Dermtreat Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Rivelin Clobetasol for Oral Lichen Planus

SAN DIEGO and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Dermtreat, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on mucosal diseases, today announced treatment of the first patient in a Phase 2b clinical trial of Rivelin® Clobetasol patch (Rivelin®-CLO) for oral lichen planus (OLP). Rivelin-CLO is the first biodegradable oral adhesive patch designed for local delivery of clobetasol […]

Sangamo Announces Treatment Of First Patient In Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Evaluating SB-318 Investigational In Vivo …

Sangamo Announces Treatment Of First Patient In Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial Evaluating SB-318 Investigational In Vivo …

RICHMOND, Calif., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today announced treatment of the first patient in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating SB-318, an investigational in vivo genome editing therapy for patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I, Hurler syndrome) (the “EMPOWERS Study“). The EMPOWERS Study is an open-label, ascending dose clinical trial designed […]

Sernova Completes Oversubscribed Private Placement of $2754000

Sernova Completes Oversubscribed Private Placement of $2754000

LONDON, Ontario, July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sernova Corp. (TSX-V:SVA) (OTCQB:SEOVF) (FSE:PSH) announces it has completed a non-brokered private placement of $2.754 million, pursuant to which Sernova issued a total of 11,016,000 special warrants in two closing (July 13, 2018, and July 20, 2018). “This oversubscribed placement was supported by retail and institutional investors […]

What if a Study Showed Opioids Weren't Usually Needed?

What if a Study Showed Opioids Weren't Usually Needed?

Promising health studies often don’t pan out in reality. The reasons are many. Research participants are usually different from general patients; their treatment doesn’t match real-world practice; researchers can devote resources not available in most physician offices. Moreover, most studies, even the gold standard of randomized controlled trials, focus squarely on causality. They are set […]

Madison company achieves 94 percent tumor reduction in clinical trial

Madison company achieves 94 percent tumor reduction in clinical trial

Madison company achieves 94 percent tumor reduction in clinical trial 7/23/2018 Cellectar Biosciences has achieved 94 percent tumor reduction in a patient taking part in a clinical trial for the companys cancer treatment. The Madison-based pharmaceutical firm’s product is called CLR 131. It’s used to precisely deliver radiation to malignant tumor cells while avoiding healthy […]

Positive results in pre-clinical trials for Imugene's cancer vaccine

Positive results in pre-clinical trials for Imugene's cancer vaccine

Australian biopharmaceutical company Imugene (ASX: IMU) has reported “superior cancer growth inhibition” from a newly-acquired checkpoint inhibitor cancer vaccine, during preclinical trials with an existing industry-standard monoclonal antibody in validated models of colorectal (colon) cancer. The KEY-Vaxx vaccine, acquired from Ohio State University, has been compared to industry-standard monoclonal antibody drug Keytruda, marketed by […]

Veterans to Get Easier Access to Clinical Trials

Veterans to Get Easier Access to Clinical Trials

Veterans’ Health Veterans with cancer who receive treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will now have easier access to clinical trials of novel cancer treatments, thanks to an agreement between VA and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NCI and VA Interagency Group to Accelerate […]

The Week Ahead In Biotech: Conferences, PDUFA Dates, Clinical Trial Results, Earnings And IPOs

The Week Ahead In Biotech: Conferences, PDUFA Dates, Clinical Trial Results, Earnings And IPOs

The upcoming week could see some action due to the presence of a host of catalytic events that include PDUFA dates and earnings releases. Here are are the ones a biotech investor should keep a tab on. Conferences Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, or AAIC – July 22-26, in Chicago 20th World Dermatology and Aesthetic Congress – […]

Top Alzheimer's researchers hope that near-100 dementia drugs in trials are moving closer to a breakthrough

Top Alzheimer's researchers hope that near-100 dementia drugs in trials are moving closer to a breakthrough

The new report from Alzheimer’s researchers includes a concern that the long history of failures with dementia drugs has left health-care systems unprepared for a potential breakthrough. The report said that health-care systems are not keeping pace with the science and are risking a situation where those living with Alzheimer’s disease are unable to access […]

New website helps volunteers, patients find clinical trials at UCD Health

New website helps volunteers, patients find clinical trials at UCD Health

Interested in participating in a clinical study at UC Davis Health and not sure where to find the latest information on which studies are currently accepting healthy volunteers as well as individuals who meet specific study criteria? The new UC Davis Health Study Pages website, https://studypages.com/ucdavis/, aims to make that search a lot easier. Developed […]

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