Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. the leader in therapeutic genome editing, and Bioverativ Inc. (NASDAQ: BIVV), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative therapies for hemophilia and other rare blood disorders, announced today that the U.S.

RedHill Biopharma Ltd, a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on late clinical-stage development and commercialization of proprietary, orally-administered, small molecule drugs for gastrointestinal and inflammatory diseases and cancer announced that it has initiated promotion of Esomeprazole Strontium Delayed-Release (DR) Capsules 49.3 mg(1) in the U.S.

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Pfizer Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved MYLOTARG™ (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) for adults with newly diagnosed CD33-positive acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and adults and children 2 years and older with relapsed or refractory CD33-positive AML.1 MYLOTARG is the first therapy with an indication that includes pediatric AML. It is also the only AML therapy that targets CD33, an antigen expressed on AML cells in up to 90% of patients.

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted and granted Priority Review for a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the use of Lynparza (olaparib) tablets in patients with germline BRCA-mutated (gBRCAm), HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer who have been previously treated with chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant, adjuvant, or metastatic settings. A Prescription Drug User Fee Act date is set for the first quarter of 2018.

Immunotherapy for leukemia patients has been nothing short of a miracle. Now scientists hope to use that science and other forms of gene therapy to tackle three of the deadliest forms of cancer: glioblastoma (brain cancer), sarcoma (bone cancer) and ovarian cancer. Three scientists have received $1.3 million in critical funding from the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), the nation's only nonprofit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer.