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Yemaachi News

May 25, 2022

Ghana startup strives for greater African representation in cancer research

As one of Ghana's only labs equipped for molecular analysis, Bediako's team have tasked themselves with collecting data they believe will advance the development of medicine for cancer patients throughout the continent and diaspora
November 3, 2021

Yemaachi Biotech, Lucence Aim to Improve Genomic Breast Cancer Testing in Ghana and Beyond

GenomeWeb covers Yemaachi's collaboration with cancer liquid biopsy firm Lucence to document and characterize the genomics of breast cancer in women of African descent.
July 1, 2021

“The Scientist” Feature: Quest for Research Freedom Fuels African Biotech Boom

Tired of dancing to the tunes of international funders, and doubtful that long-promised national grants will come, a handful of African biomedical scientists have turned to private investors to bankroll their dreams of autonomy in the lab
May 30, 2021

H3D Partners with Yemaachi to Utilise African Genetic Diversity to Develop New Tools for Improving Treatment Outcomes for the African Patient Populations

The Holistic Drug Discovery and Development (H3D) Centre at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has entered into a strategic partnership with Yemaachi Biotech, to exploit African genetic diversity by identifying new therapies and platforms that optimize cancer treatments for African patient populations.