UCB Announces Positive Phase III Clinical Results for Brivaracetam

UCB Announces Positive Phase III Clinical Results for BrivaracetamUCB has today announced positive topline clinical results for epilepsy drug, brivaracetam, from their most recent Phase III clinical study.

The aim of clinical trial was to assess the effectiveness of brivaracetam as adjunctive treatment in adults not fully controlled despite treatment with one or two concomitant antiepileptic drugs, in comparison to placebo.

Results of the clinical study demonstrated that the drug reduced partial-onset seizure frequency and improved responder rates.

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Weekly Pharmaceutical Job Digest

Pharmaceutical Job SearchAre you looking to further your pharmaceutical career? View some of the latest jobs that we are recruiting for:

Regulatory Affairs
Regulatory Affairs Director – UK
Regulatory / QA Specialist – Germany
Senior Regulatory Officer – UK

Quality Assurance / Control
Senior Quality Assurance Manager – UK

Clinical Research
Clinical Research Associate (CRA) – UK
Non-Clinical Safety Head – Switzerland
Clinical Project Manager – UK

Medical Communications
Senior Medical Writer – UK
Medical Writer – UK
Medical Editor & Writer – UK
Junior Medical Writer – UK

Commercial
Senior EMEA Brand Manager – UK
Senior Congress Manager, Marketing – UK
Associate Product Manager – UK
Communications Manager – UK

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Pfizer Announce Positive Preliminary Phase III Clinical Results

Pfizer Announce Positive Preliminary Phase III Clinical ResultsPfizer yesterday announced positive results from their phase III clinical trial comparing prophylaxis regimen of BeneFIX Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant) 100 IU/kg once-weekly, with on-demand treatment for moderately severe to severe hemophilia B.

Top-line results showed that the clinical trial met its primary endpoint, with a statistically noteworthy reduction in the annualised bleeding rate in comparison to on-demand treatment of the drug.

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Pharmaceutical Job Digest

Pharmaceutical Job SearchAre you looking for a new role to progress your pharmaceutical career? View some of the latest job vacancies that The Clinical Professionals Group are recruiting for below:

Medical Communications
MedComms Senior Associate / Manager – UK

Pharmacovigilance
Pharmacovigilance Manager – UK
PV Manager – UK

Clinical Research
Clinical Project Director – UK
Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA) – UK
(Senior) Clinical Monitor Associate – UK
Junior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) – UK
Clinical Research Scientist and Project Leader – Switzerland

Regulatory Affairs
(
Senior) Regulatory Affairs Officer – UK
Associate Director Regulatory Affairs – UK
Regulatory Affairs Executive, Medical Devices – UK

Health Economics
Health Economics Manager – UK

Medical Science Liaison (MSL)
Medical Science Liaison (MSL) – UK

Quality Assurance / Control
Quality Auditor – UK

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UK Government & Pharma Invest £52 Million to Improve UK Science Skills

Science and Industrial PartnershipDavid Willetts, the UK’s Science Minister, yesterday announced an investment of £52 million for the UK’s science sectors to improve skills and vocational training.

The announcement was made at the official launch of the Science and Industrial Partnership (SIP), which is being led by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

The announcement is expected to create over ‘7,800 education and skills opportunities over a 2 year period.’

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Clinical Professionals’ Pharma Job Digest

Pharmaceutical Job SearchAre you looking for a new pharmaceutical job?  View some of the latest vacancies that we are recruiting for.

Clinical Research
Clinical Trial Administrator – UK
Clinical Project Director – UK
Clinical Study Manager – UK
Clinical Project Manager – Belgium
Clinical Research Associate – Sweden
Associate Project Management Director – UK

Medical Communications
Senior Medical Writer – UK
Lead Medical Writer – UK
Medical Writer – UK
Medical Writer – UK

Pharmacovigilance
Head of Pharmacovigilance – UK
Pharmacovigilance Scientist – Ireland
Pharmacovigilance Specialist – Ireland

Commercial
Communications Specialist – UK
Senior Product Manager – UK

Biostatistics
Associate Director / Director of Biostatistics – UK
Senior & Principal Level Programmer – Ireland

Quality Assurance / Control
Director EU QP, RP, QPPV – UK
Quality Auditor – UK

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Clinical Professionals to Attend the Communique Awards

Clinical Professionals to Attend the Communique AwardsClinical Professionals’ Medical Communications team will be attending the Communique Awards this evening.

The award evening, which celebrates and recognises high achieving individuals and teams working within healthcare communications, will be hosted at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London.

The award ceremony aims to ‘recognise, reward and commend excellence and best practice in healthcare communications today, in the spirit of transparency, openness and trust.’

As Europe’s leading independent pharmaceutical staffing company, we have years of experience in pharmaceutical & medical communications recruitment and have specialist knowledge of the job requirements for the industry.

Our MedComms team will be tweeting live from the event at @CPLowri and @CPSarahG.

Good luck to all the finalists, we look forward to meeting you this evening!

Are you searching for a new job within medical communications?  Click on the links below to view the latest MedComms jobs that we are recruiting for:

Medical Communication Jobs

Medical Writing Jobs

Vertex Report Positive Results for Cystic Fibrosis Combo

Vertex Report Positive Results for Cystic Fibrosis ComboVertex have announced positive late-stage clinical trial results for their drug combo to treat cystic fibrosis (CF), taking a leap closer to regulatory filing.

Vertex confirmed that the combination of lumacaftor and Kalydeco, resulted in statistically significant improvements in lung function compared to placebo, for patients aged 12 years and over with two copies of the gene mutation F508del.

Mean absolute improvements in lung function (percent predicted forced expiratory volume in one second, or ppFEV1) of between 2.6 and 4.0 percentage points from baseline compared to placebo were observed in the phase III clinical trial, with mean relative improvements of 4.3% to 6.7%.

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Clinical Professionals’ Pharma Job Digest

Pharmaceutical Job SearchAre you searching for a new role within the pharmaceutical industry? View some of the latest job vacancies that we are recruiting for.

Commercial
Senior Product Manager, Oncology – UK
Key Account Senior Manager – UK

Medical Affairs / Information
Director of Scientific Affairs – UK
Medical Information Scientist – UK

Clinical Research
Director of International Clinical Operations – Germany
Clinical Research Manager – UK
Senior Clinical Trial Administrator – UK
Clinical Project Manager – UK

Medical Communications
Medical Writer – UK
Associate Medical Writer – UK
Healthcare Communications Editor – UK
Senior Medical Editor – UK

Regulatory Affairs
Regulatory Affairs Program Manager, Oncology – UK
Regulatory Affairs Manager, LPO – UK
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate – UK
Senior Regulatory Officer – UK

Medical Devices
Regulatory Affairs Manager – UK
Quality Assurance Manager, Medical Devices – UK
Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance – UK
Design Quality Engineer – UK

Health Economics / Market Access
Health Economics Senior Manager – UK
Market Access Manager – UK
Manager Health Outcomes, Oncology – Germany

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World’s Largest Dementia Study Launched in the UK

World's Largest Dementia Study Launched in the UKThe Medical Research Council (MRC) has announced the launch of the world’s largest study into dementia, involving more than two million people.  The clinical study will be conducted through the Medical Research Council and industry partners.

The UK Dementias Research Platform (UKDP) will investigate the causes of dementia across a range of different neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease.

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