Better Therapeutics, Inc., a prescription digital therapeutics company delivering cognitive behavioral therapy to address the root causes of cardiometabolic diseases, in partnership with Colorado Prevention Center (CPC) Clinical Research, affiliated with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, today announced the commencement of a real-world evidence study to evaluate the long-term effectiveness and healthcare utilization changes associated with the use of BT-001 for the treatment

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GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nucala (mepolizumab), a monoclonal antibody that targets interleukin-5 (IL-5), as a treatment for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP). This new indication for mepolizumab is for the add-on maintenance treatment of CRSwNP in adult patients 18 years of age and older with inadequate response to nasal corticosteroids. CRSwNP accounts for 2-4% of the US popula

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Oncologists and pathologists in the United States can now access a new in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test that screens for Lynch syndrome in patients with colorectal cancer. The OncoMate™ MSI Dx Analysis System (OncoMate™ MSI), developed by Promega, has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an IVD medical device to determine microsatellite instability (MSI) status in colorectal cancer tumors. This is the industry's first and only PCR-based diagnostic kit for

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THREAD, a technology and service provider enabling decentralized clinical trials (DCTs), and Almac Clinical Technologies, a member of the contract and development organization, Almac Group, today announced a strategic partnership. The market leaders will integrate their technologies to enable more efficient clinical trials that generate better outcomes. By integrating their proprietary technology platforms, THREAD and Almac will provide sponsors and contract research organizations (

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Once again, the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut e.V.) has honored Syntegon with the German Packaging Award – this time in the category “Sustainability”. The jury was impressed by the sustainability and good functionality of the paper-based packaging solution “Blister meets Paper”, which should also appeal to the health- and environmentally-conscious customer in terms of feel and appearance. Syntegon developed the innovative blister packa

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NRx Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage, global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Nation of Georgia's Prime Minister and Minister of Health have issued an Emergency Use Authorization for intravenous ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil) for the treatment of Critical COVID-19. "Lead investigators from our ZYESAMI™ clinical trials are on their way to the Nation of Georgia and will be on the ground there within 24 hours to start teaching physicians how to administer

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Amgen and Teneobio today announced an agreement under which Amgen will acquire Teneobio, a privately held, clinical stage biotechnology company developing a new class of biologics called Human Heavy-Chain Antibodies.  Under the terms of the agreement, Amgen will acquire all outstanding shares of Teneobio at closing in exchange for a $900 million upfront cash payment, as well as future contingent milestone payments to Teneobio equity holders potentially worth up to an additional $1.6 bill

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Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and GC Pharma today announced that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement, pursuant to which GC Pharma has agreed to develop and commercialize maralixibat in South Korea. Maralixibat is an investigational, orally administered medication being evaluated in Alagille syndrome (ALGS), progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), and biliary atresia (BA). Maralixibat targets the apical sodium dependent bile acid transporter (ASBT) ult

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