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MedTech News Updates for AnchorDx, UroMems, NeuroLogica, Ypsomed
AnchorDx’s UriFind Bladder Cancer Assay in the US; UroMems Initiates Smart Implant to Treat Stress Urinary Incontinence; FDA 510(k) Clearance to NeuroLogica’s BodyTom 64; CE-IVD Mark Approval to SeekInCure’s Recurrence Monitoring Kit Gets; Ypsomed and CamDiab’s Automated Insulin Dosing System; Boston Scientific to Acquire Apollo Endosurgery

AnchorDx Clinical Trial Enrols First Patient for its UriFind® Bladder Cancer Assay in the US On November 23, 2022, AnchorDx, announced the first patient enrollment for its clinical trials of the UriFind® bladder cancer assay in the United States.  The UriFind® bladder cancer assay clinical trial in the U...

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Pharma News for AstraZeneca, Regeneron, Tenaya, Daiichi, C4X Discovery
C4X Discovery and AstraZeneca Signs Deal; FDA Rejects Spectrum’s Poziotinib; Orphan Drug Designation to Tenaya’s Gene Therapy; EC Approves Regeneron’s Libtayo; Response Letter to Poziotinib for Metastatic NSCLC Harboring HER2 Exon 20 Mutations; Japan Approves Trastuzumab Deruxtecan for HER2+ Breast Cancer

C4X Discovery Holdings and AstraZeneca Signs Exclusive USD 402 Million Global License C4X Discovery Holdings has signed an exclusive global license with AstraZeneca worth up to USD 402 million for the development and commercialization of the NRF2 Activator program. The agreement will allow AstraZeneca to develop...

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MedTech News for Empatica, ClariPi, Sony, Mainstay Medical, Zimmer
Mainstay Medical’s ReActiv8-C Study; Swing Therapeutics Announced Results from Studies of Stanza; FDA Approves Empatica’s Health Monitoring Platform; FDA Clearance to Persona OsseoTi Keel Tibia System; ClariPi Joins Siemens Healthineers Digital Marketplace; Sony Launches Cloud-based Solution for Flow Cytometry Data Analysis

Mainstay Medical Published Post-Market Clinical Trial Data from Ongoing ReActiv8®-C Study  On November 22, 2022, Mainstay Medical, a medical devices company, announced that the data from the ReActiv8®-C study, a single-centre, real-world study with a one-year clinical follow-up of selected patients, is publ...

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Pharma News Updates Merck, Regeneron, Provention, Ardelyx, AbbVie
FDA Approves Teplizumab to Delay the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes; FDA Backs Ardelyx’s CKD Therapy Xphozah; Merck to Acquire Imago BioSciences; Accelerated Approval to ImmunoGen’s ELAHERE; Regeneron and CytomX Announces Research Collaboration; FDA Grants Priority Review to Epcoritamab R/R LBCL

Merck to Acquire Imago BioSciences, Inc. for USD 1.35 Billion While its rumored acquisition of Seagen has yet to materialize, Merck & Co has continued to bolster its pipeline with smaller transactions, the most recent of which was a USD 1.35 billion agreement to acquire Imago BioSciences and its bomedemstat ...

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MedTech News for Medtronic, Penumbra, and Genesis
Medtronic Launches Infusion Set for Insulin Pumps; Penumbra’s Virtual Reality-Based Rehabilitation System; FDA Approval to Genesis’s Chocolate Touch® Drug-coated Balloon PTA Catheter; FDA Nod to AEYE’s AI-based Autonomous Screening; Alpheus Medical Treats First High-Grade Glioma Brain Cancer Patient with its Proprietary Platform; Karidum’s Next Generation Globe® Pulsed Field System

Medtronic Launches World's First and Only Infusion Set for Insulin Pumps that Doubles Wear Time up to 7 days in the US  On November 15, 2022, Medtronic plc, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced the US launch of the Medtronic Extended infusion set, the first and only infusion set labeled for up to ...

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Pharma News for Genentech, Sanofi, Merck
Genentech’s gantenerumab Fails in Phase III Trial; CHMP Recommends’ Dupixent; FDA Clears Imfinzi and Imjudo with chemotherapy; NICE Recommends Ipsen’s Cabometyx (cabozantinib); NICE Backs KEYTRUDA; NRG Announces £16 Million Series A Funding; FDA Backs AstraZeneca’s PT027

Genentech’s gantenerumab Fails in Phase III Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease In yet another setback for an amyloid-targeting drug, Roche's Genentech division has reported disappointing top-line results from its highly anticipated phase III trial of gantenerumab in early Alzheimer's disease. The failure is entirely ...

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MedTech News for QuantuMDx, Medtronic, Exactech, and ProciseDx
QuantuMDx & Menarini’s Agreement; TruClear System Launched by Medtronic in India; FDA 510(k) Clearance for TriVerse Primary Knee Replacement System; FDA Clearance to ProciseDx’s Reactive Protein (CRP) Assay and ProciseDx Instrument; Evolution Optiks’s Enrollment of LFR-260 Phoropter in US; Kardium First-in-Human Clinical Study of the New Globe Pulsed Field System

QuantuMDx and Menarini Announced an Agreement for the Distribution of the Q-POCTM Platform On November 2, 2022, QuantuMDx Group Limited, a UK-based developer of transformational Point-of-Need molecular diagnostics, and A.Menarini Diagnostics S.r.I. (Menarini), announced an exclusive distribution agreement for Qu...

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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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Pharma News Updates for Sumitomo, AstraZeneca, and AbbVie
Sumitomo to Purchase Myovant; AstraZeneca’s Tremelimumab Plus Imfinzi Approved in the US; AbbVie Acquires DJS Antibodies; Roche and Hookipa Pharma Signs USD 25 Million Deal; FDA Accepts BMS’s New Drug Application for CAMZYOS; Jazz and Zymeworks Sign Exclusive Licencing Agreement

FDA Accepts Bristol Myers Squibb’s Supplemental New Drug Application for CAMZYOS Bristol Myers Squibb declared that the U.S. FDA had accepted its supplemental new drug application for CAMZYOS for an expanded indication to reduce the need for septal reduction therapy. CAMYZOS is currently FDA-approved for treatin...

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