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2013-02-01 08:25:50

DALLAS, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It is predicted that the global monoclonal antibody market scale will reach USD78 billion in 2012. Meanwhile, monoclonal antibody is also a key major source of blockbuster drugs. In 2011, the sales of six monoclonal antibody agents as Infliximab (Johnson & Johnson), Etanercept (Amgen), Bevacizumab (Roche), Rituximab (Roche), Adalimumab (Abbvie) and Trastuzumab (Roche) reached above USD5 billion around the globe, approximating 60% of global...

2013-01-04 08:22:56

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Receptos, Inc., announced today that its selective sphingosine?1? phosphate 1 receptor (S1P1R) modulator, RPC1063, has been administered to the first patient in a Phase 2 study examining the clinical efficacy and safety of induction therapy in patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC). Leading to the initiation of the RPC01-202 study, called TOUCHSTONE, Receptos successfully filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) Application...

2012-10-22 22:44:23

Provide new insights on Infliximab use, disease characteristics, fistulizing Crohn's disease Three separate studies presented today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas help to advance understanding of the differences between African American and Caucasian patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and provide clinicians with new insight on how racial disparities involving disease characteristics, infliximab use, and...

2012-10-22 07:30:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, will present five abstracts at the American College of Gastroenterology 2012 Scientific Meeting taking place this week in Las Vegas, NV. These data add to the compelling body of evidence that supports standardized use of liquid phase assays in helping to identify potential causes for loss of treatment response among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients using...

2012-10-18 07:26:08

SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Protalex, Inc. (OTCBB: PRTX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its abstract on results from the recently completed PRTX-100 Phase 1b randomized, multiple-dose, dose-escalation study in South Africa of PRTX-100 has been accepted for oral presentation at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 2012 Annual Meeting to be held in Washington D.C. November 9-14. Protalex is focused on the development of a class of drugs...

2012-10-17 15:22:50

SPRING HOUSE, Pa., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from a Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen)-sponsored Phase 2b trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of STELARA(®) (ustekinumab) in the treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease appeared today in The New England Journal of Medicine. The results showed that among patients who had previously failed or were intolerant to at least one tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonist, a significantly greater proportion...

2012-09-28 10:23:16

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved HUMIRA(®) (adalimumab) for inducing and sustaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) when certain other medicines have not worked well enough. Combined with its approval to treat moderate to severe Crohn's disease, HUMIRA is now approved for the treatment of two primary diseases...

2012-09-04 11:23:09

Researchers at Emory University have found that a medication that inhibits inflammation may offer new hope for people with difficult-to-treat depression. The study was published Sept. 3 in the online version of Archives of General Psychiatry. "Inflammation is the body's natural response to infection or wounding, says Andrew H. Miller, MD, senior author for the study and professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. "However when prolonged or...

Drug Gets Green Light To Treat Ulcerative Colitis
2012-08-29 16:29:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online People suffering from ulcerative colitis may be getting some new relief due to a decision by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the use of a new drug to help alleviate symptoms. An FDA panel voted 15 to 2 that the benefits of Humira outweighed the risks it causes when treating the condition. Humira is already approved to be used for six other conditions, and is most popular for its use to help in rheumatoid...

2012-08-16 13:08:51

Oral drug shows clinical response and remission in some patients An investigational drug currently under FDA review for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has now shown positive results in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. The study will appear in the August 16, 2012 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Results from the phase 2 clinical trial showed the drug...