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2014-07-22 08:32:59

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLMD) ("Galmed"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a once-daily, oral therapy for the treatment of liver diseases and cholesterol gallstones, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or the FDA, cleared Galmed's Investigational New Drug, or IND, application. Such clearance will permit Galmed to conduct clinical trials of...

2014-04-14 10:59:02

Results from an international Phase III study presented today at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 have shown obeticholic acid (OCA) given to patients suffering from Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) who previously had an inadequate response to, or have been unable to tolerate ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA), produced meaningful biochemical and clinical improvements. UDCA is the only therapy currently approved to treat PBC. Obeticholic acid at both a 10 mg dose and a 5 mg dose titrated to...

2014-04-08 08:31:54

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, announced today the appointment of David Urso as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and General Counsel. Mr. Urso joins MEI Pharma with more than two decades of experience in the life science industry, most recently as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Tioga Pharmaceuticals, a company he co-founded in...

2014-02-28 12:23:43

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4lmkfc/ursodeoxycholic) has announced the addition of the "Ursodeoxycholic Acid (CAS 128-13-2) Market Research Report " [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4lmkfc/ursodeoxycholic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ursodeoxycholic Acid (CAS 128-13-2) Market Research Report presents comprehensive...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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