Biopharma happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: Amgen, Angiocrine, Arrowhead, Carrick, Catalyst, Eisai, Menarini, Merck, Paratek, Pfizer, Royalty.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Abbvie, Alexbio, Amicus, Apellis, Boehringer Ingelheim, CSL Behring, Eli Lilly, Jacobio, Miromatrix, Moderna, Ocugen, Roche, Regeneron, Sanofi, Uniqure, Y-Mabs.
Clinical updates, including trial initiations, enrollment status and data readouts and publications: Aelis, Astellas, Bioved, Cerevel, Equillium, Krystal, Mimivax, Ocugen, Palisade, Skye, Synaptogenix.
One of the big regulatory and pandemic stories of 2022 with global impact was the June 17 World Trade Organization’s (WTO) agreement on a five-year intellectual property (IP) waiver for COVID-19 vaccines and their components.
Everest Medicines Ltd. has achieved a preclinical proof-of-concept milestone for its mRNA rabies vaccine program. This new vaccine candidate for rabies post-exposure prophylaxis was developed in partnership with Providence Therapeutics Holdings Inc. utilizing a clinically validated mRNA technology platform.