Though GlaxoSmithKline’s drug otilimab missed the main goal of a mid-stage Covid-19 study, the company points to better data in a subgroup of older patients. GSK is expanding the study in patients 70 and older in hopes of replicating those results.
AstraZeneca is withdrawing U.S. marketing of Imfinzi in bladder cancer after the drug failed a study required as a condition of its 2017 accelerated approval. The drug’s other approvals in lung cancer are not affected.
In the past year, Evox Therapeutics has inked alliances with two big pharma companies. The Series C financing now positions the biotech to advance to the clinic with its own exosome-based therapies.
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