Keeping you up to date on recent developments in oncology, including: Cancer follow-up plummeted in Wuhan after onset of COVID-19 pandemic; T-cell receptor sequencing proves useful for tracking thyroid cancer; Silver nanowires take their place in brain cancer therapy.
HONG KONG – Incheon, South Korea-based Celltrion Inc. is rapidly advancing CT-P59, its antiviral antibody treatment for the COVID-19 virus, after receiving its second green light to begin phase I trials.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Ana, Biophytis, Biosight, Cerecor, DBV, Deciphera, Eloxx, I-Mab, Leo, Myr, Reviral, Vivoryon.
TORONTO – Dishing out hundreds of millions of dollars for new COVID-19 fighting ventilators, test kits and antibody detection platforms Ottawa has another vital gap to close: the time it takes to approve these technologies for the marketplace. A new Canadian pilot program could significantly reduce the amount of time it takes to determine if these technologies are ready for prime time.