When thinking about the future of life science research, think Helsinki, Finland. Not only is Finland’s capital home to a top-ranked university and hospital, more than 300 life science companies with revenues
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The capital of Sweden possesses not only world-renowned academic research and high profile life science companies, it is also home to many of the country’s most important national life science efforts and leading centers. The
Follicum announces that all patients in the Phase IIa clinical trial with FOL-005 for stimulating hair growth have been recruited. The trial is conducted at the Clinical Research Center for
Our region is filled with life science activity. We take a closer look at what´s going in our Nordic cities when it comes to life science efforts, progress and challenges.
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On 10-11 October the 4th annual event Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Nordics will be returning to the capital of Denmark. The 2 day event last September saw over 150 delegates
MedImmune, AstraZeneca’s global biologics R&D arm, have been informed by partner Celgene that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a partial clinical hold on five trials and a
Last Friday, Symphogen presents results from a randomized Phase 2 study with Sym004, a mAb mixture targeting EGFR. Their report ad results has been selected for oral presentation on 11
Medivir announces that the first patient has been enrolled in the company’s phase I/II study of birinapant in combination with the anti-PD-1 therapy KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab), which is marketed by MSD.
Moberg Pharma reports positive clinical data for Kerasal Nail/ Emtrix showing that it produces a visible improvement after just one week for nails affected by onychomycosis and/or nail psoriasis. The early
Braeburn Pharmaceuticals and Camurus has announced positive results from a Phase 2 pharmacokinetic study of weekly and monthly buprenorphine (CAM2038) depots in opioid dependent patients with moderate-to-severe non-cancer chronic pain.
The Phase III FLAURA trial showed a statistically-significant and clinically-meaningful progression-free survival (PFS) benefit with Tagrisso (osimertinib) compared to current 1st-line standard-of-care treatment (erlotinib or gefitinib) in previously-untreated patients with locally-advanced or
Cantargia’s clinical trial application to study the antibody CAN04 in patients with cancer has been approved by the regulatory authorities as well as the ethics committees in Denmark and Norway. The review is
New top 50 list ranks LEO Pharma in second position, leading the global pharma industry in commitments to increase access to clinical trials information. The AllTrials audit on clinical trial transparency findings has been published ranking LEO Pharma as leaders
The latest research findings from the Nordic region
H. Lundbeck has entered into an agreement with biotech company ImmunoBrain Checkpoint for the rights to IBC’s groundbreaking research in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The research focuses on modifying
Scientists at Karolinska Institutet report that cancer cells and normal cells use different ‘gene switches’ in order to regulate the expression of genes that control growth. In mice, the removal
Dr. Jan Holmgren has received the 24th annual Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award in honor of his pioneering work in mucosal immunology and leadership in the development the world’s first
In a new study presented in Molecular Psychiatry , researchers at Karolinska Institutet have measured how deposits of the pathological protein tau spread through the brain over the course of
The first analysis of how proteins are arranged in a cell was published yesterday in Science, revealing that a large portion of human proteins can be found in more than
A new study in Science from Karolinska Institutet maps out how different DNA-binding proteins in human cells react to certain biochemical modifications of the DNA molecule. The scientists report that