Joe has covered a wide range of biopharmaceutical stories since 2007 and contributes to Scrip, In Vivo, Pink Sheet and related Citeline publications. His specialties include business development, commercial strategies and liver and infectious diseases.
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BI’s global head of innovation Michel Pairet tells In Vivo that while unmet medical need is the pharma’s R&D priority, its main focus is bringing breakthrough therapy potential to patients, and it is taking aim at competitive spaces like metabolic health and cancer.
With a pair of Phase III setbacks due to high placebo response, Relmada reports positive efficacy and safety data from an open-label trial while awaiting data from two ongoing pivotal studies for REL-1017, an NMDA antagonist.
With a Phase II study stopped for efficacy in bleeding reduction, Anthos hopes to bring abelacimab, a dual Factor XI/XIa inhibitor to market to prevent strokes in a-fib patients and to treat cancer patients with thrombosis.
Plus deals involving Kelun Biotech, Pierre Fabre/Vertical, Novo Nordisk/Broad Institute, ABL Bio/Synaffix, Kriya/Tramontane, Palisade/Giiant and more.
Plus deals involving Astellas/Menarini, Maruho/Fortress Biotech, Zenas/Bristol Myers Squibb, Huadong Medicine/MC2 and more.
Data showing superiority on endoscopic remission and non-inferiority on clinical remission could position AbbVie’s IL-23 inhibitor to move ahead of Stelara in treatment paradigm.