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2014-03-26 08:23:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pt8tl4/treating ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of New Methods for Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies - Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Targeting unmet needs in the treatment of cancer through innovative drug development strategies have...

2014-03-25 08:29:38

Pharmaceutical Executive Brings Additional Expertise in Oncology Drug Development and Commercialization SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tocagen Inc. today announced that Jamey Skillings, M.D., has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Skillings joins Tocagen from Pfizer, where she was most recently vice president of global medical affairs for oncology. Dr. Skillings' clinical leadership at prior pharmaceutical companies led to several oncology...

2014-03-04 12:26:52

Incentives for Pathway Compliance, Reduced Hospitalization are Changing Treatment, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the increasing use of clinical pathway programs, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and bundled payments is changing the prescribing of oncology drugs in the treatment of colorectal cancer and renal cell carcinoma. As more payers and oncology practices adopt pathways,...

2014-02-28 08:25:51

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to the Company's investigational drug Pracinostat for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/LA32362LOGO) "We are very pleased to receive this orphan drug...

2014-02-26 23:22:59

The global market for histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDIs) was valued at $223.2 million in 2012 and was estimated at $361.8 million for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to grow to $954.3 million by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 21.4% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors: Emerging Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

2014-02-11 08:32:20

-- Study Focused on Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome Who are EphA3 Positive -- SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO) today announced that the company has begun treating patients in the Phase 2 expansion portion of study KB004-01 evaluating KB004, the company's anti-EphA3 Humaneered(®) monoclonal antibody (mAb). The company is targeting enrollment of 30 patients for this portion of the Phase 2...

2014-02-04 08:34:36

Robust Clinical Data on Filanesib Presented at ASH Supporting Announced Registration Program BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today reported results for the second quarter of its fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121029/LA02195LOGO) Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 was $14.1 million, compared to $18.4 million for the same period last year. The decrease was due to license...

2014-02-03 23:02:17

Ibrutinib, a small molecule inhibitor of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase, will be investigated in combination with rituximab by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest clinical trial, E1912. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) announced today that it has activated E1912, a randomized phase III clinical trial to evaluate the ability of the combination of ibrutinib and rituximab to prolong progression-free survival in previously...

2014-01-14 08:30:33

Data from Three Ongoing Phase II Trials of Pracinostat Anticipated by Year End SAN DIEGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase II clinical trial of Pracinostat, the Company's investigational oral histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) who either failed to...

2014-01-09 08:28:38

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avillion Group (Avillion), a co-developer of late-stage clinical assets, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive collaborative development agreement with Pfizer Inc. to conduct a global Phase 3 clinical trial of Pfizer's BOSULIF(®) (bosutinib). The trial, which will be conducted across multiple sites in the United States, Asia and Europe, will evaluate BOSULIF, administered at a starting dose level of 400 mg daily, as a...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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