A small trial of Eli Lilly’s donanemab showed the experimental Alzheimer’s drug slowed by about a third the rate of decline in a combined measure of cognition and function in patients at an early stage of the mind-wasting disease.

AbbVie’s Phase III induction study, U-ACHIEVE, of Rinvoq (upadacitinib) in moderate to severe ulcerative colitis hit the primary endpoint of clinical remission at week 8 and also met all ranked secondary endpoints.

Moderna announced plans to submit the company’s request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Covid-19 vaccine mRNA-1273 on Nov. 30.

A Phase III trial of NurOwn (MSC-NTF cells), BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics’ investigational therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, did not find a statistically significant difference between the product and placebo for improving scores on a revised ALS functional rating scale (ALSFRS-R) that measures the severity of the disease.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for Sanofi’s blood cancer treatment sutimlimab.

Merck and Eisai announced new investigational data demonstrating positive top-line results from the Phase III KEYNOTE-581/CLEAR trial (Study 307).

Shares of Calliditas Therapeutics soared in trading after the company announced positive Phase III data from a study of Nefecon in IgA nephropatjhy (IgAN), an autoimmune renal disease.

Cytokinetics’ stocks plummeted after the company released topline results from a Phase III cardiovascular clinical trial with partners Amgen and Servier in which the secondary endpoint to prove potential to save lives failed. 

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A rheumatoid arthritis drug developed by Genentech proved to be effective in benefitting patients who have Covid-19-associated pneumonia, according to new late-stage clinical trial data.