GermanyGermany

4SC gets a confidence boost in clinic and stockmarket

20.01.2012

Martinsried - SHELTER is responsible for the fact that the stocks of 4SC behaved like a rodeo horse on Thursday. The shares rose in several stages up to 63%, only to settle at a mere 43% rise at the end of the day. SHELTER is a clinical Phase II study with the cancer drug resminostat as a second-line therapy for patients with advanced liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC) which has reached its primary endpoint well ahead of schedule. This open-label, two-arm,international study investigated the safety and efficacy of resminostat both as a monotherapy and in combination with sorafenib. All patients had exhibited radiologically proven tumour progression under first-line therapy with sorafenib prior to study entry. According to the data now presented, the compound managed to halt the further progression of this relatively aggressive cancer in at least 20% of the patients treated and for at least 12 weeks. In 2011 Resminostat already proved its efficacy in patients with non Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Now the hopes are high in Munich that a comprehensive approval of Resminostat is on the horizon.

GermanyGermany

24.10.2011

Leverkusen - A short statement from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and a big step for the German biotech Biofrontera. The agency issued a favourable opinion on Biofrontera's marketing approval application for its drug for...

GermanyGermany

14.10.2011

Leverkusen/San Francisco - Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals will not to court over Nevaxar. The two companies reached an agreement related to regorafenib, a late-stage oncology compound. Regorafenib is an oral...

GermanyGermany

11.10.2011

Ingelheim/Ridgefield –Boehringer Ingelheim’s COPD treatment Combivent Respimat has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the US market. The new, propellant-free inhaler product for the beta adrenergic...

GermanyGermany

01.10.2011

Rostock – German researchers say overexpression of one of the 49 transport proteins that shuttle substances over the blood-brain barrier could be the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease. In mice, the group headed by Jens Pahnke...

GermanyGermany

27.09.2011

Rehovot/Monheim – Bayer Crop Science may be a step closer to introducing desirable traits in wheat. In the collaboration with Israeli Evogene Ltd. the German company has reached a milestone. Utilising Evogene‘s proprietary...

GermanyGermany

22.09.2011

Willich – Brasilian biopolymer producer Braskem and German bioplastics compounding specialist FKuR GmbH, have signed a compounding agreement for green polyethylene. The tailor-made product will be a first in Europe, according...

GermanyGermany

08.09.2011

Leverkusen - It was a black Tuesday for Bayer. After rumours were leaked out that the FDA has doubts over the German pharmaceutical company's potential blockbuster Xarelto, the shares temporarily dropped as much as 17 percent....

GermanyGermany

06.09.2011

Bad Homburg - German VC firm Creathor venture announced the first closing of its Creathor Venture Fund III. Now, the company is poised to mete out €51million of fresh capital to start-ups. Life science companies will be among the...

GermanyGermany

16.08.2011

Berlin – Despite intense marketing measures, revenues from Epigenomics’ Epi proColon bowel cancer test remain flat. Along with its QII/2011 numbers, the Berlin-based in vitro diagnostic specialist revealed strict cost-saving...

Displaying results 21 to 30 out of 454

< Previous 21-30 Next >

© 2007-2014 BIOCOM

http://www.european-biotechnology-news.com/nc/news/messages-archive/archive-germany/browse/2/article/4sc-gets-a-confidence-boost-in-clinic-and-stockmarket.html

Product of the week

Products

Events

All Events

Current issue

All issues