Canadian Clinical Research

Moderna Announces Health Canada Approves its COVID-19 Vaccine

09/21/2021

Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced Health Canada has approved the New Drug Submission (NDS-CV) for SPIKEVAX™ (elasomeran mRNA vaccine), which has been known as COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna, for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 12 years…

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Largest study of its kind informs treatment of breast cancer in men

09/10/2021

Excerpt from the Press Release: Commonly used recurrence risk tests found to be useful for male patients Breast cancer is usually thought of as a disease that affects women, but many are not aware that men can develop breast cancer as well. Two-hundred and forty men in Canada were diagnosed with the disease in 2020…

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Researchers uncover evolutionary forces at play in the aging of the blood system and identify people at increased risk of blood cancer

09/10/2021

Excerpt from the Press Release: Discovery could provide early warning for blood malignancies, triggering proactive screening and enabling early treatment Toronto – (August 17, 2021) As people age, mutations can build up in blood stem cells and their clones in a process known as age-related clonal hematopoiesis, or ARCH. ARCH can be a risk factor…

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Moderna and Canada Announce Collaboration to Bring mRNA Manufacturing to Canada

08/18/2021

Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Canada to build a state-of-the-art messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine manufacturing facility in Canada including access to Moderna’s mRNA development engine. The goals of…

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Radical Reads: The First Canadian AI and Healthcare Market Map

08/11/2021

Excerpt from the Press Release: Digital healthcare adoption has accelerated since the onset of the pandemic. In the first half of 2021, approximately $14.7B was invested in digital healthcare in the US, surpassing the total amount invested in 2020 (~$14B). Building on a world-class talent pool, AI startups are also booming in Canada with ~$1.4B raised in the first 6…

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Ontario Cancer Research Community: OICR Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline – Request for Applications

06/04/2021

Excerpt from the Announcement: The Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline (CTIP) Program was established to capitalize on Ontario’s expertise in cancer biology and drug discovery to create a pipeline of validated cancer targets and first-in-class or best-in-class, novel, selective lead molecules (small molecules or biologics) that would attract partnerships and/or investment for further preclinical and clinical…

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