Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Aclaris, Asieris, Astrazeneca, Biogen, Concert, Cormedix, Croma-Pharma, Eisai, Merck, Talaris.
Cellectis SA said the FDA has placed a clinical hold on a phase I study of UCART-CS1A, an allogenic CAR T-cell therapy it has been testing in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, after one person enrolled in the study died from a case of treatment-emergent cardiac arrest. Cellectis' chief medical officer, Carrie Brownstein, told BioWorld she supported the move, which formalized a decision she'd already taken with her team.
The latest global regulatory news, changes and updates affecting biopharma, including: Apotex, DoJ, EMA, Glenmark, U.S. House, Senate, South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Trump administration.
The U.S. FDA held a July 7 webinar to go over a recent guidance on decontamination and bioburden reduction of N95 masks for the COVID-19 pandemic, and one of the take-away messages is that the agency is still quite concerned about the impact of residues left over from those processes, given that some of these residues can be inhaled by the wearer and trigger health problems of their own.
RapidAI, which focuses on imaging for stroke, has received the U.S. FDA’s nod for Rapid ASPECTS. According to the company, it is the first neuroimaging analysis device to gain clearance in the computer-assisted diagnostic software category.
Machine learning-based diagnostics startup Dascena Inc. has won the U.S. FDA’s breakthrough device designation for its Previse algorithm, which is designed to predict acute kidney injury (AKI) before clinical symptoms. In early validation tests, Previse detected AKI more than a day before patients exhibited kidney damage or impaired function.
HONG KONG – Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) ended the first half of 2020 by handing out a flurry of approvals to both domestic and international companies across a wide spectrum of indications. “It is a relatively large number of approvals at one time, but the batch release of drug approvals is on an upward trend in Japan and other parts of the world,” Stephen Barker, equity analyst at Jeffries, told BioWorld. “There are a larger number of niche products being developed for relatively uncommon conditions.”
Regulatory snapshots, including global submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Asuragen, Dascena, Getinge, Ivwatch, Medtronic, Novartis, RapidAI, Soterix Medical, Viveve.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Aldeyra, Cellectis, Cybrexa, Diffusion, Endo, Mallinckrodt, Neurogene, Novartis, Otonomy, Otsuka, Propeller, Senhwa, Sosei.