R&D Trends

Boehringer Ingelheim expands collaboration with Sarah Cannon Research Institute

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim and Sarah Cannon Research Institute announced an expansion of their strategic partnership to bring innovative treatments to cancer patients by developing novel immuno-oncology therapies. The new effort combines Boehringer Ingelheim’s oncology research and Sarah Cannon’s expertise in clinical trial design and recruitment to evaluate BI 891065, a novel and potent SMAC mimetic, alone and as a potential combination partner with PD-1-directed cancer therapy.

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AMRA, BioTelemetry partner on NASH/NAFLD clinical trials

Friday, October 20, 2017

AMRA, the international leader in body composition analysis, and BioTelemetry Research (BTR), a global imaging and cardiac core lab, announced the formation of an exclusive alliance for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) clinical trials. This first-to-market partnership will advance imaging science and benefit clinical trial sponsors in several musculoskeletal and metabolic therapeutic areas.

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Institut Curie, Pierre Fabre Partner on immuno-oncology

Friday, October 20, 2017

Institut Curie and the IRPF (Institut de Recherche Pierre Fabre) will collaborate on new therapeutic strategies to advance cancer treatment for patients. The objective of this novel partnership is to dissect the biology of novel therapeutically tractable targets and evaluate the impact of innovative pharmacological approaches leveraging the Institut Curie’s biological models.

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Warp Drive Bio to combat multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Warp Drive Bio, a drug discovery company developing therapeutics that exploit the molecules and mechanisms of nature, has formed a strategic collaboration with Roche to discover and develop multiple novel classes of antibiotics. The serious global health threat of multi-drug-resistant bacterial infections has created an urgent need for new antibiotics with novel structures and mechanisms of action.

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