Two members of a panel of outside advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration resigned in protest at the regulatory agency’s decision to approve Biogen Inc.’s Aduhelm for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease despite the committee’s recommendation against doing so.

Burlingame, California-based Humanigen reported positive data from the company’s Phase Ib ZUMA-19 trial of lenzilumab in patients treated with CAR-T in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Lenzilumab is being investigated for the drug compound’s ability to tamp down the hyper-immune response known as a cytokine storm.

A new study by researchers at the University College London (UCL) published in Lancet Infectious Diseases finds that although the U.K. variant of SARS-CoV-2 known as B.1.1.7 is more transmissible than the wild-type, original Wuhan strain, it is likely not more deadly.

Mayo Clinic launched two new tech venture companies designed to harness artificial intelligence (AI) and medical algorithms and create “software as medical devices” that clinicians can use to improve treatment across different diseases. 

Researchers at Northwestern University identified a compound that appears to reverse the ongoing degeneration of upper motor neurons associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

An intensive care unit nurse became the first person in New York state to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on Dec. 14, marking a pivotal turn in the U.S. effort to control the deadly virus.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, citing conflict of interest, recused a member of an 11-person advisory committee set to review Biogen Inc.’s experimental Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab.

A pro-regenerative cell discovered by researchers at Ohio State and the University of Michigan could open the door to potentially groundbreaking immunotherapeutic treatments for diseases such as ALS and multiple sclerosis.

In a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines, Covid-19 antibodies last at least three months and so do symptoms for many.

President Donald Trump returned to the White House after a three-night hospital stay for treatment for Covid–19, facing a staff hit by a wave of infections and a campaign further shadowed by the pandemic four weeks before Election Day.