Anika Therapeutics (NSDQ:ANIK) announced this month that CEO Charles Sherwood plans to retire after working for Anika for nearly twenty years. Joseph Darling, who has been Anika’s president since July 2017, will take his place in the corner office. Darling has previously served in executive leadership roles across an array of medtech companies like Abbott (NYSE:ABT), Baxter (NYSE:BAX) and Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN). […]
Proteus Digital Health announced earlier this month that Anthem‘s (NYSE:ANTM) executive chairman, Joseph Swedish, joined the company’s board of directors. Swedish served as Anthem’s president & chief executive from 2013 until he was appointed executive chairman in 2018. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
OncoSec Medical (NSDQ:ONCS) announced earlier this week that the company’s co-founder, Punit Dhillon, would step down as CEO and continue to serve as president while Daniel O’Connor takes over the corner office. O’Connor joined OncoSec’s board of directors in September this year. “We are pleased to welcome Dan to OncoSec at this important time, and believe […]
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NSDQ:BCLI) said today that the first patients have been enrolled in its Phase III trial evaluating NurOwn as a treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, at Massachusetts General Hospital and UC Irvine Medical Center. The trial, which is slated to enroll 200 patients, is designed to include the pre-specified patient subgroups who […]
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NSDQ:BCLI) said today that it inked an agreement with the University of California Irvine Medical Center to enroll patients in the Phase III trial of its NurOwn mesenchymal stem cell-based platform for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. This marks the third medical center to work with Brainstorm to enroll patients in the late-stage pivotal trial. […]
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NSDQ:BCLI) said today it won a $16 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to engage in a phase 3 study of its NurOwn mesenchymal stem cell-based platform for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Brainstorm said it is in the advanced stages of planning a Phase 3 clinical trial investigating NurOwn for […]
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NSDQ:BCLI) said today that it landed a $2.1 million grant from the Israel Innovation Authority. The funds are slated to support the development of Brainstorm’s NurOwn mesenchymal stem cell-based platform for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, including ALS. This is the 10th year that Brainstorm has won grant support from the Israeli office […]
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NSDQ:BCLI) is reportedly seeking early regulatory approval in Canada for its NurOwn stem cell treatment for patients with ALS. The company told Reuters this week that it has inked an agreement with a Canadian non-profit organization, CCRM, that helps to support the development of regenerative medicine. The organization plans to help BrainStorm meet Canadian regulatory requirements […]
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics (NSDQ:BCLI) said today that it’s preparing for a phase III trial of its NurOwn stem cell treatment, after meeting with the FDA about a biologic license application. The company is developing adult stem cell therapies derived from autologous bone marrow cells to treat neurodegenerative diseases, such as ALS. Hackensack, N.J.-based Brainstorm is planning […]
Sub-retinal prosthesis developer Retina Implant AG raised $18 million in venture capital funding.
The company’s sub-retinal implant is comprised of a microchip that’s inserted into the eye to restore vision for people suffering from retinitis pigmentosa, a retinal degeneration disorder.