→ Soon-to-be-ex-Genzyme head David Meeker has added another biotech board position to his resume. Just a few days after being named chairman at Rhythm, South San Francisco-based MyoKardia has named Meeker to the board. Meeker will be leaving Genzyme after a long career in June.
→ J&J’s DePuy Synthes Products has acquired 3D printing technology from Tissue Regeneration Systems. DePuy plans to use the technology to “create patient-specific, bioresorbable implants with a unique mineral coating intended to support bone healing in patients with orthopedic and craniomaxillofacial deformities and injuries.” Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
→ Atara Biotherapeutics, which is working on allogeneic T cell therapies, signed a 15-year lease of an approximately 90,000-square-foot building, the second largest in SRG’s 507,878-square-foot project in Thousand Oaks, Ca.
→ Cambridge, MA-based H3 Biomedicine is extending its collaboration with Foundation Medicine in search of new cancer drivers.
→ The European Commission has a one-word response to the UK’s insistence that it can still keep the EMA in London after the country exits the EU: Forgetaboutit. “The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union and it will have no say in the location of EU agencies,”said an EC spokesperson.
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