12 April - Gilead Sciences and Novo Nordisk today announced that the companies intend to collaborate on a clinical trial combining compounds from their respective pipelines in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
“We are very pleased about the potential to enter into this clinical collaboration with Gilead, which would combine Novo Nordisk’s semaglutide programme in NASH with Gilead’s clinical programmes to provide novel approaches for the treatment of the disease. By combining the leading molecular science and clinical expertise of our two companies within the rapidly expanding liver and metabolic diseases, we aim to develop innovative, new and effective combination therapies to help people with NASH,” said Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, chief science officer and executive vice president of Novo Nordisk.
21 March - Novo Nordisk just announced the submission of two New Drug Applications (NDAs) to the US FDA for oral semaglutide, a once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue in a tablet, as well as a supplemental NDA (sNDA) for once-weekly Ozempic® (semaglutide). Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, executive vice president and chief science officer of Novo Nordisk said, “Achieving glycaemic control and managing cardiovascular risk remains a challenge for many adults living with type 2 diabetes, we're excited about the regulatory filings of the first GLP-1 receptor agonist in a tablet, as we believe oral semaglutide has the potential to further improve the treatment of adults living with type 2 diabetes."
When Becky Furuta was told her cycling career was over due to her diabetes, she defied doctors' orders to rise to the top of her profession.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Danish Red
Cross (DRC) and Novo Nordisk have partnered to tackle the growing
issue of chronic diseases that affect millions of people living in
humanitarian crises around the world. Focus will be on ensuring
efficient supply of low-cost human insulin in vials to Red Cross
globally; support for ICRC’s and DRC’s health programmes; 2-3 projects
to provide care to people with hypertension and diabetes in
humanitarian crises to be conducted within three years.
When Pâris was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of two, his mother Wendy began filming. She didn’t stop for 16 years.
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The Danish Government and Novo Nordisk have announced grants of 3 and 5 million US dollars respectively to the Defeat-NCD Partnership. The aim is to raise 100 million dollars to fund mobilisation of knowledge, tools, capacities and finances to scale-up action to defeat NCDs in low-resource countries.