AstraZeneca Hands LEO Dermatology Potential
AstraZeneca PLC is handing over two pipeline skin disease medicines, tralokinumab and brodalumab, to LEO Pharma for an upfront payment of $115m while it focuses on other key therapy areas. The UK big pharma has also put an end to its license with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for brodalumab in Europe in favor of its new partner.
You may also be interested in...
Leo Sets Up For A David & Goliath Showdown In Atopic Dermatitis
Scrip talked to Leo Pharma's new CEO Catherine Mazzacco about going up against big biopharma players in dermatology and plans to file tralokinumab in 2020.
AAD Roundup: Sun Sets Sights On Psoriasis As Competitive Pressures Mount
Sun presented new data on its IL-23 inhibitor tildrakizumab, pending US FDA approval, at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting. Novartis and others – all competing for payers' dollars – also try to make the case for their products.
AAD Roundup: More Data Emerges In Atopic Dermatitis, But Dupixent Maintains Big Lead
Atopic dermatitis (AD) was a hot topic at the AAD meeting based on last year's Dupixent approval and the growing array of new systemic and topical therapies for the skin condition – and the large market those products may address.