Visionary portfolio company, Aurion Biotech, whose mission is to restore vision to millions of patients with its life-changing regenerative therapies, today announced it has won the prestigious Prix Galien Award for Best Startup in Biotech / Pharma. The Galien Foundation, the premier global institution dedicated to honoring innovators in life sciences, fosters, recognizes, and rewards excellence in scientific innovation to improve the state of human health. Aurion Biotech received the Best Start-up in Biotech / Pharma award, one of six different award categories, and was chosen from more than 146 products from 129 nominee companies, spanning 14 therapeutic areas. According to the Galien Foundation, the Prix Galien is regarded as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in biopharmaceutical research.
TearClear, an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company that transforms trusted drugs into branded best-in-class therapies, announced today that the company’s lead product, TC-002 (latanoprost ophthalmic solution 0.005%) met the primary and all secondary endpoints in the CLEAR Phase 3 pivotal trial. With these results, TearClear plans to file a New Drug Application (NDA) with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the first quarter of 2023. Upon approval, TC-002 will offer patients the first and only means of delivering preservative-free doses of latanoprost from conventional multi-dose bottles.