Albireo Pharma Hopeful to Commercialize its PFIC Treatment by the End of the Year Albireo Pharma, spun out of AstraZeneca, has long been working on developing potential and efficient treatment drugs for the patients suffering from progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), a rare disorder that leads t...Find More
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals grabs USD 30 Million Amylyx Pharmaceuticals has grabbed USD 30 million boosts after posting positive data, which showed it could help decrease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). AMX0035, which is its leading candidate, is being tested in degenerative ALS and Alzheimer’s disease....Find More
Novo Nordisk has announced to enter into a collaboration with Dicerna’s RNAi platform to focus on metabolic and liver-related diseases. The companies will be focusing to advance the treatment landscape of the diseases such as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), Type 2 diabetes and obesity. Nordisk will be inv...Find More
A Praluent boost for Sanofi, and Regeneron The U.S. FDA has given its nod to Praluent (alirocumab) to be used for reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and unstable angina requiring hospitalization in adults with established cardiovascular (CV) disease. Praluent is an injectable prescription medicine co-dev...Find More
FDA gives thumbs-up to Balversa The U.S. FDA has granted approval of Balversa (erdafitinib) to Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceutica, for the treatment of advanced or metastatic bladder cancer. This drug is the first ever approved target-specific medication targeting susceptible FGFR genetic mutations, and for can...Find More
Peloton Therapeutics raises USD 150 Million for treating Advance Kidney Cancer Peloton Therapeutics has been in the process of developing small molecule drugs to treat Cancer, has raised USD 150 million. Peloton’s lead therapeutic candidate, PT2977, focuses on targeting hypoxia-inducible fac...Find More
Stopping breast cancer metastasis by killing tumor cells in their sleep Oncology researchers believed that dormant breast cancer cells are not responsive to chemotherapy. But these inactive cancer cells can be active at any time and cause life-threatening metastases. Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Rese...Find More
Axovant tips nelotanserin from small molecule R&D Axovant has stopped nelotanserin development after it missed the primary endpoint in a phase 2 trial in patients with Lewy body dementia. The dull data compelled Axovant to miss the drug and finish its pivot from small molecules to gene therapies. The parent comp...Find More
Novo Nordisk set to restructure R&D business Novo Nordisk, Danish drug maker, declared its plans to reorganise their R&D business, which include lay-off 400 workers of operations in Denmark and China. It is done so that the expansion is accelerated and its pipeline across serious chronic diseases is diversi...Find More
NICE Rejects Gilead Sciences’ Yescarta on Cost Concerns The United Kingdom’s government-funded health service isn’t being so nice to Gilead Sciences’ CAR-T blood cancer treatment Yescarta. The country’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said the therapy is too expensive for th...Find More
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