Tuba Khan

Tuba Khan is Senior Editor at PharmaShots. She is curious, creative, and passionate about recent updates and innovation in the Life sciences industry. She covers Biopharma, MedTech, and Digital health segments. Tuba also has an experience of digital and social media marketing and runs the campaigns independently. She can be contacted on tuba@pharmashots.com

ViewPoints Interview: Genentech’s Dr. Neil Collinson Shares Insights on Xofluza

In a recent interview with PharmaShots, Dr. Neil Collinson, the Senior Principal Clinical Development Scientist at Genentech / Roche shares his insights and highlights on Xofluza. Shots: The P-III BLOCKSTONE study demonstrated that the proportion of household members who became symptomatically ill following infection with influenza was significantly lower in those treated preventively with Xofluza […]Read More

Illumina to Acquire GRAIL for ~$8B

Shots: Illumina to acquire GRAIL in cash & stock transaction for $8B including ~$3.5B in cash and $4.5B in shares of Illumina common stock. Illumina founded GRAIL in 2016 and later spun out it to develop state-of-the-art data science, ML and create the atlas of cancer signals in the blood, enabling multi-cancer early detection tests […]Read More

Alexion’s Ultomiris (ravulizumab) Receives the CHMP’s Positive Opinion for its

Shots: The CHMP has adopted a positive opinion recommending marketing authorization in the EU for a new 100 mg/mL (IV) advanced formulation of Ultomiris (ravulizumab). The positive opinion is based on CMC submission and a supplementary clinical data set showing that the safety, PK, and immunogenicity following administration of Ultomiris (10mg/mL & 100mg/mL) were comparable […]Read More

Genentech Collaborates with Scenic Biotech to Develop Novel Therapies Targeting

Shots: Scenic to receive ~$375M that includes up front, milestones along with royalties on sales of therapies emerges from the collaboration and will receive additional target fees for the therapies selected by Genentech The collaboration allows the Genentech to select multiple targets for further development with an option to extend the collaboration. Scenic will leverage […]Read More

Roche Presents New P-III Data of Tecentriq in Triple-Negative Breast

Shots: Roche divulges results from three P-III studies of Tecentriq (atezolizumab) clinical development program in TNBC at the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020. The P-III IMpassion031 assessing Tecentriq + CT vs PBO + CT demonstrated improvement in pathological complete response (pCR: 57.6% vs 41.1%) in early TNBC patients The P-III IMpassion130 study assessing Tecentriq + nab-paclitaxel […]Read More