Clinical Trials News Update – May 29, 2009
This is my site Written by Alex on May 29, 2009 – 8:56 am   

Money money money! There’s lots and lots of business news about clinical trials today. It’s a good reminder that this is a $24 billion-a-year industry that, from all indications, is weathering the recession well. Investments in trials for a flu vaccine in the United States, the development of trials and green technology (a new and potentially fascinating aspect of trials emerging now), even the impact of good ‘ol aspect are all being studied around the world and can be found in today’s update. 


Australia CSL: gets $180 mln US flu vaccine orderReuters – USA – CSL expects its H1N1 vaccine to be ready within a few months, with the company planning to start clinical trials to make sure the vaccine is safe and … See all stories on this topic

Game development, clinical trials and green technology among … KUSI – San Diego, CA, USA – The UC San Diego Extension report released yesterday also finds that jobs dealing with work in clinical trials and the development of green technology are … See all stories on this topic

Routine aspirin benefits queriedBBC News – UK – Analysis of date from over 100000 clinical trial participants found the risk of harm largely cancelled out the benefits of taking the drug … See all stories on this topic

BusinessWeek – USA – Bianco says positive data from ASCO will change all that, and already the stock has climbed to $1.24 since the clinical trial summary on Pixantrone was …  See all stories on this topic

medicinova Announces Plan to Modify Its Phase II Placebo … GlobeNewsWire (press release) – Los Angeles, CA, USA – “These clinical results from our three completed Phase II clinical trials support the potential efficacy of lower doses of MN-221 plus standard treatment in … See all stories on this topic

Companies starting work on H1N1 vaccine- CDCReuters – USA – by Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, May 28 (Reuters) – Companies are starting preliminary work on a vaccine for the new H1N1 flu and should begin clinical trials … See all stories on this topic

Incyte Provides Update on Special Protocol Assessment for … WELT ONLINE – Berlin, Germany – Incyte’s pipeline includes multiple compounds in Phase II clinical trials for oncology, inflammation and diabetes. For additional information on Incyte … See all stories on this topic

Exelixis inks potential $1 billion deal – Charlotte, NC, USA – Exelixis may be responsible for certain clinical trials, it said in a press release Thursday. The deal is Exelixis’ second this month … See all stories on this topic

Clinical Trials Update: May 28, 2009 U.S. News & World Report – Washington, DC, USA – If you have a history of ankle sprains, have weak ankles, and have not sprained your ankle in the previous six weeks, you may qualify for this study … See all stories on this topic

Valley cancer researchers hit the jackpot!KPNX-12 – Phoenix, AZ, USA – This morning on 12 News Today Dr. Ramesh Ramanathan, Medical Director at the center said the money will do much for necessary clinical trials. … See all stories on this topic


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