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Killing Targeted Bacteria With CRISPR Drugs Is SNIPR BIOME's Promise

SNIPR BIOME aims to be the world’s top developer of CRISPR-based drugs that selectively target and kill bacteria, while leaving the rest of the patient’s microbiome intact, the biotech’s CEO tells Scrip.

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Vasopharm Sees Path Forward For Traumatic Brain Injury Drug

Vasopharm’s ronopterin (VAS203) missed its primary endpoint in the Phase III NOSTRA III study in patients with traumatic brain injury, but further analyses point to a significant clinical benefit when the inducible NOS inhibitor is given within 12 hours of trauma, suggesting a role for the compound in the condition.

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US Backs Oral COVID-19 Therapies And ‘Next Pandemic’ Drug Discovery With $3.2bn

Aiming to mimic public-private COVID-19 vaccine success, the US NIH will fund pandemic drug research, including taking candidates up to Phase II.

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Should Global Pharmas Focus More On Korean Partners?

PharmaVentures’ Adrian Dawkes talks about how COVID-19 will impact pharma deals going forward and how Korean firms in particular may be able to grab opportunities in the global arena. 

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Mundipharma Set To Divest China Business?

In the latest sign that some multinationals are scaling down operations in the world's second-largest pharma market, Mundipharma is reported to be exploring the sale of its business in China, with a large group of bidders including state-owned Sinopharm and local private equity firm Boyu Capital in the running.

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Biogen Gives Up On Gosuranemab After No Benefit Seen In Alzheimer's Study

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.

Clinical Trials Neurology

BIO 2021 Notebook: Biogen CEO On Corporate Responsibility

News and views from day four of the BIO Digital annual meeting include the FDA's plans to use carrots not sticks to improve diversity and reflections on how the pandemic has strengthened biopharmaceutical supply chains. 

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Apollo’s Next Steps: Apply Learnings From Prior Hub-And-Spoke Entities

Apollo’s $145m financing will help advance its 15-plus candidate portfolio into clinical development. With Patient Square leading the round, its expertise with BridgeBio and co. will help guide Apollo’s evolution.

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BMS, Eisai Team Up To Accelerate Development Of Solid-Tumor ADC

The US firm gets development and co-commercial rights to MORAb-202 for $650m up front. BMS joins AstraZeneca, Merck & Co. and Gilead in recent ADC deal-making.

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BIO 2021 Notebook: Best Practices For Business Development

The recently concluded BIO annual meeting included several sessions focused on the practice of business development. In this extra edition of our BIO 2021 notebook, Scrip collected observations about best practices for partnerships.

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Lupin’s US Advair Generic Plans Turn Awry As Celon Pact Nears End

Lupin’s plans for a US generic to GSK’s Advair Diskus have turned awry as its contract with Celon Pharma is close to being terminated. The company has focused on other respiratory drugs like generic ProAir and Fostair even as the revenue potential for Advair has been shrinking post Mylan’s launch.

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Should Global Pharmas Focus More On Korean Partners?

PharmaVentures’ Adrian Dawkes talks about how COVID-19 will impact pharma deals going forward and how Korean firms in particular may be able to grab opportunities in the global arena. 

South Korea Asia Pacific

Mundipharma Set To Divest China Business?

In the latest sign that some multinationals are scaling down operations in the world's second-largest pharma market, Mundipharma is reported to be exploring the sale of its business in China, with a large group of bidders including state-owned Sinopharm and local private equity firm Boyu Capital in the running.

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Big Pharma Switch Pitch To Attract Cash-Rich Biotechs

With the biotech sector awash with public and private capital, companies can carry on longer without needing to link up with a bigger player. Big pharma C-suite leaders have been discussing how their firms sweeten potential deals at BIO Digital.

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BIO 2021 Notebook: Best Practices For Business Development

The recently concluded BIO annual meeting included several sessions focused on the practice of business development. In this extra edition of our BIO 2021 notebook, Scrip collected observations about best practices for partnerships.

Business Strategies Commercial

Lupin’s US Advair Generic Plans Turn Awry As Celon Pact Nears End

Lupin’s plans for a US generic to GSK’s Advair Diskus have turned awry as its contract with Celon Pharma is close to being terminated. The company has focused on other respiratory drugs like generic ProAir and Fostair even as the revenue potential for Advair has been shrinking post Mylan’s launch.

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BIO 2021 Notebook: Biogen CEO On Corporate Responsibility

News and views from day four of the BIO Digital annual meeting include the FDA's plans to use carrots not sticks to improve diversity and reflections on how the pandemic has strengthened biopharmaceutical supply chains. 

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Hub-And-Spoke Pioneer PureTech's Strategy Paying Off

The concept of a parent company with operating subsidiaries is becoming increasing common in biotech. The first to do it, Daphne Zohar, who co-founded PureTech back in 2005, tells Scrip how the company has made that model work.

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Indivior Inks Pact With Aelis For Cannabis Use Disorder Therapy

A market leader in opioid addiction, Indivior is expanding into the cannabis abuse space which is increasing exponentially due to widespread legalization of recreational use for the drug.

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Dismay For Argenx As J&J Pulls Out Of Lucrative Blood Cancer Pact

The launch of efgartigimod at the end of 2021 is very much Argenx's focus now that J&J is terminating their alliance for the anti-CD70 antibody cusatuzumab for acute myeloid leukemia "in consideration of the evolving standard of care" for the disease.

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'We Must Innovate': US Biotechs Chart New Growth Path In China

Facing a increasingly competitive environment and tense bilateral relationship, US biotechs must innovate and differentiate while protecting their innovations in China, say panelists at the BIO annual conference.

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Doctors Frustrated By Lack Of Guidance On Who Should Get Aduhelm

Biogen has warned that uptake for its newly approved Alzheimer’s therapy will be slow in the beginning and doctors confirm it will take time to figure which patients can and should be treated.

Neurology Launches

Pharma Missing Out From Market Access Challenges In China: EU Group

Slower approvals for foreign drugs, a volume-based procurement scheme and localization requirements caused nearly 80% of respondent European pharma firms to miss out on opportunities in China, where they also continue to decouple from headquarters in a “in China-for-China” strategy, a survey from a prominent EU business group shows.

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Doctors Frustrated By Lack Of Guidance On Who Should Get Aduhelm

Biogen has warned that uptake for its newly approved Alzheimer’s therapy will be slow in the beginning and doctors confirm it will take time to figure which patients can and should be treated.

Neurology Launches

The Extraordinary But Uncertain Growth Of The COVID-19 Market

The value of the COVID-19 market reached more than $8bn in the first quarter, fuelled by mRNA-based vaccines, but the future growth of the sector depends on the rather unpredictable course of the pandemic, and the response of healthcare providers and countries.

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Janssen’s Ponvory Will Face Stiff Competition In Europe’s MS Market

Janssen is the latest big pharma company to gain an approval for a new oral multiple sclerosis therapy in the EU, enhancing the competitiveness of the marketplace, and giving more choice for patients.

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