CHMP greenlights Novartis’ Zolgemsma

The European Medicines Agency EMA has backed eight medicines for approval at its virtual March 2020 meeting.

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New resource models human metabolism

Scandinavian researchers have created a unified, open-source model providing a genome-wide portrait of human disease metabolism.

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Novacyt inks contract on Covid-19 diagnostics

Paris-based Novacyt SA has signed a global distribution agreement with Bruker Ltd for its COVID-19 diagnostic test.

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Experts discuss link between sepsis and Covid-19

Scientists have discussed a link between Covid-19 and sepsis at a virtual symposium at Charité Berlin that might help reduce the burden of end-stage disease.

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BioNTech SE’s COVID-19 vaccine attracts investment

Chinese Fosun Pharma Ltd has made the largest investment in a foreign company for a COVID-19 vaccine development: BioNTech’d mRNA vaccine BNT162.

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Commission relaunches circular economy action plan

Under its Green Deal, the European Commission has presented a circular (bio)economay action plan that prepares the ground for a sustainable bio-economy.

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Roche unravel biomarker for checkpoint blockade

Researchers at Swiss pharma giant Roche AG have found a subpopulation of dendritic cells to determine how cancer patients respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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Nutrition influences the course of MS

New data prove that propionic acid modulates the intestine-mediated immune regulation in people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

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