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Bayer signs €250m pact with India’s Curadev for STING drugs

Bayer signs €250m pact with India’s Curadev for STING drugs

More than a dozen biopharma companies have been looking at STING agonists as potential treatments for cancer by switching on the inflammatory response against tumour cells, including Merck &Co and Novartis. ... project in December – as well as for

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  • Merck KGaA, Pfizer’s Bavencio stumbles in head and neck cancer Merck KGaA, Pfizer’s Bavencio stumbles in head and neck cancer

    Bavencio was fourth to market in the checkpoint inhibitor category, and has been tailing behind market leaders since its launch – namely Merck &Co’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab) and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s ... Merck &Co and BMS.

  • Trial of Amgen, Servier’s heart failure drug clears interim check Trial of Amgen, Servier’s heart failure drug clears interim check

    Analysts at Cowen &Co have previously suggested that while omecamtiv is a high-risk programme, given that a lot of heart failure drugs have failed to show their worth in ... Meanwhile, other novel pipeline agents like Zensun’s Neucardin (recombinant

  • FDA accepts review to broaden GSK’s Zejula label FDA accepts review to broaden GSK’s Zejula label

    Lynparza has been the dominant drug in the PARP inhibitor category since AZ and Merck began co-developing the drug in 2017, and is already a  blockbuster treatment. ... However, as this new application and supporting data shows, this type of drug can

  • Coronavirus outbreak escalation could impact drug supply chain Coronavirus outbreak escalation could impact drug supply chain

    Other drug makers, including Roche, Merck &Co, Bayer, Johnson &Johnson and Pfizer have all acknowledged that that they are monitoring the situation and potential for the outbreak to affect supply chains. ... months," said Merck in a statement made to CBS

  • GSK considers more divestments to help R&D push GSK considers more divestments to help R&D push

    The move ties in with an established trend among big pharma companies like Pfizer and AstraZeneca as well as Merck &Co, which has just announced its intention to spin off its ... the spin-off would “reset the capabilities and cost base of both

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  • Can protein degraders unlock ‘undruggable’ drug targets? Can protein degraders unlock ‘undruggable’ drug targets?

    like Novartis, Amgen, Pfizer and Merck &Co/MSD. ... which adds to previous collaborations with Roche’s Genentech subsidiary, Pfizer, and also Merck &Co/MSD that committed $434m to the company shortly after it launched in 2013.

  • Vertex: a vision of treating all CF patients worldwide draws closer Vertex: a vision of treating all CF patients worldwide draws closer

    Ex-Merck &Co. scientist Joshua Boger did want the company to pioneer rationale drug discovery and development, however, and after. ... a loss in almost all of its 20+ years, and has cumulative net losses of around $3bn.

  • 2019: CRISPR and therapeutic gene editing comes of age 2019: CRISPR and therapeutic gene editing comes of age

    Can gene-editing deliver safe and effective therapeutics for patients with intractable diseases? ... The cells were gene-edited to lack PD-1, the immune checkpoint targeted by drugs such as Merck &Co’s Keytruda (pembrolizumab) and Bristol-Myers

  • AstraZeneca’s oncology renaissance AstraZeneca’s oncology renaissance

    EvaluatePharma forecasts that Lynparza (now co-marketed with Merck &Co) will hit annual revenues of $2.2bn by 2024, with Imfinzi expected to reach $3.65bn and Tagrisso leading the way ... This gives it a unique niche in an IO lung cancer market dominated

  • Deal Watch October 2018

    The deal between Merck &Co and Samsung Bioepis has been in place since 2013, when Merck &Co began to work with Samsung Bioepis to produce biosimilars. ... Merck &Co has paid $155m to Samsung Bioepis to cover the investments made so far, plus interest, in

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  • Weekly industry appointments Weekly industry appointments

    Laboratories and Merck &Co. ... to help take Abcam to the next stage in its development and growth.”.

  • Nabriva Therapeutics appoints chief medical officer Nabriva Therapeutics appoints chief medical officer

    Schranz. Dr Schranz joins Nabriva from Irish biopharma Shire, with nearly two decades of experience in clinical development and medical affairs. ... Her career has seen her hold positions at Shire, ViroPharma, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck &Co.

  • Hansa Medical poaches Vifor Pharma’s CEO Hansa Medical poaches Vifor Pharma’s CEO

    Tulstrup was most recently CEO of Swiss pharmaceutical group Vifor Pharma and prior to this he served as senior vice president, global franchise head at Shire. ... Additionally, Tulstrup has served as CEO of Santaris Pharma, now part of Roche, and in

  • Astellas promotes Anthony Fiordaliso to VP, Americas finance Astellas promotes Anthony Fiordaliso to VP, Americas finance

    He has been with the pharma company since 2010, when he joined from Schering-Plough (now part of Merck &Co) and subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility. ... In his new role Fiordaliso will report to Stephen Knowles, senior vice president

  • Intellia Therapeutics appoints Dr Moncef Slaoui and Dr Frank Verwiel Intellia Therapeutics appoints Dr Moncef Slaoui and Dr Frank Verwiel

    is establishing a Science and Technology Committee, which will be chaired by Slaoui. ... Verwiel has also served at Merck &Co, where he was vice president and was general manager at Merck Sharpe Dohme’s operations in the Netherlands.

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Latest from PMHub

  • Practical Patient Centricity

    Merck &Co, Sanofi and UCB have identified the competitive advantage that patient centricity brings and are leading the way in its practical implementation. ... Patient centricity is the next market access – and will take 10 years to embed”.

  • Digital Marketing is no Substitute for Sound Strategic Marketing

    With a stronger market access focus, companies can create and implement stronger marketing strategies. ... With no prior blueprint on how to ‘go digital’ in their marketing, early pioneer companies such as Merck &Co.

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