REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED), presented new biomarker research associated with its clinical programs for anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10) and vantictumab (anti-FZD7, OMP-18R5), as well as new preclinical mechanism-of-action data for demcizumab (anti-DLL4, OMP-18M21), at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Meeting. All three presentations support ongoing clinical trials: anti-RSPO3 in a Phase1a/b trial in advanced solid tumor and colorectal cancer; vantictumab in a Phase 1b trial in pancreatic cancer; and demcizumab in a Phase 2 randomized study in first-line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
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OncoMed Presents Biomarker Research for Two Clinical Programs and Demcizumab Mechanism Data at the AACR Annual Meeting 2016
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED), presented new data related to its GITRL-Fc immuno-oncology therapeutic candidate at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Meeting. OncoMed plans to file an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its GITRL-Fc candidate in late 2016/early 2017.
Silk Road Medical Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance and First Patients Treated in the US with the Next Generation ENROUTE® Transcarotid Neuroprotection System
Via: Yahoo! Finance
System Designed Specifically for Novel TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) Procedure to be Immediately Launched in the United States
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held pharmaceutical company focused on bringing lifesaving hospital-based treatment to people affected by central nervous system (CNS) related edema, today announced the appointment of Dr. Thomas R. Zimmerman Jr. as its Vice President, Medical Affairs.
Via: The New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration plans on Wednesday to propose expanding Medicare to cover programs to prevent diabetes among millions of people at high risk of developing the disease, marking the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with the prospect of a new benefit, federal officials said.
Via: Omada Health
HHS Secretary Announces Expansion of Reimbursement for CDC-Recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs like Omada Health
Monteris Medical has opened its new headquarters facility in Plymouth.
OncoMed Initiates Phase 1b Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial for Demcizumab and Pembrolizumab (anti-PD1)
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMED), a clinical-stage company developing novel anti-cancer stem cell and immuno-oncology therapeutics, today announced dosing of the first patient in its Phase 1b clinical trial of OncoMed's investigational agent demcizumab (anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), with Merck's anti-Programmed Cell Death 1 (PD1) therapy pembrolizumab (KEYTRUDA®). The combination of these agents may act as a double blockade for cancer-induced immune suppression with potential application to a number of solid tumor cancers.
Silk Road Medical Announces CE Mark Approval and First Patients Treated with the Next Generation ENROUTE® Transcarotid Neuroprotection System
Via: PR Newswire
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a company dedicated to preventing the devastating burden of stroke through surgical innovation, announced CE Mark approval for its next generation ENROUTE Transcarotid Neuroprotection System (NPS). The ENROUTE NPS remains the only device specifically designed and indicated for TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), a clinically proven procedure combining surgical principles of neuroprotection with minimally invasive endovascular techniques to treat blockages in the carotid artery at risk of causing a stroke.
Remedy Pharmaceuticals Appoints Thomas MacAllister as Vice President of Research and Development and General Counsel
Via: Business Wire
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held, Phase 3-ready pharmaceutical company focused on bringing life-saving hospital-based treatment to people affected by central nervous system (CNS) related edema, today announced that the Company appointed Thomas MacAllister as Vice President of Research and Development, and General Counsel.