Tags : Biologic

Sanofi Reports Results of Dupixent (dupilumab) in P-III LIBERTY ASTHMA

Shots: The P-III LIBERTY ASTHMA VOYAGE study involves assessing of Dupixent (SC, 100/200mg, q2w ) + SOC maintenance therapy of medium-dose ICS with a second controller medication/ high-dose ICS with/out second controller medication vs PBO in 408 children 6 to <12 years old with uncontrolled moderate-severe asthma Results: Patients with baseline blood EOS ≥300 cells/μl […]Read More

Roche Reports Results of Actemra in P-III EMPACTA Study in

Shots: The P-III EMPACTA study involves assessing of Actemra + SOC vs PBO + SOC in 389 patients aged > 18yrs. with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection with SpO2 <94% while on ambient air who did not require non/ invasive mechanical ventilation across the US, South Africa, Kenya, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru Results: met its 1EPs […]Read More

AstraZeneca Receives the US FDA’s Orphan Drug Designation for its

Shots: The US FDA has granted orphan drug designation to Fasenra (benralizumab) for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) following OD designation for EGPA in Nov’2018 and for hypereosinophilic syndrome in Feb’2019              The FDA’s OD designation is granted to the new therapies intended for the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of rare diseases or disorders that […]Read More

Merck Extends its Strategic Collaboration with NGM Biopharmaceuticals

Shots: Merck exercises its option to extend its Feb,2015 agreement with NGM for development and commercialization of novel biologics therapies. NGM to receive $20M as an extension fee for R&D activities during the two-year extension period in Mar 2021 & 2022 As part of the collaboration, in Jan,2019 Merck in-licensed NGM’s NASH therapy NGM313 (MK-3655), […]Read More