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2014-08-19 08:29:50

VAL-083 Phase I/II VAL-083 clinical trial advances to 50mg/m(2) cohort VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today a protocol amendment to allow for expanded dosing in its VAL-083 clinical trial had been filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that a new cohort of a new 50mg/m(2) has been opened at three clinical trial sites in the United...

2014-08-11 08:28:42

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avillion LLP, a co-developer of late-stage pharmaceutical assets, announces that the first patients have been dosed in the United States in a global Phase 3 clinical trial called "BFORE," which is designed to assess the effectiveness and safety of BOSULIF(R) (bosutinib) as a first-line treatment for patients with chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). The first patient was dosed on July...

2014-08-05 08:33:58

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. and NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including biotech, issues an exclusive Q&A interview with Dr. Craig Dionne, PhD, GenSpera's (OTCQB: GNSZ) CEO. Dr. Dionne discusses the company's lead drug G-202 and how they have taken a powerful toxin named thapsigargin to selectively target and kill cancer cells. He also shares insight into the key points that make them different from competitive...

2014-07-30 12:30:36

Findings presented at the 2014 World Transplant Congress SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study presented at the 2014 World Transplant Congress evaluated the safety and efficacy of CSL Behring's C1 Inhibitor (C1-INH) concentrate in preventing antibody-mediated rejection following kidney transplants in highly sensitized patients. C1-INH is a human protein and an important inhibitor of the complement system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100914/PH63692LOGO The...

2014-07-23 23:22:00

Transparency Market Research has added a new report titled "Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/histone-deacetylase-inhibitors.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Histone deacetylase (HDAC) are enzymes which remove acetyl groups from an N-acetyl lysine amino acid present on a histone, thus wrapping the DNA tightly by...

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...

2014-06-25 23:17:06

Immunitor Inc., reported that company’s first proof-of-concept clinical study of its candidate cancer vaccine in patients with terminal stage of liver cancer has been presented at the immunology conference in Mongolia. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Immunitor Inc., a Vancouver-based biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of oral vaccines, announced today that initial clinical data of the company's lead cancer vaccine has been presented...

2014-06-17 08:29:08

SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) announced that mocetinostat, the company's spectrum selective HDAC inhibitor, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration as a treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Mocetinostat is being developed in Phase 2 clinical studies in combination with Vidaza as a treatment for intermediate and high-risk MDS, as well as a single agent treatment in patients with...

2014-06-11 12:28:56

Marketing Strategies That Educate Payers and Prescribers on Key Benefits of New Drugs Will Maximize Rapid Formulary Inclusion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that regimens based on Janssen's Velcade are the most commonly prescribed treatments for first-line multiple myeloma (MM), according to surveyed hematological oncologists from France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The exception is the United...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.