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Trevena goes for MOR than morphine

FDA’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee meeting on pain candidate oliceridine from Trevena Inc. gave the agency little reason to reverse its skepticism about the...

8:01 PM Oct 12, 2018

COI failure fallout

Jose Baselga resigned as CMO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center after being accused of failing to disclose conflicts of interest, upsetting a hornet’s nest on his way out the door that is...

6:55 PM Oct 12, 2018

Bourla’s breadcrumbs to value

Incoming CEO Albert Bourla has spent only a few of his 25 years at Pfizer Inc. in the pharma’s innovative drugs business, but there are signs he already has laid the groundwork for innovating...

6:51 PM Oct 11, 2018

Adult path for mitochondrial gene editing

Two parallel studies show gene editing can target mutant mitochondria in adult mice, providing an alternative path for drug developers to the controversial approach of modifying embryos.

3:14 PM Oct 11, 2018

Border security for China’s genomes

China’s policies on sharing genomic data have so far produced cumbersome but manageable hurdles for cross-border clinical trials and translational research. But the explosive growth of its...


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3:10 PM Oct 15, 2018

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12:33 PM Oct 15, 2018

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New CEO Forster eyes capital raise for F-star

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Biotech stocks ride tech rally

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FDA panel votes in favor of AcelRx's pain candidate

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3:04 PM Oct 12, 2018

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1:53 PM Oct 12, 2018

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1:47 PM Oct 12, 2018

Iovance raises $219M for Phase II trials

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Advisory panel narrowly rejects oliceridine for acute pain

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2:53 PM Oct 11, 2018

Inter Partes Review to be more favorable to biotech

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FDA lifts hold on IND for CRISPR's sickle cell trial

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