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Guardant Health and Radius Health Partner to Develop Liquid Biopsy Companion Diagnostic for Elacestrant

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guardant Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GH) today announced a strategic collaboration with Radius Health, Inc. (Radius, Nasdaq: RDUS) to pursue regulatory approval of the Guardant360® CDx as a companion diagnostic for elacestrant (RAD1901), an investigational selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD) being studied in the treatment …

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Sangamo Announces Global Collaboration With Novartis to Develop Genomic Medicines for Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

BRISBANE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO), a genomic medicine company, today announced that it has executed a global licensing collaboration agreement with Novartis to develop and commercialize gene regulation therapies to address three neurodevelopmental targets, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The collaboration will leverage Sangamo’s …

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UCB and Roche Collaborate to Develop Antibody Treatment for People Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

BRUSSELS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — UCB today announced an agreement to enter into a world-wide, exclusive license agreement with Roche and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, for the global development and commercialization of UCB0107 in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The transaction remains subject to obtaining antitrust clearance and …

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AstraZeneca to Pay Daiichi Sankyo Up to $6 Billion for its New Cancer Drug

AstraZeneca has entered into a new global development and commercialization agreement with Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (Daiichi Sankyo) for DS-1062, Daiichi Sankyo’s proprietary trophoblast cell-surface antigen 2 (TROP2)-directed antibody drug conjugate (ADC) and potential new medicine for the treatment of multiple tumor types. DS-1062 is currently in development for the …

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Centogene and Molecular Health Announce an Exclusive Collaboration With the Aim to Transform the Development of Orphan Drugs

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ROSTOCK, Germany and BERLIN and HEIDELBERG, Germany, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Centogene N.V. (Nasdaq: CNTG), a commercial-stage company focused on rare diseases that transforms real-world clinical and genetic data into actionable information for patients, physicians, and pharmaceutical companies, and Molecular Health, a leading company in …

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Lilly and Zentalis Collaborate to Evaluate the Combination of Abemaciclib with an Oral SERD Product Candidate in Advanced Breast Cancer

NEW YORK & SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zentalis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNTL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule therapeutics targeting fundamental biological pathways of cancers, today announced a clinical collaboration agreement with Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY, “Lilly”) in which …

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Moderna Announces Expansion of BARDA Agreement to Support Larger Phase 3 Program for Vaccine Against COVID-19

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced a modification to its contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) for an additional commitment of up …

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Pfizer and BioNTech Announce an Agreement with US Government for up to 600 Million Doses of mRNA-based COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced the execution of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense to meet the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed program goal to begin delivering 300 million …

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Protalix BioTherapeutics Enters into Non-Binding Term Sheet with SarcoMed USA to Develop alidornase alfa for the Treatment of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis and Related Diseases

CARMIEL, Israel, July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: PLX) (TASE: PLX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, production and commercialization of recombinant therapeutic proteins produced by its proprietary ProCellEx® plant cell-based protein expression system, today announced that it has entered into a non-binding term sheet …

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Ovid Therapeutics and University of Connecticut Partner to Accelerate the Development of Next-Generation Genetic Therapy for Angelman Syndrome

NEW YORK and FARMINGTON, Conn., July 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ovid Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OVID), a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing medicines that transform the lives of people with rare neurological diseases, and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine (“UConn”), today announced a research collaboration and license agreement to …

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