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Finch, Crestovo merge to develop late-stage C. difficile candidate, microbiome pipeline

Finch, Crestovo merge to develop late-stage <i>C. difficile </i>candidate, microbiome pipeline
October 23, 2017

Finch Therapeutics and Crestovo announced they have merged to create “a fully integrated microbiome company” called the Finch Therapeutics Group.

The merger combines Finch’s manufacturing resources, discovery platform and product pipeline with Crestovo’s IP assets and late-stage microbiome drug candidate for Clostridium difficile infection, according to a press release.

IDSA updates infectious diarrhea guidelines for first time since 2001

October 19, 2017
For the first time since 2001, the Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated its practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of infectious diarrhea…
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Dose-escalation in IBD after CDI does not increase adverse outcomes risk

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — Initiating immunosuppressive medication following treatment for Clostridium difficile infection was not correlated with adverse clinical outcomes in…
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Preventing foodborne disease a ‘farm to fork issue’

Infectious Disease News, October 2017
Some restaurants in the United States have begun serving raw chicken. Chicken sashimi, chicken tartare — dishes that might make an infectious disease physician…
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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: Cause, Effect, and Solutions to Improve Patients' Quality-of-Life

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Akcea Therapeutics™ A Subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Endorsed by: The National Pancreas Foundation.

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening genetic disease. The clinical…
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Question 46: My Patient With Hepatic Encephalopathy Continues To Be Mildly Confused Despite Taking Lactulose Twice Daily And Having Multiple Episodes Of Diarrhea Daily. Should I Increase The Dose Further?

From Curbside Consultation of the Liver: 49 Clinical Questions
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American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Researchers make progress in norovirus vaccine development

October 30, 2016
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