Navigation Links
Human Genome Sciences Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 2b Monthly-Dosing Trial of Albuferon(R)
Date:6/19/2009

- Trial conducted by Novartis evaluating safety and efficacy of Albuferon administered every four weeks in combination with ribavirin in patients with genotypes 2 and 3 hepatitis C -

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced that Novartis has completed enrollment and initial dosing in a Phase 2b clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Albuferon(R) (albinterferon alfa-2b) administered monthly in combination with ribavirin in treatment-naive patients with genotypes 2 and 3 chronic hepatitis C. Albuferon is being developed by HGS and Novartis under an exclusive worldwide co-development and commercialization agreement entered into in June 2006.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO )

"It is estimated that approximately 170 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus, including nearly four million in the United States," said Stephen Pianko, M.D., F.R.A.C.P., Ph.D., Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. "Even In developed countries, fewer than half of those who have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C have undertaken treatment - in part due to the side effects associated with interferon injections, which are currently required on a weekly basis. A monthly dosing schedule with Albuferon may well result in more patients choosing to be treated."

Mani Subramanian, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director, Clinical Research - Infectious Diseases, HGS, said, "Novartis has made excellent progress in advancing the study of albinterferon alfa-2b dosed every four weeks. This dosing regimen of albinterferon alfa-2b, with a tot
'/>"/>

SOURCE Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Expiry of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for JUVISTA(R) (Human TGF BETA 3)
2. New Initiative Has Shocking Effect: Thousands of Missourians with Abnormal Chromosome Structures Are Not Human
3. ExonHit Therapeutics: Allergan and ExonHits First Collaboration Compound to Begin Human Clinical Trials
4. Human Genome Sciences Announces $40 Million Milestone Payment Related to Albuferon(R) Development
5. Novocell Announces Discovery Linking Key Cancer Cell Signaling Pathways With Proliferation and Self-Renewal of Human Embryonic Stem Cells
6. Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners Conference
7. Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at BioCentury-Thomson Financial Investment Conference
8. Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at Bear Stearns Conference
9. Human Pheromone Sciences Enters Into Agreement to Reposition and Promote its Natural Attraction(R) Brand
10. Human Genome Sciences Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation at Merrill Lynch Conference
11. Premier Research Appoints Global Head of Human Resources
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... ON , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: ... $1.7 million which brings Q3 orders to $5.8 million and provides ... control projects in North America and one ... continue to bid new projects at record levels," said Peter ... were higher at the end of Q3 than they have been ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014  GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC ... , Ph.D., from its board of directors effective on October ... 2003, and served as its chairman from June 2006 to ... Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees of the board.  ... a decade of dedicated service to GenVec, and its stockholders," ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 OncLive® ... Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University has ... Through the Strategic Alliance Partnership program, the Sidney ... collaborate to raise awareness of the Center’s cutting-edge ... other projects. Clinicians and other health care professionals ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... OR (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Local ... participate in an investigational study of donor stem cells ... in stem cell therapy and has performed clinical stem ... this study is to determine if a single injection ... affected joints can help reduce pain and inflammation in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Zola P. Horovitz To Retire From GenVec Board 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 3Cascade Veterinary Referral Center Seeks Candidates for an Investigational Study of Stem Cells for Dogs with Arthritis 2
... professor of engineering, has been named one of this ... Scientists and Engineers. The White House named the latest ... recognizes outstanding scientists and engineers who, early in their ... of knowledge. It is the highest honor bestowed by ...
... N.J., July 10 Senesco Technologies , Inc. ... announced that, on July 9, 2009, the Company entered into a ... sale of (i) up to 1,111,111 shares of its common stock ... to purchase an aggregate of up to 1,000,000 shares of common ...
... (Jeanie) Lau has received a national honor that few ... given. Lau, an associate professor of physics , ... Awards for Scientists and Engineers ( PECASE ) for the ... or engineer can receive in the United States. Established ...
Cached Biology Technology:Brown engineering professor wins prestigious White House award 2Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing 2Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing 3Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing 4UCR physicist receives highest honor US government gives young scientists or engineers 2UCR physicist receives highest honor US government gives young scientists or engineers 3
(Date:10/16/2014)... body. Battles are won, lost or sometimes end ... as tumor dormancy—can last up to 25 years ... poorly understood. , A new computational model ... Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University, may help ... switch to a malignant state. Published today in ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... challenged conventional thinking on how the bowel lining develops ... how bowel cancer starts. , The researchers produced evidence ... the ,crypts, that are a feature of the bowel ... bowel cancer development, a controversial finding as scientists are ... 3D imaging technologies, Dr Chin Wee Tan and Professor ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... Northridge, Calif. (October 16, 2014) – Post-menopausal women ... effect on hormone levels or genital bleeding, after ... of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement ... according to a new peer-reviewed pilot study reported ... Society (NAMS) annual scientific meeting. , "These ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Modeling tumor dormancy 2Cryptic clues drive new theory of bowel cancer development 2S-equol supplements associated with improved measures of reproductive health in postmenopausal women 2
... bee embedded in amber -- perhaps the oldest bee ever ... million years," according to Bryan Danforth, Cornell associate professor of ... found the bee embedded in amber from a mine in ... this major fossil discovery, which the researchers say supports a ...
... for other than medical treatment is banned, and tests ... stimulates the body to produce extra amounts of its ... there has been no test that could detect it ... Research published this week in Rapid Communications in Mass ...
... Studies in collaboration with scientists at the University of California, ... a protein switch that plays a crucial role in the ... Dec. 8 issue of the journal Molecular Cell, provide a ... that switch, a protein called Scp1, at will. , "Scp1 ...
Cached Biology News:Two studies on bee evolution reveal surprises 2Detailed 3-D image catches a key regulator of neural stem cell differentiation in action 2Detailed 3-D image catches a key regulator of neural stem cell differentiation in action 3
Mouse monoclonal antibody to ACP2 - acid phosphatase 2, lysosomal...
... platform, 220 V, is used for agitation and ... cultures, staining and destaining of gels and blots, ... control (8-40 rpm) and can handle a maximum ... features two 29 x 21 cm platforms covered ...
... 2,2′-Azino- bis (3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulfonic Acid) Clear ... of ABTS and H 2 O 2 ... stabilizers. Peroxidase substrate that is soluble, safe, convenient ... ™ develops intense blue-green color that can ...
...
Biology Products: