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Novartis Will Co-Develop UCB’s Alpha-Syn Inhibitor For Parkinson’s

Deal Snapshot: Seeking to bring a disease-modifying Parkinson’s drug to market, Novartis will team with UCB on developing and commercializing UCB0599, a Phase II oral alpha-synuclein inhibitor.

Deals Business Strategies

GSK Dives Into Neurology With £30m Oxford University Pact

After returning to the neuroscience space in the summer through a big-money deal with Alector, GlaxoSmithKline is setting up an institute with the University of Oxford that will target neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, frontal temporal dementia, ALS and pain.

Deals Neurology

BeyondSpring's Next Move Uncertain After Plinabulin CRL

Chinese firm BeyondSpring dealt a setback after the US FDA refuses to approve plinabulin for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia.

Approvals Research & Development

Finance Watch: Dementia Discovery Fund’s Behr Sees Early Investments Reviving Neuroscience Interest

Private Company Edition: Scrip spoke with DDF US partner Jonathan Behr about the convergence of emerging science, venture capital investment and rising big pharma interest in neurodegeneration. Also, in recent VC financings HotSpot raised $100m, while Curie and Ablaze debuted with $75m each. 

Financing Innovation

Sage/Biogen Zuranolone Study Shows More Efficacy, But Higher Toxicity

Data from SHORELINE’s 50mg cohort sparked mixed opinions from analysts, with some suggesting they still showed a risk-benefit profile that could challenge the drug commercially.

Neurology Clinical Trials

New Player Joins Search For Effective Huntington's Therapies

Despite recent setbacks for Roche and Wave's respective antisense offerings, both those two firms and a number of other companies are trying a variety of approaches to find a treatment for Huntington's.

Clinical Trials Financing

Cybin Uses Psychedelic Mushroom Derivative To Tackle Depression With Improved Safety

Emerging Company Profile: Cybin’s novel approach to psilocybin therapeutics aims for better safety, shorter duration and less variability through the process of deuteration.

Emerging Company Profile Neurology

Neurocrine Gains Clinical-Stage Schizophrenia Candidates Returned To Sosei By AbbVie

Deal Snapshot: Neurocrine expanded its pipeline with rights to subtype-selective muscarinic M4, M1 and dual M1/M4 receptor agonists discovered by Sosei.

Deals Neurology

Aduhelm Looks Set For Rejection In Europe For Alzheimer's

The EMA’s likely rejection is no surprise for Biogen and Eisai, but adds to problems in the same week as Biogen’s R&D leader announced his departure.

Commercial Neurology

Earlier R&D Programs, Maturing Candidates Emerge From Bristol’s Pipeline

BMS is advancing a growing Phase I and II R&D pipeline, including a Factor XIa inhibitor with lower bleeding risk than current anticoagulants, as well as other internal and external research programs.

Strategy Cardiovascular

After ‘Puzzling’ Results For Antibody Drug, AC Immune’s Alzheimer’s Vaccine Shows Early Promise

Another hard-to-explain result in Alzheimer’s, with AC Immune claiming the first ever validation of anti-tau therapy, but others are more circumspect.

Clinical Trials Commercial

The Architect Of Biogen's Controversial Alzheimer's Strategy, Al Sandrock, To Retire

Despite 23 years at Biogen assisting in the development of several drugs, Sandrock's legacy will be tied to Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm.

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