Elanco and Aratana Therapeutics finalize deal to merge

Elanco Animal Health has acquired Aratana Therapeutics.

Structured as a stock-for-stock transaction, the deal was accepted by Aratana stockholders.

“Aratana’s strong position in the specialty market—with its current portfolio and pipeline—complements Elanco’s field presence and capitalizes on new opportunities for key existing Elanco pet therapy brands,” says Jeff Simmons, president and chief executive officer of Elanco. “This deal furthers Elanco’s value-generating innovation, portfolio, and productivity (IPP) strategy, while continuing to bring great value to veterinarians …

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Elanco and Aratana Therapeutics finalize deal to merge

Elanco Animal Health has acquired Aratana Therapeutics.

Structured as a stock-for-stock transaction, the deal was accepted by Aratana stockholders.

“Aratana’s strong position in the specialty market—with its current portfolio and pipeline—complements Elanco’s field presence and capitalizes on new opportunities for key existing Elanco pet therapy brands,” says Jeff Simmons, president and chief executive officer of Elanco. “This deal furthers Elanco’s value-generating innovation, portfolio, and productivity (IPP) strategy, while continuing to bring great value to veterinarians …

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VetStem receives immunotherapy license from human health firm

Biopharmaceutical animal health company VetStem has partnered with Calidi Biotherapeutics, a clinical‐stage biotechnology company specializing in the stem cell-based delivery of oncolytic virus-based immunotherapies for cancer.

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Sioux Falls, S.D., tops list of heartworm cities for July

Sioux Falls, S.D., is the number one city for heartworms in July, the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) reports.

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Veterinarian pushes for “four-eyes” system in clinics

More and more veterinarians are speaking up on how to tackle the high rate of suicide in the veterinary profession.

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Doctor Uses Table Salt to Bring Down Cost of Artificial Skin Grafts From $900 to $5 Per Square Inch

This ingenious new method of cultivating artificial skin could offer new hope for burn victims and acid attack survivors around the world.
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FDA approves ProHeart 12

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has approved ProHeart 12 (moxidectin) extended release injectable suspension for dogs one year and older.

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For First Time Ever, Scientists Have Cured Living Creatures of HIV and Eliminated Virus From DNA Entirely

A trailblazing team of researchers has eliminated all traces of HIV from living mice – and they will soon begin clinical trials on humans.
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Sushila Nayar, Gandhi’s Doctor Who Spent Her Life Giving Medical Care to the Poor

She was just another girl born in a middle-class family in pre-independence India. With time, her life unfolded to become an extraordinary saga of struggle and accomplishments. A freedom fighter and a doctor, who not only took care of Mahatma Gandhi, she was one of the few who set the country on a path of […] More

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