Tag Archives: Eli Lilly and Co

AstraZeneca starts trial of COVID-19 antibody treatment

Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images British drugmaker AstraZeneca has begun testing an antibody-based cocktail for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19, adding to recent signs of progress on possible medical solutions to the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The London-listed firm, already among the leading players in …

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U.S. begins 2 trials testing Eli Lilly’s coronavirus antibody drug

In this May 2020 photo provided by Eli Lilly, researchers prepare mammalian cells to produce possible COVID-19 antibodies for testing in a laboratory in Indianapolis. David Morrison | Eli Lilly via AP The National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday it is starting two trials testing whether an experimental antibody drug …

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Regeneron says antibody cocktail prevents and treats coronavirus in animals

A technician at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals headquarters in Tarrytown, New York. Mike Segar | Reuters Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said on Monday that the Covid-19 antibody-drug combination it is developing both prevented and treated the disease in rhesus macaques and hamsters, adding to hope that it might work for people. The U.S. biotech …

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Better coronavirus care, younger patients means fewer will die, Gottlieb says

As the coronavirus infects younger people and doctors learn to provide better care to patients, the death rate of Covid-19 could drop in coming weeks, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Tuesday. A number of governors, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. …

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Coronavirus pandemic threatens to delay potentially life-changing medicines

Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted more than just daily life. The pandemic postponed the start of clinical trials for potentially life-changing, new medicines and now may delay the time in which some of those drugs will reach the market as the U.S. Food …

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Regeneron begins human testing of its coronavirus antibody drug

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday that it’s started the first clinical trial of its experimental coronavirus antibody drug. The antibody cocktail is being tested in four human populations. Two groups of people will receive the drug to test its effectiveness as a treatment for Covid-19; the other two will receive it as a possible …

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