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Aurinia Demonstrates Voclosporin’s Superiority over Standard-of-Care in Lupus Nephritis

December 4, 2019
VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AUPH / TSX:AUP) (“Aurinia” or the “Company”), a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company focused... Learn More

Zymeworks & BeiGene Advance ZW25 into Potentially Registration-Enabling Global Studies

November 22, 2019
SINGAPORE -- Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE: ZYME), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing multifunctional therapeutics, today announced updated Phase 1 data for single-agent ZW25 in... Learn More

Opsens Reports FY2019 Revenues of $32.8M, up 36%

November 14, 2019
QUEBEC CITY, Quebec – Opsens Inc. (“Opsens” or the “Company”) (TSX:OPS) (OTCQX:OPSSF) today reported its results for 2019. Highlights For the Quarter and The Year Record... Learn More

Notch Therapeutics Announces R&D Collaboration with Allogene worth up to $283M per Target

November 5, 2019
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and TORONTO — Allogene Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALLO), a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of allogeneic CAR T (AlloCAR T™)... Learn More

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    Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

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