Comparative Efficacy and Safety of Janus Kinase Inhibitors and Secukinumab in Patients with Active Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

83 views | Jul 13 2022

Young Ho Lee suggested that tofacitinib 5 mg had the highest likelihood of being the best treatment for achieving the ASAS40 response rate, followed by upadacitinib 15 mg, secukinumab 150 mg, filgotinib 200 mg, and placebo. [Read the Full Post]

Abrocitinib: A New FDA-Approved Drug for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

215 views | May 20 2022

Patrick O Perche et al. thought that abrocitinib was an efficacious oral JAK 1 inhibitor recently FDA-approved for patients ≥ 18 years old with moderate-to-severe AD who had not responded to systemic medications or when contraindicated otherwise. [Read the Full Post]

Alternating therapy with osimertinib and afatinib for treatment-naive patients with EGFR-mutated advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A single-group, open-label phase 2 trial (WJOG10818L)

208 views | May 02 2022

Hidetoshi Hayashi et al. found that Alternating therapy with osimertinib and afatinib for treatment-naive patients with EGFR- mutated advanced NSCLC did not meet its primary end point, despite the encouraging efficacy and safety profile of this treatment strategy. [Read the Full Post]

Nuclear translocation of p85β promotes tumorigenesis of PIK3CA helical domain mutant cancer

420 views | Apr 19 2022

Yujun Hao et al. found that the drug combination could be an effective therapeutic approach for PIK3CA helical domain mutant tumors. [Read the Full Post]

What's new in myeloproliferative neoplasia

442 views | Mar 19 2022

Stefan Schmidt et al. revealed components of the alarmin complex (S100A8 und S100A9) drove this local sterile inflammation process, which also represented a potential therapeutic target, as the S100A8 and A9 inhibitor Tasquinimod reduced fibrosis in a pre-clinical animal model. [Read the Full Post]

The role of the atypical chemokine receptor CCRL2 in myelodysplastic syndrome and secondary acute myeloid leukemia

423 views | Mar 18 2022

Theodoros Karantanos et al. implicated CCRL2 as an MDS/sAML cell growth mediator, partially through JAK2/STAT signaling. [Read the Full Post]

Baricitinib for relapsing giant cell arteritis: a prospective open-label 52-week pilot study

372 views | Feb 23 2022

Matthew J Koster et al. showed that in this proof-of-concept study, baricitinib at 4 mg/day was well tolerated and discontinuation of GC was allowed in most patients with relapsing GCA. [Read the Full Post]

Drug survival of biologics and novel immunomodulators for rheumatoid arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and psoriasis - A nationwide cohort study from the DANBIO and DERMBIO registries

287 views | Feb 22 2022

Alexander Egeberg et al. emphasized that although these diseases had many overlaps in their pathogenesis, there was a need for an individualized treatment approach that considered the underlying disease, patient profile, and treatment history. [Read the Full Post]

Role of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor-induced interferon pathway signaling in the head and neck squamous cell carcinoma therapeutic response

266 views | Jan 31 2022

Sean P Korpela et al. found that heterogeneous, tumor cell-intrinsic, EGFR/ERBB inhibitor-induced IFN pathway activation in HNSCC and suggest that individual tumor responses to oncogene-targeted agents are a sum of direct growth inhibitory effects and variably-induced participation of host immune cells. [Read the Full Post]

CYT387 Inhibits the Hyperproliferative Potential of Fibroblast-like Synoviocytes via Modulation of IL-6/JAK1/STAT3 Signaling in Rheumatoid Arthritis

378 views | Jan 04 2022

Susmita Srivastava et al. found that CYT387 inhibits proliferation, migration, and pathogenic diseased potential of FLS isolated from adjuvant-induced arthritic (AA) rats via targeting IL-6/JAK1/STAT3 signaling cascade. [Read the Full Post]