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ASLAN Pharmaceuticals Presents Late-Breaking Poster on Eblasakimab and Neuronal Itch Mechanisms at the 2022 Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting

05/26/2022

Excerpt from the Press Release: MENLO PARK, Calif. and SINGAPORE, May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ASLAN Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ASLN), a clinical-stage, immunology-focused biopharmaceutical company developing innovative treatments to transform the lives of patients, today announced the presentation of a poster highlighting new data and insights related to neuronal itch mechanisms through eblasakimab’s targeting of IL-13Rα1 at…

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Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Data Showing Randomization to AMX0035 Prolonged Tracheostomy/Ventilation-free Survival and Reduced Occurrence of First Hospitalization

05/25/2022

Adding to previously reported overall functional and survival benefit data for AMX0035, these findings support effect of AMX0035 on disease progression in ALS Randomization to AMX0035 resulted in a lower occurrence of death or tracheostomy/permanent assisted ventilation by 49% and first hospitalization by 44% over the Phase 2 trial and duration of follow-up Excerpt from the Press…

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NeuBase Presents New Preclinical Data at ASGCT 2022 for Its DM1 Program Demonstrating Wide Tissue Distribution and Supporting a Differentiated Whole-Body Treatment Solution

05/25/2022

Excerpt from the Press Release: PITTSBURGH and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NeuBase Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBSE) (“NeuBase” or the “Company”), a biotechnology platform company Drugging the Genome™ to address disease at the base level using a new class of precision genetic medicines, today announced the presentation of preclinical pharmacokinetics (PK) and…

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PureTech Presents Additional Phase 1 Data for LYT-100 at American Thoracic Society 2022

05/25/2022

Further data from Phase 1 study in healthy older adults demonstrate improved tolerability profile of LYT-100 compared to pirfenidone Data support the planned LYT-100 dose-ranging registration-enabling studies in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, with topline results expected in 2023 Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PureTech Health plc (Nasdaq: PRTC, LSE: PRTC) (“PureTech” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage…

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Corbus Presents Latest Preclinical Data for CRB-601 at the New York Academy of Sciences Frontiers in Cancer Immunotherapy Conference

05/24/2022

CRB-601 is a highly potent and selective anti-αvβ8 integrin monoclonal antibody designed to block the activation of TGFb in the local tumor microenvironment Additional non-clinical data demonstrates combination benefit across a diverse range of syngeneic models with differential sensitivity to checkpoint inhibition Anti-tumor activity correlates with increases in proliferating CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells as well as the NK…

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Myeloid Therapeutics Doses First Patient with MT-101 in the IMAGINE Phase 1/2 Clinical Study, Marking the First-ever Dosing of an mRNA Engineered CAR Monocyte to Humans

05/24/2022

– Myeloid dosed MT-101 in a patient with refractory PTCL within 18 months, illustrating the potential of mRNA therapies to help patients sooner and to accelerate Myeloid’s portfolio- – Myeloid achieved an unprecedented, reduced vein-to-vein time of eight days with this patient dosing- – MT-101 represents a new class of non-T cell CAR’s being tested…

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Stealth BioTherapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation from FDA for Elamipretide for Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

05/23/2022

Pre-IND meeting request granted by FDA’s Division of Neurology I Excerpt from the Press Release: BOSTON, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp (Nasdaq: MITO), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapies for diseases involving mitochondrial dysfunction, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Orphan…

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Scilex, a Sorrento Company, Highlights Safety Data From Phase 1 Trial of SP-104, a Proprietary Low Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia

05/23/2022

SP-104 is a novel, proprietary, fixed dose, delayed burst release of low dose naltrexone hydrochloride, 4.5 mg, for treatment of fibromyalgia (FM). There is a clear medical need for new, safe and effective treatments with the potential to improve care for the estimated 10 million FM patients in the U.S. and more than 200 million worldwide Phase…

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Aileron Therapeutics Announces Late-Breaking Oral Presentation of Non-Clinical Data Demonstrating ALRN-6924 Protected Human Hair Follicles and Their Stem Cells from Chemotherapy-Induced Damage at Upcoming Society for Investigative Dermatology 2022 Annual Meeting

05/23/2022

Taxanes, such as paclitaxel and docetaxel, cause severe and often permanent chemotherapy-induced hair loss (alopecia) New non-clinical data demonstrate proof of principle that ALRN-6924 can temporarily arrest the cell cycle in human scalp hair follicles and their stem cells ALRN-6924-induced cell cycle arrest protected hair follicles from paclitaxel-induced toxicity and irreversible stem cell damage Aileron’s…

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