US-based Sarepta Therapeutics has started dosing patients in a clinical trial of its lead exon-skipping therapeutic candidate eteplirsen to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Oramed Pharmaceuticals has started recruiting patients for a new clinical trial of ORMD-0801, an orally ingestible insulin capsule, for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in Israel.
Eli Lilly and Company has reported positive data from the Phase III study of Cialis/finasteride in men with lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (LUTS/BPH) and enlarged prostates.
The news is a remarkable turnaround for the drug, which had looked doomed to failure just a few months ago. In January this year, GlaxoSmithKline returned the rights to the drug following failure in Phase 3 trials.
Clinical stage biopharmaceutical company DiaMedica has completed enrollment of type 2 diabetic patients in the DM199 single ascending dose (SAD) clinical study.
Diffusion Pharmaceuticals has completed enrolling 56 patients with newly diagnosed primary brain cancer (glioblastoma multiforme or GBM) in the Phase II trial of an anti-cancer compound, trans sodium crocetinate (TSC).