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The ASCEND Hub is a Regional Technology Accelerator Hub for the seven Western States: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming. The NIH funded program empowers innovators to accelerate biomedical commercialization through entrepreneurial education, mentorship, and technology development funding.
Rockville, Maryland – Rise Therapeutics, a biotechnology company engaged in developing novel oral immunotherapeutics, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its investigational new drug (IND) application to proceed with a rheumatoid arthritis Phase 1 clinical trial for its program candidate, R-2487. This is Rise Therapeutics’ second clinical program developed using synthetic biology and its proprietary oral biologics delivery platform.Read more
TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced a recent Seed Funds investment of $200,000 into Rise Therapeutics, a Maryland-based biotechnology company. TEDCO’s Seed Funds invest in early-stage, technology and life sciences companies and provides access to gap financing.Read more
Rockville, Maryland - Rise Therapeutics, a biotech company focused on developing novel immunological-directed synthetic biology-based therapeutics, announced today that it has received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a novel therapeutic for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). The funding will support completion of product validation studies and preparation for clinical development for the program.Read more
Rockville, Maryland, January 31st, 2023 – Rise Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing novel oral synthetic biology medicines, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its investigational new drug (IND) application to proceed with a Phase 1 clinical trial of its lead program candidate, R-3750.Read more
Rockville, MD. Rise Therapeutics announced today that the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a two-year Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II award to fund the company’s further proof-of-concept testing of R-2487. R-2487 is Rise’s lead therapeutic candidate that represents a novel breakthrough approach for the treatment of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). The promising features of this novel cellular synthetic biology medicine are focused on combining the safety of a probiotic with the functionality and specificity of target biological immunotherapy.Read more
Lebanon, NH: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Celdara Medical, LLC a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for development of broad-spectrum antimicrobial peptides to combat chronic lung infection in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).Read more