Speaker Interview With Stefan Glueck For 2ND Annual MarketsandMarkets Next Gen Immuno-Oncology Congress

Speaker Interview With Stefan Glueck For 2ND Annual MarketsandMarkets Next Gen Immuno-Oncology Congress

Philadelphia, USA July 31, 2019 – MarketsandMarkets recently interviewed Stefan Glueck, Senior Vice President, Global Medical Affairs, Celgene regarding the 2nd Annual MarketsandMarkets Next Gen Immuno-Oncology Congress, taking place on September 19 – 20, 2019 at Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City. Q. What are the recent advances in the immune-oncology and current challenges that need immediate attention? A. advances: more indication using ICI and combinations with chemo, and other IO. even brain metastases seem to respond to smart combinations. challenges: primary and secondary resistance and still less than 50% of patients even in…

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Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy approved by FDA

Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy approved by FDA

A new treatment for a rare childhood disorder which cost $2.125 million for a single dose, one of the most expensive medicine available is approved by The US Food and Drug Administration. Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a condition driven by defects in the SMN1 gene causing burdened babies lose muscle control, the medicine is designed to treat the disease. In the US each year about 400 babies is being affected by the illness and kills those with the most common type of the disease in a couple of years. The gene…

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Speaker Interview with Silvia Cainarca for the 5th Annual Neuroscience R&D Technologies Conference

Speaker Interview with Silvia Cainarca for the 5th Annual Neuroscience R&D Technologies Conference

London, UK July 24, 2019 – MarketsandMarkets recently interviewed Dr. Silvia Cainarca, Principal Investigator, iPSC Lab iTools & Solutions regarding the 5th Annual Neuroscience R&D Technologies Conference, taking place on 3-4 October 2019 at Radisson Blu Edwardian, Grafton, London, UK. Q. What are the recent advances in Neuroscience R&D Technologies for Neurodegenerative disorders and current challenges that need immediate attention? A. Even if many powerful experimental animal models were set up in these years that can recapitulate the hallmark characteristics of different neuropathic diseases, one of the main challenges in their applicability…

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AveXis Directs to Catalent’s Paragon for Extra Gene Therapy Producing Capacity

AveXis Directs to Catalent’s Paragon for Extra Gene Therapy Producing Capacity

Catalent has approved AveXis that, a Novartis Company to use its brand-new commercial manufacturing center near Baltimore-Washington International Airport as an extra site production site for its spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) gene therapy Zolgensma® (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi). A collaboration contract was signed by Catalent and AveXis to ensure long term strategic agreement but has not been disclosed yet. AveXis will use the dedicated production space within Paragon’s Harmans, MD, facility, a 151,000-square-foot old warehouse that Paragon changed into a contract developing and a manufacturing site which opened in April. Andy Stober,…

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Genmab Partners Raised $503M U.S. IPO on Cancer Antibodies with BliNK Biomedical

Genmab Partners Raised $503M U.S. IPO on Cancer Antibodies with BliNK Biomedical

Genmab through collaboration with Blink biomedicals raised a whopping $503 Million through an American initial public offering (IPO) all this got revealed on Friday during an event. Genmab also launched an up to $200 million-per-product cancer therapy with Blink biomedicals. Blink biomedicals got a license approved by Genmab exclusively for antibodies targeting CD47, which Genmab plans to combine with its duo body platform technology to produce new bispecific antibodies for fighting cancer. Genmab CEO Jan van de Winkel, Ph.D. gave his words about this CD47 stating that “CD47 has shown…

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A Study Identifies Autoimmune Disease to be Linked with Testicular Cancer

A Study Identifies Autoimmune Disease to be Linked with Testicular Cancer

Washington D.C. [USA]: According to the Scientists, an autoimmune disease looks to be linked with testicular cancer that affects men. Known to us as ‘testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis’, it is the reason behind any serious neurological symptoms found in men. They lose control of the limbs, speech and eye movements progressively. The autoimmune disease starts with a testicular tumor, which seems to be the reason behind the immune system attacking the brain. Affected men find themselves undiagnosed or misdiagnosed often and relevant treatment is delayed. In a study that was published in…

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Passage Bio on Producing Gene Therapies with Catalent’s Paragon

Passage Bio on Producing Gene Therapies with Catalent’s Paragon

About five months ago Passage Bio that basically produces gene therapies for not so common monogenic CNS disease, in partnership with Catalent’s paragon launched a unit that is devoted to manufacturing suite Paragon Harman’s, MD, facility. The other cGMP suite whose worth is not being revealed yet is expected to hit it’s functional phase from mid-2020 and is support Passage Bio’s supply requirements from clinical through commercial phases. Stephen Squinto, P.hd, co-founder and Interim CEO at Passage Bio stated that “Passage will work contractually with Paragon to conduct GMP manufacturing…

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Discussing effective, novel technology and recent discoveries of translational neuroscience in London

Discussing effective, novel technology and recent discoveries of translational neuroscience in London

London, UK, June 20th, 2019 – 5th Annual MarketsandMarkets Neuroscience R&D Technologies Conference will be discussing the latest technologies in the preclinical, translational neuroscience space. The conference will take place on 3rd and 4th October 2019 in London, UK also brings attention to new innovations of translational neuroscience imaging. This is a first ever conference focusing on applications of technology in developing neurological treatments where you will be able to meet global neuroscience heads from industry and academia. over the 2-days, 20+ industry leading speakers will be sharing their research &…

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires HighChem, Provider of Mass Spectrometry Software

Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires HighChem, Provider of Mass Spectrometry Software

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, announces the completion of the acquisition of a very well-known leading developer named HighChem Ltd. of the software mass spectrometry which is situated at Bratislava, Slovakia. HighChem offers software solutions at its best which are used for analyzing complex data and helps in identifying small molecules in metabolomics & pharmaceutical laboratories. As per their recorded words of Mitch Kennedy, the President of Thermo Fisher Scientific (Mass Spectrometry & Chromatography), “the company is working on providing a great surface to their customers…

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Improved version in CAR T-cell therapy seems to eliminate its serious side effects

Improved version in CAR T-cell therapy seems to eliminate its serious side effects

A USC study shows an improved version of CAR T-cell therapy seems to eliminate its serious side effects, which will make the treatment safer and potentially available in outpatient settings. Si – Yi Chen of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and senior author of the study said, “This is a major improvement”. He further added “We’ve made a new CAR molecule that’s just as efficient at killing cancer cells, but it works…

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