Navigation Links
LayerBio, Inc. Announces Launch; Signs Option for Technology from MIT
Date:11/13/2013

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013

President and CEO, Dr. Kenneth Mandell, announces the formation of LayerBio, Inc. and inks an exclusive option for a unique technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Under this agreement, LayerBio will commercialize a drug delivery platform developed in the laboratory of Co-Founder Dr. Paula Hammond, David H. Koch Professor in Engineering and leading expert in biomaterials and drug delivery. Dr. Hammond maintains her faculty position at MIT and joins LayerBio as Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board.

“Securing an option agreement with MIT marks a significant event in the formation of LayerBio. Dr. Hammond represents the highest caliber of scientific expertise and the technology offers multiple opportunities for improved drug delivery in the fields of ophthalmology, wound care and other therapeutic areas,” commented Dr. Mandell.

LayerBio’s platform, LayerForm™, is a conformal, tunable and bioerodible polymer technology that enables coating and release of drugs from various medical devices. It is compatible with small molecules, nucleic acids and biologic drugs and has been tested on a variety of substrates, including bandages, sutures, ophthalmic lenses and other topical and implantable devices. There are numerous potential applications for LayerBio’s distinctive technology.

LayerBio will initially focus on applications in ophthalmology and wound care. These markets are rapidly-growing with significant unmet needs for effective drug delivery. “By targeting therapies in controlled fashion to the site of action, including drugs that are typically more challenging to deliver such as siRNA and biologics, our technology can improve safety, efficacy and convenience for patients,” said Dr. Hammond.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11319365.htm'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS
2. iLab Solutions Announces Jessica Evans as the Project Manager for their European Business Expansion
3. TrueVision Announces TrueGuide™ Computer-Guided Surgery System for Cataract Surgery
4. Eli Sapharti Announces His Success Story “From Fat Boy To Fit Man”
5. Cellular Biomedicine Group Announces Adjournment of Its Annual Shareholder Meeting
6. DURECT Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
7. CTI Announces Data Presentations at the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
8. Ambit Biosciences Announces Third Quarter 2013 Operating Results
9. Spherix Announces the Closing of Private Placement of $2,235,000
10. Intelligent Implant Systems Announces 510(k) Clearance of the Marauder Cervical-Thoracic Spinal System
11. karmadata Announces Launch Of App Gallery And The Indicate Investigators App
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Controlled Substance Compliance Services (CSCS), a ... check the legal requirements around using controlled substances in ... , As their international operations expand and become increasingly ... built as a result of the first phase of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Jan. 22, 2015   Cypher Genomics, ... Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), the ... agreement for next generation noninvasive prenatal tests (NIPT). ... interpretation technology, called Mantis™, to advance analysis of ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... The report “Service Quality Management and ... Provider Type - Global Advancements, Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis ... analysis and forecasting of revenues. , Browse 152 ... and in-depth TOC on “Service Quality Management (SQM) and ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Solutions , Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS ), a leading ... storage and cryopreservation freeze media and ... or the "Company"), today announced that it will hold its ... "Annual Meeting"). Because the expected date for the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Compliance Service for Controlled Substances to Expand to China 2Cypher Genomics and Sequenom Announce Development Agreement 2Cypher Genomics and Sequenom Announce Development Agreement 3Cypher Genomics and Sequenom Announce Development Agreement 4Service Quality Management Market worth $2.1 Billion & Telco Customer Experience Management Market worth $2.3 Billion by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Service Quality Management Market worth $2.1 Billion & Telco Customer Experience Management Market worth $2.3 Billion by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Service Quality Management Market worth $2.1 Billion & Telco Customer Experience Management Market worth $2.3 Billion by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4BioLife Solutions Sets Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders 2
... Oct. 9 A homegrown New Jersey company ... pedigree of pharmaceuticals everywhere. Secure Symbology, (http://www.securesymbology.com ), ... as an,Honored Finalist as Emerging Business of the ... for its vision to wipe out counterfeit drugs,worldwide. ...
... Inc.,(Nasdaq: ORCH ), a leading worldwide provider ... of James F. Smith as Vice,President and Chief ... A. Bologna, Orchid Cellmark,s President and Chief Executive ... Orchid Cellmark more than 25 years of,extensive domestic ...
... 9 Tandem Labs, a leading contract,research ... (PD) services to the pharmaceutical,industry, announced that ... 5000(TM),and 4000(TM) LC/MS/MS systems for its New ... the facility,s current triple,quadrupole LC/MS/MS capacity, allowing ...
Cached Biology Technology:Secure Symbology: Making New Jersey Proud While Saving Lives 2Orchid Cellmark Appoints James F. Smith Chief Financial Officer 2Orchid Cellmark Appoints James F. Smith Chief Financial Officer 3Tandem Labs' New England Facility Doubles Discovery Support Capacity - Increasing Foothold in New England 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... Dec. 16, 2014 Valencell, a leader in performance ... technology to industry leaders such as Intel, Jabra, Atlas, ... biometric wearable products. These products will be showcased at ... Las Vegas . "Our partners ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 12, 2014 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ... Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... Facial recognition is a technology used for the identification ... feature of a person such as nose, jaw edges, ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... N.C. , Dec. 10, 2014  That blood pressure plays ... a while. Hypertension – the medical term for high blood ... early 1800s, and the inflatable cuff that,s used in measuring ... however, mean there,s nothing new about hypertension, its triggers and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4
... international effort to assess the status of dozens of European ... northeast Atlantic are being fished sustainably today and that, given ... in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on ... that the European Union,s Common Fisheries Policy is failing, the ...
... the time, it takes decades of accumulating genetic errors for ... of cancer in adults, it leaves a gap in understanding ... published in the July issue of the Proceedings of ... piece of the pediatric cancer puzzle. Changxian Shen, PhD, senior ...
... (July 19, 2013) Researchers at the University of ... gene associated with human autoimmune disease. The ... set into motion new treatment approaches for autoimmune diseases ... key to these advances may lie with a better ...
Cached Biology News:European fish stocks poised for recovery 2Study finds missing piece of pediatric cancer puzzle 2U of M researchers identify new functions for autoimmune disease 'risk' gene 2
...
... Drummond Scientific has a long ... of microinjection apparatus. Several years ago ... positive displacement microdispenser was being modified ... this unit by redesigning the microdispenser ...
The Programmable MP-3500P-F Power Supply can be applied for any Microfluidic application....
... Smart Minis 150V power supply (Cat. No. ... supplies designed to meet most electrophoresis needs ... unit. The Minis 150V power supply is ... Power Supply is designed for individuals to ...
Biology Products: