EyeGate Pharmaceuticals Closes Acquisition of Bayon Therapeutics

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced that it has completed the planned acquisition of Bayon Therapeutics and has appointed Eric J. Daniels, MD, MBA, as its Chief Development Officer, effective as of October 21, 2021. Dr. Daniels will drive ongoing development of EyeGate’s pipeline of novel treatments for eye disease. This includes overseeing the development of a potential vision-restoring small molecule from Bayon, B-203, which …

Horizon Therapeutics Initiates Phase 4 Clinical Trial Evaluating Tepezza for the Treatment of Chronic Thyroid Eye Disease

Horizon Therapeutics announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a phase 4 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Tepezza for the treatment of chronic (inactive) Thyroid Eye Disease (TED). Tepezza is the first and only medicine approved by the FDA for the treatment of TED—a serious, progressive and potentially vision-threatening rare autoimmune disease.