All news articles for August 2023

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J&J’s Akeega FDA approval to heat up PARP battle

By Isabel Cameron

The FDA recently granted approval for Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) Akeega, a novel first-in-class combination tablet treatment for adults with breast cancer gene (BRCA)-positive, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

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New appointments: Who are the movers and shakers in pharma?

By Isabel Cameron

BioPharma Reporter and Outsourcing Pharma presents its latest round-up of the movers and shakers in the pharma industry. From Karuna Therapeutics to IO Biotech, we break down the key changes on the pharmaceutical job ladder.

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Genprex bags FDA orphan drug designation for lung cancer therapy

By Isabel Cameron

Genprex has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation (ODD) to its lead candidate, Reqorsa immunogene therapy (quaratusugene ozeplasmid), for the treatment of small cell lung cancer (SCLC).

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Epsilogen completes first-ever IgE antibody clinical trial

By Isabel Cameron

Epsilogen, a leader in the development of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to treat cancer, has published phase 1 data from the first ever clinical trial of an IgE antibody therapeutic in Nature Communications.

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