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RNA Interference: New Class of Drugs In The Fig...

RNA interference (RNAi) is a fundamental gene-silencing pathway in eukaryotic cells that involves an enzyme called dicer cleaving long pieces of double-stranded RNA into shorter fragments called si...

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Pharma News for Amgen, AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Anavex, Sensorion, GSK
Amgen’s Olpasiran Candidate; GSK’s Novel Antibiotic for Urinary Tract Infections; AstraZeneca and Sanofi’s Beyfortus Approval; FDA Orphan Designation to Anavex’s Anavex2-73; FDA Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to Sensorion’s OTOF-GT; GSK’s Blenrep Fails in Phase III Trial in R/R Multiple Myeloma

Amgen Reports Promising Mid-stage Results for its Olpasiran Candidate  Amgen has reported encouraging mid-stage results for its olpasiran candidate for lowering lipoprotein(a) - a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease - and now plans to move forward with a phase III program as soon as possi...

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Pharma News for Actinium, Santhera, Gilead, Seres, BMS, Boehringer
Actinium Announces SIERRA Trial Results; Santhera Seeks FDA Review for Vamorolone; Seres Announces BLA Submission for SER-109; BMS Announces Results of COMMANDS Trial; Boehringer’s PDE4B Moves Late-stage Clinical Testing; FDA Rejects Gilead’s Hepcludex; Approval to J&J’s BCMAxCD3 Bispecific Antibody for Multiple Myeloma; Syncona to Acquire AGTC

Actinium Announces Positive Top-line Results from Pivotal Phase III SIERRA Trial of Iomab-B Actinium Pharma is on track to submit its targeted radiotherapy for AML patients requiring a bone marrow transplant in the United States, boosted by top-line data from a pivotal trial. The SIERRA trial of Iomab-B, an anti...

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MedTech News for NeuroLogica, Medtronic, and Pfizer
Biosense Webster’s HELIOSTAR Radiofrequency Balloon Ablation Catheter; Philips’s ClarifEye Augmented Reality Surgical Navigation Solution; NeuroLogica’s Elite Mobile Computed Tomography Devices; Medtronic’s Natural Conduction System for Heart; Pfizer & BioNTech’s Omicron BA.4/BA.5-Adapted Bivalent Booster Trial; Castle Biosciences’s TissueCypher® Barrett’s Esophagus Test

HELIOSTAR™ Radiofrequency Balloon Ablation Catheter Launched by Biosense Webster in Europe On October 12, 2022, Biosense Webster, a part of Johnson & Johnson Medical technology, announced the launch of HELIOSTAR™ Balloon Ablation Catheter, the first radiofrequency balloon ablation catheter in E...

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Pharma News and Updates for Takeda, Gilead, and Odyssey
CHMP Reviews Takeda’s Qdenga; FDA Sets Date for Gilead’ Trodelvy Review; Odyssey’s Announces $ 168 Million Series B Financing; Tavros and Vividion Signs Agreement; Pharming Submits Leniolisib for Approval in the EU; FDA Fast Track Designation to Mereo’s Alvelestat

CHMP Gives Positive Opinion on Takeda’s Qdenga  The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has given its approval to Takeda GmbH’s Qdenga, a live, attenuated dengue tetravalent vaccine (TAK-003). It is the first time the CHMP has reviewed a medicinal product ...

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Pharma News Merck, AstraZeneca, and GSK
Merck’s Sotatercept Trial Result; PARP Rivals Closing in on AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza; FDA Clears GSK’s Boostrix for Pertussis; Fast Track Designation to Nanoscope Therapeutics’s MCO-010; FDA Awards Fast Track Designation to Eftilagimod Alpha Plus Pembrolizumab; Solid Biosciences to Acquire AavantiBio

Merck’s Sotatercept Clears Phase III Trial Merck’s USD 11.5 billion acquisition of Acceleron last year was based on the promise of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) candidate sotatercept, which has recently met the mark in a much-anticipated phase III trial. The STELLAR trial found that adding the activin re...

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Pharma News and Updates for Akero Chiesi Pfizer
AstraZeneca’s Danicopan Trial; CHMP Recommends Sanofi/AstraZeneca’s nirsevimab; Akero’s NASH Drug Trial; FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status to SY-5609; BMS’s Opdivo Trial Results; Pfizer to File for FDA Approval for Meningitis Vaccine; EMA Orphan Drug Designation to CAN-2409; FDA Starts Priority Review of Chiesi ‘s velmanase alfa

AstraZeneca’s Danicopan Shows Positive Results in Phase III Trial Danicopan, an oral Factor D inhibitor developed by AstraZeneca, was expected to fail a phase II trial in rare kidney disease in 2020, but a new readout could revive the drug. Danicopan (ALXN2040) has demonstrated efficacy as an adjunct treatment f...

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Pharma News for Aktis, Alcon and Takeda
Aktis’s Novel Targeted Alpha Radiopharmaceuticals; Koye Partners with Sonde Health; Novartis to Spin Off Sandoz Business; Alcon to Buy Aerie Pharma; Fast Track Designation to Merck’s MK-2060; FDA Approves Ibrutinib for Chronic GvHD; French Authorities Clears BrainVectis’s Clinical Trial; Takeda’s Dengue Vaccine TAK-003 Gets Approval in Indonesia

Aktis Oncology Raises USD 84 Million To Advance Novel Targeted Alpha Radiopharmaceuticals Aktis Oncology has raised an additional USD 84 million in its Series A round, adding to the USD 72 million raised last year to help bring its radiopharmaceuticals to market. The extension to the first round included Merck's...

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Pharma News for Cidara, Merck, Gilead
EMA to review Cidara Therapeutics’ Rezafungin; EU Approves Gilead Sciences’ Sunlenca; FDA Approves Axsome’s Auvelity; EU Marketing Authorisation to Oncopeptides’s Pepaxti; Merck Signs $ 3.5 B Deal with Orna; FDA to review AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza; FDA Approval to Bluebird’s Zynteglo; FDA Decision Date for GSK’s Momelotinib

EU Regulator Starts its Review of Cidara Therapeutics’ Candidiasis Therapy Rezafungin The EU regulator has begun its review of Cidara Therapeutics’ once-weekly antifungal rezafungin, with a decision expected next year as a new option for serious, invasive candida infections. The application is based on the ReSTO...

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Latest MedTech News for CereVasc and Nanopath
CereVasc’s eShunt System Study; FDA Approves NGS-Based CDx for Trastuzumab Deruxtecan; Nanopath Secures $10 Million Funding; BD, Accelerate Diagnostics Announce Collaboration; Avails Medical’s Clinical Trials for eQUANT; Movano Ring Exceeds Accuracy Targets for SpO2 & Heart Rate Monitoring

CereVasc Announces FDA Approval of Second IDE Study of the eShunt® System On August 09, 2022, CereVasc, Inc., a privately held, clinical-stage medical device company developing novel, minimally invasive treatments for neurological diseases, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that leads to progressive an.....

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Toll-like receptors (TLR) 7 and 8 Agonist
Toll-like receptors (TLR)...

Toll-like receptors (TLR) 7 and 8 are functionally localized to endosomes and recognize specific RNA.....

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Gene Therapies
Gene Therapies

Gene therapies are regarded as one of the potential revolution in the Pharmaceutical field and Healt.....

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