News Articles and Montana BioScience Alliance Newsletters


Wolf Creek company Solo-Dex, a leading player in the development, manufacture, and sales of innovative non-opioid acute pain management solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic master distribution agreement with CH Trading Group LLC and Farouk, Maamoun Tamer & Co. This groundbreaking partnership will pave the way for the distribution of Solo-Dex’s revolutionary Fascile® suite of products within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The National Cancer Survivors’ Day Foundation invites all cancer survivors to celebrate on June 4 and Alercell joins all survivors to celebrate another beautiful day of life. The date marks the 36th annual Celebration of Life.

Zembrace® SymTouch® (sumatriptan injection) and Tosymra® (sumatriptan nasal spray) are indicated for the treatment of acute migraine in adults. Strategic acquisition helps build Tonix’s commercial capabilities and infrastructure ahead of potential launch of TNX-102 SL for the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Microbion Corporation has announced that the company has been selected to present a poster highlighting the results from an E. coli CRISPR/Cas gene expression knockdown study characterizing pravibismane’s mechanism of action at the ASM Microbe Conference to be held in Houston, TX from June 15-19th, 2023.


National Cancer Institute, SBIR Development Center
August 30, 2023

Are you working to develop an innovative cancer technology? Take a step forward in your commercialization journey through the newly released FY2024 SBIR Contract Solicitation! This funding opportunity aims to provide early-stage funding to small businesses that are developing cancer technologies in areas defined by the National Cancer Institute.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
July 16, 2023

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration converted Leqembi (lecanemab-irmb), indicated to treat adult patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, to traditional approval following a determination that a confirmatory trial verified clinical benefit.

National Institutes of Health
July 15, 2023

The PHS 2023-2 omnibus solicitations of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications have been released. The first application due date is Tuesday, September 5, 2023.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
June 22, 2023

The panel’s decision moves the U.S. one step closer to making jabs against respiratory syncytial virus available to the public this fall, when the disease typically begins to spread at higher levels.

The biennial report provides a national snapshot of the most pressing current and anticipated talent needs of the nation’s dynamic life science industry. This year’s report distills a set of key themes sourced from 185 executive interviews and nearly 700 survey responses from companies in eighteen states and Puerto Rico, as well as an assessment of nearly 2.8M job postings from life science companies over the last four years.


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