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Development of Ototoxicity Drug, PEDMARK™, Faces Setback Following FDA Response

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NORTH CAROLINA — Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced that it received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) on August 10, 2020 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its New Drug Application for PEDMARK™ (a unique formulation of sodium thiosulfate), for intravenous administration for the prevention of ototoxicity…

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Auris Medical Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 2 Study for Vertigo Drug, AM-125

Auris Medical Holding Ltd., a clinical-stage company dedicated to developing therapeutics that address important unmet medical needs in neurotology and central nervous system disorders, announced the completion of patient enrollment into Part A of its Phase 2 “TRAVERS” trial with intranasal betahistine in vertigo (AM-125). The company says that it expects to release interim results…

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CILcare Partners with Vertidiag to Develop Solutions for People with Vestibular Disorders

CILcare, a research and development company specializing in the field of hearing disorders, has announced a strategic partnership with the start-up Vertidiag, a company specialized in balance disorders. According to the announcement, “by combining their unique know-how, CILcare and Vertidiag can propose a complete service offering to identify and develop therapeutic solutions for people suffering…

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Oblato Biotech Company Acquires Hearing Loss Drug Discovered by Hough Ear Institute Scientists

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Hough Ear Institute (HEI), a nonprofit based in Oklahoma City, has annoucned that its pharmaceutical partner, Auditus LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Otologic Pharmaceutics Inc. (OPI), has entered into an agreement with Oblato Inc. Oblato assumes exclusive rights to a drug known as NHPN-1010 to advance clinical research aimed at preserving and…

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Strekin AG Secures Financing to Complete Development of STR001 in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

BASEL, SWITZERLAND — Strekin AG, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has successfully closed a Series A financing round totaling CHF 2.82 Million (~$2.86M USD) from private investors. According to the announcement, the funds will enable Strekin to conclude its ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial of STR001 in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss,…

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New Drug Under Development to Prevent Age-Related Hearing Loss

TAMPA, FLORIDA — The first ever medication to treat age-related hearing loss could potentially receive FDA approval through a comprehensive study being conducted at the University of South Florida. Robert Frisina, PhD, chair of the USF Medical Engineering Department and director of the USF Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research, and his team were…

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Frequency Therapeutics Raises $62 Million in Latest Financing Round to Support Hearing Loss Drug Development

WOBURN, MASSACHUSSETTS — Frequency Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body’s innate biology to repair or reverse damage caused by a broad range of degenerative diseases, today announced the closing of a $62.0 million Series C financing. Frequency will use the proceeds to support the clinical development of FX-322, a regenerative therapeutic…

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Sensorion Receives FDA Investigational New Drug Clearance for Arazasetron (SENS-401)

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE — French biotech firm Sensorion, which specializes in the development of novel therapies to restore, treat and prevent inner ear diseases such as hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo, announced today that it has received the Investigational New Drug (IND) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed with SENS-401, based on…

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Sensorion Announces Partnership Framework Agreement with Institut Pasteur on Gene Therapy Programs for Hearing Loss

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE — French biotech firm Sensorion has announced the signature of a research partnership framework agreement with Institut Pasteur (Paris) granting to Sensorion an option to obtain exclusive licenses to develop and market drug candidates in gene therapy coming from collaborative projects, for the restoration, treatment and prevention of hearing disorders. In accordance with…

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Rinri Therapeutics Secures $1.8M Seed Funding to Advance Novel Hearing Regeneration Therapy

SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM — Rinri Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing a novel cell-based therapy to restore hearing, announced today that it successfully secured £1.4 million (approximately $1.8M USD) in seed funding. The financing, which was co-led by Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund and UCB Ventures and joined by BioCity, will support the ongoing growth of the…

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