$SCLN (SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

$SCLN {{ '2016-09-13T10:43:20+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma company $SCLN and biopharma company Soligenix said they have signed a license deal granting rights to $SCLN to develop, promote, market, distribute and sell SGX942, being developed for treating oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer. The deal includes China, Hong Kong and Macau, as well as Taiwan, South Korea and Vietnam.

$AGN {{ '2018-01-17T13:14:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AGN and $IRWD reached an agreement with Indian pharma company Sun Pharma to resolve a patent litigation for the generic version of constipation drug Linzess in the U.S. As per the agreement, Sun Pharma will be able to market the generic version of Linzess in the U.S. from Feb. 1, 2031. All the litigations related to Linzess were dismissed.

$VRTX {{ '2018-01-10T15:15:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX said the European Commission has granted extension of the Marketing Authorization for ORKAMBI, intended for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in people with two copies of the F508del mutation, to include children ages 6 through 11. Existing reimbursement agreements in countries such as Ireland will enable rapid access to ORKAMBI.

$MRK {{ '2018-01-09T20:27:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Pharma company $MRK said the FDA has granted 'Breakthrough Therapy Designation' for Lenvima, a multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor developed by Eisai in combination with Merck's anti-PD-1 therapy Keytruda for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma. The FDA action was based on the results of a multi-center study conducted in US and Europe.

$MRK {{ '2018-01-09T18:45:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Merck today announced that it has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from FDA for LENVIMA and KEYTRUDA. The combination therapy (LENVIMA & KEYTRUDA) is being jointly developed by Eisai and $MRK for treating patients with advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma. In 2017, approx. 63,990 new cases were estimated to have occurred in US.

$CELG {{ '2018-01-08T19:25:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CELG announced preliminary results for 4Q17 and FY17. Celgene also provided the outlook for FY18 and reaffirmed FY20 guidance. The company is expected to finalize these results when it announces the earnings results on Jan. 25, 2018.

$CELG {{ '2018-01-08T14:00:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CELG agreed to acquire start-up firm Impact Biomedicines for an upfront payment of $1.1Bil. Under the deal terms, Celgene will further pay up to $1.25Bil on Impact's cancer drug Fedratinib getting FDA's approvals. If the global annual net sales of the drug exceed $5Bil, Celgene will pay a maximum of $4.5Bil. The deal is expected to close in 1Q18.

$PFE {{ '2018-01-04T13:11:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Arvinas LLC collaborates with $PFE for the discovery and development of drug candidates using Arvinas' PROTAC Platform, a novel technology used to create small molecule therapeutics aimed at degrading disease-causing cellular proteins. Arvinas may receive up to $830MM in upfront and potential development and commercialization milestone payments.

$MRK {{ '2018-01-02T20:34:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Merck announced today that Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved its cancer drug KEYTRUDA for treating patients with Urothelial Carcinoma, a type of bladder cancer. This approval helps $MRK to market KEYTRUDA for 4 types of cancer in Japan. The company plans to market KEYTRUDA in partnership with Taiho Pharmaceuticals.

$PFE {{ '2017-12-26T12:25:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PFE and $MRK announced that the US FDA has approved STEGLATRO (ertugliflozin) tablets, an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, and the fixed-dose combination STEGLUJAN (ertugliflozin and sitagliptin) tablets for adults with type 2 diabetes.

$MRK {{ '2017-12-22T16:34:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MRK and $PFE announced that the FDA approved STEGLATROTM (ertugliflozin) tablets, an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, and the fixed-dose combination STEGLUJAN (ertugliflozin and sitagliptin) tablets.

$CELG {{ '2017-12-22T14:11:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CELG's cancer drug Revlimid fails to meet the endpoint in the first Phase 3 trial. Celgene said that additional analyses are ongoing and it would present the complete analyzed data in a future medical conference. Revlimid contributed 63% of Celgene's revenue in their recently ended third quarter.

$PFE {{ '2017-12-21T21:14:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PFE announced that the US FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for avelumab in combination with INLYTA for treatment-naive patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC). This is the second Breakthrough Therapy Designation granted to avelumab.

$PFE {{ '2017-12-20T12:23:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The US FDA has approved $PFE's supplemental New Drug Application to expand the indication for BOSULIF  to include adult patients with newly-diagnosed chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia (Ph CML).

$PFE {{ '2017-12-18T19:31:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $PFE has increased the quarterly dividend by 6% to $0.34 per share. The first quarter 2018 cash dividend will be payable on March 1, 2018, to shareholders of record on Feb. 2, 2018. The board also authorized a new $10Bil share repurchase program, in addition to the $6.4Bil remaining under the current authorization.

$REGN {{ '2017-12-18T12:38:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$REGN and ISA Pharmaceuticals announced a clinical collaboration to advance ISA101, an immunotherapy targeting human papillomavirus type 16-induced cancer, in combination with cemiplimab (REGN2810), a PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1) antibody. $REGN and ISA will jointly conduct trials of treatment in cervical cancer and head-and-neck cancer.

$VRTX {{ '2017-12-12T14:48:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$VRTX and $CRSP will co-develop and co-commercialize CTX001, an investigational gene editing treatment, as part of a collaboration aimed at the development of new gene editing treatments that use the CRISPR/Cas9 technology. For CTX001, both companies will equally share all research and development costs and profits worldwide.

$LLY {{ '2017-12-11T17:36:13+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

FDA accepts to review $LLY's Galcanezumab, an injectionable drug for the treatment of migraine. Rivals $NVS and $AMGN already filed their migraine drug with FDA in July 2017, while $TEVA is also expected to join the race. Lilly's pain portfolio also includes Tanezumab, developed in partnership with $PFE, for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

$JCI {{ '2017-12-11T16:43:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCI's BoD appointed John Young to serve as a director. Young is currently group president of $PFE Essential Health. Effective Jan. 1, 2018, he will become group president of Pfizer Innovative Health, which comprises six business groups focused on improving health through innovative products covering every stage of life.

$CELG {{ '2017-12-11T14:27:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CELG and $JUNO report additional data from the TRANSCEND study. Celgene added that the results of this study show the potential for the CAR T therapy, a therapy to treat cancers. Application filing is expected to be completed in 2H18, with approval as early as the end of 2018. In June 2015, Celgene partnered with Juno Therapeutics by paying $1Bil.

$MRK {{ '2017-12-11T14:15:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Merck said today that the FDA has given consent to review a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for KEYTRUDA for the treatment of relapsed or refractory primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL), a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. FDA has granted $MRK Priority Review status and expected to complete evaluation by April 3, 2018.

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