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2014-09-09 08:32:06

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pre-specified, pooled subgroup sensitivity analysis from the two identically designed Phase III INPULSIS(TM) trials, presented today at the European Respiratory Society International Congress (ERS) evaluated the impact of the investigational drug nintedanib on reducing the decline in lung function, as measured by annual rate of decline in forced vital capacity (FVC), in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)...

2014-08-05 00:21:03

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genoa Pharmaceuticals, the leader in inhaled medicines for pulmonary fibrosis, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan-drug designation to Genoa for the use of pirfenidone in their lead program - inhaled GP-101 for the treatment of IPF. "Acquiring orphan status marks an important regulatory milestone in GP-101's life cycle to treat people with this devastating disease," said Mark Surber, Ph.D., Genoa's...

2014-07-16 12:28:07

For U.S. Media Only RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to nintedanib, an investigational therapy currently under FDA review for the treatment of people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The efficacy and safety of nintedanib in the treatment of IPF has not been established. "Boehringer Ingelheim is proud that...

2014-07-14 08:26:37

SAN ANTONIO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces that Kareg Corporation's Director of Research, Sheldon S. Traube, has issued the following research report on the company. Sheldon S. Traube, Director of Research, Kareg Corporation, Initiating Coverage with a Speculative Buy Recommendation Read the full report: http://www.genspera.com/press/140711_Genspera_research_report_July2014.pdf...

2014-07-02 08:27:39

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational compound nintedanib has been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and granted Priority Review designation. The application for nintedanib is currently under review for the treatment of people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare, progressive and fatal lung disease that affects...

2014-06-24 12:28:44

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the company has initiated an open-label, U.S. multi-center expanded access program (EAP) for its investigational compound nintedanib, for people diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and who meet certain eligibility criteria. Nintedanib is an investigational therapy and has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The safety and efficacy of...

2014-05-18 16:20:49

Results from Boehringer Ingelheim, InterMune and IPFnet clinical trials discussed CHICAGO, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHO: The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) will discuss results from recent idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) clinical trials in an upcoming webinar. Boehringer Ingelheim and InterMune both recently released data from their Phase III randomized, placebo-controlled trials, each demonstrating efficacy for those living with IPF. Also results from the...

2014-02-24 08:29:21

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calithera Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel small molecule therapeutics in cancer, today announced the commencement of patient dosing in its first Phase 1 study of CB-839 in patients with advanced solid tumors. CB-839 is a potent, selective, orally bioavailable inhibitor of glutaminase that interferes with tumor metabolism and blocks cancer cell growth and...

2013-11-29 14:37:54

A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) demonstrates a new mechanism involving a signaling protein and its receptor that may block the formation of new blood vessels and cancer growth. The findings are published in the December issue of Science Signaling. Angiogenesis creates new blood vessels in a process that can lead to the onset and progression of several diseases such as cancer and age-related macular degeneration. Vascular endothelial growth...


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