Ayisha joined Scrip in 2021 after working as an investigative reporter at GlobalData's pharmaceutical news platform, BioPharm Insight, where she covered the beats of hematology, oncology and rare diseases. She holds an MA in Philosophy from University College London and an NCTJ diploma in multimedia journalism. Ayisha is interested in psychiatric disorders and drug development focused on the microbiome.
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The firms unveiled positive Phase III data from their respective assets for treating the agitation seen in Alzheimer’s disease with Lundbeck’s candidate set to become first-to-market for the challenging behavioral symptom.
Recent executive changes in the industry include C-suite changes at AbbVie and Pharnext. Meanwhile, new directors were appointed at Zydus Lifesciences and FSD Pharma.
The German biotech plans to prevent chemotherapy-induced hearing loss and treat chronic hearing loss by targeting a potassium channel in the ear’s sensory hair cells as it tackles a widespread but side-lined area.
The Irish firm revealed it was in early conversations with Amgen, J&J and Sanofi regarding a possible takeover, with some experts touting the potential for a deal far surpassing the $20bn mark.
The UK firm has out-licensed its NRF2 activator programme to AstraZeneca in its third major deal of the year as it works to stabilize cash flow through a broad-ranging approach to partnerships.
The controversial nasal spray has improved remission rates over an atypical antipsychotic in patients with a challenging form of depression, in Phase III data which could help boost its uninspiring market performance to date.