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Newly published head-to-head data show Stiolto Respimat improved lung function across range of measures

Newly published head-to-head data show Stiolto Respimat improved lung function across range of measures

10 Feb 2016

Stiolto Respimat was compared with a European formulation of a combination of a long-acting beta agonist, salmeterol, and an inhaled corticosteroid, fluticasone propionate.

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Synlogic announces first industry collaboration with AbbVie to develop a new class of medicines designed to power the microbiome

Synlogic announces first industry collaboration with AbbVie to develop a new class of medicines designed to power the microbiome

10 Feb 2016

Multi-year R&D collaboration with AbbVie focused on novel medicines for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

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Biogen joins pioneering Target Validation Collaboration

Biogen joins pioneering Target Validation Collaboration

9 Feb 2016

The Centre for Therapeutic Target Validation welcomes new member Biogen, expanding its efforts to accelerate drug discovery research.

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Optibrium supports global health through academic and not-for-profit consortium

Optibrium supports global health through academic and not-for-profit consortium

9 Feb 2016

Access to StarDrop will support development of new treatments for neglected diseases via global health programme.

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FDA approves expanded use of BMS’s Daklinza

FDA approves expanded use of BMS’s Daklinza

8 Feb 2016

Updated label provides new treatment option for patients with HIV-1 coinfection, advanced cirrhosis, and post-liver transplant HCV recurrence.

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Microbix announces new product development program to help combat Zika virus

Microbix announces new product development program to help combat Zika virus

8 Feb 2016

Using its established development platform and unique expertise in virology, Microbix intends to develop and launch a range of products to help combat the Zika virus.

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Oasmia submits MAA to the EMA for its lead cancer product Apealea

Oasmia submits MAA to the EMA for its lead cancer product Apealea

8 Feb 2016

The indication sought for Apealea is treatment of epithelial ovarian cancer in combination with carboplatin.

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Affinivax secures additional funding from Gates Foundation to advance its novel pneumococcal vaccine towards clinical trials

Affinivax secures additional funding from Gates Foundation to advance its novel pneumococcal vaccine towards clinical trials

5 Feb 2016

Company achieves key milestones and additional $2.5 million from the Gates Foundation.

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Vertex receives Complete Response Letter from FDA regarding Kalydeco

Vertex receives Complete Response Letter from FDA regarding Kalydeco

5 Feb 2016

Company plans to meet with FDA to determine appropriate path forward.

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Selvita opens new research site in Poznan

Selvita opens new research site in Poznan

4 Feb 2016

The initial laboratory space will amount to 5,500 sq. ft, which constitutes nearly 20% increase in Selvita laboratory space, compared to the current state with significant extension possibilities.

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Bavarian Nordic enters research collaboration to develop MRSA vaccine

Bavarian Nordic enters research collaboration to develop MRSA vaccine

4 Feb 2016

The collaboration will use Exaxion's computer-based technology to discover novel antigens.

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Teva and AbCellera enter into agreement to discover rare monoclonal antibodies

Teva and AbCellera enter into agreement to discover rare monoclonal antibodies

3 Feb 2016

Agreement further supports Teva’s novel biologics development program.

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