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Alpharadin proof

01.10.2011

Oslo/Leverkusen – Norwegian radiotherapy specialist Algeta ASA and German drugmaker Bayer have presented new data on their cancer drug alpharadin. The radium-223-chloride pharmaceutical showed an increased overall survival rate compared to placebo (14 months vs. 11.2 months). Experts at the European Multidisciplinary Cancer Conference in Oslo hailed the drug as a “game-changer” for the treatment of prostate cancer, because it is the first to improve bone symptoms and prolong survival. Bayer announced it will seek FDA-approval in the middle of 2012. The advent of Alpha­´radin might block efforts by Amgen (Xgeva) and Exelixis (cabozantinib) to advance their respective prostate cancer drugs. “Alpharadin raises the bar for Exelixis. They have to produce overall survival data now,” said Sally Church, a cancer drug consultant with Icarus Consultants.

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08.03.2012

With a bold approach, including next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) and state-of-the-art biobanking systems, Norway is pushing forward personalised cancer treatments in its national health care system. Clinical-quality genome...

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06.03.2012

Bionor Pharma ASA’s development of an HIV vaccine is back on track. In mid-February, the Oslo-based company announced positive results from a Phase IIb study. When combined with antiretroviral treatment, the Vacc-4x vaccine...

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19.01.2012

Oslo – The north lights up with financial flares. Norwegian cancer specialist Clavis Pharma ASA has raised €21m through a placement of new shares. The 2.8 million shares represent approximately 9.4% of the current stock in the...

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11.01.2012

Bergen – BerGenBio A/S announced it has completed an €6.9m Series A financing round. The money will be spent in taking their lead compound BGB324 into clinical trials and to develop a companion diagnostic. The lead investors are...

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13.12.2011

Reykjavik – Iceland’s deCODE Genetics, which Arch Venture Partners and Polaris Venture Partners lifted out of bankruptcy in January 2010, has been making a comeback of late. In mid-October, the genome analyser announced it had...

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30.09.2011

Lysaker/Osaka - Pronova Biopharma SA is set on entering the Japanese market with its TAK-085 (omega-3-acid ethyl esters 90) for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Pronova's partner Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited submitted a...

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14.06.2011

Laskut/Berlin – Researchers from Finland’s Technical Research Center VTT and the Charité Hospital in the German capital have come a step closer to a personalised diagnostic test for cancer. Matej Orešic (VTT) and Carsten Denkert...

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12.06.2011

Oslo – Norwegian cancer drug development company Clavis Pharma ASA will receive a grant from the Norwegian government for the development of a companion diagnostic in acute myeloid leuk­aemia (AML). The Research Council of Norway...

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17.05.2011

Oslo – Clavis Pharma ASA has signed a licensing deal with US firm Translational Therapeutics, Inc., for the development and commercialization of CP-4033, a patented Lipid Vector Technology (LVT) derivative of ribavirin under...

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