Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended a previously granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for the investigational daclatasvir and sofosbuvir combination for use in hepatitis C (HCV) patients.
Bristol-Myers Squibb reported results for the first quarter of 2015, which were highlighted by...
The global treatment market for melanoma will expand more than fourfold in value from $1.34...
Bristol-Myers Squibb has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Flexus Biosciences,...
BMS Acquires Exclusive License from Novo Nordisk for a Discovery Research Program Focused on Autoimmune DiseasesMarch 24, 2015 8:16 am | News | Comments
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has signed an agreement with Novo Nordisk under which Bristol-Myers Squibb will acquire an exclusive global license to a discovery biologics research program focused on modulating the innate immune system as a therapy for autoimmune diseases.
FDA Approves Opdivo for the Treatment of Patients with Previously Treated Metastatic Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung CancerMarch 4, 2015 11:04 pm | News | Comments
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Opdivo (nivolumab) injection, for intravenous use, for the treatment of patients with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. said Thursday that an experimental combination of two hepatitis C drugs — its daclatasvir and Gilead Sciences Inc.'s blockbuster drug Sovaldi — cured hepatitis C in just 12 weeks in nearly all the patients, who also are infected with the HIV virus.
Jacobs Engineering Group has received a contract from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company to provide architectural and engineering services for a new large-scale biologics manufacturing facility in Cruiserath, County Dublin, Ireland.
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Flexus Biosciences announced today the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Bristol-Myers Squibb will acquire all of the outstanding capital stock of Flexus, a privately held biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel anti-cancer therapeutics.
Merck has announced that the company and Bristol-Myers Squibb have agreed to transfer full responsibility for the promotion of Erbitux® (cetuximab) to Merck in Japan as of May 1, 2015
Evotaz is coformulated to be one pill, once-daily, combining the protease inhibitor atazanavir, which is marketed as Reyataz (atazanavir 200 mg/300 mg) capsules, and cobicistat, a pharmacokinetic enhancer marketed by Gilead Sciences.
In Peru, BMS' atazanavir is available as a second-line HIV drug, but its high price is out of reach of many Peruvians with HIV/AIDS.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has named its chief operation officer, Giovanni Caforio, as its new CEO. He will take over after the company's annual shareholders' meeting on May 5, replacing current CEO, Lamberto Andreotti.
Merck is ratcheting up its race with rival Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. for leadership in one of today's hottest research areas, immuno-oncology, which harnesses the immune system to fight cancer.
Better patient survival rates prompted Bristol-Myers Squibb to bring an early end to an advanced study of a potential treatment for one of the most common forms of lung cancer. Company shares jumped Monday in premarket trading after the company said Opdivo met the main goal of a late-stage study by demonstrating better overall patient survival.
Bristol-Myers Squibb and California Institute for Biomedical Research to Collaborate on New Treatment Approaches for Fibrotic DiseasesJanuary 5, 2015 8:30 am | News | Comments
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) announced today they have entered into a worldwide research collaboration to develop novel small molecule anti-fibrotic therapies, and an exclusive license agreement that allows Bristol-Myers Squibb to develop, manufacture and commercialize Calibr’s preclinical compounds resulting from the collaboration.
The agency approved Opdivo for patients with hard-to-treat melanoma that cannot be removed through surgery or has spread throughout the body. The approval was based on preliminary studies showing the drug helped shrink tumors in some patients.
Pharmaceutical companies will suffer an estimated $65B drop in sales by 2019 due to the patent expiries of several leading drugs, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s report states that the drug makers hit hardest will include Otsuka, Eli Lilly, and AstraZeneca, with a significant proportion of losses coming in the Central Nervous System treatment sector.
U.S. regulators have declined to approve Bristol-Myers Squibb's daclatasvir as part of a combination hepatitis C treatment with another antiviral drug called asunaprevir. The company says data it submitted to the FDA to win approval of daclatasvir focused on that drug's use with asunaprevir.
BMS and Five Prime Therapeutics to Evaluate Investigational Immunotherapies Opdivo and FPA008 in Six Tumor TypesNovember 24, 2014 4:09 pm | News | Comments
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Five Prime Therapeutics have entered into an exclusive clinical collaboration agreement to evaluate the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of combining Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb’s investigational PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, with FPA008, Five Prime’s monoclonal antibody that inhibits colony stimulating factor-1 receptor.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced plans to construct a new state-of-the-art, large-scale biologics manufacturing facility in Cruiserath, County Dublin, Ireland, that will produce multiple therapies for the company’s growing biologics portfolio.
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Galecto Biotech AB have entered into an agreement that provides Bristol-Myers Squibb the exclusive option to acquire Galecto Biotech AB and gain worldwide rights to its lead asset TD139, a novel inhaled inhibitor of galectin-3 in Phase 1 development for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other pulmonary fibrotic conditions.
Bristol-Myers Squibb reported third-quarter profit of $721 million. The New York-based company said it had profit of 43 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 45 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations.
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmacyclics and Janssen Announce Clinical Collaboration to Evaluate OPDIVO® and IMBRUVICA® in Non-Hodgkin LymphomaOctober 14, 2014 8:48 am | News | Comments
The Phase 1/2 study will focus on evaluating the safety and anti-tumor activity of combining OPDIVO and IMBRUVICA as a potential treatment option for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), follicular lymphoma (FL) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Bristol-Myers Squibb has decided that it will not pursue FDA approval of the dual regimen of daclatasvir and asunaprevir for the treatment of HCV genotype 1b patients in the United States and has therefore withdrawn its new drug application (NDA) for asunaprevir, an NS3/4A protease inhibitor.
Bristol-Myers Squibb and MD Anderson Cancer Center to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Focused Therapies for Leukemia and Hematologic MalignanciesOctober 6, 2014 8:10 am | News | Comments
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a novel clinical research collaboration to evaluate multiple immunotherapies, including Opdivo, Yervoy and three early-stage clinical immuno-oncology assets from Bristol-Myers Squibb, as potential treatment options for acute and chronic leukemia as well as other hematologic malignancies.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company will settle $1.4B in pension obligations through the purchase of a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America for approximately 8,000 U.S. retirees and their beneficiaries who started receiving their monthly retirement benefit payments on or before June 1, 2014.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced plans to build a 650,000-square-foot office building on company-owned land at the intersection of Princeton Pike and Interstate 295 in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Construction is expected to begin this fall and the new facility is expected to open by the end of 2016.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced that the European Commission has approved Daklinza (daclatasvir) for use in combination with other medicinal products across genotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in adults.
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