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Advaxis readies cervical cancer pivotal trial

Advaxis (NASDAQ:ADXS) hopes to begin a registration trial before the end of the year with its next-generation immunotherapy, ADXS-HPV, for the treatment of invasive cervical cancer. “We are pleased with the encouraging...

In conversation with Michael Vidne

As director of business development for closely held NovellusDx, Michael Vidne has an enviable position in one of the hottest areas of health care: personalized medicine. A former consultant in the West Coast Office of...

Venaxis pivotal APPY1 data due in March

Venaxis (NASDAQ:APPY) expects to report top-line data in March from a pivotal study of its rapid, protein biomarker-based assay for appendicitis, the APPY1 Test and, depending on the results, submit a final data package...

In conversation with Elias Vamvakas

As CEO of San Diego-based TearLab (NASDAQ:TEAR; TSX:TLB), eye care entrepreneur, Elias Vamvakas, has scored another home run with a medical device for the diagnosis and management of dry eye disease (DED). The TearLab...

Encision to launch simplified AEM device

The new management team at Encision (OTC:ECIA) plans to launch in late spring a simplified version of its Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM) technology, known as the EndoShield Burn Protection System, to continuously...

Alcobra’s ADHD program moving to pediatrics

With the recent start of the first of two pivotal trials in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Alcobra Pharma (NASDAQ:ADHD) is now turning its attention to advancing its pediatric ADHD program...

In conversation with Bing Yao

As an SVP of AstraZeneca’s (NYSE:AZN) MedImmune unit, Bing Yao heads the Respiratory, Inflammation & Autoimmunity (RIA) Innovative Medicines unit at MedImmune, leading a team dedicated to the strategy...

Anavex readies trial of AZ combo drug

Anavex Life Sciences (OTCQB:AVXL) plans to begin a Phase 1b/2a clinical trial in the first quarter of 2014 of a novel combination drug candidate for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). “In preclinical studies, we...

Boston Therapeutics planning pivotal trial

Boston Therapeutics (OTCQB:BTHE) hopes to begin a pivotal Phase 3 trial, by the second or third quarter of 2014, of a chewable tablet that is designed to be taken before meals to reduce post-meal elevation of blood...

Aurinia readies Phase 2b trial in lupus nephritis

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (TSX-V:AUP) is preparing to begin a Phase 2b clinical trial in the first quarter of 2014 with its voclosporin immunosuppressant in combination with CellCept, the standard of care for treating...

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