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Novartis reports positive results for Aimovig in phase 2 episodic migraine trial

Novartis reports positive results for Aimovig in phase 2 episodic migraine trial

Novartis said that a five-year phase 2 clinical trial of migraine prevention drug Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) has delivered strong long-term safety and efficacy results in patients with episodic migraine (EM). The results of the mid-stage trial – NCT01952574 are being presented by the Swiss drugmaker at the 18th Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium. The five-year, open-label treatment […]

BioNTech to acquire Novartis’ Marburg manufacturing plant to expand production of COVID-19 vaccine candidates

Biopharmaceutical New Technologies (BioNTech) has agreed to acquire a GMP certified manufacturing facility in Marburg, Germany from Novartis to expand the production capacity of its BNT162 COVID-19 vaccine candidates. The financial terms of the deal were not revealed by the parties. BioNTech said that the production capacity of its five mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidates under […]

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Novartis bags Kesimpta FDA approval for relapsing forms of MS

Kesimpta FDA approval for RMS: Novartis has bagged approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its blood cancer drug Kesimpta (ofatumumab, formerly OMB157) for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS). The approval is for the use of the anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (mAb) as a subcutaneous injection in clinically isolated syndrome, […]

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TScan, Novartis to develop T cell receptor therapies for solid tumors

TScan Therapeutics has partnered with Swiss pharma giant Novartis to discover and develop novel TCR-engineered T cell receptor therapies for the treatment of solid tumors using the former’s TScan Discovery Platform. The TScan platform will be used for discovering novel cancer antigens that can be targeted by TCR-based therapies. TScan Therapeutics will be engaged in […]

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Incyte to launch ruxolitinib coronavirus clinical trial in US

Ruxolitinib coronavirus clinical trial : Incyte revealed that it is working with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to launch the phase 3 RUXCOVID clinical trial to assess the efficacy and safety of ruxolitinib (Jakafi) plus standard-of-care (SoC) in patients with COVID-19 associated cytokine storm syndrome. The ruxolitinib plus standard-of-care will be compared to […]

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Novartis to acquire The Medicines Company for $9.7bn with eye on inclisiran

Novartis acquisition of The Medicines Company : Swiss drugmaker Novartis signed a deal worth $9.7 billion to acquire US biopharma company The Medicines Company, as per the latest pharma acquisition news. As per the terms of the all-cash deal, Novartis will acquire The Medicines Company for $85.00 per share. The Medicines Company, which is headquartered […]

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Novartis bags Adakveo FDA approval to reduce VOCs in sickle cell disease

Adakveo FDA approval : Swiss drugmaker Novartis has bagged approval for Adakveo (crizanlizumab-tmca) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its use in sickle cell disease. Formerly known as SEG101, Adakveo has been indicated to be used for bringing down the frequency of vaso-occlusive crises (VOCs), or pain crises, in patients, aged 16 […]

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Novartis’ Sandoz to acquire Aspen’s Japanese pharma business

Sandoz, the generic drug business of Novartis has agreed to acquire the Japanese business of Aspen Global Incorporated (AGI), a fully owned subsidiary of Aspen Pharmacare in a deal valued up to €400 million, as per the latest pharma acquisition news. The acquisition includes shares in Aspen Japan and associated assets held by the South […]

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Novartis bags Beovu FDA approval for wet AMD

Beovu FDA approval for wet AMD : Swiss pharma giant Novartis has been given approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Beovu (brolucizumab) injection for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Also called RTH258, Beovu is now the first FDA approved anti-VEGF which is said to deliver greater fluid resolution compared to aflibercept. […]

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Gilead Sciences licenses three preclinical antiviral programs from Novartis

US biopharma company Gilead Sciences has licensed three preclinical antiviral programs, including investigational candidates having the potential to treat human rhinovirus, influenza and herpes viruses, from Swiss pharma company Novartis. As per the agreement, Gilead Sciences will get exclusive global rights for the development and commercialization of small molecules against three undisclosed targets. Novartis will […]

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