Sanofi is a multinational pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, manufacturing, and marketing of prescription drugs, vaccines, and over-the-counter healthcare products.
Metabolic diseases (e.g. obesity, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension) are a rapidly expanding health care concern. Although there is a high demand for novel therapies, the challenges are substantial as existing drugs typically fail due to lack of efficacy or safety, and clinical studies often extremely large and protracted.
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Registries are created for a wide range of purposes that include such goals as recruiting patients for clinical trials, tracking treatment plans for tumor boards, determining study feasibility, conducting retrospective chart reviews, and evaluating outcomes.
Potential clinical trial participants and sponsors typically wait 2-3 days for lab results to determine eligibility. For the would-be participant every day that elapses could contribute to the loss of interest and increase the risk of losing a potential study subject for many reasons. By Paul S. Savuto, MS, MBA Blinded Diagnostics
ePharmaSolutions, a global study launch and site support services company, trained 50 investigative sites on recruitment best practices, and developed a highly targeted direct mail campaign, both of which yielded results far exceeding already aggressive study timelines.
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today Phase III clinical trial results from enzastaurin's PRELUDE study, which explored the molecule as a monotherapy in the prevention of relapse in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
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Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc., today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 study to investigate the safety and tolerability of CAT-2003 in healthy volunteers and in adults with mildly elevated lipids. CAT-2003 is a conjugate of niacin and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), an omega-3 fatty acid, covalently linked using the company's proprietary SMART Linker technology to create a new chemical entity and is being developed for patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia.
Piramal Enterprises’ diagnostic division recently announced the launch of “QDx Instacheck” Right-here-Right-now.
PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that pooled data from two Phase 1b trials with dupilumab (REGN668/SAR231893), an investigational, high-affinity, subcutaneously administered, fully-human antibody targeting the alpha subunit of the interleukin 4 receptor (IL-4R alpha), were presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in Miami.
CeQur SA, a company focused on the development and commercialization of simple insulin delivery devices, announced that initial data from a study of the company's PaQ® Insulin Delivery Device were presented today at the 6th International Conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) in Paris, France.
Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has completed enrollment of patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating CTP-499 for the treatment of diabetic kidney disease. CTP-499 is intended to slow progression of kidney damage in diabetic kidney disease and be additive to the current standard of care, which is treatment with an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) and/or an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). Concert expects to report top-line results from the Phase 2 study during the second-half of 2013.
Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB) (OTC ADR:MBLTY) today announced that United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in agreement for Mesoblast to supply its proprietary Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) for clinical trials in the United States under Investigational New Drug (IND) protocols, from Lonza's contract manufacturing facility in Singapore, in addition to its United States facility.
The rising incidence of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and obesity, an ageing population and the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases such as arrhythmia, heart failure and atrial fibrillation, have expanded the patient pool for cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices in both Europe and the United States.
DiaMedica (TSX VENTURE:DMA) has successfully completed cGMP manufacturing of DM-199 to be utilized in upcoming clinical trials.
New drugs to treat diabetes are being developed by scientists at the University of Greenwich.
ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective patient monitoring solutions for the global research community, recently announced the release of a new mobile app for researchers.
Tranzyme Pharma (Nasdaq:TZYM), today announced top-line results of the preliminary analysis of the first of two Phase 2b trials assessing the safety and efficacy of its oral ghrelin agonist, TZP-102 in diabetic patients with gastroparesis.
Zafgen, Inc., a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of severely obese patients, today announced that it has initiated Phase 2a clinical testing of beloranib.