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FDA Accepts Two sBLAs for the KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) of Merck for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

February 3, 2017 Merck has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review two supplemental Biologics License Applications (sBLAs) for KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), the company’s anti-PD-1 therapy, in patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer, a type of bladder cancer. In particular, the application for first-line use was accepted and granted … Continue reading FDA Accepts Two sBLAs for the KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) of Merck for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Cancer

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Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Merck

Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Merck

Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, and biologic

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Lilly and Merck Expand Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

Jan. 11, 2017 Eli Lilly and Company has announced the expansion of an existing immuno-oncology collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the U.S. and Canada, to add a new study of LARTRUVO™ (olaratumab) of Lilly with Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in patients with previously treated advanced or metastatic soft tissue sarcoma (STS). Especially, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved LARTRUVO … Continue reading Lilly and Merck Expand Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

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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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The World’s Most Reputable Pharmaceutical Companies 2016

Customers’ satisfaction is immensely important for the pharmaceutical companies. When these companies focus on innovation and act responsibly, they gain the required trust from the customers all over the world. Based on how good people feel about big pharma, a ranking has been published by the Reputation Institute (RI). Based on the ranking, we have … Continue reading The World’s Most Reputable Pharmaceutical Companies 2016

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Pfizer Collaborates with National Cancer Institute to Study Three Immunotherapy Agents that Target Multiple Cancers

November 14, 2016 Pfizer Inc. has announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), which is a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). According to this agreement, Pfizer will collaborate with NCI’s Center for Cancer Research (CCR) for arranging and conducting preclinical and clinical … Continue reading Pfizer Collaborates with National Cancer Institute to Study Three Immunotherapy Agents that Target Multiple Cancers

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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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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 for treating Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The latest edition of the online peer-reviewed journal Science … Continue reading New Research Details Published by Merck Scientists About the Early Development of Verubecestat

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EMA Validates the Marketing Authorization Application for Avelumab for Treating Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

  October 31, 2016 KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Inc. have announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for avelumab for the proposed indication of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). It is an aggressive and rare skin cancer, which impacts approximately 2,500 Europeans a year. If approved, avelumab, an investigational … Continue reading EMA Validates the Marketing Authorization Application for Avelumab for Treating Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma