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Top Pharma News | May – June 2017

AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (durvalumab) receives US FDA accelerated approval for previously treated patients with advanced bladder cancer 01 May 2017 AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, have announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to Imfinzi (durvalumab). Imfinzi is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic … Continue reading Top Pharma News | May – June 2017

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FDA Approves the checkpoint contender avelumab from Merck KGaA and Pfizer

  March 23, 2017 The biopharma partners Merck KGaA and Pfizer came away with their first FDA approval of the checkpoint inhibitor avelumab. This made it the fourth drug in this category to make it to the market. The FDA approves this for Merkel cell carcinoma under an accelerated approval process. The drug is currently in … Continue reading FDA Approves the checkpoint contender avelumab from Merck KGaA and Pfizer

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

The global pharmaceutical market was estimated in USD 1.1 trillion in 2016. The global market is highly mature and consolidated. The top-10 pharmaceutical companies in this market had share of around 40% in 2016 and approximately 50% considering the top-15. A comparative analysis of the top-15 organizations was used to develop a ranking for these … Continue reading Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

U.S. FDA and EMA Accepts Three Marketing Applications for Ertugliflozin-Containing Medicines for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes, Announced by Merck and Pfizer

March 6, 2017 Merck and Pfizer Inc. have announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review three New Drug Applications (NDAs) for medicines containing ertugliflozin, an investigational SGLT2 inhibitor in development for helping to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes: one for monotherapy, one for the fixed-dose … Continue reading U.S. FDA and EMA Accepts Three Marketing Applications for Ertugliflozin-Containing Medicines for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes, Announced by Merck and Pfizer

FDA Accepts the Biologics License Application for Avelumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

February 28, 2017 EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Inc. have announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Biologics License Application (BLA) for avelumab for Priority Review as a treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) with disease progression on … Continue reading FDA Accepts the Biologics License Application for Avelumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma

World's Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

World’s Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Reputation is extremely important for Pharmaceutical Companies. Like every year, Fortune collaborated with Korn Ferry Hay Group on the survey of corporate reputations. To determine the best-regarded companies in 51 industries, Korn Ferry Hay Group evaluated 680 companies in 28 countries. Executives, directors, and analysts have been asked to rate enterprises in their own industry, here … Continue reading World’s Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

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Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from the Comparative REFLECTIONS B538-02 Study for a Potential Biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab), PF-06410293

January 5, 2017 Pfizer Inc. has announced that the confirmatory REFLECTIONS B538-02 study met its primary objective by demonstrating equivalent efficacy as measured by the American College of Rheumatology 20 (ACR20) response rate at Week 12. This trial is evaluating the safety, efficacy, and immunogenicity of PF-06410293 compared to Humira (adalimumab), each taken in combination with methotrexate, in … Continue reading Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from the Comparative REFLECTIONS B538-02 Study for a Potential Biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab), PF-06410293

Best Pharma Companies at a Glance: Pfizer - Igeahub

Best Pharma Companies at a Glance: Pfizer

Pfizer is a research-based pharmaceutical company engaged in the wellness, prevention and treatment for diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas. The company operates through Innovative Health and Established Health businesses. Innovative Health encompasses Internal Medicine, Vaccines, Oncology, Inflammation & Immunology, Rare Disease and Consumer Healthcare and includes all legacy Medivation and Anacor commercial … Continue reading Best Pharma Companies at a Glance: Pfizer

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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