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Prokarium secures £4.6m Wellcome funding for Entervax

08/10/2019
The funding will be used for a Phase I study in the UK and a Phase Ib age-descending, dose-escalation study in an endemic region in South Asia.

SMC accepts lymphoma, lung cancer treatments in latest meeting

08/10/2019
The committee recommended four new medicines and rejected two.

Blood, biopsies could be key to lung cancer spread

07/10/2019
Around 47,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK each year and fewer than one in five survives for five years or more.

Keytruda to be ‘top drug’ by 2023

07/10/2019
The current best selling drug is AbbVie and Eisai’s anti-inflammatory therapy, Himura.

Sensyne, MHRA form research collaboration

07/10/2019
The collaboration will contribute to the development of methods to validate software algorithms used in digital health.

MiroBio launches with £27m Series A funding

07/10/2019
The fundraising was co-led by Oxford Sciences Innovation and Samsara Biocapital

CMA accuses three drug firms of illegal market sharing

04/10/2019
Aspen, Amilco and Tiofarmasigned allegedly signed an illegal agreement that resulted in significant price hikes for fludrocortisone acetate tablets.

UK to lead 500,000 genome sequencing project

04/10/2019
The endeavour is the most ambitious genome sequencing project to date, with £50 million in funding from the UK Government's research and innovation agency.

Microsoft, Silvercloud to “pioneer” AI in mental health

04/10/2019
SilverCloud’s digital mental health platform is used across 75% of NHS mental health services and over 250 organisations globally.

Psychiatry Consortium launches novel drug project

04/10/2019
Applicants can submit project proposals to the consortium from the 7th of October 2019.

Cognitant, UCB launch interactive healthcare service

04/10/2019
The software gives patients access to an interactive explanation of the arthritis disease process.

Servier acquires Pixuvri from CTI BioPharma

03/10/2019
The treatment was approved for use in the European Union in June this year.

PIPA releases patient enquiries guidance

03/10/2019
The guidance was formed after PIPA found that information provided in response to patient enquiries varied significantly between companies.

ABPI details Brexit plans at PIPA conference

03/10/2019
ABPI Brexit preparations include ensuring continued UK participation in EU regulatory and medicines safety processes.

Gov't moves to curb HRT shortages

03/10/2019
Plans will support existing efforts to reduce medicine shortages to protect NHS patients.

NICE draft 'no' for Roche's Tecentriq

03/10/2019
The committee felt that comparison to existing treatments for the condition was "unreliable and lacked validity".

2018 winner offers insight into the Medical & Scientific Excellence Awards

03/10/2019
Deborah Clarke of Boehringer Ingelheim reveals her experience with the competition and the important role it plays within the industry.

Novartis, Microsoft collab to ‘transform medicine’ with AI

02/10/2019
The companies have committed to a multi-year research and development effort which will focus on AI empowerment and AI exploration.

Tickets available for the 2019 Sales Awards gala dinner and ceremony

02/10/2019
This year’s awards ceremony will be taking place at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel on the 14th November.

Tecentriq combo proves effective in bladder cancer

02/10/2019
The drug improved progression-free survival to 8.2 months from 6.3 months.

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