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Ground-breaking preclinical data to be presented at AAIC 2017

Ground-breaking preclinical data to be presented at AAIC 2017

16 Jul 2017

KalGene’s Alzheimer’s therapeutics candidate, licensed from the NRC (KAL-ABP-BBB), crosses the blood-brain barrier, and reduces amyloid-beta burden in a transgenic rat model after a 4-week treatment.

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Novartis confirms 5-year data for Cosentyx reinforcing sustained efficacy and safety profile in psoriasis

Novartis confirms 5-year data for Cosentyx reinforcing sustained efficacy and safety profile in psoriasis

16 Jul 2017

Cosentyx continues to demonstrate it can provide what psoriasis patients want - a life with clear skin.

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Novartis CAR-T cell therapy CTL019 recommended for FDA approval

Novartis CAR-T cell therapy CTL019 recommended for FDA approval

13 Jul 2017

A BLA for this indication is under FDA priority review; if approved, CTL019 could become first CAR-T cell therapy available.

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FDA approves Blincyto to treat relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves Blincyto to treat relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia

12 Jul 2017

Blincyto is the first and only Bispecific T cell Engager (BiTE) immunotherapy to demonstrate superior overall survival versus standard of care chemotherapy.

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Erytech collaborates with Queen’s University to advance product candidate for rare metabolic disorders

Erytech collaborates with Queen’s University to advance product candidate for rare metabolic disorders

12 Jul 2017

The collaboration will leverage the expertise of Queen’s University and Erytech’s ERYCAPS platform technology.

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New data reinforce the effectiveness of Viberzi  to treat the symptoms associated with IBS-D

New data reinforce the effectiveness of Viberzi to treat the symptoms associated with IBS-D

11 Jul 2017

Viberzi proven safe and effective in patients who reported inadequate response to prior loperamide use.

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Daiichi Sankyo, Max Planck Innovation and Lead Discovery Center announce cancer research collaboration

Daiichi Sankyo, Max Planck Innovation and Lead Discovery Center announce cancer research collaboration

11 Jul 2017

Parties to optimize certain novel compounds that target cancer cell transcription and proliferation.

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Trial to identify breath biomarkers to improve the early detection and diagnosis of cancer

Trial to identify breath biomarkers to improve the early detection and diagnosis of cancer

10 Jul 2017

Owlstone Medical and Cancer Research UK initiate pan cancer clinical trial.

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Shire submits IND application to FDA for gene therapy candidate SHP654 for treatment of hemophilia A

Shire submits IND application to FDA for gene therapy candidate SHP654 for treatment of hemophilia A

9 Jul 2017

SHP654 aims to deliver sustained protection against bleeds for patients with hemophilia A.

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Almac Discovery granted Orphan Drug Designation for ALM201 programme in ovarian cancer

Almac Discovery granted Orphan Drug Designation for ALM201 programme in ovarian cancer

7 Jul 2017

ALM201 is a therapeutic peptide developed to mimic some of the properties of the naturally occurring protein FKBPL.

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Phase III study evaluating safety and efficacy of adjuvant Opdivo in resected melanoma patients meets primary endpoint

Phase III study evaluating safety and efficacy of adjuvant Opdivo in resected melanoma patients meets primary endpoint

6 Jul 2017

Opdivo demonstrates superior recurrence-free survival versus Yervoy in adjuvant setting in CheckMate -238.

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First patients treated in Phase I/II trial of  NOX-A12 combined with Keytruda in metastatic pancreatic and colorectal cancer

First patients treated in Phase I/II trial of NOX-A12 combined with Keytruda in metastatic pancreatic and colorectal cancer

4 Jul 2017

NOX-A12 has the potential to transform cancer types that are resistant to checkpoint inhibitor therapy into checkpoint inhibitor sensitive tumours

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