A study of the global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) estimates that it affects as many as 8 out of 10,000 children, highlighting the need to improve public education about the potential harm of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
Warp Drive Bio, Inc., a drug discovery company developing therapeutics that exploit the molecules and mechanisms of nature, announced today that it has formed a strategic collaboration with Roche to discover and develop multiple novel classes of antibiotics. The serious global health threat of multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections has created an urgent need for new antibiotics with novel structures and mechanisms of action.
The National Institutes of Health(NIH) and 11 leading biopharmaceutical companies have launched the Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT), a five-year public-private research collaboration totaling $215 million as part of the Cancer Moonshot.
Shares in KalVista Pharmaceuticals have surged on news of a deal with Merck & Co potentially worth more than $750 million. Under the deal, Merck, which is known as MSD outside of the US and Canada, is paying KalVista $37 million upfront and taking a 9.9 percent stake in the firm in return for access to its experimental diabetic macular oedema drug KVD001.
Magenta Medical was founded in October, 2012 by Prof. Ehud Schwammenthal and Mr. Yosi Tuval, Magenta Medical is developing novel therapeutic approaches to the management and treatment of Acute Heart Failure.
For decades, Chinese patients have struggled to gain access to cutting-edge medicines thanks to bureaucratic delays that have hamstrung drug development. Now a sweeping government overhaul of drug approvals is poised to change that.
Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, announced its strategic decision to discontinue the development of the investigational combination regimens MK-3682B (grazoprevir/ruzasvir/ uprifosbuvir) and MK-3682C (ruzasvir/uprifosbuvir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
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