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Albireo’s rare liver disease drug Bylvay scores back-to-back approvals in U.S., Europe

With a pair of approvals on both sides of the Atlantic, liver disease-focused biotech Albireo is off and running with its new medicine Bylvay. The oral drug, the first treatment for pruritus in patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), scored an FDA nod Tuesday and a European approval Monday. With the FDA’s blessing, Albireo is kicking off an “immediate”… Read More »

Lilly scores FDA nod for new migraine drug Reyvow

Eli Lilly is already working to grow market share for its migraine prevention med Emgality, but now the company has a new medicine to add to its suite.  The drugmaker Friday won approval for Reyvow for the acute treatment of migraines as they occur. The drug, formerly known as lasmiditan, becomes the latest launch in Lilly’s pain and migraine franchise, which it bolstered… Read More »

StartUp Health scores another $31M for its Transformer II fund

What’s happening? This morning StartUp Health, a digital health group that supports, connects, and finances startups, announced that it raised $ 31 million in funding from Novartis, Ping An Group, Chiesi Group, GuideWell, Otsuka, Masimo, and other private investors.  Why it matters StartUp Health works with young digital health companies by coaching, mentoring, and helping… Read More »