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Roche and GE Launch NAVIFY Tumor Board with Medical Imaging Capabilities to Enable More Personalized Decisions in Cancer Care

Basel, 31 May 2019 – Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today the release of NAVIFY Tumor Board 2.0, the first collaboration product from our partnership with GE Healthcare. Incorporating medical image viewing and storage capabilities with other patient data, the product enables tumour boards – multi-disciplinary teams who …

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Lantheus Collaborates with NanoMab to Provide a Novel Biomarker for Clinical Development and Management of Immuno-Oncology Therapies

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LNTH), parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. (“LMI”), a global leader in the development, manufacture and commercialization of innovative diagnostic imaging agents, today announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration and license agreement with NanoMab Technology Limited (“NanoMab”), …

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Moffitt Cancer Center Partners with TuHURA Biopharma to Develop a New Generation of Targeted Immunotherapies

TAMPA, Fla. and SEATTLE, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Moffitt Cancer Center announced today a licensing agreement with TuHURA Biopharma, Inc., a start-up biotechnology company in Seattle, to develop new immunotherapy treatments for cancer that will apply to a greater number of cancers and a larger patient population. This agreement …

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Early Research Using Blood-Based Methylated DNA Markers Demonstrates a Potential to Achieve 92% Sensitivity and 92% Specificity for Detecting Pancreatic Cancer

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Early research using blood-based methylated DNA markers, identified through the longstanding collaboration between Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic, demonstrates a potential to achieve 92% sensitivity and 92% specificity for detecting the most common type of pancreatic cancer. Researchers presented the findings at Digestive …

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QIAGEN and Inovio Partner to Develop Companion Diagnostic for Novel Immunotherapy Targeting Precancerous Cervical Lesions

Hilden, Germany, Germantown, Maryland, and Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, May 16, 2019 – QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) and Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) today announced a collaboration to co-develop a companion diagnostic to guide clinical decision-making for the use of Inovio’s DNA-based immunotherapy to treat cervical dysplasia caused …

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Lilly’s Cyramza Becomes First FDA-Approved Biomarker-Driven Therapy in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

INDIANAPOLIS, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab injection, 10 mg/mL solution), as a single agent, for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have an alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) of ≥400 ng/mL and have been treated with sorafenib. …

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Amgen and Syapse Enter Precision Medicine Collaboration in Oncology

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), a world leader in biotechnology, and Syapse, a company powering precision medicine insights through its global provider network, today announced a precision medicine collaboration in oncology. Under the terms of the agreement, Amgen and Syapse will develop …

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Concerto HealthAI Enters Precision Oncology Collaboration with Pfizer

Concerto HealthAI announced today that they have entered into a collaboration with Pfizer to advance work in Precision Oncology using Concerto HealthAI’s eurekaHealthTM platform, artificial intelligence (AI) models and Real World Clinical Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and healthcare claims. Data from clinical practices participating in the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s CancerLinQ® initiative …

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Foundation Medicine and Flatiron Publish Validation of Clinico-Genomic Database as a Platform to Advance Oncology Drug Development and Personalized Cancer Care

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foundation Medicine and Flatiron Health today announced the publication of study results in the Journal of the American Medical Association validating that real-world clinico-genomic data obtained during the course of routine patient care can yield scientifically and clinically meaningful insights. These insights can serve as real-world evidence …

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Dystrogen Therapeutics Announces That Gene Therapy Successfully Cuts Off Production of Neuron-Destroying Protein in Huntington’s Disease

CHICAGO, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Scientist from Dystrogen Therapeutics Corp. will present data supporting a potential cutting-edge therapy for neurodegenerative diseases caused by trinucleotide repeats, such as Huntington’s disease (HD) and spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs). Early data confirmed that the therapy has the ability to selectively silence only the mutated …

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