Pfizer and BioNTech publish data from two laboratory studies on COVID-19 vaccine-induced antibodies ability to neutralize SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced the publication of new results from two laboratory studies demonstrating that three doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (BNT162b2) elicited antibodies that neutralize the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529). Data published in the peer-reviewed journal Science, includes readouts of sera data from 51 vaccinated individuals that […]

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Exscientia and Sanofi establish strategic research collaboration to develop AI-driven pipeline of precision-engineered medicines

Sanofi and Exscientia announced a groundbreaking research collaboration and license agreement to develop up to 15 novel small molecule candidates across oncology and immunology, leveraging Exscientia’s end-to-end AI-driven platform utilizing actual patient samples. The companies have been working together since 2016 and in 2019, Sanofi in-licensed Exscientia’s novel bispecific small molecule candidate capable of targeting […]

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Pfizer shares in vitro efficacy of novel COVID-19 oral treatment against omicron variant

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today shared results from multiple studies demonstrating that the in vitro efficacy of nirmatrelvir, the active main protease (Mpro) inhibitor of PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir [PF-07321332] tablets and ritonavir tablets), is maintained against the SARS-CoV-2 variant Omicron. Taken together, these in vitro studies suggest that PAXLOVID has the potential to maintain plasma concentrations […]

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SMi’s 5th Annual 3D Cell Culture Conference

9 – 10 February 2022, Virtual Conference: Online Access Only.3D Cell Culture is gaining momentum in the pharmaceutical industry on account of the advantages such models pose for in drug discovery, from improved clinical translation and predictivity, to patient safety and sustainability. SMi’s 3D Cell Culture Conference will explore advances in the application of 3D […]

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