Wednesday, August 31, 2011
BRANY (Biomedical Research Alliance of New York) has licensed its proprietary SMART (Study Management and Revenue Tracking) system to Tech Software, an information technology company that currently offers IRBManager, a fully Web-based software product that supports the administration of institutional review boards at leading hospitals throughout the country.
Aeterna Zentaris has reported favorable top-line results of its completed phase III study with AEZS-130 as the first oral diagnostic test for Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD). The results show that AEZS-130 reached its primary endpoint demonstrating >90% area-under-the-curve (AUC) of the Receiver Operating Characteristic curve, which determines the level of specificity and sensitivity of the product. The company is currently proceeding with further detailed analyses of the data and preparing for a pre-New Drug Application (NDA) meeting with the FDA in the upcoming months, which would be followed by the filing of a NDA for the registration of AEZS-130 in the United States.
ImmunoCellular Therapeutics has named Helen Kim to its board of directors. She has also been elected as chairperson of the company’s product strategic committee. Kim currently serves on the board of directors at Sunesis Pharmaceuticals and as the chief business officer of NGM Biopharmaceuticals.