Clearside Biomedical, Inc. (Nasdaq:CLSD), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class drug therapies to treat back-of-the-eye diseases, today announced completion of enrollment of an exploratory clinical trial (the “HULK” trial) of CLS-TA for suprachoroidal administration, its proprietary suspension formulation of the corticosteroid triamcinolone acetonide, with or without intravitreal Eylea® (aflibercept), for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (“DME”).
NovaMedica, a Russian pharmaceutical company (RUSNANO portfolio company), started operation of the Technology Center designed for the development and pilot production of innovative drug products. It comprises a complex of R&D laboratories and production areas with technological capabilities which are unique for the Russian pharmaceutical industry and one of the best in Europe. Crucial tasks of the Technology Center are to develop the advanced oral medical products of different pharmacotherapeutic groups, including those to treat cardiovascular and gastroenterological diseases, central nervous system diseases, and to create painkillers drugs of the new generation.
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRNS), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative therapeutics to treat epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that Lorianne K. Masuoka, MD has joined the Company as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Masuoka is a board certified neurologist with more than 20 years of experience building and expanding high value pipelines in the biopharmaceutical industry that have resulted in drug approvals and strategic alliances.
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRNS), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative therapeutics to treat epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders, presented Phase 1 clinical data showing the safety and tolerability of ganaxolone IV, the Company's intravenous formulation of its positive allosteric modulator of GABAA, at the 6th London-Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures in Salzburg, Austria, April 6-8, 2017. Status epilepticus (SE) is a life-threatening medical emergency associated with high mortality and limited treatments. The biennial meeting focuses on highlighting cutting edge research and clinical practice in the field of SE with the aim to lead to improvements in the treatment and outcome of this condition.
Neothetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOT), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the aesthetic market today announced the issuance of U.S. Patent Number 9,597,531 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Syndax,” the “Company” or “we”) (Nasdaq:SNDX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing entinostat and SNDX-6352 in multiple cancer indications, today announced the appointment of Keith A. Katkin to its Board of Directors.
ReVision Optics, Inc., a leader in implantable presbyopia-correcting corneal inlay technology, announces that 1,000 Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay procedures have been performed since the company’s commercial launch of the product in late August 2016. The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is a novel corneal inlay for the surgical correction of presbyopia, which is a natural part of the aging process that decreases the ability of the eye to focus on near objects.
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OCON Medical, which is developing an intrauterine device (IUD) in a new configuration, has launched its product in Spain and Belgium. OCON Medical founder Dr. Ilan Baram told "Globes" that sales of the product had already topped $1 million in eight countries. In Israel, pharma company Perrigo Company (NYSE:PRGO; TASE:PRGO) has been distributing the product since last August.
Clearside Biomedical Inc. (Nasdaq:CLSD), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class drug therapies to treat back-of-the-eye diseases, announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with EyeKor Inc. to support Clearside’s ophthalmic clinical trial activities.
Neothetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOT) today provided a business update and reported financial results for the fourth quarter 2016. “We are encouraged by our progress on our Phase 2 proof of concept trial for LIPO-202 in submental fat reduction and continue to expect top-line data in June 2017,” said Mr. Jeffrey M. Nugent, a member of Neothetics’ Operating Committee and Board of Directors.
Pfizer Inc, one of the world’s premier biopharmaceutical companies and NovaMedica, a Russian pharmaceutical company established by Rusnano and Domain Associates, have completed the last stage of negotiations for a long-term strategic partnership designed to transfer the rights and technologies for the production of more than 30 life-saving and essential drugs from the Pfizer product portfolio. The deal will enable Pfizer and NovaMedica to improve the health of patients in Russia and modernize the Russian pharmaceutical industry.
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