Cel therapy

Cerevance Reports Positive Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results with CVN424, a Parkinson’s Disease Drug Working Through a New Mechanism


Demonstrates the Power of Cerevance’s Deep Understanding of Specific Human Brain Cell Types Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, Mass., March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cerevance, a private, clinical-stage drug discovery and development company focused on central nervous system diseases, today announced the completion of its Phase 2 clinical trial of CVN424, the company’s…

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Sight Sciences Announces First Patient Treated in TRIDENT European Trial to Evaluate the OMNI® Surgical System in Pseudophakic Eyes with Open-Angle Glaucoma


Novel trial design will compare safety and effectiveness outcomes for the OMNI Surgical System and the iStent inject® in lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) as a standalone treatment option without concomitant cataract surgery. Excerpt from the Press Release: MENLO PARK, Calif., March 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sight Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGHT), an eyecare technology company focused on creating innovative…

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Intellia Therapeutics Receives U.S. FDA Orphan Drug Designation for NTLA-5001 for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia


NTLA-5001, a novel T cell receptor (TCR)-T cell therapy, is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1/2a study in adults with persistent or recurrent acute myeloid leukemia Excerpt from the Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA), a leading clinical-stage genome editing company focused on developing potentially curative…

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Cellevolve Announces Expansive Global Collaboration with Seattle Children’s Therapeutics to Advance Research for Childhood Brain Cancers


 The Company Also Announced Immunotherapy Pioneer Dr. Michael Jensen as Founding Advisor  Broad research collaboration focuses on BrainChild program, a suite of five multiplex chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) that initially targets pediatric central nervous system (CNS) malignancies with limited therapeutic options. Cellevolve will also leverage Seattle Children’s renowned Cure Factory® facility for early clinical Good…

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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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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Accepts for Priority Review Bristol Myers Squibb’s Supplemental Biologics License Application for Breyanzi (lisocabtagene maraleucel) as a Second-Line Therapy for Relapsed or Refractory Large B-cell Lymphoma


Application based on the pivotal Phase 3 TRANSFORM study in which Breyanzi showed significant and clinically meaningful improvements over salvage chemotherapy followed by high-dose chemotherapy plus autologous stem cell transplant, which has been the standard of care for more than 20 years U.S. FDA has assigned a target action date of June 24, 2022 Excerpt from the…

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Fluidigm Announces Collaboration Agreement with the Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center to Accelerate Imaging Mass Cytometry in Development of Targeted Stem Cell Therapies


Excerpt from the Press Release: Collaboration Enables Further Expansion of Mass Cytometry in the Middle East SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fluidigm Corporation (Nasdaq: FLDM), an innovative biotechnology tools provider with a vision to improve life through comprehensive health insight, today announced a collaboration agreement with the Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center (ADSCC) for…

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Atara sells cell therapy plant to Fujifilm for $100M


Excerpt from the Press Release: Atara Biotherapeutics, a California-based developer of cell therapies, will sell a large factory it built there to a contract manufacturing division of Japan’s Fujifilm, announcing Wednesday a $100 million deal with Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies. The facility, which encompasses 90,000 square feet in Thousand Oaks, California, was once a key component of Atara’s…

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