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40.3% Overall Response Rate (ORR) with Median Duration of Response of 5.8 Months and 19.3% Complete Response (CR) Rate with Median Duration of Response of 8.8 Months in Patients With a CR Overall Safety Profile was Consistent with Previously Reported Data Simultaneous Online Publications of Clinical and Translational Data Presented in Journal Blood CHICAGO-Thursday, June 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) and Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGIO) today announced new efficacy and safety data from the ongoing Phase 1 dose-escalation and expansion study evaluating investigational oral IDHIFA® (enasidenib) in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (R/R AML) and an isocitrate dehydrogenase-2 (IDH2) mutation. IDHIFA is an investigational first-in-class, oral, targeted inhibitor of the mutant IDH2 enzyme, which demonstrated an overall response rate of 40.3 percent, including a complete response rate of 19.3 percent in the ... Read more »
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JOHANNESBOURG & LE CAP, Afrique du Sud-Vendredi 9 Juin 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (JSE:RMI), par le biais d’AlphaCode, le hub d’innovation de RMI pour les entrepreneurs de la fintech, et Nedbank Private Equity (« NPE »), par le biais de son véhicule de placement en private equity, BoE Private Equity Investments, ont chacune acheté une participation minoritaire dans Entersekt à l’occasion d’une transaction à plusieurs millions de dollars. Basée à Stellenbosch, Entersekt est une entreprise innovante qui a développé des technologies d’authentification tactile et de sécurité des applications de premier plan. L’injection de capital sera utilisée pour financer l’expansion internationale et la recherche et le développement. Toutes les autorisations réglementaires ont été obtenues, y compris celle de la Commission sud-africaine de la concurrence. Entersekt cible les entreprises mondiales qui ont besoin de produits d’authentification et de sécurit ... Read more »
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JOHANNESBURG & CAPE TOWN, South Africa-Thursday, June 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (JSE:RMI) through AlphaCode, RMI’s innovation hub for fintech entrepreneurs and Nedbank Private Equity (“NPE”) through its private equity investment vehicle, BoE Private Equity Investments, have each acquired minority shareholdings in Entersekt in a multi-million dollar transaction. Entersekt is a Stellenbosch-based innovator that has developed world-class push-based authentication and app security technology. The capital injection will be used to fund international expansion and research and development. All regulatory approvals have been obtained, including the Competition Commission of South Africa. Entersekt targets global enterprises which require user-friendly and solid authentication and security products for interactions with their customers. Entersekt’s patented security products already protect close to 100 million transactions monthly and comp ... Read more »
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The Nippon Foundation and UN DOALOS Join Hands to Achieve SDGs TOKYO -Thursday, June 8th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- On June 7 (New York time), at an official function of the United Nations Ocean Conference, The Nippon Foundation announced the launch of new human resource capacity-building projects on ocean governance with the United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (UN DOALOS). The high-level ocean conference is being held June 5-9, 2017, to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14, one of 17 goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted last September. The conference is also slated to adopt a “Call for Action,” consisting of targets and actions for the implementation of SDG 14. “Call for Action” stresses the importance of support for developing nations and island nations, as well as support for women. The NF-UNDOALOS Capacity-Building Projects are part of this effort. The Nippon Foundation will contribute US ... Read more »
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