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PharmaShots’ Key Highlights of Third Quarter 2020

The third quarter of 2020 was flooded with major acquisitions in the pharma and biotech industry along with multiple approvals. Starting with the latest acquisitions, Gilead acquired Immunomedics for ~$21B, Illumina acquired GRAIL for ~$8B, J&J acquired Momenta Pharmaceuticals for $6.5B and Nestlé acquired Aimmune Therapeutics for $2.6B, Sanofi acquired Principia Biopharma for ~$3.68B  Apart […]Read More

AstraZeneca’s Trixeo Aerosphere Receives CHMP’s Recommendation for Approval to Treat

Shots: The CHMP’s positive opinion is based on P-III ETHOS & KRONOS studies, which are a part of AstraZeneca’s P-III ATHENA program assessing Trixeo Aerosphere in 15500+ patients globally across 11 trials P-III ETHOS study results reported that triple-combination therapy showed a reduction in the rate of moderate or severe exacerbations compared with the Bevespi […]Read More

PharmaShots Weekly Snapshot (Oct 12-16, 2020)

Novartis’s Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec) Receives Health Canada Approval as the First Gene Replacement Therapy for Inherited Retinal Disease Published: Oct 15, 2020 | Tags: approval, Canada, health, Inherited Retinal Disease, Luxturna, Novartis, receives, voretigene neparvovec Galapagos & Servier’s GLPG1972/S201086 Fails to Meet its Primary Endpoint in P-II ROCCELLA Study for Knee Osteoarthritis Published: Oct 15, […]Read More

AstraZeneca Advances its AZD7442 in Two P-III Clinical Studies for

Shots: The two studies of AZD7442 will enroll ~6,000 adults for the prevention of COVID-19 in and outside the US, expected to begin in next wk. with additional trials enrolling ~4,000 adults for the treatment of SARS-CoV-2 infections. The first study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of AZD7442 to prevent infection for up to […]Read More

PharmaShots Weekly Snapshot (Oct 5-9, 2020)

Takeda Signs ~$1B Pact with Arrowhead for ARO-AAT Targeting Alpha-1 Antitrypsin-Associated Liver Disease    Published: Oct 9, 2020 | Tags: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin-Associated Liver Disease, Arrowhead, Collaborates, Commercialize. ARO-AAT, Develop, Takeda, with Lilly and Incyte’s Olumiant (baricitinib) Reports Additional Data Demonstrating Reduction in COVID-19 Recovery Time  Published: Oct 9, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Demonstrate, Incyte, Lilly, […]Read More

GSK and AstraZeneca Plan to Deploy NVIDIA’s Supercomputer for Drug

Shots: NVIDIA reports that it is building the “Cambridge-1” supercomputer, which will be an NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD system capable of delivering 400+ petaflops of AI performance and 8 petaflops of Linpack performance and 1s expected to come online by the end of 2020 GSK and AstraZeneca will be the first company to harness Cambridge-1 for […]Read More