More News! Will BMS be acquired? “CRISPR babies aren’t unethical”?

Try as we might, we can’t cover all the biotech news out there! Here’s a roundup of news that didn’t make the cut this week.


  • Pfizer has launched an appeal of its record-breaking fine from the NHS
  • Sartorius has joined the European Molecular Biology Laboratory


  • Immunicum gets a green light to include France in its ongoing Phase II trial for metastatic renal cell carcinoma
  • uniQure is officially initiating its 3-pronged approach targeting Hemophilia B, congestive heart failure and Huntington’s disease.

Riku Heikkila

  • The National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine don’t seem to think CRISPR editing genomes is so unethical after all
  • Though it’s unclear if that opinion affects the new report from Grand View Research, CRISPR/Cas could represent a €3.9B market by 2025

Cat or Dulce de Leche?


Images from Ol41ka, ANGHI, Seregraff, Riku Heikkila /

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