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At Big Lung Cancer Meeting, Lights Shine on KRAS, Drug Combos & More

11 monthes ago   |   By Xconomy

The treatment landscape for lung cancer has shifted significantly over the past few years , and more changes could be on the way. At the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona this weekend a number of drug makers trotted out some of their latest advances in immunotherapy, targeted pills, drug combinations, and more. Xconomy rounded up some of the most noteworthy headlines and put them in context below. Spotlight on KRAS Over the past year, a drug called AMG 510, from Amgen has caused quite a stir, and for good reason. It's the first drug to inhibit...
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Lilly's RET drug, nabbed in Loxo buyout, hits 68% ORR in lung cancer

Lilly's RET drug, nabbed in Loxo buyout, hits 68% ORR in lung cancer

11 monthes ago   |   By Fierce Biotech

BARCELONA-Now within the ownership of Eli Lilly, Loxo Oncology has presented new data at the World Conference on Lung Cancer for its RET inhibitor LOXO-292 as it plots an NDA in the coming months.
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

How COVID-19 Arose and Amplified Along the Meat Supply Chain

How COVID-19 Arose and Amplified Along the Meat Supply Chain

Early in this unforgettable year, a wet market in Wuhan, China, emerged as a possible step along the way, if not the place of origin, of the outbreak that would seed the... Read more ...

Global Methane Emissions Soaring, But How Much Was Due to Wetlands?

Global Methane Emissions Soaring, But How Much Was Due to Wetlands?

Infographic published with permission from the authors of “Increasing anthropogenic methane emissions arise equally from agricultural and fossil fuel sources.” (Credit: Jackson... Read more ...

Computer System Assurance: A Paradigm Shift Away from Compliance to Quality

Computer System Assurance: A Paradigm Shift Away from Compliance to Quality

Our Professional Services Written by: Gary E. Ritchie, MS, Senior Validation Engineer Consultant, PSC Biotech Corporation The FDA will release the draft guidance on Computer... Read more ...

With FDA Nod, NS Pharma Duchenne Drug Becomes Sarepta Competitor

With FDA Nod, NS Pharma Duchenne Drug Becomes Sarepta Competitor

Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients whose disease is characterized by a particular genetic mutation now have a new treatment option following the FDA's Wednesday approval of a... Read more ...

Perceptive Advisors' LianBio Inks Deals With BridgeBio, MyoKardia

Perceptive Advisors' LianBio Inks Deals With BridgeBio, MyoKardia

Two California biotechs have teamed up with LianBio, a new company launched earlier this week by hedge fund Perceptive Advisors, as part of deals that expand their reach into... Read more ...

F2G Lands $60M for a New Tack on Taking Out Rare Fungal Infections

F2G Lands $60M for a New Tack on Taking Out Rare Fungal Infections

Fungal infections might not immediately come to mind as rare diseases, but growing resistance to older drugs means that patients who develop these infections have limited... Read more ...

Calliditas gets controlling stake, option to buy out Genkyotex and its...

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17β-Estradiol affects the innate immune response in common carp

Abstract Inflammation is the evolutionary conserved immune response to harmful stimuli such as pathogens or damaged cells. This multistep process acts by removing injurious... Read more ...

Chutes & Ladders-WuXi taps veteran operations head Dong to lead new vaccines...

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Team discovers a new role for a well-known molecule as a plant hormone

Researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered an entirely new role for a well-known plant molecule called ACC, providing the first clear example of ACC acting on... Read more ...