Diabetes is the 8th largest cause of death in the United States (although its prevalence may be underreported). Diabetes affects more than 37 million people in the United States, and 1 in every 5 are unaware of their condition. Over 96 million US adults—more than one-third—have prediabetes, and more than 8 out of 1...Find More
Vertex Pharma and CRISPR Therapeutics are the first companies to seek FDA clearance for a gene-editing therapy. Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics have gotten closer to introducing exagamglogene autotemcel (exa-cel), a one-time treatment for sickle cell disease (SCD) and transfusion-dependent beta-...Find More
FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Osemitamab for Pancreatic Cancer Transcenta Holding Limited has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded Orphan Drug Designation to Osemitamab (TST001), a highly potent humanized monoclonal antibody that enhances ADCC (antibody-dependent cell-me...Find More
Vertex, CRISPR Therapeutics treated a patient using CRISPR In the very first, a patient diagnosed with Beta thalassemia was treated using CRISPR gene editing tool by Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics. CTX001 used to treat the disease, was extracted from hematopoietic stem cells from patients, engineered ex...Find More
The ability of CRISPR to change an organism’s DNA has lead researchers, particularly from Nigeria to use the tool to perform diagnostic tests. Since CRISPR therapeutics is all about targeting the genome-specific sequence, the test is believed to pinpoint the exact viral strain circulating. The recent epidemi...Find More
Roivant expanding its horizon into metabolic diseases segment with USD 650 million diabetes pact with Poxel Roivant Sciences has recently signed a USD 650 million deal to acquire near-global rights to Poxel pharma’s phase 3-ready Type 2 diabetes drug (imeglimin). It’s been a while since Poxel was waiting f...Find More
Key to new Cancer drugs discovered in bacterial genomes Achievement is made by the scientists of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Florida campus who had previously discovered LNM E1 compound used to kill prostate cancer. This time they have unlocked the capability of LNM family molecules by “mining” the in...Find More
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is one of the largest and most respected conferences in the field of oncology. Held annually, this conference brings together researchers, physicians, and other healthcare professionals from around the world to discuss the latest advances in cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment.