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Ochre Bio Appoints Eliot Forster, Ph.D. as Chairperson of its Board of Directors

OXFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ochre Bio, an innovator in chronic liver disease medicine development, today announced the appointment of Eliot Forster, Ph.D. as Chairperson of the Board of Directors. With decades of experience in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, cofounding and leading several companies Dr. Forster has successfully raised more than $550M in equity financing, having previously served as CEO at F-Star Therapeutics... Read more

Exscientia Announces Sixth Molecule Created Through Generative AI Platform to Enter Clinical Stage

Third clinical molecule from collaboration with Sumitomo Pharma to enter Phase 1 trials DSP-2342, a dual 5-HT2A/5-HT7 antagonist to be assessed in psychiatric disease OXFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exscientia plc (Nasdaq: EXAI) today announced that Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (‘Sumitomo Pharma’) plans to initiate a Phase 1 clinical study of DSP-2342 in the United States. DSP-2342 is a highly-selective bispecific small molecule with... Read more

OrganOx Chief Medical Officer, Professor Peter Friend, Elected as Vice President of Royal College of Surgeons of England

Oxford, United Kingdom, 12 May 2023: OrganOx Ltd (“OrganOx” or the “Company”), a world-leading medical technology company committed to making every donated organ count with metra®, a fully automated normothermic machine perfusion (NMP) device for liver transplantation, today announces that Chief Medical Officer, Professor Peter Friend, has been elected as Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Professor Friend, a... Read more

Professor Andrew L. Hopkins elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Andrew L. Hopkins elected Fellow of the Royal Society May 10, 2023 Changing the world through exceptional science and technology OXFORD, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Professor Andrew Hopkins DPhil LLD FRSE, founder and Chief Executive of Exscientia plc (Nasdaq: EXAI), has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest and most influential scientific society. Andrew is one of the UK’s most eminent science and... Read more

OXBA Shortlisted Finalists Announced

Judging for the 2023 Oxfordshire Business Awards is complete, and a shortlist of 32 businesses from across Oxfordshire can now be announced. Finalists have been announced across the 12 Award categories, including Purposeful Business, Marketing Excellence, New, Small and Large Business. All of the finalists will be in for the chance of winning the overall Business of the Year Award which this year, is sponsored by Thomas Franks. Since the... Read more

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