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 ...Find More
Amgen Reveals the Top-line Result of its CodeBreak-200 trial of Lumakras in Lung Cancer The top-line result of Amgen's CodeBreak-200 trial of Lumakras in lung cancer was presented in abstract form at ESMO two weeks ago, showing a 34% improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) compared to chemotherapy. The fu...Find More
FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to VB-111 for Platinium-resistant Ovarian Cancer The FDA has given VBL Therapeutics’ VB-111 (ofranergene obadenovec), a targeted anticancer viral gene therapy, fast track designation for use as a viable therapeutic option in patients with platinum-resistant Ovarian Cancer. VB...Find More
FDA Approves Yescarta as a First CAR T-cell Therapy for Initial Treatment of R/R Large B-cell Lymphoma Until now, existing CAR-T therapies have been reserved for patients with blood cancer who have tried multiple treatments. The FDA has approved Yescarta, a CD19-directed CAR-T therapy developed by Gilead Science...Find More
Although COVID-19 continued to dominate headlines in 2021, pharmaceutical companies did not cease developing new treatments this year. The US Food and Drug Administration maintained a rapid rate of new drug approvals this year, all while managing the urgent examination of COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines un...Find More
Roche Set to Compete With Biogen and Novartis in the SMA Market With its First Oral Therapy The US FDA has recommended the use of Evrysdi (risdiplam), a candidate of Genentech, a Roche company, for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), an inherited neuromuscular disease resulting in muscle atrophy, in adults and...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
Many players such as Immunogen, On Target Laboratories, ImmunoVaccine Technologies, OncoQuest, Precigen, and some others are involved in developing therapies to accelerate the Ovarian Cancer Market. Cancer, coronary heart disease, and stroke are the leading contributors of the mortality worldwide, estimated ...Find More
Boehringer Ingelheim’s Ofev (nintedanib) has received FDA recommendation for the treatment of chronic fibrosing interstitial lung diseases (ILD) with a progressive phenotype Interstitial Lung Disease - ILD – a group of a large number of lung disorders resulting in scarring or fibrosis of lungs, caused by conditi...Find More
FDA grants priority review to Zejula Niraparib (Zejula) received a priority review by the U.S. FDA, in response to a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) submitted by Tesaro. The drug, acquired by GlaxoSmithKline along with the drugmaker Tesaro for USD 5.1 Million, has an action date of October 24, 2019. T...Find More
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