Clinical Trials

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Microbiome-based treatment shows potential in graft-versus-host disease

By Isabel Cameron

MaaT Pharma, a clinical-stage biotech company developing microbiome ecosystem therapies, has presented positive results from a recent study investigating its lead product MaaT013 for patients with steroid-refractory (SR) or steroid-dependent (SD) gastrointestinal...

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BenevolentAI progresses BEN-34712 for ALS treatment

By Isabel Cameron

BenevolentAI, a clinical-stage AI development company, has announced the successful delivery of its pre-clinical candidate for the potential treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), BEN-34712.

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New Alzheimer’s treatment buoyed by US Fast Track Designation

By Rachel Arthur

Acumen Pharmaceuticals believes ACU193 – the first clinical-stage monoclonal antibody that selectively targets toxic soluble amyloid beta oligomers (AβO) – offers the promise of an effective treatment with a better safety profile than other Alzheimer's...

Dementia research lags behind the disease burden, says the WHO report. Pic: getty/nopparit

How can dementia drug development be improved?

By Rachel Arthur

The WHO has set out a new blueprint for dementia research: outlining the potential of precision medicine, repurposed drugs and revamped clinical trials. “Addressing dementia is one of the greatest health challenges of our generation,” says the organization.

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Asia-Pacific attracts 50% of global clinical trials

By Jane Byrne

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region was the largest contributor to the global clinical trial landscape from 2017 to 2021, accounting for more than 50% of conducted trials during the analysis period, found research by GlobalData.