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Hutschison China MediTech get’s priority review status for its anti-cancer drug surufatinib

Hutchison China MediTech Limited said on Friday that it got approval from the China’s authority, the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA), a Priority Review status to the New Drug Application (NDA) for surufatinib, for the treatment of patients with advanced non-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).

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ViGeneron closes Series A round which attracts WuXi AppTec and Sequoia Capital China

ViGeneron GmbH, a gene therapy company, announced the closing of its series A financing round led by WuXi AppTec and Sequoia Capital China, which will enable ViGeneron to accelerate its proprietary viral vector-based gene therapy platforms and drive product development in its two lead ophthalmic gene therapy programs.

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Entyvio shows superiority over Humira in first head-to-head biologic study in ulcerative colitis

Takeda announced further results from the Varsity study, which demonstrated the superiority of the gut-selective biologic vedolizumab (Entyvio) to the anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNFα) biologic adalimumab (Humira) in achieving the primary endpoint of clinical remission at week 52 in patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

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