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Viking, Kennedy Krieger to collaborate in X-ALD

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) and the Kennedy Krieger Institute announced a sponsored research collaboration focused on evaluating Viking’s thyroid beta agonists for the treatment of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X...

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Viking submits IND for Phase 2 trial of VK2809

Viking Therapeutics (NASDAQ:VKTX) has submitted an IND application to the FDA to conduct a Phase 2 study of VK2809 in patients with hypercholesterolemia and fatty liver disease. Viking expects to initiate the Phase 2...

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals

Dipexium Phase 3 Locilex trials 62% enrolled

Dipexium Pharmaceuticals’ (NASDAQ:DPRX) OneStep Phase 3 placebo-controlled, pivotal clinical trials of Locilex in the treatment of patients with mild infections of diabetic foot ulcers are approximately 62% enrolled...


Avivagen, COFCO to conduct OxC-beta trial on pigs

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) and COFCO Nutrition and Health Research Institute (NHRI), an affiliate of the Chinese government’s COFCO Group, have agreed to conduct a trial of OxC-beta Livestock as a feed additive for swine. The...


Avivagen in credit facility with Bloom Burton

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has signed an agreement with the Bloom Burton Healthcare Lending Trust for a secured drawdown credit facility of up to $1.8-million. The facility will advance Avivagen’s plans for commercializing...

Transition Therapeutics

Transition Therapeutics sets Phase 2 SARM trial

Transition Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TTHI; TSX:TTH) has entered an agreement for an investigator-led clinical study of drug candidate, TT701, with Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Transition will support the Phase 2 study...


Novadaq Q3 revenue climbs 40%

Novadaq Technologies (NASDAQ:NVDQ; TSX:NDQ) reported revenue of $17-million for the third quarter this year, an increase of 40% from $12.1-million a year ago. Product sales increased by $5.2-million, or 47%, primarily...


Avivagen sets OxC-beta swine trial in Vietnam

Avivagen (TSX-V:VIV) has agreed with the National Institute of Animal Sciences for Vietnam (NIAS) to conduct a further trial of OxC-beta livestock as a feed additive for swine. Earlier this year, Avivagen and NIAS...

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Obama to expand MAT in opioid addiction

President Barack Obama has tackled the opioid epidemic this week by telling health care providers across the country that access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) must be expanded. He released an order giving...

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