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Addex Therapeutics to Present at the Thirteenth London International Cough Symposium (13th LICS)

Mikhail Kalinichev, Head of Translational Science, will present at the Thirteenth London International Cough Symposium taking place July 18 - 19, 2024 at Imperial College in London, U.K. reports Addex Therapeutics.

Medsenic, a Subsidiary of BioSenic SA, Extends Key Patent to the United States

Medsenic SAS, subsidiary of BioSenic SA, is exploring the therapeutic use of ATO in several indications with clinical success. The company is also making significant progress in elucidating the mechanisms by which ATO modulates immune responses and the ability of certain metal ions to enhance this therapeutic potential.

Valneva Receives Marketing Authorization in Europe for the World’s First Chikungunya Vaccine, IXCHIQ ®

IXCHIQ ® is the world’s only licensed chikungunya vaccine available to address this unmet medical need. In accordance with the International Recognition Procedure (IRP)3, Valneva has also submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). An additional marketing authorization application is under review by the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) to make the vaccine available in certain Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC), with potential approval in 2024.

Bio-Rad Launches Celselect Slides 2.0 to Advance Rare Cell and Circulating Tumor Cell Enrichment for Cancer Research

“CTCs are rare — as low as only 1–10 can be found per milliliter of blood — however, CTC enumeration and analysis offers valuable insight into tumor heterogeneity and disease progression,” said Stephen Kulisch, Vice President of Marketing for Bio-Rad’s Digital Biology Group. “Building on the capabilities of Celselect Slides 1.0, we’re continuing to improve the efficiency of rare CTC enrichment, enumeration, and recovery to accelerate cancer research workflows. This launch reflects the expansion of our technological capabilities and our commitment to bringing novel solutions to researchers to improve our understanding of cancer and inform research programs.”

PharmaEssentia Completes Patient Enrollment for Phase 2b EXCEED-ET Trial in Essential Thrombocythemia and Phase 3b ECLIPSE-PV Trial in Polycythemia Vera

"Myeloproliferative neoplasms, including ET and PV, are chronic blood diseases that can impact patients' quality of life and lead to life-threatening complications, including the development of specific types of blood cancers, and PharmaEssentia is committed to developing new therapeutic solutions for these patients,” said Robert B. Geller, M.D., Head of Medical at PharmaEssentia USA. “We are thrilled with the pace at which we have enrolled patients, which we believe reflects a high level of interest in both the EXCEED-ET and ECLIPSE-PV trials. Our goal with each of these programs is to redefine the early treatment paradigm of myeloproliferative neoplasms.”

SOPHiA GENETICS Launches New Residual Acute Myeloid (RAM) Application

Philippe Menu, M.D., PhD., Chief Medical Officer and Chief Product Officer, SOPHiA GENETICS. "We are proud to contribute to the fight against AML through our SOPHiA DDM™ RAM Solution. In particular we feel that the capability to seamlessly track longitudinally the evolution of individual mutations over time through a dedicated add-on module of our SOPHiA DDM™ Platform has the potential to be a game-changer for clinical researchers."

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Addex Therapeutics to Present at the Thirteenth London International Cough Symposium (13th LICS)

Mikhail Kalinichev, Head of Translational Science, will present at the Thirteenth London International Cough Symposium taking place July 18 - 19, 2024 at Imperial College in London, U.K. reports Addex Therapeutics.

Medsenic, a Subsidiary of BioSenic SA, Extends Key Patent to the United States

Medsenic SAS, subsidiary of BioSenic SA, is exploring the therapeutic use of ATO in several indications with clinical success. The company is also making significant progress in elucidating the mechanisms by which ATO modulates immune responses and the ability of certain metal ions to enhance this therapeutic potential.