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Iceni BioDiscovery Limited Company Profile

06:30 EST 25th November 2017 | BioPortfolio

Iceni BioDiscovery Ltd is a product-focused biotechnology company that is developing commercial cell therapies for unmet medical needs. Iceni will initially target diabetes where recent success in transplantation has created a requirement for more human tissue than is available from organ donors. Diabetes is a major and growing disease that would substantially benefit from a new treatment to restore physiological control of blood glucose levels. Nine percent of the UK National Health Service budget is spent on costs related to diabetes and its complications, islet transplantation is the only treatment for diabetes that can avoid these complications. Iceni’s products are based on insulin-producing cells, grown in the laboratory, that will greatly increase the number of patients that can receive a transplant. Products for treating other chronic diseases are in the pipeline. The Intellectual Property being developed by Iceni also opens opportunities for commercial collaborations and out-licensing.

Iceni obtained seed funding from Avlar and Prelude in April 2001 and completed a £3 million equity investment from three venture capital funds (Avlar, Novartis Venture Fund and Prelude) at the beginning of July 2001. A second round of funding will be completed in early 2003.


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David Russell, left, chief scientific officer, and Rob Field, chief executive of Iceni Diagnostics at work in their lab. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

Appointment of Director

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Oncobiologics announces strategic partnership with GMS Tenshi Holdings Pte. Limited

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Telix Pharmaceuticals Limited Lists on the Australian Securities Exchange

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Quotient Limited to Participate in the Jefferies 2017 London Healthcare Conference

JERSEY, Channel Islands, Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quotient Limited (NASDAQ:QTNT), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced that the Company's Chairman and Chief Execut...

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Fast Science and Sluggish Policy: The Herculean Task of Regulating Biodiscovery.

New rules for access and benefit sharing (ABS) of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge have been established by the Nagoya Protocol but have not kept up with rapid scientific and tec...

Coagulating Colubrids: Evolutionary, Pathophysiological and Biodiscovery Implications of Venom Variations between Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) and Twig Snake (Thelotornis mossambicanus).

Venoms can deleteriously affect any physiological system reachable by the bloodstream, including directly interfering with the coagulation cascade. Such coagulopathic toxins may be anticoagulants or p...

Venom Profiling of a Population of the Theraphosid Spider Phlogius crassipes Reveals Continuous Ontogenetic Changes from Juveniles through Adulthood.

Theraphosid spiders (tarantulas) are venomous arthropods found in most tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Tarantula venoms are a complex cocktail of toxins with potential use as pharmacolo...

UV-Resistant Actinobacteria from High-Altitude Andean Lakes: Isolation, Characterization and Antagonistic Activities.

Polyextremophiles are present in a wide variety of extreme environments in which they must overcome various hostile conditions simultaneously such as high UVB radiation, extreme pHs and temperatures, ...

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