Opthea becomes ASX top 300 company

Melbourne biopharmaceutical company Opthea has announced its inclusion on the ASX 300, just days after its lead drug candidate met primary end points in the latest clinical trial for diabetic macular edema (DME). Read more

Novartis provides safety update for Beovu

A safety review into Novartis’ new anti-VEGF drug Beovu has revealed that reported adverse events are consistent with the approved prescribing information after a group of US retinal specialists linked it to a series of vasculitis cases. Read more

Novartis pursues PBS listing for Beovu  

Novartis is working to ensure its newly-approved drug Beovu is accessible via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) at the earliest opportunity after expressing disappointment over an initial decision not to recommend it for the government-subsidised medicines program. Read more