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Asia Executives On The Move: Merck, Takeda, Ono, Simcere

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 6:06pm

Merck China former R&D head returns after a short stint with startup Ascletis, and Takeda has a new center director...

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Cutbacks Rise As Indian Pharma Tightens Control On Costs

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 4:59pm

Leading Indian pharma firms are rationalizing operations and work forces to rein in costs and improve efficiency and profitability in...

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Rhythm Preparing NDA Submission In Rare Genetic Obesity Disorders

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 3:16pm

Setmelanotide reduced feelings of hunger in patients with POMC and LEPR deficiency obesities and helped many lose weight, with some...

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Opioid Litigation Clouds Loom Over Teva's Turnaround

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:50pm

Increasing uncertainty over Teva's liability in opioid litigation is weighing on the generic drug manufacturer, even as the North American...

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PROfound Puts Lynparza On Track For Prostate Cancer Indication

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 9:38am

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co said their PARP inhibitor Lynparza has become the first to show positive Phase III trial...

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Novartis Battens Down Hatches Over Falsified Zolgensma Data

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 8:36am

The Swiss major believes it responded in a timely fashion to data manipulation issues associated with its closely watched gene...

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Basilea's Ceftobiprole On TARGET, Needs Positive Second Study For US

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 8:20am

The first pivotal Phase III study required for US approval of Basilea’s ceftobiprole has reported positive topline results; a second...

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E2082 Discontinuation May Hit Eisai's Epilepsy Succession

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 5:08pm

Fatality of healthy volunteer in early clinical trial prompts halt of all clinical work for candidate anti-epileptic, potentially hitting Eisai's...

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Sage's Zulresso Launch Is Off, But Not Running

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 12:13pm

The company updated investors on the launch of the first treatment for postpartum depression during its Q2 earnings call. More...

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Mologen To Pursue Combinations Only After Lefitolimod’s Solo IMPALA Failure

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 8:30am

Mologen’s CEO tells Scrip the German biotech will only pursue combination studies in future after its lead candidate lefitolimod failed as...

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Top 10 Drugs: Weighing Pharma's Golden Eggs

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 7:57am

INFOGRAPHIC: A relatively small number of relatively costly drugs account for a sizable proportion of pharma industry revenues. But what...

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Getting A Good Start: Sanofi Extends Dupixent's Potential To Younger Patients

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 7:33am

Sanofi/Regeneron’s pioneering biologic, dupilumab, is growing its potential market before the advent of competing molecules. An EU approval extension, allowing...

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Mylan-Biocon’s Ogivri First Off Block In Australia But Competition In Sight

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 6:41pm

Mylan-Biocon’s biosimilar Herceptin debuts in Australia, promising to provide patients a high quality and affordable alternative, though at least three...

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Tecentriq Plus Chemo Data Could Re-Enforce Roche's Position In Bladder Cancer

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 3:55pm

Roche's PD-L1 inhibitor Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy improved progression-free survival in first-line bladder cancer, after the immunotherapy failed a...

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AbbVie Revs Up The Race To Market In Uterine Fibroids

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 1:05pm

AbbVie and Neurocrine submitted an NDA to FDA for elagolix for bleeding associated with uterine fibroids, leading in what is...

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Sickle Blow For Pfizer’s Rivipansel At Phase III RESETs Expectations

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 9:01am

After a long wait, the top-line data for Pfizer’s RESET study of the investigational treatment for sickle cell disease disappoint...

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Sosei Heptares Bags Second GPCR Targets Deal In A Month, With Takeda

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 9:01am

The Japanese biotech agreed a multi-year, multi-target research collaboration and license deal with Takeda to discover and develop medicines that...

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Transgene Downplays Impact Of Pexa-Vec Phase III Cancer Trial Failure

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 8:16am

A late-phase assessment of the oncolytic virus in liver cancer patients was stopped early for futility but Transgene thinks the...

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