News

  • 8 May 2017

    Immunocore Limited, the world’s leading TCR company developing biological drugs to treat cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, announced today that it has identified a lead compound in its second discovery programme with GSK. This novel ImmTAC lead molecule is relevant in a number of cancers including triple negative breast cancers, oesophageal, gastric and ovarian cancers. The identification of this new ImmTAC has triggered an undisclosed milestone payment to Immunocore.

  • 2 May 2017

    Genkyotex (Euronext Paris & Brussels: FR00011790542 – GKTX), a biopharmaceutical company and the leader in NOX therapies, announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its Investigational New Drug (IND) Application, which allows Genkyotex to proceed with a phase 2 clinical trial of GKT831, its NOX1 and NOX4 inhibitor, in patients with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). Genkyotex expects to initiate this study prior to the end of the second quarter 2017, with interim top-line results anticipated in the first half of 2018, and full results anticipated in the second half of 2018.

  • 2 May 2017

    Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc., developer of the first rechargeable Sacral Neuromodulation (r-SNM™) system for the treatment of urinary and fecal dysfunction, announced today that it has completed a $14.5 million first closing of its Series C financing.

  • 26 April 2017

    Company set to advance pipeline of monoclonal antibodies for serious infectious diseases, including lead Phase 2 program ASN100 for the prevention of Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in high-risk ICU patients.

  • 24 April 2017

    Wilson Therapeutics AB (publ), announced today that the final data from the company’s Phase 2 trial of WTX101 (bis-choline tetrathiomolybdate), an investigational first-in-class copper modulating agent with a unique mode of action for the treatment of patients with Wilson Disease, were presented as a late breaker presentation at The International Liver Congress™ 2017. The congress is the Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 19 – 23 April. The data were presented by Prof. Karl Heinz Weiss, MD, University of Heidelberg. The presentation included the final results of all hepatic parameters studied in the Phase 2 study of WTX101, as well as copper control and neurological outcomes over the course of the study. As previously reported, the Phase 2 study of WTX101 met its primary endpoint of copper control (p< 0.001).