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Phase IIa combination study of Bria-IMT™ with KEYTRUDA® [ Merck (MRK)] in advanced breast cancer

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BriaCell Announces $2,000,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement Offering

Wed March 20, 2019 4:05 PM|GlobeNewswire|About: BCTXF, MRK

BERKELEY, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. (BCTXF) ("BriaCell" or the "Company") (TSX-V:BCT) (OTCQB:BCTXF)

BriaCell Announces $2,000,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement Offering POSTED ON MARCH 20, 2019 BY FARRAH DEAN BERKELEY, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20, 2019 — BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. (“BriaCell” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:BCT) (OTCQB:BCTXF), a clinical-stage biotechnology company specializing in targeted immunotherapy for advanced breast cancer

ABIOMED (NASDAQ:ABMD) discloses a 6% stake of 1,678,843 shares in ShockWave Medical (NASDAQ:SWAV),

Abiomed reports 6% stake in ShockWave Medical

Mar. 21, 2019 6:55 AM ET|About: ABIOMED, Inc. (ABMD)|By: , SA News Editor  


https://shockwavemedical.com/?country=United%20States

Challenging Calcium Made Shockingly Easy Address the Challenges of Calcium Without Compromising

Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX)

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Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

Mar. 21, 2019 3:12 PM ET | About: Viking Therapeutics, Inc. (VKTX) 

We have a pipeline of novel, first-in-class or best-in-class drug candidates for the treatment of metabolic and endocrine disorders

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (SRNE)

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Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE) Presents At Oppenheimer 29th Annual Healthcare Conference - Slideshow

Mar. 21, 2019 2:29 PM ET|1 comment | About: Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (SRNE) 

Pipeline

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oral semaglutide, a once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist in pill form.

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Novo files two U.S. applications for oral semaglutide

Mar. 20, 2019 11:07 AM ET|About: Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)|By: , SA News Editor  

20 Mar 2019 14:59 CET Novo Nordisk files oral semaglutide for US regulatory approval of glycaemic control, as well as for CV risk reduction for oral semaglutide and Ozempic® Bagsværd, Denmark, 20 March 2019 -

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) & Eli Lilly (LLY)

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NCCN Announces Six Quality Improvement Projects in Gastric Cancer Care Approved for Collaboration with Lilly Oncology

Wed March 20, 2019 8:45 AM|PR Newswire|About: LLY

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. and INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) and Eli Lilly and Company (LLY

NCCN Announces Six Quality Improvement Projects in Gastric Cancer Care Approved for Collaboration with Lilly Oncology NEWS PROVIDED BY National Comprehensive Cancer Network Mar 20, 2019, 08:45 ET PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. and INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Oncology Research Program (ORP) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY)

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BRAFTOVI® (encorafenib) in Combination w/ MEKTOVI® (binimetinib) & ERBITUX® (cetuximab) panitumumab

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BRAFTOVI® (encorafenib) in Combination with MEKTOVI® (binimetinib) and ERBITUX® (cetuximab) or panitumumab Recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN) Guidelines as a Treatment Option for Patients with Advanced BRAF-mutant Colorectal Cancer

Mon March 18, 2019 8:00 AM|PR Newswire|About: ARRY

BOULDER, Colo., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY


https://www.braftovimektovi.com/

BRAFTOVI® (encorafenib) in Combination with MEKTOVI® (binimetinib) and ERBITUX® (cetuximab) or panitumumab Recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN) Guidelines as a Treatment Option for Patients with Advanced BRAF-mutant Colorectal Cancer NEWS PROVIDED BY Array BioPharma Mar 18, 2019, 08:00 ET BOULDER, Colo., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY)

(sNDA) for AVYCAZ® (ceftazidime and avibactam)

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Allergan Announces FDA Approval of AVYCAZ® (ceftazidime and avibactam) for Pediatric Patients

Mon March 18, 2019 7:30 AM|PR Newswire|About: AGNPR Newswire

DUBLIN, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (AGN)

Allergan Announces FDA Approval of AVYCAZ® (ceftazidime and avibactam) for Pediatric Patients - Label Now Includes New Data on Use of AVYCAZ for Treatment of cUTI and cIAI in Pediatric Patients 3 Months of Age and Older - NEWS PROVIDED BY Allergan plc Mar 18, 2019, 07:30 ET DUBLIN, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN)

(VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO®) for the investigational treatment of multiple myeloma

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AbbVie Provides Update on VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) Multiple Myeloma Program

Tue March 19, 2019 8:45 AM|PR Newswire|About: ABBV

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (ABBV)


https://www.venclexta.com/

March 19, 2019 AbbVie Provides Update on VENCLEXTA®/VENCLYXTO® (venetoclax) Multiple Myeloma Program NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV),

saracatinib an Orphan Drug for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

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US FDA grants saracatinib Orphan Drug Designation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis  

18 March 2019 07:00 GMT

 AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) 

 

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Novocure (NVCR)

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 Novocure to Participate in Oppenheimer’s 29th Annual Healthcare Conference

Mon March 18, 2019 7:30 AM|Business Wire|About: NVCR

ST. HELIER, Jersey--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Novocure (NASDAQ:NVCR) 

The science of Tumor Treating Fields has the potential to extend beyond glioblastoma. Tumor Treating Fields has shown a consistent anti-mitotic effect in our preclinical and clinical research over the last 18 years.

Stryker acquires OrthoSpace, Ltd.

Stryker acquires OrthoSpace, Ltd.

03/14/2019

Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stryker (NYSE:SYK) announced today it has completed the acquisition of OrthoSpace, Ltd., a privately held company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Caesarea, Israel, in an all cash transaction for an upfront payment of $110 million and future milestone payments of up to an additional $110 million.

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OPSUMIT® (macitentan)

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 Interim Analysis Showed Treatment with OPSUMIT® (macitentan) Associated with Significant Improvement in Right Ventricular (RV) Function and Pulmonary Vascular Resistance (PVR) in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Fri March 15, 2019 9:00 AM|PR Newswire|About: JNJPR Newswire

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)


https://www1.actelion.us/us/products/index.page?

Interim Analysis Showed Treatment with OPSUMIT® (macitentan) Associated with Significant Improvement in Right Ventricular (RV) Function and Pulmonary Vascular Resistance (PVR) in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Actelion Presents REPAIR Study Interim Analysis at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session (PRNewsfoto/Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, In) NEWS PROVIDED BY Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, March 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

da Vinci SP® surgical system for use in certain transoral otolaryngology procedures in adults.

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U.S. FDA Clears da Vinci SP for Certain Transoral Otolaryngology Procedures

Fri March 15, 2019 1:36 PM|GlobeNewswire|About: ISRGGlobeNewswire

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intuitive (ISRG)


https://www.intuitive.com/en-us/products-and-services/da-vinci/systems/sp

U.S. FDA Clears da Vinci SP for Certain Transoral Otolaryngology Procedures March 15, 2019 at 1:36 PM EDT Intuitive’s single-port system cleared for radical tonsillectomy and tongue base resection SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intuitive (Nasdaq:ISRG)

MabThera (rituximab) for a rare autoimmune disease

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Basel, 15 March 2019

European Commission approves Roche’s MabThera (rituximab) for a rare autoimmune disease

  • MabThera is the first biologic treatment approved for moderate to severe cases of the rare autoimmune disease pemphigus vulgaris (PV), and the first major advancement in the treatment of the disease in more than 60 years
  • PV is a rare and potentially life-threatening blistering condition which can cause severe pain and disfigurement
  • MabThera is now approved in Europe to treat four autoimmune diseases

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY)

SWITZERLAND MARKET REPORTMARCH 15, 2019 / 2:04 AM / UPDATED 19 HOURS AGO BRIEF-European Commission Approves Roche's Mabthera (Rituximab) For Rare Autoimmune Disease 1 MIN READ March 15 (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG: * EUROPEAN COMMISSION APPROVES ROCHE’S MABTHERA (RITUXIMAB) FOR A RARE AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Riham Alkousaa)

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WATCHMAN FLX™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC)

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Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark for Next Generation WATCHMAN FLX™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device

Wed March 13, 2019 7:00 AM|PR Newswire|About: BSXPR Newswire

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX

There’s an alternative to warfarin for people who need one. It’s called WATCHMAN. The only FDA-approved implant proven to reduce stroke risk in people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem (also referred to as non-valvular AFib)

Hemlibra® (emicizumab)

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Chugai’s Hemlibra Receives Approval for Severe Hemophilia A Without Factor VIII Inhibitors from the European Commission

Thu March 14, 2019 2:00 AM|Business Wire|About: CHGCY, RHHBY 

Dec 21, 2018 Chugai’s HEMLIBRA® Subcutaneous Injection Receives Approval for Hemophilia A without Inhibitors and Extension of Dosing Interval -- HEMLIBRA is now available for Hemophilia A, regardless of inhibitor status -- TOKYO, December 21, 2018 -- Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd

Venovo™ venous stent

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BD Receives U.S. FDA Approval for First Venous Stent to Treat Iliofemoral Venous Occlusive Disease

Thu March 14, 2019 6:59 AM|PR Newswire|About: BDXPR Newswire

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX)) (NYSE: BDX)

BD Receives U.S. FDA Approval for First Venous Stent to Treat Iliofemoral Venous Occlusive Disease Venovo™ Venous Stent proven safe and effective in iliac and femoral veins NEWS PROVIDED BY BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Mar 14, 2019, 06:59 ET FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX)

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) and Society for Science & the Public

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Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2019 with Innovative Ideas on Exoplanets, HIV and a Classic Math Problem

Tue March 12, 2019 9:56 PM|PR Newswire|About: REGN

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/

Teen Scientists Win $1.8 Million at Regeneron Science Talent Search 2019 with Innovative Ideas on Exoplanets, HIV and a Classic Math Problem NEWS PROVIDED BY Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mar 12, 2019, 21:56 ET TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --

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Dupixent® (dupilumab) for adolescent patients 12 to 17 with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

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FDA approves Dupixent® (dupilumab) for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adolescents

Mon March 11, 2019 3:45 PM|PR Newswire|About: REGN, SNY

* In a Phase 3 trial, Dupixent significantly reduced the extent and severity of disease and itching, and helped adolescents achieve clearer skin

PR Newswire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/

FDA approves Dupixent® (dupilumab) for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adolescents * Only therapy that targets the IL-4/IL-13 pathway, a key driver of the allergic or type 2 inflammation that underlies atopic dermatitis * In a Phase 3 trial, Dupixent significantly reduced the extent and severity of disease and itching, and helped adolescents achieve clearer skin CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/

Station B

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Microsoft researchers have spent years studying those underlying processes and learning how to influence them. Now they are launching collaborations with Princeton University and UK-based companies Oxford Biomedica and Synthace to develop and test an integrated platform that’s designed to help other companies and research teams perform that work more reliably. The goal: To reduce the amount of trial and error required to make beneficial scientific breakthroughs and enable companies and academic researchers already established in the field to operate more efficiently and cost-effectively.

The project, called Station B, aims to develop an end-to-end platform — including a software stack, a means to automate lab experiments and machine learning methods that run in the cloud on Microsoft Azure — to help scientists more efficiently and predictably channel the power of life’s ultimate information processing machines: living cells.

 

Jennifer Langston

Mar 11, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom – In recent years, companies have figured out how to engineer bacteria to make cement, helping reduce the pollution involved in traditional manufacturing. Using more advanced techniques, scientists have even programmed patients’ immune cells to recognize and kill leukemia cells, giving children who had virtually no chance of survival years of prolonged life.

Station B - Building a platform for programming biology The Station B platform is being developed at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, which houses Microsoft’s first molecular biology laboratory. The platform aims to improve all phases of the Design-Build-Test-Learn workflow typically used for programming biological systems:

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Medtronic plc (MDT)

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Medtronic Announces Cash Dividend for Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019

Fri March 8, 2019 4:30 PM|InPublic US|About: MDT


Board Authorizes $6 Billion for Share Repurchases

DUBLIN - March 8, 2018 - The board of directors of Medtronic plc (MDT)

Medtronic Announces Cash Dividend for Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019 Medtronic plc Board Authorizes $6 Billion for Share Repurchases DUBLIN - March 8, 2018 - The board of directors of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today approved the fiscal year 2019 fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.50 per ordinary share, representing a 9 percent increase over the prior year.

ubrogepant for the acute treatment of migraine in adults.

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Allergan Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Ubrogepant for the Acute Treatment of Migraine

Mon March 11, 2019 7:30 AM|PR Newswire|About: AGN

Allergan Continues to Expand Its Leading Migraine Portfolio Across the Spectrum of the Disease from Episodic to Chronic -

PR Newswire

DUBLIN, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (AGN)

Allergan Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Ubrogepant for the Acute Treatment of Migraine - Ubrogepant Seeks to be the First Oral Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) Receptor Antagonist for the Acute Treatment of Migraine - - Allergan Continues to Expand Its Leading Migraine Portfolio Across the Spectrum of the Disease from Episodic to Chronic - NEWS PROVIDED BY Allergan plc Mar 11, 2019, 07:30 ET DUBLIN, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN)

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GS-6207, a novel, selective, first-in-class inhibitor of HIV-1 capsid function

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 Gilead Announces Data From Two Studies Supporting Further Development of GS-6207, a Novel, Investigational HIV-1 Capsid Inhibitor as a Component of Future Long-Acting HIV Therapies

Thu March 7, 2019 5:30 PM|Business Wire|About: GILD

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

March 07, 2019 Gilead Announces Data From Two Studies Supporting Further Development of GS-6207, a Novel, Investigational HIV-1 Capsid Inhibitor as a Component of Future Long-Acting HIV Therapies FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2019-- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) today announced findings from two studies that support the further development of GS-6207, a novel, selective, first-in-class inhibitor of HIV-1 capsid function, for potential future use as part of long-acting HIV combination therapy.