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VOORHEES, N.J. — Adult glioblastoma is a challenging diagnosis which carries a poor prognosis and appears to be associated with genetic alterations of several critical signaling and tumor suppressor pathways. While current treatment options are not curative, there is hope for improving outcomes for patients. In order to do this,...
QUEBEC CITY – AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today disclosed preliminary results for the Company’s European multi-center Phase 2 trial in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with its novel, first-in-class, oral signal transduction inhibitor compound, perifosine. In 177...
LONDON — Privately owned UK biotech company Daval International Limited (http://www.davalinternational.com) has been informed by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) that its innovative anti-inflammatory agent AIMSPRO(R) has been awarded Orphan Status for the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS is the most common form of Motor Neuron Disease (MND),...
INDIANAPOLIS — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMEA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion for the use of ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) as monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell...
DUBLIN — Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN) today announced encouraging top line results from an exploratory Phase 2a multi-centre, dose-ranging, cross-over clinical study of EN101 in patients with myasthenia gravis, a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by muscle weakness which can be life-threatening. Thomas Lynch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Amarin,...
AMSTERDAM — Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that the European Medicines Agency has granted Orphan Drug Designation to AMT’s gene therapy product AMT-021 for the treatment of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP). Orphan Drug Designation for AIP entitles AMT to...
HCC is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the third most frequent cause of cancer-related death. Only about 20% of HCC patients are eligible for surgical resection. Therefore, RFA has been used increasingly as a safe technique for treating hepatic tumors. However, for hypervascular HCC, RFA appears...