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Today, Novartis announced for the first time detailed results from its phase III EXPEDITION trial program for QVA149 (indacaterol/glycopyrronium) in patients with moderate-to-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In the US ...
Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Novartis reported a large jump in first-quarter net profit Thursday as it recorded one-time gains from deals with other drug companies.
Innocrin Pharmaceuticals is developing small-molecule CYP17 lyase-selective inhibitors to treat resistant hormonally-dependent breast and prostate cancers.
Government health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S., a long-awaited milestone that could save billions for insurers, doctors and patients.
Arrowhead Research Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced the acquisition of Novartis’ entire RNAi research and development portfolio and associated assets.
Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Switzerland's Novartis AG have completed a three-part deal that will offer the British company's shareholders a 4 billion pound ($6.17 billion) windfall.
Until recently, there was no vaccine available in the US to help protect against meningococcal group B, one of the most prevalent types of meningococcal meningitis in the US.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Farydak (panobinostat) for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma is a form of blood cancer that arises from plasma cells, a type of white blood cell, found in bone marrow.
It’s financial reporting season and the pharmaceutical industry is no exception. This week Novartis reported that its fourth quarter net income dropped a whopping 26% or “only” $1.49B compared to $2B from a year ago.
Novartis AG says fourth quarter net income dropped 26 percent but the company still posted a healthy 2014 annual profit. The Basel, Switzerland-based company said Tuesday that fourth quarter net income came in at $1.49 billion, down from $2 billion in the same quarter the year before.
Array BioPharma today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Novartis Pharma AG to acquire worldwide rights to encorafenib (LGX818), a BRAF inhibitor currently in Phase 3 development.
Novartis announced that the FDA has approved Cosentyx (secukinumab) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.
A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts ruled that the Novartis' version of Neupogen is highly similar to Amgen's original blockbuster biotech drug, which is used to boost blood cells that help cancer patients fight off infections.
Just over a week after saying it would sell its heartworm treatment for dogs at the request of federal regulators, Eli Lilly announced that it has completed its $5.4 billion acquisition of the animal health division belonging to Switzerland's Norvartis.
Acromegaly is a rare, debilitating endocrine disorder caused by the excess production of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). In the majority of cases, the disease is caused by a non-cancerous tumor on the pituitary gland.
Europe's drug regulator says there is no proof that a flu vaccine for the elderly was linked to side effects, including deaths in Italy. Last week, Italy pulled two batches of Fluad, made by Switzerland's Novartis AG, after reports that people died after getting immunized.
Novartis AG has posted a 45 percent rise in net profit in the third quarter, boosted by strong sales of new products such as Gilenya for multiple sclerosis and the leukemia drug Tasigna. The Basel, Switzerland-based company's reported quarterly net profit was $3.24B
CSL Limited today announced that it has agreed to acquire Novartis' global influenza vaccine business for US$275 million. The business will be combined with CSL's subsidiary, bioCSL.
Novartis announced the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee (DODAC) to the FDA voted 7 to 0 to support the approval of AIN457, a selective interleukin-17A inhibitor, for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.
Novartis confirmed today that following completion of the transactions with GlaxoSmithKline and Eli Lilly and Company in the coming months, that the three business leaders of the Novartis divisions at the center of the transaction will leave the Executive Committee of Novartis.
The European Union's antitrust authority says it has approved the $5.4 billion sale of Novartis' animal health division to U.S. pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly. The 28-nation bloc's executive Commission said Friday the sale won't hinder competition because the merged firm will continue to face a number of strong competitors.
The University of Pennsylvania today reached an important milestone in its alliance with Novartis as it unveiled plans for the construction of a first-of-its-kind Center for Advanced Cellular Therapeutics (CACT) on the Penn Medicine campus in Philadelphia.
Merus Labs International has acquired from Novartis AG, in certain European countries, the rights to manufacture, market, and sell the branded prescription medicine product Sintrom® (acenocoumarol).
Ophthotech Achieves $50M Milestone under Ex-US Licensing and Commercial Agreement with Novartis for Fovista®September 8, 2014 8:07 am | News | Comments
Ophthotech Corporation today announced that it has achieved a $50 million enrollment milestone payment from Novartis Pharma AG as part of the ex-US licensing and commercialization agreement between the two companies focused on the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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