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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…

Gilead to present new data from their HIV and COVID-19 treatments

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The FINANCIAL — Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced the presentation of 18 abstracts spanning the company’s HIV treatment and prevention and COVID-19 clinical development programs during the virtual IDWeek 2020 conference from October 21-25. The breadth of data reflects Gilead’s commitment to advancing antiviral innovation aiming to help end the HIV epidemic and to addressing the…

EU signed contract for the supply of up to 500,000 treatment courses of Remdesivir

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The FINANCIAL —  The European Commission has signed a joint procurement framework contract with the pharmaceutical company Gilead for the supply of up to 500,000 treatment courses of Veklury, the brand name for Remdesivir, and the opportunity to increase supply beyond the 500,000 treatment courses. There are 36 signatories of the Joint Procurement Agreement participating in…