The conference will offer a glimpse at new data testing possible treatment strategies for combination therapies in the first-line setting.
Novartis launches Zarxio, the first US biosimilar; UCB sells its generic business; one-third of children with ADHD are diagnosed before they turn six
Novartis and Amgen form neuroscience collaboration; the FDA approves a drug for people undergoing chemotherapy; a judge considers denying Pfizer's request to toss federal lawsuit
Amgen's Repatha will come to market priced $500 lower than the cost of Sanofi and Regeneron's Praluent.
Longtime ICC leader Viviano moves to the client side to help the start-up build its marketing team and become a commercial contender.
Eli Lilly's and BI's diabetes medication Jardiance becomes the first blood glucose-lowering drug to demonstrate it can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Sprout plans to hire 200 sales reps, targeting 30,000 doctors, to accompany the drug's launch.
A judge rules against Amgen in Neupogen case; FDA advisory panel recommends Breio Ellipta for adults with asthma; AstraZeneca partners with Daiichi Sankyo to sell Movantik
The Herpes zoster vaccine candidate showed relatively strong efficacy in a Phase-III trial, but its dosing is less convenient than an older product sold by rival Merck.
The drugmaker is poised to cut 14 pipeline projects loose.
Allergan's latest pipeline news was a mix of the good and the bad. The good: a potential Lucentis competitor is progressing. The bad: migraine medication Semprana has stalled.
Colorado's version of the FDA's compassionate use rule does not sit well with lobbying group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.
Sales of its big diabetes franchise rose 3% vs. the same period last year, while drops in Singulair and Nasonex revenue marked the quarter. The company is slated to reveal pipeline progress next week.
Roche also announced first-quarter sales shrank 1%.
Higher prices helped insulate Q4 and annual sales, which fell and rose 2%, respectively. Lilly said its insulin glargine biosimilar will go nowhere if it is not substantially different from the competition.
The company said it may use Phase II data of a breast cancer drug for FDA review, part of an earnings presentation that also included its perspective on what a pre-2017 breakup would take.
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Goldman Sachs's Jami Rubin says AbbVie's pipeline assets make it a stealth competitor.
New results from its Phase II safety trial show the LDL-cholesterol lowerer was not associated with a major increase in adverse events vs. standard of care.
An analyst notes that early Phase III results in a psoriasis clinical trial could change the drug's efficacy profile. It could also fill out the financial potential of a standalone innovative unit, should Pfizer divide.
The drug maker says it is accelerating development of new drugs and focusing on expanding indications of current ones.
The drug maker is adding Amplimunne's cancer portfolio to subsidiary MedImmune's oncology efforts, one of several recent deals to add heft.
Analyst Seamus Fernandez writes that Merck needs to undergo a deep overhaul, continuing the summer narrative that has enveloped Pfizer and Novartis.
Phase III results of Eli Lilly lung cancer drug necitumumab took analysts by surprise on two levels: by helping it avoid the dustbin and in succeeding where Erbitux had failed.
The Indiana drug maker logged a 6% sales increase over the same period last year. Higher prices were responsible for the majority of the growth.
A Data and Safety Monitoring Board recommendation has wiped aleglitazar from the drug maker's slate of possible diabetes medications.
The regulator says Merck needs to focus on lower doses of the drug.
ASCO not only offered a peek at developing treatments likely to be commercialized. Its impact also put some companies in the limelight from a business-development perspective.
Eli Lilly's GLP-1 drug is still in Phase III, but recently released data suggest it could be a formidable competitor to the already marketed GLP-1 drugs, including Novo's market-leading Victoza.
The pharmaceutical behemoth is betting at least $650 million on the Aragon Pharmaceuticals Ph. II drug.
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