FDA Approves Eli Lilly’s Jaypirca for Relapsed Mantle Cell Lymphoma Eli Lilly has received FDA approval for Jaypirca, a non-covalent BTK inhibitor, in relapsed mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) patients who have relapsed after treatment with other drugs in the class. Adult MCL patients who have previously received at l...Find More
FDA Approves BeiGene’s Brukinsa for CLL/SLL BeiGene's Brukinsa (zanubrutinib) for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. CLL is a common type of leukemia, accounting for approximately 25% of all new cases each year. SLL is...Find More
Ipsen to Acquire Albireo for USD 952 Million Ipsen, a French pharmaceutical company, has offered USD 42 per share for the US biotech Albireo and its rare disease treatment Bylvay, continuing a recent spree of merger and acquisition activity. Albireo, a Boston-based business, is valued at USD 952 million under th...Find More
Gilead Buys Out Rights to Cancer Therapy from Jounce for USD 67 Million Gilead Sciences must have liked what it saw in a two-year-old collaboration with Jounce Therapeutics for CCR8-targeting cancer immunotherapy because the company has just agreed to own the program fully. The drug in question, GS-1811 (formerl...Find More
FDA Approves Gilead Sciences’ Sunlenca Sunlenca, a Gilead Sciences therapy for people with multidrug-resistant (MDR) HIV infection that only needs to be taken twice a year, has received FDA approval for the second time of asking. Sunlenca, which is based on the HIV capsid inhibitor lenacapavir, is intended to be...Find More
AbbVie Secures Fourth FDA Approval for Vraylar AbbVie has received its fourth FDA approval for Vraylar, adding major depressive disorder (MDD) adjunctive therapy to a list that includes schizophrenia and manic and depressive episodes in bipolar disorder. According to AbbVie, the approval makes Vraylar (cariprazi...Find More
Amgen Inc. Agrees to Purchase Dublin-based Horizon Therapeutics Plc. for €24.7 Billion Amgen Inc. has agreed to buy Dublin-based Horizon Therapeutics Plc. for €24.7 billion ($26 billion), in a deal that could face further delays or a breakdown in negotiations. Following Sanofi's withdrawal from the race, c...Find More
FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to AUM302 for Neuroblastoma A global clinical-stage biotech company, AUM Biosciences, focused on discovering and developing precision oncology therapeutics, declared that the U.S. FDA has permitted Orphan Drug Designation for AUM302. For the treatment of neuroblastoma, AUM302 i...Find More
C4X Discovery Holdings and AstraZeneca Signs Exclusive USD 402 Million Global License C4X Discovery Holdings has signed an exclusive global license with AstraZeneca worth up to USD 402 million for the development and commercialization of the NRF2 Activator program. The agreement will allow AstraZeneca to develop...Find More
Merck to Acquire Imago BioSciences, Inc. for USD 1.35 Billion While its rumored acquisition of Seagen has yet to materialize, Merck & Co has continued to bolster its pipeline with smaller transactions, the most recent of which was a USD 1.35 billion agreement to acquire Imago BioSciences and its bomedemstat ...Find More
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