J&J and GlaxoSmithKline’s Sirukumab Phase III Trials Begin

GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced yesterday that they have started Phase III clinical trials of their investigational rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment, sirukumab. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Biologics unit in Ireland and GlaxoSmithKline have begun a Phase III development programme for sirukumab (otherwise known as CNTO 136), a human anti-interleukin (IL)-6 monoclonal antibody.  The

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Parexel Partners in Early-Phase Research with UH Bristol

Parexel yesterday announced that they have extended their alliance network for early-phase research by partnering with University Hospitals Bristol National Health Service Foundation Trust (UH Bristol), which is one of the UK’s biggest specialist training and research hospital trusts. With this arrangement Parexel continues to increase their network, which complements the US-based biopharmaceutical services company’s

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