY, AUTOLUS Arix Bioscience, formerly Perceptive Bioscience Investments Ltd, has provided capital support to Autolus Limited (“Autolus”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialisation of next-generation engineered T-cell therapies for haematological and solid tumours. Alongside Woodford Investment Management LLP, the company has participated in a Series B financing round, providing £40 million of new capital to Autolus. Dr Joe Anderson, CEO of Arix Bioscience, said: ““We are delighted to be involved with a company with the potential to transform [...]

March 3rd, 2016|