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DUBLIN – Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP) today announced that its strategic partner Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) has received manufacturing and marketing approval of UPLIZNA for the prevention of relapses of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (including neuromyelitis optica) from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. MTPC has rights to the development...
Orphan Therapeutics, LLC and Ikaria Holdings, Inc announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the final section of the New Drug Application (NDA) filing seeking marketing approval for Lucassin (terlipressin for injection) for the treatment of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) Type-1. The filing was completed on May...
Basel, Switzerland – Sandoz, a global leader in biosimilar and generic medicines, today announced that the US Supreme Court has denied its petition to review the Federal Circuit’s July 2020 decision concerning the Sandoz biosimilar Erelzi® (etanercept-szzs) for reference medicine Enbrel®* (etanercept). The Federal Circuit previously ruled against Sandoz in...
This disease of colder months in temperate areas is practically non-existent in the U.S. due to an aggressive vaccination program for the past several decades. We currently see less than 5 cases of respiratory diphtheria annually. This dangerous respiratory disease is caused by a potent toxin produced by certain strains...
TOKYO & MUNICH & BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – New data from Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) for valemetostat, a potential first-in-class specific and potent dual inhibitor of EZH1 and EZH2, showed promising and durable tumor response in patients with relapsed/refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) and adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma...
A set of expert consensus-based, quality-of-care indicators identified considerable variability in the quality of pancreatic cancer care among hospitals and may be used to evaluate and identify areas for improvement, according to a new study in the June 9 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Factors...
BOSTON – AVEO Oncology (Nasdaq: AVEO), a commercial and clinical development stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced results from a randomized confirmatory Phase 2 study of ficlatuzumab as a single agent or in combination with cetuximab (ERBITUX®), an EGFR-targeted antibody, in patients who relapsed or were refractory to prior immunotherapy, chemotherapy,...
LONDON – Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that the European Commission has granted approval of the label extension for KAFTRIO® (ivacaftor/tezacaftor/elexacaftor) in a combination regimen with ivacaftor for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in all patients ages 12 years and older who have at least one F508del mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance...