The U.S. Food and Drug Administration made the decision to grant Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Mirati Therapeutics’ adagrasib for the potential treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients harboring the KRASG12C mutation after systemic therapy.
Biogen and Capsigen forged a strategic collaboration to engineer novel adeno-associated virus (AAV) capsids that have the potential to become transformative gene therapies that treat underlying genetic causes of various central nervous system and neuromuscular disorders.
Passage Bio Inc. and InformedDNA announced a collaboration to provide no-cost genetic counseling and testing for adults who have been diagnosed by their physicians with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD).
A new study report in Science suggests SARS-CoV-2 and its mutated new variants can evade immune responses via the selective deletion of small sections of the virus’s genetic sequence.
A new, highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain could become the dominant variant in the United States by March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Genentech and Blueprint Medicines’ Gavreto (pralsetinib) as a treatment for adults and pediatric patients 12 and older who have been diagnosed with rearranged during transfection (RET)-mutant medullary thyroid cancer (MTC).
AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine accurately follows the genetic instructions programmed into AZD1222 by the developers to successfully provoke a strong immune response, according to a detailed analysis carried out by independent UK scientists.
Bay Area-based Graphite Bio launched with $45 million in Series A financing and a goal to use gene editing to correct defective genes through high-efficiency site-specific integration of new genetic sequences.
AstraZeneca resumed the company’s Covid-19 vaccine testing in the United Kingdom following confirmation from the Medicines Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) that it was safe to do so.
A therapy jointly developed by Switzerland’s Roche Holding AG and Cambridge, Mass.-based Blueprint Medicines Corp. was approved by the U.S. health regulator for the treatment of patients with a type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).