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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...

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...

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Last June, 10 major pharmaceutical companies — Amgen, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, GSK, Institut De Recherches Servier, Janssen, Merck, and Novartis — inked an agreement to build a shared platform called MELLODDY (Machine Learning Ledger Orchestration for Drug Discovery). In partnership with Nvidia, Owkin, and other tech partners, the group sought to leverage techniques like federated learning to collectively train AI on datasets without having to share any pro...
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Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review the New Drug Application (NDA) for vericiguat, an orally administered soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulator, to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and heart failure hospitalization following a worsening heart failure event in patients with symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), in combination with ...
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Novartis AG (NOVN.S) and Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) are among nearly 30 drugmakers that have taken steps to raise the U.S. prices of their medicines in January, ending a self-declared halt to increases made by a pharma industry under pressure from the Trump administration, according to documents seen by Reuters. Other drugmakers set to raise prices at the start of 2019 include Allergan Plc (AGN.N), GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK.L), Amgen Inc (AMGN.O), AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) and Biogen Inc (BIIB.O), the doc...

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A new collaboration between Bayer and UK-based Exscientia is set to accelerate the discovery of small molecule drugs, focused on cardiovascular disease and oncology. The companies have announced that they will use artificial intelligence (AI) to further the development of drug candidates for three of Bayer’s projects in the areas of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and oncology. Under the terms of the deal, Exscientia will begin by working on three projects with targets agreed between both par...

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Bayer, a leading life sciences company, focused on digitally transforming the healthcare sectrtor at the Digital Transformation forum, Digitrans 2019, in Dubai. With a focus on emerging technologies such as AI, 3D technology and IoT, this two-day forum brought together regional leaders from across all industries to discuss best practices and strategies that can fuel the region’s drive to create an innovation-led economy. Providing world-class healthcare is one of the key six pillars of the...

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Bayer has continued its policy of setting up R&D hubs to get closer to innovative companies with a UK site that will focus on applying artificial intelligence to drug discovery and disease diagnosis. The cluster – based at Reading’s Green Park – is the seventh in the German company’s LifeHub network, located at R&D hot spots around the globe, and is further evidence of the UK’s leading position in AI technology. According to the Tech Nation 2019 report, the ...

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Bayer has announced that the European Medicine Agency (EMA) has licensed its Vitrakvi (larotrectinib) in adults and children with solid tumours displaying Neurotrophic Tyrosine Receptor Kinase (NTRK) gene fusion. The indicated patients must also have either locally advanced or metastatic disease, or be in a situation where there are no adequate treatment options or surgical resection is likely to cause severe morbidity. This makes Vitrakvi the first tumour agnostic drug to be approved in the Eur...

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Novartis is launching a head-to-head trial of its experimental brolucizumab therapy for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) against Bayer/Regeneron’s Eylea, the market leader. The TALON trial in the wet form of AMD will compare brolucizumab against Eylea (aflibercept) on a range of measures, including visual acuity and treatment interval duration, to see if it can outperform Bayer and Regeneron’s drug. An FDA verdict on brolucizumab is due shortly based on two earlier trials &ndas...

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What does one of the worst corporate deals in modern history look like? In Bayer’s Monsanto takeover, it means the value of an entire company has gone poof. Bayer acquired Monsanto for $63 billion in 2018 after a tough buyout battle and intense antitrust scrutiny. The German conglomerate’s market cap in Frankfurt today is close to that dollar amount—and that’s after rumors of an $8 billion Roundup settlement drove up its shares by more than 15% in early August. At a 30% l...

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GlaxoSmithKline has taken an option to license Ionis’ antisense medicines for people with chronic hepatitis B virus infection after supportive phase 2 trial results. Ionis could receive up to $262 million, including a $25 million up front license fee, and tiered royalties in the low double digits on net sales. The two drugs, IONIS-HBVRX and IONIS-HBV-LRX, are part of a large portfolio of RNA-targeting drugs that Ionis is developing for big pharma clients. Other partnerships include Roche, ...

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EVENTS

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...

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...