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Gilead and Novo Nordisk announced new data from proof-of-concept trial in NASH

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The FINANCIAL — Gilead Sciences, Inc. and Novo Nordisk A/S announced results from a phase 2 proof-of-concept trial. The five-arm trial evaluated combinations of Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, with Gilead’s investigational FXR agonist cilofexor and/or Gilead’s investigational ACC inhibitor firsocostat over 24 weeks in 108 people with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The results were presented at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience (TLMdX), 13–16 November 2020 (Late Breaker #L02). The trial met its primary endpoint by demonstrating that in people with NASH and mild to moderate fibrosis all regimens were well tolerated. The most common adverse events (AEs) were…

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Gilead and Novo Nordisk announced new data from proof-of-concept trial in NASH

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The FINANCIAL — Gilead Sciences, Inc. and Novo Nordisk A/S announced results from a phase 2 proof-of-concept trial. The five-arm trial evaluated combinations of Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, with Gilead’s investigational FXR agonist cilofexor and/or Gilead’s investigational ACC inhibitor firsocostat over 24 weeks in 108 people with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The results…

Gilead completed acquisition of Immunomedics

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The FINANCIAL — Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced the completion of the previously announced transaction to acquire Immunomedics, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMU) for approximately $21 billion in the aggregate. “We are very pleased to reach today’s milestone and to welcome the talented Immunomedics team to the Gilead family. There is a lot of important work…

First and only FDA-approved treatment of coronavirus

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The FINANCIAL — Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug Veklury® (remdesivir) for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization. As an antiviral drug, Veklury works to stop replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Previously authorized by the FDA for emergency…

Gilead published New Data for the Treatment of HIV in Black Americans

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The FINANCIAL — Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced 48-week data from the BRAAVE 2020 study, a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of switching to Biktarvy® (bictegravir 50 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg tablets, B/F/TAF) in virologically suppressed adults living with HIV who self-identified as Black or African American. These…