Latest From Sten Stovall
Now that AbiVax's novel anti-inflammatory ABX464 has demonstrated solid safety and efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis, the French biotech is exploring additional programs in chronic inflammatory indications – and looking for a partner.
Arrowhead and Horizon Therapeutics have inked a deal to develop an investigational RNA interference therapy for uncontrolled gout, under which Arrowhead stands to get $40m upfront and up to $660m in milestones.
ViiV Healthcare’s head of R&D tells Scrip that extending the durations of its long acting HIV treatments is possible using drug delivery technology from Halozyme Therapeutics to expand the body’s capacity to absorb injected medicines.
Mikaela Odlander, one of In Vivo’s 2021 Rising Leaders, was appointed director of digital therapeutics at Orexo in November 2019. The newly formed digital therapeutics (DTx) arm of the Swedish pharma and digital health company entered the American health care landscape in 2020 with two new products that address substance abuse and mental health problems.
Biogen’s investigational anti-tau antibody gosuranemab has missed its primary efficacy endpoint in a Phase II study in patients with Alzheimer's disease, prompting the end of the trial and termination of the compound’s further clinical development.
Mnemo Therapeutics’ promise in chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy technologies allowed it to raise €75m in a series A financing round and the French biotech’s CEO tells Scrip he aims to raise yet more money in coming months to fund its development plans.