NeoImmuneTech (NIT) has received Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for NT-I7 (efineptakin alfa) (rhIL-7-hyFc) to treat Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), one of the hardest-to-treat cancers.
14 Jul 2022
15 Jun 2022
Boehringer Ingelheim has signed an option to buy Trutino Biosciences, a San Diego-based biotech company.
27 May 2022
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute division of the NIH has awarded biotechnology company NovoMedix a $2m Phase II SBIR grant to further the development of novel small molecules that protect patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) from the long-term cardiotoxic impacts of doxorubicin chemotherapy.
25 May 2022
Cornerstone Pharmaceuticals has announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted orphan drug designation (ODD) to CPI-613 (devimistat) to treat advanced unresectable biliary tract cancer.
20 May 2022
Biotechnology firm Inceptor Bio has raised $37m from Series A funding round that was led by Kineticos Ventures.
17 May 2022
Proteros biostructures has expanded its collaboration with AstraZeneca focused on the discovery and development of novel epigenetic drugs.
11 May 2022
Moma Therapeutics has completed a $150m Series B financing led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management for advancement of several precision oncology programmes to clinical trials.
09 May 2022
InxMed has raised $15m in Series B+ financing funded by Hyfinity Investments to advance new therapies for the treatment of drug-resistant cancers.
04 May 2022
Sapience Therapeutics has received Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its lead programme, ST101, to treat advanced melanoma for patients in stages IIB through IV.
27 Apr 2022
Daiichi Sankyo and AstraZeneca’s ENHERTU (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki) has secured breakthrough therapy designation (BTD) in the US to treat adult patients with unresectable or metastatic HER2 low (IHC 1+ or IHC 2+/ISH-negative) breast cancer.