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2014-04-15 12:30:07

Potential U.S. Commercialization in 2014 CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medac Pharma, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on the development of new molecules and improving the effectiveness of existing medicines, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the name Rasuvo(TM) for the company's lead compound, MPI-2505, a subcutaneous injectable methotrexate (MTX) delivered in a ready-to-use autopen. Currently under...

2014-03-28 12:21:55

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cvsjq3/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Pemetrexed Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Pemetrexed, originally developed by Eli Lilly and Company, is a multi-targeted antimetabolite antitumor drug. This product is with huge growth potential in the market. Approved by FDA...

2014-03-24 23:24:12

Japanese researchers say the drug Alimta (pemetrexed) in combination with cisplatin should remain the top first-line treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Japanese researchers say the drug Alimta (pemetrexed) in combination with cisplatin should remain the top first-line treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Their findings have just been posted by Surviving Mesothelioma at...

2014-01-27 12:29:27

Potential U.S. Commercialization Targeted for 2014 CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medac Pharma, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on the development of new molecules and improving the effectiveness of existing medicines, announced the FDA acceptance of its New Drug Application (NDA) for its lead product candidate, MPI-2505, a subcutaneous injectable methotrexate (MTX) in a ready-to-use injection device, for which the proposed indications are rheumatoid...

2013-10-21 12:27:25

Presentations to Highlight Data from Two Recently Completed Clinical Trials for Company's Lead Rheumatoid Arthritis Products CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medac Pharma, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on the development of new molecules and improving the effectiveness of existing medicines, announced today that data from two recently completed clinical trials for its lead product will be presented during the 2013 American College of Rheumatology...

2013-09-04 08:30:38

-- Phase I/II study showed the addition of NovoTTF Therapy to pemetrexed is safe and potentially more effective than pemetrexed alone for second line NSCLC ST. HELIER, Jersey, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the first clinical trial to study treatment with tumor treating field therapy (NovoTTF Therapy) in combination with chemotherapy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) were published in the journal Lung Cancer. The study demonstrated that combining NovoTTF...

2013-06-04 08:30:42

Results Presented at ASCO 2013 Establish the Safety Profile of MM-121 and Show Preliminary Activity of the Combination of MM-121 and Gemcitabine or Carboplatin or Pemetrexed or Cabazitaxel CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACK) today announced results from a Phase 1 clinical study that indicate the novel antibody MM-121 can be combined with standard doses of certain cytotoxic agents for investigation as treatment...

2013-06-03 08:27:58

CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) announced results from its PRONOUNCE trial of ALIMTA® (pemetrexed for injection) for treatment of nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that was presented today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. The PRONOUNCE trial compared an ALIMTA (pemetrexed), carboplatin doublet regimen to a paclitaxel, carboplatin and bevacizumab triplet regimen. The study did not...

2013-04-11 08:28:48

Company Expands Development Program with Fifth Phase 2 Clinical Trial in the OGX-427 ORCA(TM) Program BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced plans for the initiation of the Spruce clinical trial, an investigator-sponsored, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study evaluating OGX-427 in patients with previously untreated advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung...

2012-10-24 07:32:04

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a new generation of antibody drug conjugate therapeutics and bifunctional antibody-based therapeutics for targeted cancer therapies, today announced the expansion of its senior management team with the appointments of Jeremy Bender, Ph.D., as chief business officer and Aaron K. Sato, Ph.D., as vice president, research. "These appointments reflect an important step in the growth of our...