Aveo Oncology, battered by a long series of clinical setbacks, says it has found a potential path to success with tivozanib, a cancer treatment that has failed in three trials.
Could the key to finding tumors at their earliest stages lie in tiny blood platelets? A team of researchers at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine are working to answer that question, with the help of pet dogs who they're treating for cancer at their clinic.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is throwing its weight behind CureVac, a German biotech working to transform patients' cells into drug factories, committing $52 million in hopes of developing vaccines for the developing world.
Merck has pulled the plug on Cubist Pharmaceuticals' early R&D operation, cutting 120 jobs in Massachusetts as it integrates its latest big acquisition.
Vanda's in-development eczema treatment failed to make a meaningful difference in a mid-stage trial, but the company isn't giving up, pointing to positive signs among a subset of patients.
The Mayo Clinic and Gentag are partnering to develop next-generation, wireless, disposable patch sensors to enable researchers to track patient movements in order to better address conditions such as diabetes and obesity.
Chrono Therapeutics got a fresh infusion of cash from Rock Health to support development of its programmable monitoring system for smoking cessation.
Alkahest, a member of Johnson & Johnson's just-launched biotech incubator, signed a $50 million agreement with Spanish giant Grifols to hit the gas on its novel approach to treating neurodegeneration.
"This thing isn't over yet," warned President Barack Obama's Ebola czar Ron Klain in a recent interview. While recovering slowly West Africa is plagued by the epidemic and needs new tools in the ongoing battle against the disease.
Amgen just announced the debut of the Neulasta Delivery Kit to automatically deliver the medication for infection prevention among cancer patients about 27 hours after chemotherapy, thereby ensuring compliance with the dosing instructions.