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F4 Pharma: treatment for the most severely affected patients clinical trial with FX06 starts in France

F4 Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing FX06, an anti-inflammatory therapeutic that has shown to improve vascular integrity, has included the first patient with severe COVID-19 in a study named “FX-COVID”, to confirm the efficacy and safety of FX06 in hospitalized patients receiving mechanical ventilation.

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Pfizer’s, Biontech’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate meets endpints in P3 trial

Pfizer’s and Biontech’s vaccine candidate for COVID-19 has met all the study’s primary efficacy endpoints.

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AstraZeneca’s olaparib + bevacizumab cleared as certain cancer treatment in EU

AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved in the European Union (EU) for the 1st-line maintenance treatment with bevacizumab of patients with homologous recombination deficient (HRD)-positive advanced ovarian cancer.

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Novartis data show early treatment with Mayzent® (siponimod) delays disability progression and show benefits in cognitive performance in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS)

Post hoc EXPAND analysis showed improvements in cognitive processing speed in patients with active and non-active SPMS treated with Mayzent1 

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Novartis presentation includes new data on recently FDA-approved Kesimpta

Novartis will present 48 abstracts at the upcoming MSVirtual2020: 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting, September 11–13, 2020. The breadth of data being presented highlights the strength and promise of the company’s MS portfolio to improve the lives of patients across the MS spectrum.

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Gyroscope Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase II Programme Evaluating its Investigational Gene Therapy, GT005, for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Gyroscope doses first patient in Phase II EXPLORE trial evaluating GT005 in people with geographic atrophy secondary to dry AMD with a mutation in the Complement Factor I gene.

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The FDA approved an expanded indication of ViiV Healthcare’s Dovato (dolutegravir/lamivudine), a complete two-drug regimen for virologically suppressed adults with HIV-1 with no history of treatment failure or resistance to Dovato’s components.

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Ridgeback Biotherapeutics Announces Potential COVID-19 Treatment EIDD-2801 Will Leverage Innovative Testing Platform AGILE for Phase 2 Trial

Ridgeback Biotherapeutics announces the start of enrollment in a Phase 2 trial of potential COVID-19 treatment EIDD-2801.

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VarmX Raises €32 Million in Series B Financing to Develop Innovative Reversal Agent for the Treatment and Prevention of Severe Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants

VarmX, a biotech company focusing on the development of innovative approaches for the reversal of anticoagulation, today announces the completion of a €32 million Series B financing round.

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Astex Pharmaceuticals, Taiho Oncology, and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Announce FDA and Health Canada Approval of INQOVI® (Decitabine and Cedazuridine) Tablets, Oral Hypomethylating Agent (HMA) Therapy for Intermediate and High-Risk MDS and CMML

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Taiho Oncology, Inc.; and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada have approved INQOVI® (decitabine and cedazuridine) tablets. The three companies are all part of the Otsuka group of companies.

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