Recon: FDA to get less funding in Senate budget bill for FY 2023 compared to House version; EU funders fail to measure clinical trial transparency

ReconRecon | 02 August 2022 |  By 

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In Focus: US
  • Senate Budget Draft Would Be Less Generous To US FDA Than House For FY 2023 (The Pink Sheet) (Senate)
  • US FDA’s Project Site Selector Kicks Off With A Look At Why Cancer Trials Go Overseas (The Pink Sheet)
  • FDA greenlights Marius; oral hypogonadism pill; VBL Therapeutics makes cuts to its workforce (Endpoints)
  • Biden Names Monkeypox Coordinator as States Declare Emergencies (Bloomberg) (Washington Post)
  • Gottlieb predicts monkeypox will become public health failure (The Hill)
  • A chaotic sprint to lower insulin prices and AIDS activists go after Biden on monkeypox (STAT)
  • Paxlovid rebound happens, though why and to whom are still a mystery (STAT)
  • California governor declares monkeypox emergency (Reuters) (Bloomberg)
  • Thousands of lives depend on a transplant network in need of ‘vast restructuring’ (Washington Post)
In Focus: International
  • Major European research funders often fail to set policies or monitor progress on clinical trial transparency (STAT) (JAMA)
  • EU signs joint procurement deal with HIPRA for COVID vaccines (Reuters)
  • Amid Expected Enhertu Entry, Chinese Domestic ADC Developers Race To Market (Scrip)
  • Inside the super-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic (Reuters)
Pharma & Biotech
  • After delay, CSL’s $11.7B deal for Vifor poised to close next week (Fierce)
  • Analyst ahead of H1 report: Strong momentum looks set to continue for Novo Nordisk (Medwatch)
  • Genentech-AC Immune’s Alzheimer’s drug failed, but what have they learned from crenezumab? (Fierce) (Endpoints)
  • AstraZeneca Ends Phase 3 Study on Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer (FDAnews)
  • ObsEva Scraps Plans for Uterine Fibroid Candidate (FDAnews)
  • Axcella misses primary endpoint in long COVID trial but plots path to market based on fatigue scores (Fierce)
  • Amid Expected Enhertu Entry, Chinese Domestic ADC Developers Race To Market (Scrip)
  • With $122M, Startup IDRx Intends to Stop Cancer Mutations in their Tracks (Biospace)
  • Less than two weeks after failure-induced stock shock, VBL Therapeutics lays off staff (Fierce)
  • New biotech from Alexis Borisy will test Merck KGaA, Blueprint cancer drug combo in bid to fulfill Gleevec promise (Endpoints)
  • Under pressure from advocates, ViiV strikes a deal to make its long-acting HIV injectable more accessible (Endpoints)
  • French biotech armed with Series A looks to build out manufacturing facility for plant-based protein tech (Endpoints)
  • US FDA Provides Monkeypox Update, Including Testing Protocols (MedTech Insight)
  • BioMérieux Gets 510(k) Clearance for Vidas Neprocheck Assay (FDAnews)
  • FDA Provides Update on Covidien’s Recall of Its Palindrome and Mahurkar Hemodialysis Catheters (FDAnews)
  • Bose abandons hearing aid plans, hands off direct-to-consumer tech to Lexie Hearing (Fierce)
  • Cognito’s light-and-sound therapy slows brain tissue atrophy in Alzheimer’s study (Fierce)
  • South Korea develops nanotech tattoo as health monitoring device (Reuters)
Government, Regulatory & Legal
  • Boston Scientific pays $85M to settle long-running patent dispute with Nevro (MedTech Dive) (Law360)
  • AbbVie Beats Antitrust Challenge to Humira Patent Settlements (Bloomberg)
  • AstraZeneca Nexium Suits Should Overcome Preemption Challenge (Bloomberg)
  • West Virginia cities reach $400 mln opioid distributor settlement (Reuters) (Bloomberg)
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