Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Drug Discovery News

  • FDA approves Amicus' Galafold for Fabry disease

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2018

    Singapore – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Galafold (migalastat), the first oral medication for the treatment of adults with Fabry disease. The drug is indica...Read more

  • Pfizer's Innovative drug IBRANCE gets China approval

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2018

    Pfizer China announced that the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has granted approval of IBRANCE® (palbociclib) on July 31st, the first cyclin-dependent Kinase 4/6 (CDK4/6) inh...Read more

  • DotBio successfully raises $2.3 M in seed financing

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2018

    Singapore – DotBio, a new company focused on the development of novel immuno-oncology drugs based on humanized domain antibodies, has officially launched and has successfully rai...Read more

  • Medpacto inks deal with AstraZeneca

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2018

    MedPacto, that announced today a clinical collaboration with AstraZeneca to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MedPacto’s vactosertib (TEW-7197), a small molecule, oral inhibitor of ...Read more

  • Pfizer's Herceptin biosimilar approved in Europe

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2018

    Singapore – The European Commission approves Pfizer's TRAZIMERA, a biosimilar of Roche's cancer med Herceptin (trastuzumab). TRAZIMERA, a potential biosimilar to ...Read more

  • Nektar's back pain opioid gets approval for FDA review

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 30 Jul, 2018

     Singapore- The FDA accepts for review Nektar Therapeutics' marketing application seeking approval for NKTR-181 for the treatment of chronic low back pain in adult patients n...Read more

  • Agios receives nod for ivosidenib

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2018

    Singapore – The FDA approves Agios Pharmaceuticals' TIBSOVO (ivosidenib) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with a sus...Read more

  • FDA approves Pfizer's biosimilar

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2018

    Singapore – US Food and Drug Administration approves Pfizer’s Neupogen biosimilar Nivestym and is expected to hit the market at a significant discount to its reference drug. Th...Read more

  • FDA approves first drug indicating treatment of smallpox

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Jul, 2018

     Singapore – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved TPOXX (tecovirimat), the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox. Though the World Health Or...Read more

  • Immatics, Genmab to develop bispecific cancer immunotherapies

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Jul, 2018

    Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T-cell redirecting cancer immunotherapies, has entered into a research c...Read more

  • FDA grants 7-year orphan drug exclusivity to Eagle

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2018

    Singapore – Eagle Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted seven years of orphan drug exclusivity (ODE) in the U.S., for BENDEKA (be...Read more

  • FDA grants ODD to OBI Pharma's lead investigational drug candidate

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2018

    OBI Pharma, a Taiwan biopharma company, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for OBI-3424 for the Treatment of ...Read more

  • Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug succeeds in trial

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2018

    Singapore – Eisai and Biogen have announced positive topline results from the Phase II study with BAN2401, an anti-amyloid beta protofibril antibody, in 856 patients with early A...Read more

  • Roche announces positive results of lung cancer drug Tecentriq

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2018

    Global pharma giant recently announced that its drug candidate for cancer- the combination of Tecentriq (atezolizumab) plus chemotherapy (Celgene’s Abraxane [albumin-bound paclitaxel;...Read more

  • Singapore institutes collaborate with ROK to develop innovative drugs

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 03 Jul, 2018

    Singapore – Scientists and clinicians from Singapore institutes are collaborating with C&C Research Laboratories, a leading research institute from the Republic of Korea...Read more

  • Lumicks teams up with AZ, UC to set up CoE

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2018

    LUMICKS, a world leader in dynamic single-molecule analysis, has partnered with AstraZeneca and the University of Cambridge Biochemistry Department to form the 'centre of Excellence for Dyn...Read more

  • Ascletis, CR Pharma sign strategic cooperation agreement

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Jun, 2018

    Ascletis BioScience Co., Ltd. and CR Pharmaceutical Commercial Group Co., Ltd. have jointly announced that the two parties signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing. The two parti...Read more

  • AUM Biosciences to drive commercial innovation in oncology

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2018

    Singapore - AUM Biosciences (AUM), a new company focused on the development of innovative and affordable oncology medicines with high unmet medical need in Asia, officially launched to...Read more

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