Tag : Biotechnology and Medical Research (TRBC)

Health

Sanofi to pay Lexicon $260 million for terminated partnership

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The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s research and production centre in Vitry-sur-Seine, France, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (HeadlineNews) – Lexicon Pharmaceuticals...

From prison, ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc...
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For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly...
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‘Smart’ hearing aids would identify speakers in crowded room

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(HeadlineNews Health) – People wearing hearing aids often struggle to differentiate between speakers in a crowded environment, but a small experiment suggests that brain-controlled assistive...

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

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BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which...
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Lilly’s new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions

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INDIANAPOLIS (HeadlineNews) – Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new...
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Exclusive: Novartis pitches discounts on pricey gene therapy for deadly muscle disorder

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LOS ANGELES/ZURICH (HeadlineNews) – Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA),...
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In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds

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BUENOS AIRES (HeadlineNews) – Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way...
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Bristol-Myers’ Opdivo fails late-stage brain cancer trial

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FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at the headquarters in Le Passage, near Agen, France March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau...
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Healthcare, bullish bets dominate hedge-fund Sohn Investment Conference picks

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(HeadlineNews) – Big-name hedge fund managers, including David Einhorn and Larry Robbins, pitched stock ideas ranging from airplane lessors to biotech companies that are working...

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