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LOS ANGELES — CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ:CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company engaged in the development of high-value human therapeutics, today announced that tamibarotene, currently under evaluation in a U.S. registration trial as a third-line treatment for acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), showed statistically significant anti-tumor activity in human myeloma cells...
NEW YORK — Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCTH) , a medical technology company testing its proprietary treatment method for primary and metastatic cancers to the liver, announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) granted Delcath’s application for orphan-drug designation for the drug melphalan for the treatment...
A drug currently FDA-approved for use in diabetes shows some protective effects in the brains of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine report in a study currently available online in the Journal of Neuroimmunology. In a small, double-blinded clinical...
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two Mayo Clinic patients whose prostate cancer had been considered inoperable are now cancer free thanks in part to an experimental drug therapy that was used in combination with standardized hormone treatment and radiation therapy. The men were participating in a clinical trial of an immunotherapeutic agent...
PINE BROOK, N.J. and BASEL, Switzerland — Elusys Therapeutics and Lonza Sales AG entered into an agreement for the production of Anthim(TM), a therapeutic monoclonal antibody in late stage development for the treatment of anthrax infection. Under this agreement, Lonza will provide process development services and manufacturing capacity for this...