Digital therapeutics have made great strides in recent years, with Pear Therapeutics Inc. playing a key role. Now, the company has reported the dosing of the first patient in part two of a study assessing Pear-006 to address depressive symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS).
Digital therapeutics have made great strides in recent years, with Pear Therapeutics Inc. playing a key role. Now, the company has reported the dosing of the first patient in part two of a study assessing Pear-006 – which Pear Therapeutics is developing in collaboration with Basel, Switzerland-based Novartis AG – to address depressive symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS).
While the market gave Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares a thrashing Tuesday, newly installed CEO Neil McFarlane wouldn’t call it quits on the data generated from the phase III of ADS-5102, the Inroads study for treating multiple sclerosis patients with walking impairment.
Fueled by new positive data, Axsome Therapeutics Inc. plans to seek approval during the second half of 2020 for its dextromethorphan/bupropion modulated delivery tablet, AXS-05, an oral NMDA receptor antagonist to treat major depressive disorder.
There is no FDA-approved medication for Alzheimer’s disease. But there is some hope that if the blood-brain barrier could be more easily penetrated by drug candidates they would prove more effective. That is the line of research being pursued by Israeli company Insightec Ltd. via its Exablate Neuro that provides low-intensity focused ultrasound treatment.
Transgene SA is quitting development of one of its lead therapeutic vaccines after a combination of the candidate, TG-4010, with chemotherapy and Opdivo missed its primary endpoint in a phase II trial evaluating the combination as a first-line treatment for certain advanced non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancers.
HONG KONG – Israel-based Biolinerx Ltd. has unveiled the latest data from its ongoing phase IIa COMBAT/KEYNOTE-202 study at the European Society of Medical Oncology Immuno-Oncology Congress 2019 which evaluates Biolinerx’s BL-8040, an inhibitor of the chemokine receptor CXCR4.
Shares of Iterum Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ:ITRM) slid 36%, or $1.73, to close at $3.12 after the Dublin-based firm disclosed the much-anticipated but less-than-stellar results from the phase III trial called Sulopenem for Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or SURE 3, testing oral and I.V. versions of the drug in complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI).
ORLANDO, Fla. – As the enormous American Society of Hematology annual meeting wound down , the Janssen Pharmaceutical Cos. of Johnson & Johnson released phase III data showing that adding Darzalex to carfilzomib and dexamethasone, compared to carfilzomib and dexamethasone alone, significantly improved progression-free survival in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.