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Joseph Haas

Joseph Haas is a senior writer for Informa’s pharmaceutical news publications, with more than eight years covering the biopharmaceutical industry. He previously worked in public affairs for a real estate trade association and wrote about housing and real estate before moving into healthcare. Most recently, he was managing editor of a newsletter publisher, leading its coverage of the implementation of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. Joe’s areas of expertise include business development, mergers and acquisitions, infectious diseases and liver diseases, including hepatitis C, hepatitis B and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). He edits the popular Deal Watch column and enjoys profiling start-up companies. 
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Deal Watch: BridgeBio To Launch New Subsidiary Around Rare Disease Candidate Obtained From Alexion

Sanofi completes the transition of its infectious disease unit to Evotec. Perhaps not yet done with virology, Gilead licenses technology for HIV/hep B vaccines from Hookipa.

Deals Business Strategies

Levin Calls Takeda/Shire Merger ‘Inspired,’ Says Entire Value Chain Must Address Pricing Issue

Having previously criticized the biopharma industry for squandering the benefits of US tax reform, the former Teva CEO called for more M&A deals that offer a clear strategic rationale, pointing to Takeda/Shire as an example.

M & A Pricing Debate

On Track To Approval, Alkermes Hopes ALKS-5461 Can Change Future Of Depression Therapy

The novel opioid-system antidepressant is being positioned for adjunctive therapy on top of SSRIs, but Alkermes is eyeing other indications, and better ways to stratify and treat depressed patients.

Research and Development Strategies Neurology

BIO Notebook Day 4: Gottlieb Seeks Early Engagement On Gene Therapy; Ireland’s Brexit Opportunities; AMAG’s Bremelanotide Strategy; Alzheimer’s ‘Learnings’

US FDA to head off cell/gene therapy manufacturing issues with pre-IND meetings; Republic of Ireland will “chase any opportunities” for business partners stemming from Brexit, even while hoping UK reconsiders EU departure; AMAG won’t follow the flibanserin PR approach with newly submitted female sexual dysfunction drug bremelanotide; United Neuroscience CMO Ajay Verma says Alzheimer’s trial setbacks are “learnings,” with progress toward novel therapies moving faster than it has for cancer and HIV.

Regenerative Medicine Neurology

BIO Notebook Day 4: Gottlieb Seeks Early Engagement On Gene Therapy; Ireland’s Brexit Opportunities; AMAG’s Bremelanotide Strategy; Alzheimer’s ‘Learnings’

US FDA to head off cell/gene therapy manufacturing issues with pre-IND meetings; Republic of Ireland will “chase any opportunities” for business partners stemming from Brexit, even while hoping UK reconsiders EU departure; AMAG won’t follow the flibanserin PR approach with newly submitted female sexual dysfunction drug bremelanotide; United Neuroscience CMO Ajay Verma says Alzheimer’s trial setbacks are “learnings,” with progress toward novel therapies moving faster than it has for cancer and HIV.

Regenerative Medicine Neurology

BIO Notebook Day 2: Levin Scolds Industry For Squandering Proceeds From US Tax Reform

Former Teva and current Ovid CEO Jeremy Levin says pharma should use tax reform gains for business development, not share buybacks. Also, Patient-focused drug development (PFDD) is about more than just getting new drugs approved, an advocate says, while FDA previews coming guidance on PFDD. And, Alnylam’s CEO reflects on what it took financially to get RNAi to the threshold of its first product approval.

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