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Latest From Alex Shimmings
Travere’s Filspari US Approval Marks First For IgAN
Travere Therapeutics is aiming to provide a new foundational therapy for IgAN patients with its novel non-immunosuppressive agent, Filspari, as it prices it at a discount to Calliditas’s rival Tarpeyo, ahead of looming further competition.
10 Clinical Trials To Watch Out For In 2023
Scrip surveys the Phase III clinical trial readout landscape and picks 10 of the more interesting studies set to report in 2023, with a few added extras. AstraZeneca, Novo Nordisk, Novartis and Roche feature heavily.
Olema Flies Flag For SERDs, Planning Phase III Trials As Rivals Stumble
Several factors differentiate Olema Oncology’s lead drug candidate from the SERD herd, says its CEO Sean Bohen, as the firm looks to partner the ‘ready-for-Phase III multibillion-dollar asset.’
AstraZeneca Cancer Pipeline Boost With AKT And SERD Successes
A couple of trials for two investigational late-stage breast cancer candidates from AstraZeneca have each produced encouraging data for a novel drug class where rivals have previously hit clinical buffers.
Weak Spots Blight Novartis Third Quarter As New Products Shine
A mixed sales bag for the Swiss major in Q3 saw a strong start for Pluvicto dampened by a reverse for Zolgensma, weak growth for Cosentyx and continued sluggishness for Leqvio. Positive data for potential blockbuster iptacopan were another bright spot, as Novartis prioritizes the delivery of high value medicines, and concentrates on the US market.
Waiting Game For Minerva After Roluperidone US Filing
The firm’s potential new therapy for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia is now in the hands of the US Food and Drug Administration – some have concerns over whether the supporting data will be enough.