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A new center in Washington has been named after Hans Rosling

21 October 2019 | 7:05 am
A new center in Washington has been named after Hans Rosling
University of Washington in Seattle, USA, has decided a building under construction will be named after the late Karolinska Institutet-professor Hans Rosling. In 2016, the UW launched its Population Health Initiative, an interdisciplinary effort across the university to bring understanding and solutions to the biggest health challenges facing communities in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. and […]
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AstraZeneca’s Farxiga approved in the US to reduce the risk of hospitalisation for heart failure in patients with type-2 diabetes

21 October 2019 | 6:35 am
AstraZeneca’s Farxiga approved in the US to reduce the risk of hospitalisation for heart failure in patients with type-2 diabetes
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Farxiga (dapagliflozin) to reduce the risk of hospitalisation for heart failure (hHF) in adults with type-2 diabetes (T2D) and established cardiovascular disease (CVD) or multiple cardiovascular (CV) risk factors. The approval is based on results from the DECLARE-TIMI 58 CV outcomes trial (CVOT), the largest sodium-glucose […]
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Moberg Pharma and Dongkoo sign agreement

21 October 2019 | 6:30 am
Moberg Pharma and Dongkoo sign agreement
Moberg Pharma has signed a distribution agreement with DongKoo Bio & Pharma for MOB-015 in the Republic of Korea. Under the agreement DongKoo is granted exclusive rights to market and sell MOB-015 in the Republic of Korea. Moberg Pharma assumes production and supply responsibility. DongKoo will conduct registration activities in the Republic of Korea, and […]
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Elekta receives Innovation Award

18 October 2019 | 10:18 am
Elekta receives Innovation Award
The Elekta Unity magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system has been awarded the Institute of Physics (IOP) Business Innovation Award 2019. “We are honored to have received this prestigious award, which recognizes the technological tour-de-force that was achieved through the integration of high-field MR imaging and advanced linear accelerator technologies,” said Richard Hausmann, President and […]
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OssDsign receives FDA clearance

16 October 2019 | 12:35 pm
OssDsign receives FDA clearance
The company has been granted 510(k) clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market OssDsign Cranial PSI Accessories in the US. The cleared products are a set of 3D-printed, patient specific accessory devices designed to support and expand clinical use of OssDsign’s patient specific cranioplasty implant already cleared by the FDA. The […]
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An opposition has been filed against one of Cantargia’s patents

16 October 2019 | 12:31 pm
An opposition has been filed against one of Cantargia’s patents
An opposition has been filed against one of the European patents in Cantargia’s patent family covering antibody therapy in solid tumors. The patent confers protection for e.g. IL1RAP targeted antibodies in tumor forms not already covered in the European mother patent, which was granted in 2016. The current opponent, Mab Discovery GmbH, also filed an […]
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Bavarian Nordic initiates Phase I trial

16 October 2019 | 12:26 pm
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The company has initiated the first-in-human trial of MVA-BN WEV, a prophylactic vaccine candidate against the equine encephalitis virus – a rare, but potentially deadly illness. The program, which is funded by the United States Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Project Manager for Chemical, Biological, Radiation, and Nuclear Medical (JPM CBRN Medical) is a multi-year […]
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AroCell collaborates with Tampere University Hospital

16 October 2019 | 12:10 pm
AroCell collaborates with Tampere University Hospital
The purpose of the collaboration is to evaluate AroCell’s TK 210 ELISA for Thymidine Kinase 1 (TK1) as a prognostic biomarker in subjects with prostate cancer. In the study TK1 protein levels will be assayed in serum samples collected from subjects with newly diagnosed prostate cancer and compared with the extent and speed of disease […]
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Athera’s CEO steps down after 13 years

15 October 2019 | 8:36 am
Athera’s CEO steps down after 13 years
The Athera Board of Directors has announced that James Hall is the new Chief Executive Officer in the company. Carina Schmidt steps down after nearly 13 years as CEO but will stay on as advisor and resource to the management and board in the work to reach planned milestones. ”During my years as CEO, Athera […]
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Working as a pharmacovigilance expert

15 October 2019 | 7:14 am
Working as a pharmacovigilance expert
Anna-Leena Saarela is an expert in pharmacovigilance and she sees it as a privilege to work in the front line of this fast developing environment for the benefit of patient safety. Anna-Leena Saarela is today working as a Pharmacovigilance Expert at Crown CRO, a Finnish CRO with offices in the Nordic and Baltic area and […]
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