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Berlin, Germany, August 31, 2010 - The Phase III EINSTEIN-DVT clinical trial of the oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban demonstrated non-inferiority compared to the standard of care for the prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with acute symptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT), with a comparable safety profile. The data were presented today during a Hot Line session at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress. more
Rivaroxaban Successfully Demonstrated Non-Inferiority Compared to Standard of Care for the Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism in Pivotal Phase 3 Study
Stockholm, SE (August 31, 2010) -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD), announced today that the investigational, oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban successfully demonstrated non-inferiority compared to the standard of care1 for the prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with acute symptomatic deep vein thrombosis (DVT), with a comparable safety profile. Data from the pivotal Phase 3 EINSTEIN-DVT clinical trial were presented today... more
YM BioSciences granted Orphan Drug Designation for CYT387
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug 10, 2010--JAK1/2 inhibitor currently in Phase II clinical study in myelofibrosis- YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), announced that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to the Company's highly-selective JAK1/2 inhibitor, CYT387, for the treatment of myelofibrosis, a chronic debilitating unmet medical need, in which a patient's bone marrow is replaced by scar tissue, and for... more
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YM BioSciences announces conclusion of Phase I dose-escalation and expansion of ongoing CYT387 Phase I/II clinical study
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug 05, 2010--YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), announced the conclusion of dose-escalation in the Phase I portion of its Phase I/II clinical trial of CYT387 at Mayo Clinic in patients...
Affymax and Takeda Announce Preliminary U.S. Registration Strategy for Investigational Drug, Hematide(TM)/Peginesatide, to Treat Anemia in Chronic Renal Failure
PALO ALTO, Calif. & OSAKA, Aug 05, 2010 -- Affymax, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFY) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502), today announced that the companies have decided on a preliminary strategic path forward for...
The Gamida Cell-TEVA Joint Venture Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for StemEx
Jerusalem, Israel, June 21, 2010 --- Gamida Cell announced today that the Gamida Cell-Teva Joint Venture has received an FDA Fast Track Designation for StemEx, in development as an alternative to a bone marrow...