FDA hands Amgen a biosimilar competitor

FDA hands Amgen a biosimilar competitor

The regulator approved Novartis's Neupogen lookalike. Amgen, which markets Neupogen, has a trove of its own potential biosimilars.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, March 6

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, March 6

FDA approves the first biosimilar, judge rules that FDA panel members had conflicts of interest, and a new venture will evaluate the effectiveness of digital health technologies.

Imbruvica eases AbbVie's patent worries

Imbruvica eases AbbVie's patent worries

AbbVie's $21-billion bid to acquire Pharmacyclics may insulate the drugmaker from the impact of impending Humira biosimilars.

Tufts: biosimilars will not be an instant hit

A study by the nonprofit research group found resistance to drug switching.

Accenture survey finds lacking alignment between pharma IT and marketing

The move toward digital will likely bring greater collaboration between CMOs and CIOs.

Eisai and Merck make cancer research pact

The drugmakers will explore combinations of Merck's Keytruda and Eisai's Lenvima and Halaven to treat certain cancers.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, March 5

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, March 5

AbbVie nabs Pharmacyclics for $21 billion, Mallinckrodt makes a Pfizer-Hospira style acquisition, and the National Cancer Institute's director resigns

Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo lassoes lung-cancer indication

Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo lassoes lung-cancer indication

The FDA granted the drug Priority Review status just last week.

HCB Health acquires Topin & Associates

HCB Health acquires Topin & Associates

Austin-based HCB Health announced Tuesday its acquisition of Chicago indie agency Topin & Associates in an effort to push the borders of its client base.

Orexigen pleases shareholders, irks FDA

The drugmaker released interim clinical trial information in an SEC filing that the FDA wanted kept quiet until the trial was completed.

 

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