The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance recommending GlaxoSmithKline’s gene therapy Strimvelis as an option for treating an ultra-rare immune deficiency condition commonly referred to as bubble baby syndrome.
Providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment to men who have sex with men at high risk of contracting HIV in England would be cost-effective and could prevent 25 percent of cases of infection, according to UCL research.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidelines rejecting NHS funding for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo as a treatment for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC).
Allergy Therapeutics has begun dosing in a mid-stage trial designed to assess the dose-response and safety of its ultra-short course PQ Grass immunotherapy, which targets the cause of symptoms of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis due to grass pollen.
AstraZeneca’s and MSD’s Lynparza is being given a priority review by US regulators as a potential treatment for breast cancer, marking the first time a PARP inhibitor has been filed for an indication outside of ovarian cancer.