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Sanofi, DNDi seek EMA review for sleeping sickness treatment

Sanofi, DNDi seek EMA review for sleeping sickness treatment

1 Feb 2018

Fexinidazole would be first all-oral treatment under investigation for both first and second stages of sleeping sickness, a fatal disease, endemic in Africa.

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Collaboration expanded to explore synthetically feasible chemical space

Collaboration expanded to explore synthetically feasible chemical space

25 Jan 2018

Enamine REAL database of synthetic compounds accessible via UCSF’s online ZINC platform.

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Partnership in AI and machine learning for target discovery

Partnership in AI and machine learning for target discovery

23 Jan 2018

LifeArc and Milner Therapeutics Institute to develop, validate and integrate cutting-edge machine learning approaches into drug discovery processes.

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Charles River acquisition enhances discovery expertise

Charles River acquisition enhances discovery expertise

18 Jan 2018

KWS increases Charles River's ability to support clients’ early-stage drug research in critical therapeutic areas.

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2017: A year of innovation and advances

2017: A year of innovation and advances

14 Jan 2018

A summary and highlights of new drug therapy approvals and other drug therapy advances in 2017 by FDA's CDER.

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New automated VPT systems for topical drug performance testing

New automated VPT systems for topical drug performance testing

11 Jan 2018

The MedStat-HT and MedFlux-HT help to de-risk development programs and shorten development timelines.

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3D human sebaceous glands technology for skin care applications

3D human sebaceous glands technology for skin care applications

9 Jan 2018

New 3D technology provides a powerful platform for skin care researchers wishing to study the function of sebaceous glands, in relation to a range of age-related, microbial and inflammatory skin disorders.

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Sangamo and Pfizer collaborate to develop zinc finger protein gene therapy for ALS

Sangamo and Pfizer collaborate to develop zinc finger protein gene therapy for ALS

7 Jan 2018

"The precision and flexibility of zinc finger proteins enables targeting of virtually any genetic mutation."

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Promacta receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation for first-line use in severe aplastic anemia

Promacta receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation for first-line use in severe aplastic anemia

4 Jan 2018

Data supporting designation showed over half of treatment-naïve SAA patients achieved complete response with Promacta when given with standard immunosuppressive therapy, with overall response rate of 85%.

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Momenta and Mylan to development proposed biosimilar to Eylea

Momenta and Mylan to development proposed biosimilar to Eylea

4 Jan 2018

Targeting the initiation of a pivotal patient clinical trial in the first half of 2018.

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Novartis Kisqali receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation

Novartis Kisqali receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation

3 Jan 2018

Designation based on Phase III MONALEESA-7 results demonstrating superior efficacy of Kisqali in combination with oral endocrine therapy compared to oral endocrine therapy in pre- or perimenopausal women who received no prior endocrine therapy for adva...

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Scholar Rock announces $47 million Series C financing to advance innovative pipeline

Scholar Rock announces $47 million Series C financing to advance innovative pipeline

3 Jan 2018

SRK-015 to move into clinical development for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in first half of 2018; development in additional neuromuscular disorders to follow.

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