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New investment into Pharmaron positions the company for future growth

New investment into Pharmaron positions the company for future growth

14 Dec 2015

The company plans to use the funding to further strengthen its core R&D service platforms to significantly expand its existing R&D capabilities and capacity and to adopt new and cutting-edge technology to better serve its partners and customers in adva...

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Treeway announces positive data from two separate Phase I TW001 clinical trials

Treeway announces positive data from two separate Phase I TW001 clinical trials

11 Dec 2015

Successful dose and confirmatory study solid platform for phase II/III trial in ALS patients.

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ImmBio initiates First-in-Human studies of its novel pneumococcal vaccine, PnuBioVax

ImmBio initiates First-in-Human studies of its novel pneumococcal vaccine, PnuBioVax

11 Dec 2015

The PnuBioVax vaccine contains heat shock proteins and multiple antigens produced by a modified form of S. pneumoniae, leading to a mechanism of action which is expected to be strain-independent.

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AstraZeneca to harness power of the Secretome and develop next-generation biologics in collaboration with new WCPR

AstraZeneca to harness power of the Secretome and develop next-generation biologics in collaboration with new WCPR

11 Dec 2015

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Lilly and Merck expand immuno-oncology collaboration adding abemaciclib and Keytruda combination trial

Lilly and Merck expand immuno-oncology collaboration adding abemaciclib and Keytruda combination trial

10 Dec 2015

The collaboration has the potential to progress to Phase II trials in patients who have been diagnosed with either metastatic breast cancer or non-small cell lung cancer.

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New Phase III study of nintedanib in people with systemic sclerosis and lung fibrosis

New Phase III study of nintedanib in people with systemic sclerosis and lung fibrosis

9 Dec 2015

After demonstrating that nintedanib slows disease progression in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Boehringer Ingelheim is expanding its research with nintedanib into other serious fibrotic lung conditions that arise in association with rare diseases such...

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FDA approves Kanuma for the treatment of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency

FDA approves Kanuma for the treatment of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency

9 Dec 2015

Kanuma is the first approved treatment in the US for patients suffering from LAL-D, a life-threatening and ultra-rare metabolic disorder.

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Novo Nordisk files for regulatory approval of faster-acting insulin aspart in the EU for the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes

Novo Nordisk files for regulatory approval of faster-acting insulin aspart in the EU for the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes

8 Dec 2015

The company intends to make faster-acting insulin aspart available in the prefilled delivery device FlexTouch.

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Daiichi Sankyo to reorganise its R&D structure

Daiichi Sankyo to reorganise its R&D structure

8 Dec 2015

Company's research subsidiary, U3 Pharma, to close.

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Stretchy hydrogel “Band-Aid” senses, lights up, delivers medicine

Stretchy hydrogel “Band-Aid” senses, lights up, delivers medicine

7 Dec 2015

Water-based “Band-Aid” senses temperatre, lights up, and delivers medicine to the skin.

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Novartis highlights new CTL019 Phase II data demonstrating 93% complete remission in pediatric patients with r/r ALL

Novartis highlights new CTL019 Phase II data demonstrating 93% complete remission in pediatric patients with r/r ALL

7 Dec 2015

55 of 59 patients experienced complete remissions in a single-arm study of the largest investigational CART therapy in children and young adults.

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GlycoMimetics poster shows GMI-1271 reverses drug resistance in multiple myeloma models

GlycoMimetics poster shows GMI-1271 reverses drug resistance in multiple myeloma models

6 Dec 2015

GlycoMimetics to initiate myeloma trial in mid-2016.

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