July 3, 2019 - Fierce Biotech
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is the standard of care for HIV. These drugs can prevent HIV from replicating but they can’t clear the virus from the body altogether. Now, in a step closer to a possible cure for the infection, a team of scientists has removed HIV from mice using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology and long-acting ART.
July 2, 2019 - Fierce Pharma
Antitrust regulators recently surprised industry watchers with the stipulation that Bristol-Myers Squibb sell Celgene's Otezla to win U.S. clearance for its $74 billion merger. But since then, as there’s no way around it, analysts have pulled out their calculators trying to put a dollar figure on the drug.
July 2, 2019 - Outsourcing-Pharma
Rare disease drug developer to work with Brammer Bio – which Thermo Fisher acquired in March – on gene therapy programs against Batten disease.
July 1, 2019 - Contract Pharma
has entered an agreement to purchase a sterile drug product fill & finish facility from Novartis. The closing is expected to take place within the coming months. The new facility, in Stein, Switzerland will enable Lonza Pharma & Biotech to build on existing parenteral drug product development and testing capabilities and offer an end-to-end service to its customers for clinical supply and launch.