BioCentury | Feb 27, 2020
Product Development

Feb. 26 Quick Takes: Takeda acquires PvP for celiac therapy; plus Lilly, Esperion, Supernus, Moderna, Taiho-Arcus, Twist-Sophia

Takeda gains another celiac candidate via PvP takeout   After PvP Biologics Inc. finished a Phase I trial demonstrating proof of concept of its celiac disease therapy, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4502; NYSE:TAK) exercised its...
BioCentury | Feb 26, 2020
Product Development

Regulatory Roundup: FDA reviewing GSK, Takeda applications for earlier lines of cancer treatment; plus Novartis, Halozyme-Genentech, MacroGenics, CSL, Lilly

FDA is reviewing four earlier or additional indications for a slate of cancer drugs, plus a first-time application for MacroGenics’ anti-HER2 mAb. The agency also approved the first quadrivalent flu vaccine and a CV application...
BioCentury | Feb 25, 2020
Product Development

Europe ramps up response to COVID-19 outbreak

With a call for proposals by the Innovative Medicines Initiative for COVID-19 development programs and a new vaccine development consortium led by a Denmark-based biotech, Europe is ramping up its response to the coronavirus outbreak....
BioCentury | Feb 15, 2020
Product Development

The Phase III trials and pharma sales most likely to be disrupted by COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak comes at a time when many major multinational pharmas are betting big on the China market for future growth. In an analysis of MNC revenues and dependence on trial sites in China,...
BioCentury | Feb 11, 2020
Product Development

Exelixis eyeing 2021 combo submission in prostate cancer following new readout

Exelixis believes newly released initial data from a Phase Ib trial cohort to treat prostate cancer could augur future results from the same twice-expanded cohort that could support a regulatory submission of cabozantinib plus Tecentriq...
BioCentury | Feb 8, 2020
Targets & Mechanisms

Astellas lays groundwork for oncolytic virus combination therapy

With its next-gen oncolytic virus, Astellas is reinforcing the promise of improved efficacy for versions that make cytokines stimulating T cells as well as innate immune cells. After more than two decades in development with...
BioCentury | Feb 8, 2020
Management Tracks

Gottlieb joins Illumina’s board; plus Kiniksa, Frequency, DBV, VectivBio and more

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joined the board of next-generation sequencing company Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). The new role is at least his fourth board appointment since stepping down from the agency last year. Along with...
BioCentury | Feb 6, 2020
Product Development

Early signs CAR NKs could compete with CAR Ts in heme cancers

Early clinical data from CAR NK cells have started to roll in, and hint the modality could compete with CAR T cells on efficacy. Built into CAR NK cells are the benefits of off-the-shelf manufacturing...
BC Extra | Feb 1, 2020
Company News

Management tracks: Trio of female exec appointments; plus FDA, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, SutroVax, Lundquist Institute, RedShift, NeoImmuneTech and more

Three women were appointed this week to C-suite positions at biotechs with valuations over $1 billion. The hires come the same week as a report from BIO that found that about 30% of biotech executives...
BioCentury | Jan 29, 2020
Product Development

Decibel narrows discovery focus to inner ear regeneration, taps Reid as CEO

Under the leadership of incoming CEO Laurence Reid, hearing loss company Decibel is starting its next chapter in drug discovery with a narrowed focus on inner ear cell regeneration and programs in balance disorders. Reid...
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BioCentury | Feb 27, 2020
Product Development

Feb. 26 Quick Takes: Takeda acquires PvP for celiac therapy; plus Lilly, Esperion, Supernus, Moderna, Taiho-Arcus, Twist-Sophia

Takeda gains another celiac candidate via PvP takeout   After PvP Biologics Inc. finished a Phase I trial demonstrating proof of concept of its celiac disease therapy, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4502; NYSE:TAK) exercised its...
BioCentury | Feb 26, 2020
Product Development

Regulatory Roundup: FDA reviewing GSK, Takeda applications for earlier lines of cancer treatment; plus Novartis, Halozyme-Genentech, MacroGenics, CSL, Lilly

FDA is reviewing four earlier or additional indications for a slate of cancer drugs, plus a first-time application for MacroGenics’ anti-HER2 mAb. The agency also approved the first quadrivalent flu vaccine and a CV application...
BioCentury | Feb 25, 2020
Product Development

Europe ramps up response to COVID-19 outbreak

With a call for proposals by the Innovative Medicines Initiative for COVID-19 development programs and a new vaccine development consortium led by a Denmark-based biotech, Europe is ramping up its response to the coronavirus outbreak....
BioCentury | Feb 15, 2020
Product Development

The Phase III trials and pharma sales most likely to be disrupted by COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak comes at a time when many major multinational pharmas are betting big on the China market for future growth. In an analysis of MNC revenues and dependence on trial sites in China,...
BioCentury | Feb 11, 2020
Product Development

Exelixis eyeing 2021 combo submission in prostate cancer following new readout

Exelixis believes newly released initial data from a Phase Ib trial cohort to treat prostate cancer could augur future results from the same twice-expanded cohort that could support a regulatory submission of cabozantinib plus Tecentriq...
BioCentury | Feb 8, 2020
Targets & Mechanisms

Astellas lays groundwork for oncolytic virus combination therapy

With its next-gen oncolytic virus, Astellas is reinforcing the promise of improved efficacy for versions that make cytokines stimulating T cells as well as innate immune cells. After more than two decades in development with...
BioCentury | Feb 8, 2020
Management Tracks

Gottlieb joins Illumina’s board; plus Kiniksa, Frequency, DBV, VectivBio and more

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joined the board of next-generation sequencing company Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). The new role is at least his fourth board appointment since stepping down from the agency last year. Along with...
BioCentury | Feb 6, 2020
Product Development

Early signs CAR NKs could compete with CAR Ts in heme cancers

Early clinical data from CAR NK cells have started to roll in, and hint the modality could compete with CAR T cells on efficacy. Built into CAR NK cells are the benefits of off-the-shelf manufacturing...
BC Extra | Feb 1, 2020
Company News

Management tracks: Trio of female exec appointments; plus FDA, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, SutroVax, Lundquist Institute, RedShift, NeoImmuneTech and more

Three women were appointed this week to C-suite positions at biotechs with valuations over $1 billion. The hires come the same week as a report from BIO that found that about 30% of biotech executives...
BioCentury | Jan 29, 2020
Product Development

Decibel narrows discovery focus to inner ear regeneration, taps Reid as CEO

Under the leadership of incoming CEO Laurence Reid, hearing loss company Decibel is starting its next chapter in drug discovery with a narrowed focus on inner ear cell regeneration and programs in balance disorders. Reid...
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