Managing Editor, Europe
Covering all aspects of the pharma industry and across all therapeutic areas, Kevin has interviewed pretty much all the leading figures in the sector. A regular attendee at financial and medical conferences (and moderating at some), he has also appeared on BBC television and radio, ITV and Channel 4 to discuss the industry. Fluent in Spanish, he previously worked as a journalist on rock/pop music publications, was chief sub editor at Catholic newspaper The Universe and contributed articles to the likes of The Independent and the Manchester Evening News on football.
Latest From Kevin Grogan
Rezlidhia, which was only recently licensed by Rigal from Novo Nordisk-owned Forma Therapeutics, should challenge the market dominance of Servier's Tibsovo in the IDH-1 inhibitor subset of acute myeloid leukemia patients.
The positive Phase II/III results for acoziborole have led researchers to claim that the goal of eliminating sleeping sickness by 2030 is now very much a reality.
The UK major has been building its cell therapy portfolio for about three years internally, oncology R&D chief Susan Galbraith tells Scrip, and the purchase of Neogene and its TCR-Ts targeting neoantigens in solid cancers is a logical step.
Five months after its lead drug Betalutin failed for follicular lymphoma, Nordic Nanovector has secured its future by teaming up with Trondheim-based APIM and gained access to its mid-stage investigational therapy for ovarian cancer, sarcoma and glioblastoma.
Ryvu has only about $7m in cash and equivalents but believes that a mixture of venture debt, milestones from partners and tapping the equity capital markets will provide the funds to advance RVU120 for acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome.
As it initiates the mid-stage clinical program for glencozimab, Acticor says that the potential of the drug in ischemic stroke alone could make it a blockbuster.