Canadian Clinical Research

NeuroSense Therapeutics Granted Patent in Canada for its ALS Drug PrimeC


– Patent valid through 2038 – Phase IIb ALS trial expected to commence H1 2022 Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroSense Therapeutics Ltd. (Nasdaq: NRSN) (“NeuroSense”), a company developing treatments for severe neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has granted the Company a key patent titled “Compositions…

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Dubai on the Brain: NeuroVigil’s Philip Low Assembles Dream Team to Launch Modern Neurotechnology Industry; Expands Conglomerate in Montreal, Canada


Senior leaders in science, government, and industry recruited for international “Manhattan Project for the Brain” Excerpt from the Press Release: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & PALO ALTO, Calif. & MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Neurotechnology Powerhouse NeuroVigil (ranked “Top 10 most innovative companies in health care” by Washington Post and Fast Company) announced at the New Technology & Mental…

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HeartBeam Partners with Triple Ring Technologies to Co-Develop Telehealth Solution Device


3D Vector ECG Collection Device Slated for FDA 510k Submission in the Fourth Quarter of 2022 Excerpt from the Press Release: SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HeartBeam, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT), a developmental stage digital healthcare company with a proprietary ECG telemedicine technology for heart attack detection, today announced it has signed a professional services agreement (the “Agreement”) with…

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BeiGene Announces Health Canada Approval for BRUKINSA® (zanubrutinib) in Relapsed or Refractory Marginal Zone Lymphoma


Follows U.S. approval for relapsed or refractory marginal zone lymphoma in 2021 Third approved indication for BRUKINSA in Canada, following mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM) Excerpt from the Press Release: MISSISSAUGA, Ontario & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & BEIJING & BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BeiGene (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160; SSE: 688235), a global, science-driven biotechnology company…

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BioCardia Receives No Objection Letter from Health Canada, Enabling Company to Expand CardiAMP Cell Therapy Heart Failure Trial into Canada


Excerpt from the Press Release: SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioCardia®, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCDA), a developer of cellular and cell-derived therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, today announced that it has received a No Objection Letter from Health Canada, the country’s health services agency, allowing the CardiAMP® Heart Failure Trial to…

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Ocugen, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Vaccine Manufacturing, R&D Hub in Ontario, Canada


Dormant Vaccine Manufacturing site currently owned by an affiliate of Liminal BioSciences intended to bring new capabilities to Ocugen’s medicine portfolio of Canadian and U.S. companies COVAXIN™ (BBV152), if approved, to be the first product manufactured in new upgraded facility New facility includes potential for manufacturing for breakthrough gene therapies and serve as R&D hub…

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Scientists studying carbon monoxide as a possible treatment for sepsis


Excerpt from the Press Release: By Celine Zadorsky Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to an infection triggers excessive inflammation. The inflammatory response can cause damage to organs such as the heart, liver, lungs and brain. While there are currently limited treatments for sepsis, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute…

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Ontario Brain Institute Releases Large Dementia Dataset to Further Accelerate Brain Research, Discovery, and Innovation through Brain-CODE, an Open Science Data Platform


Excerpt from the Press Release: One of the more pressing calls-to-action in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the need to facilitate more accessible, effective, and seamless data sharing across the worldwide research community. The Ontario Brain Institute’s neuroinformatics platform, Brain-CODE, is achieving just that for global brain disorder research – recently launching their third clinical…

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Calgary’s Amanda Hall wins the $1-million Women in Cleantech Challenge


After three years of navigating the ups and downs of building a new company, the founder and CEO of Summit Nanotech accepted the prize virtually at MaRS Climate Impact. Excerpt from the Press Release: Amanda Hall is now $1 million closer to helping Canada reach its net-zero goals. Today, Hall, founder and CEO of Calgary-based startup Summit…

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Canada gives full approval to J&J’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine


Excerpt from the Press Release: Nov 24 (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Wednesday Canada gave full approval to its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 18 years and older, making it the first full approval for the vaccine globally. The vaccine was previously authorised by the country under an interim order. ( Canada, which…

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