Tag: HIV

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Gilead’s HIV treatment obtained EU marketing authorization

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Gilead Sciences announced that the European Commission has granted Marketing Authorization for Biktarvy®, a once-daily single tablet regimen (STR) for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.

Gilead and Hookipa Biotech will develop HIV and Hepatitis B treatments

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Hookipa Biotech AG, an Austrian clinical-stage biotech company, and Gilead Sciences, a research-based biopharmaceutical company, entered into a research collaboration and license agreement.

ViiV Healthcare’s HIV treatment showed positive results in phase III studies

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The GEMINI studies are part of innovative clinical trial programme for two-drug regimens that seeks to address long-term toxicity concerns of people living with HIV by reducing the number of medicines used in their treatment.

China Food and Drug Administration approved a new HIV drug

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China Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the sale of a new drug for the treatment of HIV-1 infection, the maker of the drug said.

Manufacturing of Tivicay® in Moscow will be launched no later than May 2019

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GSK and Servier signed an agreement to launch the manufacturing of innovative HIV drug Tivicay® (INN: dolutegravir) in the production facility of Servier Rus pharmaceutical plant in Moscow.

India, Sweden and The Netherlands will collaborate on HIV research programme

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The Governments of India and The Netherlands on Wednesday will announce the launch of the first-of-its-kind collaborative research programme on HIV/AIDS, between India, The Netherlands and Sweden.

ViiV Healthcare received EU marketing authorisation for its HIV treatment

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ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company, majority owned by GlaxoSmithKline, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Juluca.

Russian drug for HIV treatment is getting close to clinical trials

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The Central Research Institute of Epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor is working to create fundamentally new medicinal products for gene therapy, genetic prevention and molecular vaccination against HIV infection.

ViiV Healthcare received positive opinion for Juluca in Europe

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ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company, announced that the CHMP has issued a Positive Opinion recommending marketing authorisation for Juluca for the treatment of HIV infection.

ChemRar has started the production of HIV drug

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ChemRar, a Russian company based in the business incubator of the city of Khimki, began to produce a drug for HIV‐infected patients. This is not a cure for AIDS, but a so-called “preventive drug”.

Share of Russian HIV and cancer drugs increased significantly

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The share of Russian-made medicines in the List of Vital and Essential Drugs increased by 10% in monetary terms over the five past years. This was announced by the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

GSK brings legal action against Gilead Sciences

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ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority-owned by GlaxoSmithKline with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Ltd., announced that it has filed patent infringement litigation against Gilead Sciences

Russia increases its budget for antiretroviral drugs by 20% in 2018

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The Russian Ministry of Health wants to prevent disruptions in the supplies of antiretroviral drugs. This year, the budget of the Ministry allocated 21.6 billion rubles for this purpose.

GlaxoSmithKline launches its HIV drug in China

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British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has officially launched its blockbuster triple-therapy HIV drug in China, pricing it lower than in neighboring markets

Gates Foundation invests $40 million in Immunocore’s efforts

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Immunocore Limited today announced an investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the development of soluble TCR-based therapeutics for infectious diseases

30 major drugs against HIV infection are registered in Russia

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The cost of drugs for the treatment of patients with HIV infection has decreased by half in eighteen months, said the Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova