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2014-07-08 08:30:12

- Findings from Phase II clinical study of investigational compound volasertib include response rate and new overall survival data. RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a Phase II study that compared volasertib plus low-dose cytarabine (LDAC), a form of chemotherapy, versus LDAC alone in older patients with untreated acute myeloid leukemia (AML) were published today in the American Society of Hematology journal Blood. Volasertib has not been approved by the...

2014-06-16 12:29:09

Approval to Begin Clinical Laboratory Operations in Support of PraediCare-Dx(TM) Portfolio CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUTROPICS Inc., a privately held company developing novel diagnostic tests that provide predictive insights to cancer patient response to treatment, today announced its laboratory, located in Cambridge, MA, has received Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) certification from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for...

2014-06-12 08:28:46

SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced two poster presentations at the 19(th) Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), to be held June 12 through June 15, 2014, in Milan, Italy. Quizartinib (AC220) in Patients with FLT3-ITD(+) Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Final...

2014-06-12 04:22:18

SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced the initiation of an international cooperative group Phase 2 clinical trial of tosedostat in combination with low-dose cytarabine in older patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or high risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). Tosedostat is a first-in-class selective inhibitor of aminopeptidases, which are required by tumor cells to provide amino acids necessary for growth and tumor...

2014-06-10 08:31:13

Study Meets Pre-Specified CR/CRi Rate in First Nine Patients SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, today announced preliminary response data from the first stage of a two-stage, open-label Phase II clinical study of its investigational drug candidate Pracinostat in combination with Vidaza(®) (azacitidine) in elderly patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid...

2014-06-04 08:30:46

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey S. Hatfield to its Board of Directors and the resignation of board member Steven Elms. "Jeff has a great deal of business and pharmaceutical expertise and we are excited to welcome him to Ambit's board of directors," said...

2014-06-03 20:21:34

SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced two poster presentations at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held May 30 through June 3, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Final Results of a Randomized Phase 2 Study Showing the Clinical Benefit of quizartinib (AC220) in...

2014-05-29 15:51:33

University of Chicago Medical Center Pinpointing cause of relapse could lead to better therapies A multi-institutional team of researchers has pinpointed exactly what goes wrong when chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients develop resistance to ibrutinib, a highly effective, precisely targeted anti-cancer drug. In a correspondence published online May 28 in the New England Journal of Medicine, they show how the mutation triggers resistance. Their finding could guide development of...

2014-05-22 16:26:35

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Oregon Health & Sciences University forged Beat AML collaboration to find effective therapies for acute myeloid leukemia patients WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced a $4 million commitment by the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation to support a groundbreaking collaboration between LLS and with Brian Druker, M.D., of Oregon Health and Science University to "Beat...

2014-05-15 23:02:22

Dr. Beverly J. Lange, an exemplary physician and researcher at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for over 40 years, will receive the Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Philadelphia, Pa (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Beverly J. Lange, M.D., an exemplary physician and researcher at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia(CHOP) for over 40 years, will receive the 2014 Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric...


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