Tag Archives: Therapy

Bristol Myers, hot off Breyanzi nod, plots new cell therapy factory in Massachusetts

Bristol Myers Squibb, freshly armed with an approval for its CAR-T lymphoma therapy Breyanzi, is making a major cell therapy manufacturing play. The company is building out a new 244,000-square-foot cell therapy site, housed at the company’s 89-acre campus in Devens, Massachusetts. The new factory will be kitted out to quickly ramp up clinical and commercial production, augmenting Bristol’s existing… Read More »

Finland shocked by therapy center hacking, client blackmail

Finland’s interior minister has summoned key Cabinet members into an emergency meeting Sunday after hundreds — and possibly thousands — of patient records at a Finnish psychotherapy center were accessed by a hacker or hackers now demanding ransoms By JARI TANNER Associated Press October 26, 2020, 12:28 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare… Read More »

Trump virus therapy could pave way: expert

The treatment being provided to United States President Donald Trump could pave the way to fighting COVID-19, says one of Australia’s top scientists. Professor Peter Doherty, who shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1996 for his work on how the immune system recognises virus-infected cells, says a vaccine might not be the only answer.… Read More »

MGH-led study shows light therapy is safe

Light therapy is safe and has measurable effects in the brain, according to a pioneering study  by researchers from the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Senior investigators Rajiv Gupta, director of the Ultra-High Resolution Volume CT Lab at MGH, and Benjamin Vakoc at the Wellman Center led the study, which was… Read More »

Orbit Subretinal Delivery System for Gene Therapy: Interview with Mike Keane, CTO of Gyroscope Therapeutics

Gyroscope Therapeutics, a retinal gene therapy company, has developed the Orbit subretinal delivery system (SDS). The technology is designed to deliver therapies to the retina without the need for invasive procedures, such as vitrectomies, which involve removing the gel-like substance within the eye, or retinotomies, which involve making a hole in the retina. The company… Read More »

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy Print this page PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NS Pharma, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viltepso (viltolarsen) injection for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who… Read More »