The Week In... Pharma (08-12/06)
  • Posted on: 12/06/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Pharma (08-12/06)

Celltrion Healthcare showcase data relating to subcutaneous formulation of infliximab, Remsima® SC, UK post-Brexit drug stockpiles are at risk, Remdesivir for COVID-19 patients is ‘favourable’, and Eli Lilly and Company announce start of Phase 1 study second potential COVID-19 antibody treatment.

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New data on subcutaneous formulation of infliximab

At the European E-Congress of Rheumatology 2020 (The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2020 E-Congress), Celltrion Healthcare showcased three sets of data relating to a subcutaneous formulation of infliximab, Remsima® SC.

Remdesivir for COVID-19 patients is ‘favourable’, study finds

The first ever systematic benefit-risk analysis of the antiviral remdesivir for COVID-19 has found a ‘favourable’ profile overall, though safety data remains limited, researchers said.

UK post-Brexit drug stockpiles at risk amid virus

The UK has been warned by the pharmaceutical industry that some stockpiles of medical supplies have been "used up entirely" by the virus.

Kawasaki-like syndrome linked to coronavirus is new condition

Researchers have found that the Kawasaki-like syndrome reported in some children with coronavirus is actually a new inflammatory condition.

Lilly announces start of a Phase 1 study for its second potential COVID-19 antibody treatment

Eli Lilly and Company announced that its partner Junshi Biosciences has dosed the first healthy volunteer in a study of a potential neutralising COVID-19 antibody treatment.

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