Friday, April 29, 2011
MacroGenics, a biotechnology company that develops immunotherapeutics to treat autoimmune disorders, cancer and infectious diseases, has published in the journal Blood preclinical data demonstrating potent inhibition of B-cell lymphoma through redirected T lymphocyte-mediated killing, using its bispecific DART antibody technology.
US HIFU, a minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies company and manufacturer of the Sonablate 500 medical device, has results from the first-ever prospective clinical investigation of HIFU with the Sonablate to focally treat prostate cancer, a modality in which only the confirmed cancerous regions within the gland are treated as opposed to the entire prostate.
Global biopharmaceutical company Shire reports positive results from a signal-finding study of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) assessing the drug’s effect in a prospective examination of adults with negative symptom predominant schizophrenia. This study met its pre-defined primary end points.