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LUNAC Therapeutics Wins Start Up of the Year at Bionow Awards

Leeds, UK, 5 February 2021:  LUNAC Therapeutics (LUNAC), a UK based drug discovery company focused on the development of advanced life-saving anticoagulants, has been named as this year’s Start Up of the Year winner at the 19th Bionow Awards.  The 19th Bionow Awards took place…

NodThera Appoints Chief Medical Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Strengthens senior leadership team with appointments of Donald Johns, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer and Katina Dorton, J.D., MBA, as Chief Financial Officer CAMBRIDGE, UK, BOSTON and SEATTLE – December 15, 2020 – NodThera, a biotechnology company developing a new class of medicines that inhibit the NLRP3 inflammasome…

Apellis Reports Pegcetacoplan Demonstrates Greater Treatment Responses and Quality-of-Life Improvements Compared to C5 Inhibitors for PNH

Data were presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting In an analysis from the 16-week Phase 3 PEGASUS study, 70.7% of patients treated with pegcetacoplan compared to 5.1% of eculizumab-treated patients achieved a good, major, or complete hematologic response based on published classifications Quality–of–life substantially improved for pegcetacoplan-treated patients, reaching near-normal levels on several measures, and did not change for eculizumab-treated patients in a PEGASUS analysis at 16 weeks A matching–adjusted indirect…

Apellis to Present New Data Supporting the Efficacy and Safety of Pegcetacoplan in PNH at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Eight abstracts accepted for presentation emphasize the potential of targeted C3 therapy to elevate the standard of care in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) New analyses from the Phase 3 PEGASUS head-to-head study demonstrate greater treatment response and quality–of–life improvements with pegcetacoplan versus eculizumab, a C5 inhibitor Using a matching-adjusted indirect comparison (MAIC), improvements in clinical, hematological and…