Unexpected side effects have spelled the end for Ardelyx’s drug candidate to treat elevated potassium levels in the blood, which was in phase 3 testing.

Cytokinetics canned tirasemtiv after it failed to beat placebo against the primary endpoint or any of the secondary goals in an ALS trial.

After tying with Milan in a third round of voting, Amsterdam will be the new home of the European Medicines Agency.

DiA Imaging Analysis has inked a deal with GE Healthcare to develop automated imaging analysis technology.

Gamida Cell has named Julian Adams, Ph.D.—its current chair and chief scientific officer of Clal Biotech—as its new CEO.

Bayer has signed a potentially major research pact with Japan’s PeptiDream, marking the second big biobucks deal for the German pharma in the past week.

The action marks the end for an oral adenosine A2a receptor antagonist Acorda paid $363 million in cash for last year.

Controversial plans to allow the Pentagon to approve drugs and medical devices intended for use by soldiers have been set aside in the latest version of the…