FDA Approves Gilead Sciences’ Sunlenca Sunlenca, a Gilead Sciences therapy for people with multidrug-resistant (MDR) HIV infection that only needs to be taken twice a year, has received FDA approval for the second time of asking. Sunlenca, which is based on the HIV capsid inhibitor lenacapavir, is intended to be...Find More
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...Find More
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 ...Find More
Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV is a species of Lentivirus (genus of retrovirus) that attacks the body’s immune system and obstructs the body’s ability to fight outer infections. The virus can be transmitted when contacted with infected blood, semen or vaginal fluids. HIV attacks the immune cells of the body ma...Find More
Merck, Gilead to co-develop combined HIV treatments Merck and Gilead have announced a collaboration to investigate Gilead’s investigational capsid inhibitor, lenacapavir, and Merck’s investigational nucleoside reverse transcriptase translocation inhibitor, islatravir, into a two-drug regimen. Both...Find More
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine heralded as the showstopper with over 90% effectiveness Based on the interim data from the Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trial results, the pharma titan, Pfizer, announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective in preventing coronavirus infection. Tedros Adhanom Ghebrey...Find More
Merck Collaborates with Dewpoint Therapeutics to Cure HIV with Condensates Merck has forged a collaboration with Boston-based Dewpoint Therapeutics to treat HIV using Dewpoint’s proprietary platform for condensate-based drug discovery.Under the terms of the agreement, Dewpoint is eligible for receiving ...Find More
HIV infection has become a global health burden, has claimed over 32 million lives so far since the very first case of AIDS was reported in 1981. According to a report put forward by the WHO, HIV prevalence was reported to be around 37.9million by the end of 2018. However, HIV has grown to pandemic proport...Find More
The Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases have grown to pandemic extents since the first case of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was reported in 1981. CDC estimates that approximately 1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today. About 15 per cent of them (1 in 7) are unaware of their infec...Find More
EU approves the use of Libtayo for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in a move to make cancer drugs available to common man, has issued guidelines regarding the funding of Libtayo (cemiplima). Libtayo, co-developed by Sanofi and Regeneron, was granted...Find More
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