Med-tech happenings, including deals and partnerships, grants, preclinical data and other news in brief: American College of Radiology, Asuragen, Bio-Techne, Brain Scientific, China Grand Pharmaceutical and Healthcare, Clinical Reference Laboratory, Co-Diagnostics, Iotron Industries, Kantaro Biosciences, Karius, Medicrea, Mount Sinai Health System, Pacific Biosciences, Personalis, Quest Diagnostics, Renalytix AI, Sirtex Medical, Sotera Health, Sterigenics.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: Genetic variants contribute to heightened death risk from stroke in those of African descent; Pathologists publish report on likely MIS involving the heart; Studying COVID-19’s impact on the heart.
Since more than 40% of U.S. coronavirus deaths have links to U.S. long-term care facilities, Eli Lilly and Co. is getting on the road with a clinical trial design that takes researchers directly to outbreaks.
The share prices of blue-chip biopharmaceutical companies continued on their lackluster trajectory, which started in June and collectively lost ground last month, with the BioWorld Biopharmaceutical index slipping about 1.3% as investors took a break in order to digest the deluge of COVID-19 vaccine data released during the period and the impact on the bottom lines that the pandemic has exerted among those companies that have reported their second-quarter results.
Universities in China’s Greater Bay Area have developed a recombinant receptor-binding domain (RBD) protein vaccine candidate that has shown promise against COVID-19, researchers said Monday at a press conference in Hong Kong. The vaccine can induce neutralizing activity after seven days with one dose, but more animal studies are now underway to test its durability.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Alnylam, Biocryst, Calidi, Cerecor, GW, Janssen, Morphosys, Novartis, Polypid, Roche, Sonoran, Tyme, Vanda.