Precision Medicine Quarterly

Lilly Oncology to Showcase New Data from Robust Cancer Research Pipeline at ESMO Virtual Congress 2020

2021-01-27T05:18:57-05:00September 10th, 2020|

Data from 20 studies across Eli Lilly and Company’s (NYSE: LLY) oncology product portfolio will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress, September 19-21, 2020. The data include positive results from the Phase 3 monarchE study of Verzenio® (abemaciclib) in combination with standard adjuvant endocrine therapy (ET) for the treatment [...]

FDA Approves First NGS-Based Companion Diagnostic for RET Fusion-Positive Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

2021-01-27T05:13:33-05:00September 10th, 2020|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval to Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Oncomine Dx Target Test as a companion diagnostic (CDx) to identify RET fusion-positive, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who are candidates for GAVRETO™ (pralsetinib), a targeted therapy developed by Blueprint Medicines. The Oncomine Dx Target Test was initially [...]

Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Hematology-Oncology Portfolio for Ion Torrent Genexus System*

2021-01-27T05:13:39-05:00September 3rd, 2020|

In hematology oncology, it is critically important to understand the genetics driving acute malignancies to quickly determine how best to address the disease. Today, Thermo Fisher Scientific announces a new portfolio of hematology-oncology assays for the Ion Torrent Genexus System* designed to enable a future in which turnaround times for next-generation sequencing (NGS) results can [...]

Blueprint Medicines Strengthens Leadership with Appointment of Fouad Namouni, M.D., as President, Research & Development

2021-01-27T05:13:45-05:00September 3rd, 2020|

Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC), a precision therapy company focused on genomically defined cancers, rare diseases and cancer immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Fouad Namouni, M.D., as President, Research & Development, effective September 1, 2020. In his new role, Dr. Namouni will lead a joint research and development organization, overseeing all phases of [...]

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Onureg® (azacitidine tablets), a New Oral Therapy, as Continued Treatment for Adults in First Remission with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2021-01-27T05:13:50-05:00September 3rd, 2020|

Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Onureg® (azacitidine 300 mg tablets, CC-486) for the continued treatment of adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who achieved first complete remission (CR) or CR with incomplete blood count recovery (CRi) following intensive induction chemotherapy and who [...]

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