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Amgen Announces the Efficacy of Repatha® (Evolocumab) for Reducing The Risk Of Cardiovascular Events

Feb. 2, 2017 Amgen has announced that the FOURIER (Further Cardiovascular OUtcomes Research with PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects with Elevated Risk) trial evaluating whether Repatha® (evolocumab) minimizes the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with clinically evident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) met its primary composite endpoint (cardiovascular death, non-fatal stroke, non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI), coronary revascularization or hospitalization for unstable angina) and … Continue reading Amgen Announces the Efficacy of Repatha® (Evolocumab) for Reducing The Risk Of Cardiovascular Events

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Amgen and Immatics Enter Strategic Collaboration to Develop Novel Bispecific Cancer Immunotherapies

Jan. 9, 2017 Amgen and Immatics Biotechnologies, a leading company in the field of cancer immunotherapy, have announced a research collaboration and exclusive license agreement for developing next-generation, T-cell engaging bispecific immunotherapies targeting multiple cancers. The collaboration will combine Amgen's validated Bispecific T-cell Engager (BiTE®) technology with Immatics' world-leading XPRESIDENT® target discovery and T-cell receptor (TCR) capabilities with the goal … Continue reading Amgen and Immatics Enter Strategic Collaboration to Develop Novel Bispecific Cancer Immunotherapies

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Pharma 2016: One Year in Review

Lots of new things happened in the pharmaceutical industry in 2016. At igeahub.com, our mission is to make the pharmaceutical world simple and clear to everyone. We want our readers to have a privileged view on the key player in the healthcare system, and we do our best to keep things simple but highly accurate. The … Continue reading Pharma 2016: One Year in Review

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Top Pharma News – November 2016

New Research Details Published by Merck Scientists About the Early Development of Verubecestat November 2, 2016 Merck has announced the publication of research conducted by Merck scientists on the discovery and development of verubecestat. It is an investigational small molecule inhibitor of the enzyme beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE1), which is used … Continue reading Top Pharma News – November 2016

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World’s Top 15 Biotech Companies 2016

The global biotechnology market was estimated to be USD 330.3 billion in 2015. The market is growing and the top-15 biotechnology players account for a market share of ~33% in 2015. These organizations are primarily located in U.S. and Europe. A comparative analysis of the top 15 biotechnology players was devised to develop a ranking … Continue reading World’s Top 15 Biotech Companies 2016

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Biosimilar Products and Its Commercial Potential

The increasing demand for medicines and other biologic products paved the way to the development of methods that can speed up its production in order to meet the needs of its consumers. One of which is the utilization of biosimilar product, which is defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as ‘a biological … Continue reading Biosimilar Products and Its Commercial Potential

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Pharma Oncology | Top News – Fall 2016

AbbVie and Bristol-Myers Squibb Collaborate to Evaluate the Combination of Rova-T plus Opdivo and Opdivo + Yervoy Regimen July 25, 2016 AbbVie and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have announced a clinical trial collaboration for evaluating the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of investigational biomarker-specific antibody drug conjugate Rova-T (rovalpituuzumab tesirine) of AbbVie in combination with Opdivo (nivolumab) and Opdivo + Yervoy (ipilimumab) regimen … Continue reading Pharma Oncology | Top News – Fall 2016

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Expanded Use Of ENBREL® (etanercept) is Approved by FDA for Treating Children with Chronic Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Nov. 4, 2016 Amgen has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for the expanded use of ENBREL® (etanercept). This makes it the first and only systemic therapy for treating pediatric patients of ages 4 to 17 with chronic moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Randy Beranek, president and chief executive officer … Continue reading Expanded Use Of ENBREL® (etanercept) is Approved by FDA for Treating Children with Chronic Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

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Amgen Selects Repatha® (Evolocumab) GLAGOV Imaging Study Amongst Data to be Presented at AHA Scientific Sessions 2016

Oct. 31, 2016 Amgen has announced that it will present detailed results from the Phase 3 coronary intravascular imaging trial, the GLAGOV (GLobal Assessment of Plaque ReGression with a PCSK9 AntibOdy as Measured by IntraVascular Ultrasound) study, at the upcoming American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2016. This is going to be held in Nov. 12-16 in New Orleans. The GLAGOV … Continue reading Amgen Selects Repatha® (Evolocumab) GLAGOV Imaging Study Amongst Data to be Presented at AHA Scientific Sessions 2016

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Top Pharma News – September and October, 2016

  Bristol-Myers Squibb’s ORENCIA® (abatacept) is Approved by European Commission for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis September 6, 2016 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced that the European Commission has approved ORENCIA ® (abatacept) intravenous (IV) infusion and subcutaneous (SC) injection, combined with methotrexate (MTX), for treating highly active and progressive disease in adult patients with rheumatoid … Continue reading Top Pharma News – September and October, 2016