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H3 granted orphan designation for hepatocellular carcinoma treatment H3B-6527

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

H3 Biomedicine, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in the discovery and development of precision medicines for oncology and a member of Eisai’s global Oncology Business Group, announced that the FDA has granted the company an orphan drug designation for H3B-6527, its first solid tumor clinical compound, for the treatment of patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). H3B-6527, a selective, orally bioavailable, and potent covalent inhibitor of fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4), is currently in phase I clinical trials.

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INC Research/inVentiv Health honored with SRCS Eagle Award

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

INC Research/inVentiv Health, the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization combining a CRO and CCO (Contract Commercial Organization), announced that it was awarded the 2017 Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Eagle Award in the CRO category during the SCRS Annual Global Site Solutions Summit held October 6-8 in Boca Raton, Florida. The award recognizes the CRO that best exemplifies outstanding leadership, professionalism, integrity, passion and dedication to advancing the clinical research profession through strong site partnerships.

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LEO Science & Tech Hub, Elektrofi collaborate on dermatological drug delivery

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

LEO Science & Tech Hub, an R&D unit of LEO Pharma dedicated to identifying, developing, and funding innovative solutions that improve the lives of people with skin diseases, announced a collaboration agreement with Elektrofi, a Cambridge-based biotechnology company focused on drug delivery innovations, to explore advanced formulation technology for dermatological drug delivery. 

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Algorics announce Dr. Malcolm Burgess as new advisory board member

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Algorics, a provider of clinical analytics solutions and software for the global life sciences industry, announced the appointment of Dr. Malcolm Burgess to the Advisory Board of Algorics. Dr. Burgess will help to continue to shape and guide the Algorics Risk Based Monitoring (RBM) strategy working closely with the leadership team.

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