Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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AVRA MEDICAL ROBOTICS: Initiates Food and Drug Administration Approval Process

AVRA Medical Robotics, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: AVMR), an emerging growth company that is in the process of building a fully autonomous medical robotic system through the use of new technologies combining artificial intelligence, machine learning and proprietary software; announced that its regulatory and management teams met with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on August 12th.

AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, LLC: Five-Year FDA IDE Trial Outcomes Show a Higher Safety Profile and Greater Effectiveness at Preserving Range of Motion for the activL® Artificial Disc Compared to Previous Generation Lumbar Discs

Aesculap Implant Systems, LLC, a leader in lumbar motion preservation technology, today announced the e-publication of the "Five-year results of a randomized controlled trial for lumbar artificial discs in single level degenerative disc disease" in Spine

Drug-patent reform seeks accessibility, less data

As prescription drugs remain inaccessible to most, the notion of patent reform is seemingly settling into public discourse.

Republicans look to Fair Care Act of 2019 to improve health insurance system

Some in Congress are hoping the Republican sponsored Fair Care Act of 2019 will open the floodgates for Americans to buy health insurance.

CONCEPT MEDICAL INC.: Granted 2nd 'Breakthrough Device Designation' From the FDA for Its MagicTouch PTA Sirolimus Coated Balloon, for the Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) in Below-the-Knee (BTK) Indication

Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted "Breakthrough Device Designation" from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MagicTouch PTA (Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty), its Sirolimus drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter, for the treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) in Below-the-Knee (BTK). The first 'Breakthrough Device Designation' received by Concept Medical Inc. was on 30th April 2019 for its MagicTouch SCB, for the treatment of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) in patients with in-stent restenosis.

GILEAD SCIENCES: Statement on U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee’s Recommendation on Descovy for PrEP™

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) announced that the Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended approval of Descovy®(emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg tablets; F/TAF) for the proposed indication of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in men and transgender women (TGW) who have sex with men by a vote of 16 to 2.

NORD: Funded By FDA, C-Path And NORD To Launch Rare Disease Data Analytics Platform

The collaborative project between the organizations will kick off at a launch meeting in September and will aim to reduce barriers for the development of new treatments and cures for rare diseases

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC: New Expanded Analytical Instrument Portfolio of U.S. FDA Class I Medical Devices for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories

Thermo Scientific Medical Device portfolio provides an extensive range of chromatography and mass spectrometry instruments for performing laboratory developed tests

Despite Right to Try Act, ALS patients still desperately wait for fatal disease drug treatments

People afflicted with the deadly and crushing disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are searching for some glimmer of hope in the shadow of promising drug treatments, however ALS patients do not currently have real access to these drugs, which are presently in trials.

NIIMBL: NIIMBL and FDA Sign New Agreement to Support Advanced Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) announced that the University of Delaware, on behalf of NIIMBL, has entered into a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

FDA expanding its drug approval process by incorporating ‘real world’ data and evidence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is using some new tools in its drug approval process and at least one prominent industry leader is giving the government entity a thumb’s up.

SIMULATIONS PLUS: Enters into New Research Collaboration Agreement with the FDA

Center for Veterinary Medicine to apply GastroPlus® to assess product bioequivalence in canines

HALOZYME THERAPEUTICS, INC.: Halozyme Announces Janssen Submits BLA To FDA For Subcutaneous Formulation Of DARZALEX® Utilizing ENHANZE® Technology

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), a biotechnology company developing novel oncology and drug-delivery therapies, today announced that its collaborator Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Janssen) has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the subcutaneous delivery of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) for patients with multiple myeloma.

Former FDA head Scott Gottlieb appointed to Pfizer’s board of directors

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joined pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer’s board of directors on June 27, after stepping down from the FDA in April.

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