Ayisha joined Scrip in 2021 after working as an investigative reporter at GlobalData's pharmaceutical news platform, BioPharm Insight, where she covered the beats of hematology, oncology and rare diseases. She holds an MA in Philosophy from University College London and an NCTJ diploma in multimedia journalism. Ayisha is interested in psychiatric disorders and drug development focused on the microbiome.
Latest From Ayisha Sharma
Affibody And UCB Eye Humira’s Weak Spot In Hidradenitis Suppurativa
The rival firms are advancing separate biologic candidates that target IL-17 in a bid to treat the more than 60% of hidradenitis suppurativa patients who remain uncontrolled on AbbVie’s Humira, with recent trial readouts showing promise.
Another Blow For Anti-TIGITs As Merck’s Vibostolimab/Keytruda Combo Misses In Phase II NSCLC Trial
Merck & Co’s combination treatment has disappointed in a challenging group of lung cancer patients, marking yet another setback for the increasingly precarious anti-TIGIT space even as some analysts say this is not the end of the road.
MorphoSys Pins Hopes On Pelabresib For Near-Term Value After Tumultuous 2022
The German biotech has highlighted its myelofibrosis drug candidate, pelabresib, as a key value driver going forward after a year of hard knocks and lackluster Monjuvi sales that forced the firm to downsize its workforce and cease preclinical operations.
Servier’s Oncology Strategy Pays Off As Vorasidenib Hits Bullseye In Pivotal Glioma Trial
The French firm’s vorasidenib, obtained via a 2020 deal with Agios, has met the primary endpoint in a pivotal glioma trial, according to interim data, validating its strategic focus on the oncology space.
Acesion Seeks Partner For First-In-Class AF Program Following Phase II Success
Having reached proof-of-concept for its first-in-class SK ion channel inhibitor for atrial fibrillation, the Danish firm is on the hunt for a licensee as it moves its attention to its preclinical program for sinus rhythm maintenance.
Calliditas Eyes Full Approval For Tarpeyo In IgAN After Positive Pivotal Update
Data from part B of the Swedish firm’s pivotal trial of Tarpeyo in the rare kidney disorder showed that the treatment effects lasted two years across the entire population, enabling the move from conditional to full approvals in several markets.