The Week in Review: Aug 31 – Sep 7, 2018

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 News Recap: London Drugs Launches Potentially Life-Saving Hepatitis C Screening at Pharmacies in BC Lower Mainland. An innovative and potentially life-saving hepatitis C screening program has launched at five London Drugs locations in the Lower Mainland. Patients can now undertake a simple finger prick test at the pharmacy to check if they have been exposed to hepatitis C virus (HCV) at some point in the past. Hundreds of pati...

Inovio (INO) Initiates Phase I Study on Hepatitis C Vaccine

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO) along with Korean partner GeneOne Life Science announced that it has dosed the first patient in a phase I study, evaluating its hepatitis C vaccine GLS-6150 to boost immunity in patients. Both companies are jointly developing the world’s first vaccine to prevent hepatitis C infection. Korean pharma company GeneOne Life Science has already started enrolling patients in South Korea and will be responsible for conducting an