$AZN (AstraZeneca PLC)

$AZN {{ '2015-12-07T12:58:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of a partnership with $AZN & MedImmune, $CELG said it has launched the FUSION clinical development program of durvalumab (MEDI4736), a monoclonal antibody designed for the treatment of cancer. This program is to develop & commercialize durvalumab across a range of blood cancers & will include four studies.

$MCK {{ '2017-07-21T16:07:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Biologics, a unit of healthcare technology firm $MCK, said it will join the limited distribution network of $PBYI to promote the latter’s kinase inhibitor Nerlynx. The formulation is indicated for treatment of adult patients with early-stage HER2 overexpressed/amplified breast cancer.

$AGN {{ '2017-07-19T15:54:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN appointed Joseph Boccuzi to its BoD, effective immediately. Boccuzi recently retired as a Partner in the Global Life Sciences, Board and Chief Executive Officer Practices at Spencer Stuart, following 24 years of service with the global executive search and leadership consulting firm.

$AMGN {{ '2017-07-13T12:24:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMGN and $AGN announced they will discuss data supporting the ABP 215 Biologics License Application (BLA) with FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee. ABP 215 is a biosimilar candidate to Avastin (bevacizumab) and is the first bevacizumab biosimilar candidate to be considered by the FDA.

$LIVN {{ '2017-07-12T12:45:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LIVN appointed Keyna Skeffington as SVP and General Counsel. Skeffington most recently served as Vice President of Legal – Corporate and Securities, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at $MDT.

$AGN {{ '2017-07-10T16:14:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN announced additional results of a prespecified prospective pooled subgroup analysis from the two Phase 3 studies, which evaluated the efficacy and safety of Viberzi to treat the symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

$MDT {{ '2017-07-10T15:43:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT announced the expanded FDA approval of the self-expanding CoreValve Evolut transcatheter aortic valve replacement platform to include patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at an intermediate risk for open-heart surgery.

$BIIB {{ '2017-07-10T12:58:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BIIB appointed Amy Chevalier Efantis as VP of Government Affairs, effective July 17. Efantis brings more than two decades of legislative, public policy, and advocacy experience in the biopharma industry and the public sector. She will lead the company's federal and state government affairs activities from $BIIB's Washington, D.C., office.

$BMY {{ '2017-07-10T11:35:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BMY said the FDA accepted its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to include an indication for Sprycel (dasatinib) to treat children with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia, as well as a powder for oral suspension formulation of Sprycel.

$BIIB {{ '2017-06-28T12:10:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma company $BIIB has appointed Catherine Steele as SVP of Corporate Affairs, effective July 17, 2007. Most recently, Steele served Novartis Pharmaceuticals as Global Head of Communications and Patient Relations. She began her biopharma career with Roche, where she worked more than a decade.

$AGN {{ '2017-06-27T13:15:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma company $AGN launched Refresh Optive Mega-3, an over-the-counter artificial tear under the company’s Refresh portfolio. The formulation protects tears from evaporating while nourishing the damaged lipid layer and providing essential hydration to the tear film layers in patients suffering from ‘dry eye’.

$BMY {{ '2017-06-26T11:44:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BMY said, in its Phase 3 study, Empliciti plus lenalidomide/dexamethasone continued to demonstrate efficacy in patients with plasma cell cancer, compared to patients treated with lenalidomide/dexamethasone alone. The combination therapy demonstrated a sustained reduction in risk of progression/death of 29%.

$MDT {{ '2017-06-23T12:04:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT has announced a 7% increase in its quarterly cash dividend, raising the amount to $0.46 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable on July 26, 2017, to shareholders of record as of July 7, 2017.

$BMY {{ '2017-06-21T11:54:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BMY announced expiration on June 20 of its cash tender offer for any and all of certain of its outstanding debt securities. About $337MM of the notes were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn on or prior to June 20, 2017, and an additional $106,000 of the notes had been submitted pursuant to a Notice of Guaranteed Delivery.

$MDT {{ '2017-06-20T13:54:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT said data from a recent study showed that its cardiac resynchronization therapy devices reduced healthcare system costs and improved therapy delivery in heart failure patients. A European health-economic analysis indicated that Medtronic’s AdaptivCRT extended life expectancy of patients by about four months, while lowering healthcare costs.

$MDT {{ '2017-06-19T11:01:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MDT said its Reactive ATP therapy slows the progression of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with implanted cardiac devices. A robust, real-world analysis of nearly 8,800 patients was presented as a late breaking clinical trial at EHRA Europace-Cardiostim 2017.

$ZTS {{ '2017-06-16T17:01:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Nexvet Biopharma, $ZTS, and Zoetis Belgium jointly dispatched a letter to the holders of convertible securities of Nexvet in accordance with Rule 15 of the Irish Takeover Rules to provide information regarding how the Acquisition of Nexvet by $ZTS will affect such securities.

$SGEN {{ '2017-06-15T12:21:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma firms $SGEN and $BMY presented an interim analysis from the phase 1/2 clinical trial of  lymphoma drugs Adcetris and Opdivo in relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma, at the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma in Switzerland. The drugs have not been approved, in combination, for the condition or for other indications.

$BIIB {{ '2017-06-14T14:06:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BIIB appointed Jean-Paul Kress as EVP and President, International, and Head of Global Therapeutic Operations, effective June 19, 2017. Kress will have direct responsibility for worldwide commercial operations outside the US and will also oversee the Rare and Specialty Disease Asset teams.

$BMY {{ '2017-06-14T13:11:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BMY commenced a cash tender offer for any and all of its 5.875% Notes due 2036, 6.125% Notes due 2038 and 6.875% Debentures due 2097. The expiration date of the tender offer is June 20, 2017, unless extended or earlier terminated.

$BIIB {{ '2017-06-13T21:38:43+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$BIIB said Paul Clancy, EVP, Finance & CFO will leave the organization to join another biopharmaceutical company. Clancy will remain at the company through 2Q and assist with the transition. CAO Greg Covino will serve as the company's interim Principal Financial Officer as the company conducts a search for a new CFO.

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