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Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall
SYMPOSIUM ON ADVANCED WOUND CARE FALL
October 30-01, 2020
The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall meeting (SAWC Fall) serves as a forum to connect the entire wound care team — physicians, nurses, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians — with the foremost experts in wound care to improve patient outcomes thro...

Internal Medicine for Primary Care
INTERNAL MEDICINE FOR PRIMARY CARE
October 30-01, 2020
The Internal Medicine for Primary Care conference will cover areas like Internal Medicine for Primary Care Physicians, Issues in Women's Health Cardio, Pulmonary for Primary Care Physicians, Neurology for the Non-Neurologist.

Alkermes

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Alkermes plc is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases. The company has a diversified commercial product portfolio and a substantial clinical pipeline of product candidates for chronic diseases that include schizophrenia, depression, addiction and multiple sclerosis. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts; a research and manufacturing facility in Athlone, Ireland; and a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, Ohio. For more information.
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Biogen and Alkermes’ oral drug Vumerity (diroximel fumarate) to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Biogen holds the exclusive licence to commercialise the drug globally and intends to make it available in the US in the coming days. Biogen chief medical officer and research and development executive vice-president Alfred Sandrock said: “The FDA’s approval of Vumerity delivers on Biogen’s commitment to pu...

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Alkermes is facing a significant delay for its ALKS 5461 candidate for major depressive disorder after the FDA turned down its marketing application. The negative outcome for the review isn’t surprising given that an FDA advisory committee voted by 21-2 in November that the drug’s benefit-risk profile is not adequate to support its approval for treatment-resistant MDD. However, the outcome is something of a worst-case scenario for Alkermes as it seems the US regulator wants a new cli...

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Alkermes' schizophrenia drug met its primary endpoints in a second phase 3 trial, setting it up for an FDA filing in mid-2019. Patients taking the drug gained less weight on average than patients taking olanzapine, the antipsychotic on which it is based. Olanzapine is one of the most commonly prescribed treatments for schizophrenia, but can cause a number of side effects, including metabolic issues and extreme weight gain. Because of this, Eli Lilly, which markets olanzapine as Zyprexa, had ...

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EVENTS

Update CME - Internal Medicine & Primary Care
UPDATE CME - INTERNAL MEDICINE & PRIMARY CARE
October 29-01, 2020
Earn 30 CME Credits by attending our Update CME Internal Medicine and Primary Care Conference either in person or via live stream!Expert speakers from The University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, and University of California, Los Angeles will be presenting on the latest clinical guidelines. We offer in...

Vital Signs EMS Conference
VITAL SIGNS EMS CONFERENCE
October 29-01, 2020
Vital Signs EMS Conference will be showcasing many of the extraordinary aspects of EMS and healthcare found only in Saratoga Springs. This event provided high quality and cutting edge EMS education by providing access to national and world-renowned educators through a forum that is accessible and af...