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  • ,Whats new CLL KC

    Launch of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
    Knowledge Centre

    The new CLL Knowledge Centre contains useful resources for healthcare professionals
    treating this condition. There are three key areas: ‘Disease awareness’ (epidemiology,
    pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment), ‘Events’ (upcoming meetings and congresses)
    and ‘Resources’ (links to useful sites and organisations).

  • ,AIKN CDI May Update

    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) CDI Updates

    The Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network – Clostridium difficile infection (AIKN-CDI) has
    recently been updated with new content including presentation slides from EBMT and
    ECCMID 2015, a gut microflora animation unveiled at the Astellas stand during
    ECCMID 2015, recent articles added to the ‘CDI perspectives’ section and the
    opportunity to participate in a second round consensus questionnaire for the
    ​largest ever clinician consensus report.

    May 2015 MYC/15/0020/EUb

  • ,Whats New CSU

    Launch of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)
    Knowledge Centre

    A new Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU) Knowledge Centre has
    launched on epgonline.org to raise awareness and improve early diagnosis
    of the condition. Healthcare professionals will have free access to a
    disease overview, recent symposia highlights, a video channel and useful resources.

  • ,Whats new Psoriasis Knowledge centre

    Launch of Psoriasis Knowledge Centre


    A new Psoriasis Knowledge Centre has launched on epgonline.org
    to provide dermatologists, family medicine physicians and other healthcare
    professionals with free access to relevant information on psoriasis including
    pathophysiology, comorbidities, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and more.


  • ,What's New ECCMID IFI

    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) IFI Updates

    The AIKN-IFI has been updated with four presentations from the Astellas-sponsored
    symposium at the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious
    Diseases (ECCMID) 2015
    . The congress took place on 25–28 April in Copenhagen,
    Denmark. Visit the congresses section of this resource to view and download the slides
    free of charge.

    May 2015 MYC/15/0040/EUb

Latest News

NICE recommendation for Daklinza + sofosbuvir to treat Hepatitis C- BMS

31-Jul-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Daklinza (daclatasvir + sofosbuvir) from BMS to treat genotype 1 or genotype 4 Hepatitis C previously treated patients or those intolerant to treatment, without cirrhosis, ...

NICE recommends Viekira (ombitasvir + paritaprevir + ritonavir) + Exviera (dasabuvir) for treatment of genotype 1 Hepatitis C- AbbVie

31-Jul-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends Viekira + Exviera ( ombitasvir + paritaprevir + ritonavir) with or without dasabuvir, from AbbVie, for treatment of genotype 1b Hepatitis C patients without cirrhosis or with ...

GI Dynamics discontinues ENDO trial of EndoBarrier therapy for obese patients with type 2 diabetes.

31-Jul-2015

GI Dynamics, Inc. has announced its decision to discontinue its U.S. pivotal clinical trial of EndoBarrier Therapy (the ENDO Trial) for the treatment of obese patients who have uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The decision follows discussions with the ...

Cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 companion diagnostic for NSCLC filed with FDA- Roche

31-Jul-2015

Roche has submitted the Cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 for Premarket Approval (PMA) to the FDA, as a companion diagnostic test for AZD 9291, an Astra Zeneca investigational therapy for non-small cell lung cancer patients with an acquired resistant ...

Eribulin for soft tissue sarcoma filed in US, EU and Japan- Eisai

31-Jul-2015

Eisai announced that regulatory applications were submitted simultaneously in the United States, European Union and Japan (to the FDA, EMA and MHLW, respectively) for eribulin, for the treatment of patients with inoperable soft tissue sarcoma (STS) ...

Phase III trial of ozenoxacin for impetigo shows drug superiority-Ferrer Int

31-Jul-2015

Ferrer International successfully completed the second Phase III clinical trial for ozenoxacin, a topical treatment for adult and paediatric patients with impetigo, a highly contagious bacterial skin infection. The study, which involved Ozenoxacin ...

Phase III trial of Cresemba (isavuconazonium sulfate) in Candida fungal infections fails to meet primary endpoint- Astellas

31-Jul-2015

Astellas announced topline results from the Phase III ACTIVE study evaluating the efficacy and safety of intravenous (IV) and oral isavuconazole, commercially known as Cresemba (isavuconazonium sulfate), under development for adults with candidemia ...

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