Swiss pharma giant Roche acquired Ireland’s Inflazome and the company’s NLRP3 inflammasome inhibitors aimed at multiple inflammatory diseases.
An experimental Amgen Inc. drug that targets a specific genetic mutation shrank tumors in 32% of advanced lung cancer patients and 7% of those with colon cancer, according to data from an early-stage trial.
Clinical diagnostics company Novacyt, one of many healthcare companies whose shares have surged during the pandemic, launched a test to differentiate between Covid-19 and common winter diseases.
A look at U.S. Food and Drug Administration PDUFA dates for end-of-August and early-September 2020.
A review of recently published scientific studies includes a look at the potential of using flu and pneumonia vaccines to decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
In a review of recently published scientific studies, researchers with Queen Mary University of London discovered a gene that naturally suppresses the signs of Alzheimer’s disease in human brain cells.
Roche struck a $1.7 billion cancer drug pact with Blueprint Medicines, as advances in genetic testing for rare mutations drive lucrative deals for expensive treatments.
Sana Biotechnology, which launched during 2019, raised $700 million in initial financing that will be used to advance the company’s discovery and development programs that create and deliver engineered cells as a treatment for different disease types.
Three months after hearing loss-focused company Akouos secured $105 million in a Series B financing round, the Boston-based company is eying an initial public offering valued at about $100 million.
AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo’s Enhertu helped patients with three different types of cancer live longer in trials, pointing to potential broader use of the breast cancer treatment.