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Benitec Biopharma announced last week that it has received a written report confirming a favorable review of a planned phase I/IIa clinical trial for its expressed hepatitis C treatment from the National Institutes of Health’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee.

Benitec Biopharma hit two key milestones recently in its effort to advance its expressed RNAi-based hepatitis C treatment TT-034 into the clinic, securing a commitment to sell A$7 million ($6.7 million) of its stock to new and existing shareholders and receiving a favorable revie

Benitec Biopharma this week announced that it intends to move its non-small cell lung cancer drug candidate Tribetarna into clinical trials following positive preclinical data generated in collaboration with the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia.

Benitec Biopharma said this week that it has submitted an application to the National Institutes of Health’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, or RAC, detailing the protocol for its proposed phase I trial of the expressed RNAi hepatitis C treatment TT-034.

Genable Technologies, an Irish biopharmaceutical firm, announced last week that it has received orphan drug status from the US Food and Drug Administration for its expressed RNAi-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa.

Benitec Biopharma this week announced that the University of California, San Diego, has been selected as another site of the company’s phase I/II trial of the expressed RNAi-based hepatitis C treatment TT-034.

Benitec Biopharma last week announced that a collaborator generated preclinical data showing that the company’s expressed RNAi technology can be used to boost survival in a orthotopic mouse model of non-small cell lung cancer.

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Benitec Biopharma has appointed Kevin Buchi to its board of directors.

Benitec Biopharma said this week that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent from the company’s core Graham intellectual property portfolio.

Benitec Biopharma announced last week that it has selected the Duke Clinical Research Unit as a site for its upcoming phase I/II trial for the expressed RNAi-based hepatitis C infection treatment TT-034.

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