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New formulation of Oncaspar receives Marketing Authorization in Europe for patients with ALL

New formulation of Oncaspar receives Marketing Authorization in Europe for patients with ALL

14 Dec 2017

Freeze-dried, or lyophilized, formulation aims to improve supply management by providing the same dosing regimen as liquid Oncaspar but with a three-times longer shelf life of up to 24 months.

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CMC Biologics and Harpoon Therapeutics collaborate on exciting new TriTAC molecules

CMC Biologics and Harpoon Therapeutics collaborate on exciting new TriTAC molecules

14 Dec 2017

First clinical candidate, HPN424, is in development for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer and expected to enter Phase I clinical trials in 2018.

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Sanofi ends development of <i>Clostridium difficile</i> vaccine

Sanofi ends development of Clostridium difficile vaccine

4 Dec 2017

IDMC concludes that the study is unlikely to meet its primary objective.

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Novartis' Ultibro Breezhaler significantly improved COPD patients' lung function after direct switch from Seretide

Novartis' Ultibro Breezhaler significantly improved COPD patients' lung function after direct switch from Seretide

29 Nov 2017

Study provides further evidence that it is possible to reduce the burden of long-term inhaled steroids in many COPD patients.

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Company's new identity integrates services typically found in disparate CDMOs and CROs

Company's new identity integrates services typically found in disparate CDMOs and CROs

20 Nov 2017

Quotient Sciences Translational Pharmaceutics platform integrates formulation development, real-time adaptive GMP manufacturing and clinical research.

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New treatments to solve global antibiotic crisis could reach the market by 2020

New treatments to solve global antibiotic crisis could reach the market by 2020

19 Nov 2017

New ARB technology rejuvenates existing antibiotics to outsmart antibiotic resistance.

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Bavencio becomes first treatment for rare skin cancer mMCC licensed for use in the UK

Bavencio becomes first treatment for rare skin cancer mMCC licensed for use in the UK

7 Nov 2017

The launch of avelumab marks a step-change in the way that mMCC can be treated.

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Novartis seeks leadership with Cosentyx

Novartis seeks leadership with Cosentyx

6 Nov 2017

For the first time for any biologic, data show almost 80% of ankylosing spondylitis patients on Cosentyx have no radiographic progression of the spine at 4 years.

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NousCom raises €42 million to develop off-the-shelf cancer vaccine

NousCom raises €42 million to develop off-the-shelf cancer vaccine

6 Nov 2017

Financing to advance its pipeline of neoantigen cancer-based immunotherapies to the clinic.

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RA patients treated with baricitinib reported greater improvements in pain compared with adalimumab

RA patients treated with baricitinib reported greater improvements in pain compared with adalimumab

5 Nov 2017

Post-hoc analysis shows pain improvement was consistent regardless of a patient's baseline pain severity.

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RedHill Biopharma and IntelGenx submit NDA to FDA for Rizaport for migraines

RedHill Biopharma and IntelGenx submit NDA to FDA for Rizaport for migraines

2 Nov 2017

Rizaport is a proprietary oral thin-film formulation of rizatriptan for the treatment of acute migraines.

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Cristal Therapeutics progresses nanomedicine CriPec-docetaxel to Phase Ib development

Cristal Therapeutics progresses nanomedicine CriPec-docetaxel to Phase Ib development

1 Nov 2017

This nanomedicine candidate is specifically designed to enable enhanced tumour accumulation and local drug release at the target site, to boost the therapeutic efficacy and to overcome the shortfalls associated with current docetaxel products.

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