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Merck agrees to resolve Keytruda patent infringement litigation

Merck agrees to resolve Keytruda patent infringement litigation

Canada’s AbCellera receives grant from Gates Foundation to help fight tuberculosis

Canada’s AbCellera receives grant from Gates Foundation to help fight tuberculosis

US FDA approves AbbVie’s Imbruvica to treat marginal zone lymphoma

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AbbVie’s Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for the treatment of patients with relapsed / refractory (R/R) marginal zone lymphoma (MZL)....

US FDA approves AbbVie’s Imbruvica to treat marginal zone lymphoma

Australia’s Telix completes product collaboration agreement with Atlab Pharma

Australia’s Telix Pharmaceuticals has completed a product collaboration and purchase option agreement with Atlab Pharma....

Australia’s Telix completes product collaboration agreement with Atlab Pharma

Eli Lilly to acquire US company CoLucid Pharmaceuticals for $960m

Eli Lilly to acquire US company CoLucid Pharmaceuticals for $960m

Deals this week: Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products, Telix Pharmaceuticals, Fresenius Finance Ireland

Chinese vaccine and biologic products developer and manufacturer Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products has announced the pricing for an initial public offering (IPO) of shares to raise...

Deals this week: Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products, Telix Pharmaceuticals, Fresenius Finance Ireland

M&As this week: Bio-Rad Labs, Eli Lilly

Bio-Rad Laboratories has reached an agreement to acquire US-based biotechnology company RainDance Technologies in order to expand into next-generation sequencing applications and foster...

M&As this week: Bio-Rad Labs, Eli Lilly

USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for Mithra’s application for Estetrol patent

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued patent allowance for Belgium-based Mithra Pharmaceuticals’ Estetrol (E4) for use as an emergency...

USPTO issues Notice of Allowance for Mithra’s application for Estetrol patent

US researchers find new method to protect pancreas from digestive enzymes

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have identified a new mechanism whereby the stress hormone FGF21 protects pancreas from digestive...

US researchers find new method to protect pancreas from digestive enzymes

Sweden’s AMRA receives funding to redefine obesity and support clinical trials

Sweden’s AMRA receives funding to redefine obesity and support clinical trials

Cancer Research UK, CRT and MRC to target cancer immunotherapies

Cancer Research UK, CRT and MRC to target cancer immunotherapies

Malecare launches new mobile application Cancergraph to track cancer symptoms

US-based men’s cancer survivor support and advocacy national non-profit organisation Malecare has launched a new mobile application, Cancergraph, which tracks cancer...

Malecare launches new mobile application Cancergraph to track cancer symptoms

Eisai acquires manufacturing rights for API from Roche to treat insomnia

Eisai has acquired the rights for manufacturing active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Japan from F Hoffman-La Roche for the insomnia treatment / anaesthesia induction agent...

Eisai acquires manufacturing rights for API from Roche to treat insomnia

New study finds benzodiazepines use increases stroke risk in people with Alzheimer’s disease

A new study from the University of Eastern Finland has found the use of drugs such as benzodiazepine and benzodiazepine-like drugs was related to a 20% increased risk of stroke in patients...

New study finds benzodiazepines use increases stroke risk in people with Alzheimer’s disease

EC amends marketing authorisation for Pharming’s Ruconest to include self-administration

EC amends marketing authorisation for Pharming’s Ruconest to include self-administration

SMC rejects two indications of myeloma drugs Kyprolis and Darzalex in Scotland

Drug approval body the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has rejected two life-prolonging indications of new myeloma drugs, Kyprolis (carfilzomib) and Darzalex (daratumumab), for use in the...

SMC rejects two indications of myeloma drugs Kyprolis and Darzalex in Scotland

Merck to leverage Palantir’s data analytics capabilities

Merck to leverage Palantir’s data analytics capabilities

M Pharmaceutical to develop new topical drug product for FSD

Canadian-headquartered M Pharmaceutical has announced plans to continue advancing the development of a topical drug product as part of its planned acquisition of 40...

M Pharmaceutical to develop new topical drug product for FSD

US FDA extends review period for Eli Lilly and Incyte’s rheumatoid arthritis treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the review period for the new drug application (NDA) for Eli Lilly and Incyte’s investigational baricitinib used to treat patients...

US FDA extends review period for Eli Lilly and Incyte’s rheumatoid arthritis treatment

Deals this week: Macrophage Pharma, Bioleaders, Corbin Therapeutics

UK-based immune-oncology company Macrophage Pharma has closed a series A equity financing round that raised £9m ($11.05m) with participation from CRT Pioneer Fund, Novo Seeds, and Aglaia...

Deals this week: Macrophage Pharma, Bioleaders, Corbin Therapeutics

US FDA grants fast track designation for Starpharma’s VivaGel treatment

US FDA grants fast track designation for Starpharma’s VivaGel treatment
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