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More patients want to join antibody drug trials after Trump’s coronavirus treatment — though we don’t know yet if it actually helps COVID-19

Coronavirus patients are asking to join clinical trials of antibody-based drugs after President Trump was given an experimental antibody therapy. Regeneron, the company that made the antibody cocktail given to Trump, told Business Insider that “generally we have seen an uptick in clinical trial interest overall in recent weeks.” And […]
More patients want to join antibody drug trials after Trump’s coronavirus treatment — though we don’t know yet if it actually helps COVID-19
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One of Trump’s COVID-19 treatments was developed using tissue that originally came from an abortion. He’s tried to ban this kind of research.

One of President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 treatments was developed with testing that used cells that originally came from an abortion. The Trump administration has tried to restrict the use of such cells, though it’s commonly used in developing treatments for things like cancer, HIV, and birth defects. Regeneron, the company […]
One of Trump’s COVID-19 treatments was developed using tissue that originally came from an abortion. He’s tried to ban this kind of research.
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Trump’s experimental treatment from Regeneron puts the company in a ‘very tough situation’ as others request early access, CEO says

President Donald Trump’s use of Regeneron Pharmaceutical’s experimental monoclonal antibody treatment puts the company in “a very tough situation,” CEO Leonard Schleifer says. The US President was given an 8 gram injection of Regeneron’s drug over the weekend under the FDA’s “compassionate use” option, as Schleifer said it “just wasn’t […]
Trump’s experimental treatment from Regeneron puts the company in a ‘very tough situation’ as others request early access, CEO says
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Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump’s experimental COVID-19 treatment

Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos, the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, are worth nearly $US4 billion combined. President Trump took a high dose of the experimental ‘antibody cocktail’ that Regeneron is developing to treat his case of COVID-19. Even before he took the drug, the president was friendly with Schleifer. […]
Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump’s experimental COVID-19 treatment