Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: Individuals taking class of steroid medications at high risk for COVID-19; Broken bone location can have significant impact on long-term health; (Re)generation next: Novel strategy to develop scaffolds for joint tissue regeneration.
The jury is still out on how much hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine actually help in the treatment or prevention of COVID-19, but desperate times have led desperate health care providers to use the antimalarial drugs to treat patients in desperate need of coronavirus cures.
DUBLIN – Ethris GmbH and Neurimmune AG have formed a collaboration to develop nebulized, mRNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies directed at SARS-CoV-2, which will be delivered directly to the lungs of patients with COVID-19.
PERTH, Australia –Australian stem cell therapy company Mesoblast Ltd. announced that the FDA has accepted its BLA for priority review for its allogeneic mesenchymal precursor cell therapy, remestemcel-L, for children with acute steroid-refractory graft-vs.-host disease (aGVHD).
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Acasti, Aveo, Concert, Cytodyn, Diurnal, Faron, Mallinckrodt, Mesoblast, Novoteris, Orchard, Y-mabs.
Clinical updates, including trial initiations, enrollment status and data readouts and publications: Alligator, Eusa, Horizon, Inflarx, Inmed, Lidds, Novo Nordisk, Oncoceutics, Orchard, Ose, Theranexus.