FarmaKology-A new mechanism of drug resistance discovered for breast cancer
Milestone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Milestone Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a Phase 3 clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing the investigational new drug etripamil for the treatment of cardiovascular indications. Etripamil is a novel, potent and short-acting calcium channel blocker designed by Milestone and being developed as a rapid-onset nasal spray to be administered by the patient to terminate episodes of PSVT as they occur. Milestone is actively recruiting patients for a Phase 3 clinical trial of etripamil for the treatment of PSVT. Milestone plans to initiate a Phase 2 clinical trial in atrial fibrillation, another rapid heart rate condition, and expects to subsequently initiate an additional Phase 2 clinical trial in angina to establish proof-of-concept for the broader use of etripamil.
Telix Partnership Expands GE Healthcare Immuno-Diagnostics Offering to the Global Clinical Research Market
Telix has today announced a collaborative development and reseller agreement with GE Healthcare to supply its investigational positron emission tomography (PET) imaging radiotracers, TLX250-CDx (89Zr-DFO-girentuximab), and [18F]-FLac (18F-3-fluoro-2-hydroxypropionate) for use in third party clinical research and development activities. These novel tracers offer the potential to provide key information about the metabolic environment of tumours, which could help to inform and improve therapy selection.
Kineta Announces Clinical Collaboration with Merck to Evaluate KVA12123 in Combination with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Cancer Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors
Kineta, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immunotherapies in oncology, announced today that it has entered into a clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck. Under this collaboration, Kineta will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and anti-tumor activity of KVA12123 (formerly KVA12.1), its novel anti-VISTA monoclonal antibody, alone and in combination with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in patients with advanced solid tumors.
Immunovia launches a strategic partnership with Proteomedix to leverage R&D efforts with increased focus on commercialization
Immunovia AB today announced that it enters into a strategic partnership with Proteomedix to leverage its substantial joint development experience in diagnostic technologies for the detection of cancer. This will enable increased R&D productivity for Immunovia as the Company continues to strengthen its commercial development in the US.
US FDA approves Menveo in a new single-vial presentation to help prevent disease caused by meningococcal bacteria serogroups A, C, Y, and W
GSK plc today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new presentation of Menveo [Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y, and W-135) Oligosaccharide Diptheria CRM197 Conjugate Vaccine] for individuals aged 10 to 55 years to help prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y, and W. The Menveo one-vial presentation now comes in a ready to use single vial giving healthcare providers a more convenient option. The Menveo one-vial presentation will initially be available to US federal customers, with broader availability anticipated in mid-2023.
Mereo BioPharma Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Alvelestat for Treatment of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD)-associated Lung Disease
Mereo BioPharma Group plc, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on rare diseases and oncology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Fast Track designation for its investigational oral neutrophil elastase inhibitor, alvelestat (MPH-966). Mereo intends to have an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the FDA to discuss the design of a registration-enabling study for alvelestat as a treatment for AATD-associated lung disease, including the potential opportunity for an accelerated approval pathway, around the end of the year.
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2:08 Labiotech.eu news4:42 Faron Pharmaceuticals15:22 BiotechX20:13 Cultivated Biosciences26:26 EPFLThis week, we have four interviews. Our guests are: Juho Jalkanen, COO of Faron Pharmaceuticals; Ardemis Boghossian and Melania Reggente from the EPFL School of Basic Sciences in Switzerland; Tomas...