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Why Biogen/Eisai's Aducanumab Failure Is Not The End Of Amyloid Hypothesis

Biogen and Eisai still have multiple programs testing amyloid-targeting therapies in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, but pressure for Biogen to focus its efforts elsewhere are mounting after the partners discontinued Phase III studies for aducanumab.

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Conatus Endures Another NASH Setback With Failure To Hit Fibrosis Endpoint

The pan-caspase inhibitor emricasan, partnered with Novartis, misses fibrosis-reduction endpoint in Phase IIb study, following the failure last December of a trial in portal hypertension.

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NASH Pipeline: Racing To The Finish

As industry closes in on the first approved drug therapy for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, our infographic details the dozens of companies testing numerous mechanisms for the multi-factorial disease.

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GETTING IT RIGHT – Drawing Together Key Stakeholders To Shape The Real-World Data Revolution

This special report reveals the challenges and solutions for early payer involvement in real-world data clinical trials, as discussed by industry leaders at a recent roundtable.

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Scandinavia Serves Up Two Partners For Alexion, In Its Rare Disease Sweet-Spot

Leading US biotech Alexion is to collaborate with two European biotechs, Affibody and Zealand, on early-stage products for rare diseases, involving bivalent antibody-mimetic scaffolds and novel peptides.

 

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What Brexit Effect? UK Biotech Start-Ups Reach Record Numbers

With UK biotech venture capital investment at its highest level to date, biotech company building is showing no let up, with almost half of all UK biotech companies formed within the last three years.

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How One Startup Plans To Win Primary Care Battle In China

Millions of people lack access to quality healthcare services and products in China, but now one company has raised millions in funding and vows to harness the power of the internet to get temperature-controlled drugs and quality diagnostic services to everyone who needs them.

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Asia Deal Watch: Zogenix Partners Japanese Rights To Pediatric Epilepsy Therapy To Nippon Shinyaku

Nippon Shinyaku obtains rights to sell Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome drug Fintepla in its home market. Sun Pharma increases its ownership stake in Russia’s PJSC Biosintez.

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Biohaven Pays $105m For Turbo Boost In Migraine Drug Review Race

Biohaven has acquired a priority review voucher from GW Pharma to accelerate the US review of rimegepant, its oral CGRP receptor antagonist for migraine. The firm is competing with Allergan and Lilly in a race to get the next oral treatment approved.

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Merck KGaA Expects Core Franchises, Alliances To Strengthen In China

Merck KGaA's healthcare business in China will continue to center around its fertility, general medicines and endocrinology therapies while also building on new corporate alliances there, the German conglomerate’s global operations head told Scrip. 

 

 

 

 
 
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Zulresso Is Sage’s First Step In Postpartum Depression Treatment

I.V. Zulresso is the first US FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression (PPD) and Sage's first commercial product – with a list price of $34,000. It will help the company build a presence in PPD as it completes late-stage development for oral candidate SAGE-217.

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Abbott Builds Its Digital Reach In India

Abbott’s new digital initiative in India, which already has 2,000 physicians and 1,000 patients on board, aims to provide services and information to improve health outcomes. Gamification concepts and an offline component such as a learning program for physicians are also part of the new offering.

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Dong-A Vows Legal Steps As Korea Imposes Heavy Penalties Over Rebates

Korea temporarily suspends reimbursement of drugs involved in Dong-A ST’s alleged illegal rebate payments to doctors, raising concerns from the industry whether the new measures are appropriate. The company concedes it violated the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act but vows to seek legal redress as it claims there are substantial issues with the punitive measures.

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Finance Watch: Panic Over FDA Commissioner's Resignation Was Short-Lived, Though IPOs Still Languish

Public Company Edition: Biotech stocks sank when US FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his departure, but have nearly recovered to pre-resignation levels, except for newly public firms. Also, Biohaven's raises cash for PRV purchase and Endo issues $1.5bn in new debt.

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Cancer, Rare Disease Drugs To Be Covered As China Expands Reimbursement

China's national reimbursement drug list will undergo a much anticipated expansion in 2019, and therapies for cancer, pediatric and rare conditions from international firms including Roche and Actellion are likely to receive long-awaited coverage.

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Celgene/Bristol's Revlimid Patent Risk Incrementally Lower After PTAB Denies Alvogen IPR

Bristol-Myers Squibb pitches Celgene's pipeline as its most valuable asset, but investors remain fixated on the coming Revlimid patent cliff. A recent PTAB decision to deny an inter partes review incrementally decreased that risk.

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Amphera Gears Up To Evaluate Dendritic Cells For Pleural Mesothelioma

Dutch biotech Amphera has progressed into late-stage clinical studies with dendritic cells activated with an allogeneic lysate of tumor cell lines; the dendritic cells are expected to have a therapeutic effect in patients with mesothelioma, a tumor with few treatment options.

 

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Pfizer Buys Option For Vivet In Latest Gene Therapy Tie-Up

The big pharma has acquired a 15% equity stake in the privately-held gene therapy developer and an option to purchase all outstanding shares.

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DalCor Keeps Faith In CETP Biomarker, Despite No Dice For Merck's REVEAL Genetic Analysis

Hopes for a precision approach for the vast cardiovascular disease population live on – past failed studies of HDL-raising drugs and lack of evidence for genetic typing in Merck's latest analysis of anacetrapib in REVEAL.

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Merck KGAA/Pfizer Discontinue Phase III Avelumab/Talazoparib Combo Study In Ovarian Cancer

The changing competitive landscape in ovarian cancer, as well as disappointing earlier results in the condition, has led to the big pharma alliance ending the Phase III JAVELIN Ovarian PARP 100 study.

 

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