Biopharma happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: Blue Earth, Boehringer, Contrafect, Evotec, Hemostemix, Heron, Hibio, Incyte, J&J, Jupiter, Maia, Morphosys, Oragenics, Pfizer, Pike, Precerv, Telix, Trutino, Vyluma.
Clinical updates, including trial initiations, enrollment status and data readouts and publications: Actinogen, Biomarin, Clover, Codagenix, Exscientia, Freeline, Genexine, Huyabio, Puretech, Soleno, Treadwell, Zhimeng.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Amarin, Amivas, Amylyx, Beigene, Bluebird, Guerbet, Homology, Ionis, Mallinckrodt, Merck & Co., Novavax, Nrx, Relief, Veralox.
A lot of eyes are on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference taking place in Geneva June 12-15, as member countries try to reach a consensus on a proposal that would allow certain members to waive intellectual property (IP) rights on COVID-19 vaccines for at least three to five years.
Sanofi SA and GSK plc were beat to market during the first wave of COVID-19 by vaccines from upstarts such as Biontech SE and Moderna Inc. – but the French and U.K. vaccine specialists are gaining traction in the race to develop booster shots against newer variants.
Biopharma happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: 4basebio, Anpac Bio-Medical Science, Bavarian Nordic, Chromadex, Critical Path Institute, Cyanvac, Eleusis, Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation, Genmab, Gritstone, Halozyme, Janssen, Kinarus, Perfect Holding, Silver Spike.