Rivus Pharmaceuticals, a biopharma company focused on therapies for cardiometabolic health, announced positive data from a Phase IIa clinical trial.
The Glycogen Storage Disease Program at Connecticut Children’s and UConn Health reported success in a Phase I/II trial of a gene therapy for GSD-Ia. The gene therapy is developed with Ultragenyx and is dubbed DTX401.
A study out of the University of Gothenberg found that good control of blood sugar is important for decreasing the risk of cancer in obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Newly announced topline results from Eli Lilly’s SURPASS-4 trial program show the company’s investigational diabetes agent, tirzepatide, significantly reduced blood glucose levels and body weight better than insulin glargine in adult patients with type 2 diabetes.
Eli Lilly’s Phase III SURPASS-2 clinical trial shows that treatment with tirzepatide, a once-weekly dual glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, is associated with superior reductions in body weight and blood sugar compared with injectable semaglutide in adults with type 2 diabetes.
In a groundbreaking study, scientists at Harvard University identified an enzyme that seems to dictate the limits of human physical performance.
Novo Nordisk is involved in a clinical trial using the company’s GLP-1 analog diabetes drug Victoza to evaluate if the medicine can improve brain function and cognition in Alzheimer’s patients.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced a deal to buy Semma Therapeutics, which focuses on using stem cell-derived human islets as a possible cure for type 1 diabetes.
Eli Lilly and Co.’s experimental diabetes treatment Ultra Rapid Lispro was shown to be as effective as the drugmaker’s blockbuster Humalog medicine in two late-stage studies.
Klick Health’s growing commercialization partner portfolio is proud of the successful exit of Circulation, one of Klick’s first incubation initiatives.