Alchemab raises £60 million ($82 million) in Series A financing to advance novel platform for identifying disease-modifying antibody therapeutics
Cambridge, UK, 15 April 2021 – Alchemab Therapeutics, a biotech company developing novel products for patients with hard-to-treat diseases by harnessing the power of naturally protective antibodies, today announces the completion of a £60 million ($82 million) Series A financing round.
Alchemab and Medicines Discovery Catapult to develop landmark novel antibody therapy for Huntington’s disease
London, UK, 16 March 2021 – Alchemab, a biotech company developing novel therapeutics for patients with hard-to-treat diseases by harnessing the power of naturally protective antibodies, has been awarded a UK Biomedical Catalyst early award grant from Innovate UK to support the development of a novel disease-modifying antibody therapy for Huntington’s disease (HD). The grant will support Alchemab in its pioneering collaboration with Medicines Discovery Catapult.
Deep Sequencing of B Cell Receptor Repertoires From COVID-19 Patients Reveals Strong Convergent Immune Signatures
15 December 2020 – Deep sequencing of B cell receptor (BCR) heavy chains from a cohort of 31 COVID-19 patients from the UK reveals a stereotypical naive immune response to SARS-CoV-2 which is consistent across patients. Clonal expansion of the B cell population is also observed and may be the result of memory bystander effects. Read […]
5 November 2020 – The operating landscape has changed remarkably for many life science and technology businesses in the Cambridge Cluster since the March 23 lockdown and subsequent restrictions affecting lifestyle and working practices. Read full article
1 November 2020 – The UK BIA Antibody Taskforce, a UK consortium developing antibodies for treating COVID-19, has reached a major milestone – the identification of differentiated antibody combinations that will be taken forward for further development as an antibody cocktail. Read full article
29 October 2020 – The UK BIA Antibody Taskforce, a leading UK consortium developing antibodies for treating COVID-19 has reached a major milestone – the identification of differentiated antibody combinations that will be taken forward for further development as an antibody “cocktail”. The Taskforce developed an accelerated and rigorous multifaceted approach to create a pool […]
UK-based Alchemab partners with Amii to accelerate the development of novel therapeutics to cure disease
29 September 2020 – Alchemab, a UK biotech company focused on harnessing the power of adaptive immune systems to cure disease, announced a strategic partnership with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) to accelerate its adoption of artificial intelligence. Read full article
11 September 2020 – OBN Award Finalists Read full article
16 July 2020 – Three companies at Oxford’s BioEscalator are developing new detection methods and have discovered potential therapeutics in the fight against COVID-19. Even before the lockdown began, Nucleome Therapeutics, Alchemab Therapeutics and Hutano Diagnostics all quickly redirected their scientific expertise and business plans. These rapid innovations were achieved through collaborations with nearby experts, […]
23 June 2020 – Two Cambridge companies fly the flag for the UK cluster in the first global cohort of Illumina’s genomics accelerator. Alchemab Therapeutics and Tailor Bio are among three companies that comprise the inaugural funding cycle of Illumina Accelerator Cambridge UK. Read full article