More News! Sanofi halts Zika Vaccine Development, citing Infection Decline and Funding Issues

Try as we might, we can’t cover all the biotech news out there! Here’s a roundup of news that didn’t make the cut this week.

  • Italian outfit Axxam has found a partner in Sanofi for its efforts in neurodegeneration
  • Scottish immuno-oncology biotech TC Biopharm has partnered with UCL, whose academics will help push its modified T cells forward
  • OSE has teamed up with the Oncology Physician Network GERCOR to conduct a combination Phase II trial in pancreatic cancer with its lead asset, Tedopi
  • Summit’s new antibiotic ridinilazole just cleared an exploratory Phase II trial designed to evaluate safety.
  • Sanofi halted the development of its Zika vaccines, citing a falling infection rate and limited funding from the US government
  • InflaRx’s treatment for acne inversa, IFX-1, has cleared an exploratory Phase IIa trial

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