A probe has identified 'human error’ at the Spanish contract development and manufacturing organization, Rovi, as the reason for the presence of metal contaminants in Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses, leading to Japanese authorities withdrawing 1.6...
The European Medicine Agency’s human medicines committee (CHMP) says that booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine may be considered in people aged 18+, although decisions on who is offered a booster will be made at a national level.
CEOs at large pharma and biotech companies are upbeat when it comes to their outlook for both their own company and the industry at large; they also have a healthy appetite for M&A, found a KPMG survey.
AstraZeneca’s Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences for CAEL-101, a fibril-reactive monoclonal antibody (mAb) for the treatment of light chain (AL) amyloidosis.
Takeda has received approval from Japan’s ministry of health to manufacture and market its stem cell therapy, Alofisel, for the treatment of complex perianal fistulas in patients with non-active or mildly active luminal Crohn’s disease (CD).
This month sees the launch of a new gene therapy player, Opus Genetics, a company backed and spun out by leading patient group Foundation Fighting Blindness’ venture arm, the Retinal Degeneration Fund (RD Fund).