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Curing cancer has been the dream of countless doctors and researchers over the decades. Yet some types of cancer, whether because they affect relatively few people or lack influential advocates, receive less attention and funding than others. A recent gift to Harvard Medical School (HMS) is boosting efforts to understand...
WASHINGTON – Patients, clinicians and families facing uncertainty about their choices for managing Type 2 diabetes and rare diseases will gain new evidence to inform their decision making from comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies that the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved for a total...
Poland will spend over PLN 700 million (EUR 154.8 million) in 2021-2023 to cure rare diseases as a part of the Rare Disease Plan, the health minister has announced on Monday. Currently, the Plan defines 40 specific tasks and deadlines for their implementation, worth over PLN 90 million (EUR 19.8...
Acer to receive $1 million payment to obtain exclusivity and a $4 million loan from Relief Companies working toward negotiation and execution of a definitive collaboration and license agreement by June 30, 2021 GENEVA and NEWTON, Mass., Jan. 25, 2021 – Relief Therapeutics Holding AG (SIX: RLF, OTCQB: RLFTF)(“Relief”), a...
Saniona (OMX: SANION), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on rare diseases, today announced it received approximately USD $2.9 million (SEK 24.2 million) in an upfront payment resulting from the now completed acquisition of Cadent Therapeutics by a third party. Saniona holds an ownership stake of approximately 3% in Cadent Therapeutics...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT), the leader in precision genetic medicine for rare diseases, today announced that the website for Route 79, The Duchenne Scholarship Program, is officially open and accepting applications. Academic scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to up to 15 individuals chosen by...
LOS ANGELES – Science 37, the industry leader in decentralized clinical trials, announced today a partnership with Xperiome, a global rare disease healthtech company. The partnership further strengthens Science 37’s capabilities to bring research directly to patients, both by easing the patient burden and enabling treating physicians the opportunity to...
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. (“Soleno”) (NASDAQ: SLNO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of rare diseases, today announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Vanderbilt University. This collaboration aims to discover and develop novel KATP channel activators with the potential to treat rare diseases....
BEDFORD, Mass. – Stoke Therapeutics, Inc, a new company working to increase gene expression to treat a wide array of diseases caused by genetic insufficiency, announced that it has completed a $40 million Series A financing to support the further advancement of multiple pre-clinical development programs. The Series A round...
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 18, 2021 — Sutro Biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRO), a clinical-stage drug discovery, development and manufacturing company focused on the application of precise protein engineering and rational design to create next-generation cancer and autoimmune therapeutics, today reported its financial results for the year ended December 31,...