Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said on May 17 the company was resuming the enrollment of patients in two studies testing the experimental lymphoma drug odronextamab after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration agreed to lift a partial clinical hold.
A readout from a Phase IIb/III trial showed intravenous RLF-100 (aviptadil) met the primary endpoint of improving survival and recovery at 60 days post-treatment for respiratory failure in critically ill patients with Covid-19, bolstering the case for sponsors NeuroRx and Relief Therapeutics to reapply for emergency use authorization (EUA).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s and bluebird bio’s Abecma (idecabtagene vicleucel) as the first anti-BCMA CAR T cell therapy for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s Breyanzi (lisocabtagene maraleucel; liso-cel) for adults with relapsed or refractory large B-Cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy.
A new form of treatment known as CAR-T cell therapy has been making waves in the field of oncology, and clinical trials have begun for patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM).
Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Inc.’s Yescarta were alive at least three years after a one-time infusion of the CAR-T cell therapy, according to presented data.
French cell therapy specialist Cellectis, which is developing a gene-modified cancer treatment, was forced to suspend testing following a patient death.