Aminex Therapeutics Initiates First Clinical Trial of Novel Immunotherapy AMXT 1501 + DFMO in Cancer Patients

Aminex Therapeutics Initiates First Clinical Trial of Novel Immunotherapy AMXT 1501 + DFMO in Cancer Patients

The open label, multicenter, dose-escalation trial will evaluate the safety and tolerability of AMXT 1501 alone, and in combination with DFMO, in more than 50 patients with advanced solid tumors.  The trial will include a dose-ranging stage followed by an expansion phase.  Evaluation of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and clinical response rates will be assessed.  The trial […]

Technology Provider for Clinical Trials Puts Itself On the Block

Technology Provider for Clinical Trials Puts Itself On the Block

Updated June 20, 2018 7:27 p.m. ET Private-equity investors have been drawn to companies that work with drugs in development, and a technology provider for the industry is looking to capitalize on that interest. CRF Health Inc., which enables electronic assessments for trial participants, has retained investment bank Jefferies LLC to explore a potential sale. […]

TrialScope Selected by Leading Global Pharmaceutical Company to Support Clinical Trial Disclosure and Transparency

TrialScope Selected by Leading Global Pharmaceutical Company to Support Clinical Trial Disclosure and Transparency

TrialScope’s Disclosure Management solution centralizes, tracks and complies with clinical trial disclosure processes, mitigating compliance risks, and giving sponsors greater control over their clinical trial disclosure. The solution has been proven to reduce data entry, review, and approval times by as much as 85 percent. TrialScope’s Transparency Management solution enables sponsors to engage with patients […]

LabConnect collaborates with Symphony to support clinical research industry

LabConnect collaborates with Symphony to support clinical research industry

June 20, 2018 LabConnect, LLC, a leading global provider of central laboratory and support services for biopharmaceutical, medical device and contract research organizations, and Symphony Clinical Research, a worldwide, innovative in-home clinical service provider, today announced a strategic collaboration. The two companies have worked together on 17 studies over 12 years and will now focus […]

Startup Aminex Therapeutics raises $10M, begins clinical trials of immunotherapy treatment

Startup Aminex Therapeutics raises $10M, begins clinical trials of immunotherapy treatment

Aminex Therapeutics CEO and Chairman Jim Skaggs. (Aminex Therapeutics Photo) Seattle startup Aminex Therapeutics announced $10 million in new funding Wednesday, alongside the first clinical trial of its immunotherapy drug. The drug will be studied as a treatment for multiple kinds of solid tumors, like lung and breast cancer. The company has now raised $19 […]

KIYATEC enrolls first patients with solid tumors in clinical study of its EV3D drug response assay

KIYATEC enrolls first patients with solid tumors in clinical study of its EV3D drug response assay

June 20, 2018 KIYATEC, Inc. today announced the enrollment of the first patients in a U.S. clinical study of its Ex Vivo 3D drug response assay (EV3D™) across several difficult-to-treat solid tumors.The 3D-PREDICT clinical study has been initiated at the Cancer Institute of Greenville Health System (GHS) with the goal of recruiting 640 patients across […]

Maricann Expands European Management Team and Provides Clinical Trial Update

Maricann Expands European Management Team and Provides Clinical Trial Update

TORONTO, June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI) (FRANKFURT:75M) (OTCQB:MRRCF) (“Maricann” or the “Company) is pleased to provide the following update with regards to the Company’s European operations. Given the rapid expansion of the European Medical Cannabis Market, the recent additions to Maricann’s European management team and the expanded ability to complete […]

ACM acquires ABS to accelerate growth driven by clinical trials, toxicology

ACM acquires ABS to accelerate growth driven by clinical trials, toxicology

US-headquartered ACM Global Laboratories​ is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rochester Regional Health. ABS Laboratories is a GLP bioanalytical lab specializing in assay method development and validation for the quantification of drugs, metabolites, and biomarkers in biological samples for preclinical and clinical trials.  With the acquisition of ABS, John Foley, acting president of ACM Global Laboratories, […]

Could Magic Johnson Get into an Oncology Trial?

Could Magic Johnson Get into an Oncology Trial?

In a world of major cancer advances, and a growing arsenal of innovative therapies, eligibility criteria for clinical trials haven’t changed in 20 years. Edward Kim, MD, chair of solid tumor oncology at Carolinas Healthcare’s Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, N.C., has been trying to rectify this anachronism. Kim discussed it at the American Society […]