Seattle-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Lumen Bioscience is teaming up with Novo Nordisk to explore research and development opportunities within obesity, among other metabolic disorders.

In a roundup review of scientific studies recently published, a study out of RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) in Ireland further defined the association between comorbidities and poor outcomes with Covid-19.

Flagship Pioneering launched a new company called Inzen Therapeutics, which will discover and develop a new class of medicines based on a new area of biology that will provide new therapeutic approaches to multiple types of diseases.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals presented complete results from the company’s ILLUMINATE-B Phase III study in children under 6 years with primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), a rare disorder affecting the kidneys.

The European medicines watchdog recommended approving AstraZeneca’s treatments for a form of heart failure and a lung disorder, the British drugmaker said.

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga improved survival chances for patients suffering from kidney disease, underscoring the medicine’s role outside the drug’s established field of diabetes.

bluebird bio Inc. announced updated results from the clinical development program for the company’s investigational elivaldogene autotemcel (eli-cel, Lenti-D) gene therapy in patients with cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD), including long-term results from the Phase 2/3 Starbeam study and data from the Phase 3 ALD-104 study.

For all the digital and interactive tools that keep popping up, television remains the DTC marketer’s old reliable.

A panel of the European medicines regulator recommended approving Novo Nordisk’s new diabetes pill Rybelsus, further boosting prospects for the Danish drugmaker with the company’s first-of-a-kind, non-injectable treatment.

The software of life is how Moderna Inc. CEO Stephane Bancel describes messenger RNA (mRNA), which is at the core of the company’s drug development process.