IOTA Pharmaceuticals announce the creation of a Glioblastoma Drug Bank

IOTA Pharmaceuticals announce the creation of a Glioblastoma Drug Bank

The new bank, announced today, will support and accelerate new research into brain cancer therapy Cambridge-based IOTA Pharmaceuticals Ltd have just announced the creation of a new resource, the Glioblastoma (GBM) Drug Bank, to accelerate drug discovery research in brain cancer, especially glioblastoma. Creation of the GBM Drug Bank has been made […]

IOTA Pharmaceuticals Announce the Creation of a Glioblastoma Drug Bank to Support and Accelerate New Research …

IOTA Pharmaceuticals Announce the Creation of a Glioblastoma Drug Bank to Support and Accelerate New Research …

     (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/695600/IOTA_Pharmaceuticals_Logo.jpg )      (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/695599/Brain_Tumour_Charity_Logo.jpg ) The purpose of the GBM Drug Bank is to accelerate international scientific research into glioblastoma by assembling annotated sets of approved drugs and exploratory compounds to support testing in preclinical glioblastoma studies.  Dr David Bailey, leader of IOTA’s glioblastoma drug discovery program, comments: “Glioblastoma is a particularly […]

FDA approves new Amgen drug for prevention of migraines

FDA approves new Amgen drug for prevention of migraines

Companies including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Eli Lilly & Co are developing similar treatments. In studies of patients with chronic and episodic migraines, Aimovig was shown to significantly reduce headache days and use of other acute migraine medications. Some Wall Street analysts had expected Amgen to price Aimovig as high as $10,000 a year. Analysts, […]

Deadly Chinese Fentanyl Is Creating a New Era of Drug Kingpins

Deadly Chinese Fentanyl Is Creating a New Era of Drug Kingpins

Outside the gates of a residential complex called Oak Bay, a construction frenzy tears up the central Chinese city of Wuhan, a metropolis of 11 million racing to catch up with Beijing and Shanghai. The aural assault of jackhammers and cement trucks fades at the walls of the complex. Inside, a leafy oasis of manicured […]

Arch Biopartners Engages Nucro-Technics To Complete Toxicology Studies To Support Investigational New Drug …

Arch Biopartners Engages Nucro-Technics To Complete Toxicology Studies To Support Investigational New Drug …

TORONTO, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arch Biopartners, Inc., (Arch or the Company) (TSX Venture:ARCH) (OTCQB:ACHFF) a portfolio-based biotechnology company, today announced it has engaged Nucro-Technics in Scarborough, Ontario to complete the preclinical toxicology and pharmacology studies to support an Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Metablok, the Company’s drug candidate for preventing acute […]

Can a Drug Cure Baldness? New Study Shows Potential

Can a Drug Cure Baldness? New Study Shows Potential

Getty Images Approximately 88 million men and women experience some degree of hair loss during their lives. Those eager to reverse a receding hairline can choose from a few solutions. Hair transplants are a costly but permanent option. Topical solutions that promote hair growth, but at inconsistent rates, are another option. To date, scientists haven’t […]

FDA approves first drug that prevents migraines (for $6900 a year)

FDA approves first drug that prevents migraines (for $6900 a year)

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug designed to prevent migraines, marking a first for the pharmaceutical industry and the millions of Americans who suffer from the chronic, debilitating disorder. The new drug, Aimovig, is a once-monthly self-injection, and biopharmaceutical company Amgen will sell it for $6,900 a year. “Aimovig provides patients with […]

GARDP's efforts for drug-resistant gonorrhoea treatment receive boost from UK government

GARDP's efforts for drug-resistant gonorrhoea treatment receive boost from UK government

The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) is pleased to announce a £1m investment from the UK Government’s Department of Health and Social Care. This funding will contribute towards accelerating the development of a new treatment for drug-resistant gonorrhoea with a primary focus on enabling sustainable access in low- and middle-income countries. Gonorrhoea is […]