Evoke Pharma’s Gimoti NDA targets female gastroparesis patients with novel delivery approach

Evoke Pharma’s (NASDAQ:EVOK) discovery that its metoclopramide nasal spray, known as Gimoti, to treat symptoms of gastroparesis, a delayed emptying of stomach contents, reduced symptoms in women, but not in men, and that metoclopramide has significantly different exposure in men, compared with women, led the company to file a female-only NDA with the FDA in June.

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ASLAN Pharma gears up for data rich second half

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ASLN; TPEx:6497) expects to report topline and interim data in the second half of 2018 from up to four clinical trials with its lead drug candidate, varlitinib, for the treatment of biliary tract (BTC) and gastric cancers, and with ASLAN003 for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Intellijoint Surgical setting new standard in surgical 3D navigation

Closely-held Intellijoint Surgical plans to improve patients’ lives by providing every orthopaedic surgeon with their surgical 3D solution that provides real-time intraoperative measurements to ensure accurate size selection and positioning of artificial implants during total hip arthroplasty (THA), which involves replacement of the damaged portion of the hip with artificial components.

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