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2010-02-05 09:28:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerphase has entered into a collaboration with Mayo Clinic to speed the introduction of new medical treatments developed by the biopharmaceutical industry. The Company addressed the root causes historically plaguing the clinical trials process: the lack of a systematic, structured approach for evaluating and optimizing protocols and the tremendous burdens associated with trial start-up administration. Clinical testing of new medical therapies...

2009-12-18 09:47:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors and researchers from the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center recently presented research updates and clinical trial results of more than 20 innovative studies at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting from December 5-8, 2009. Their research involved some of the most promising cancer-treatment candidates in the pipeline today, including Carfilzomib and Difibrotide; two therapies offering...

2009-12-16 07:35:00

Trial conducted pursuant to Special Protocol Assessment with the Food and Drug Administration QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS; TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced the initiation, by its partner Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. ("Keryx") (Nasdaq: KERX), of a Phase 3 registration clinical trial for perifosine (KRX-0401), the Company's PI3K/Akt pathway inhibitor,...

2009-12-16 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) announced today the initiation of a Phase 3 registration clinical trial for KRX-0401 (perifosine), the Company's PI3K/Akt pathway inhibitor, in relapsed / refractory multiple myeloma patients. The trial, entitled, "A Phase 3 Randomized Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Perifosine Added to the Combination of Bortezomib (Velcade®) and Dexamethasone in Multiple Myeloma...

2009-12-07 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced results from an ongoing Phase 2 study, known as the 004 study, of the company's lead proteasome inhibitor, carfilzomib. Results demonstrated promising overall response rates when carfilzomib was administered as a single agent in patients with relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma. These data were presented at the 51st annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in...

2009-12-06 09:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced updated safety data from the pivotal Phase 2b 003-A1 study, known as the 003 trial, demonstrating that carfilzomib is well-tolerated in heavily pre-treated relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma patients. These data were presented today at the ASH/ASCO Joint Symposium at the 51st annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in New Orleans. Enrollment in this trial is...

2009-09-30 10:13:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center today proudly announced the addition of David H. Vesole, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P. to its Multiple Myeloma Division. He will join division chief David S. Siegel, M.D., Ph.D., who has built a world-renowned myeloma clinical and research practice at the Cancer Center. Dr. Vesole and Dr. Siegel are two of the foremost authorities in multiple myeloma, the second most prevalent form...

2009-06-08 07:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today announced data from ongoing Phase 2 and Phase 1b clinical trials of carfilzomib for the treatment of multiple myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) in Berlin, Germany. Carfilzomib is the first in a new class of selective, irreversible proteasome inhibitors being developed by Proteolix for the treatment of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. Relapsed Multiple Myeloma...

2009-06-01 07:30:00

Carfilzomib Achieves 26 Percent Clinical Benefit Response Rate in Phase 2 Trial of Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma Patients - Proteolix Expands Trial ORLANDO, Fla. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today presented results from the company's most advanced clinical trial of single-agent carfilzomib demonstrating anti-cancer activity and progression-free survival in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Carfilzomib is the first...

2008-12-09 09:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today announced positive clinical data demonstrating that the company's lead product, carfilzomib, has single-agent activity and promotes durable responses in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Carfilzomib is the first in a new class of specific proteasome inhibitors being developed by Proteolix for the treatment of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. Sundar Jagannath, M.D., Chief of the...


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