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Roche, Sarepta collaborates; FDA approval for Merck’s Ervebo, and Allergan’s Ubrelvy

Feb 5, 2020

Roche has entered into a licensing partnership with Sarepta Therapeutics worth USD 1.15 Billion.  Roche has agreed to license in Sarepta’s gene therapy ‘SRP-9001...

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GBT, Syros; Takeda, Cevance collaborates; IND application to ZN-c3

Jul 2, 2020

Global Therapeutics and Syros Pharmaceuticals have teamed up to move forward to discover, develop and market novel Sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia therapies. ...

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Wave Life Sciences stocks implode; Amarin’s VASCEPA approval; GSK seeks approval

Feb 5, 2020

Wave Life Sciences has recently announced the discontinuation of its drug suvodirsen, for the treatment of a rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy mutation.  Duchenne Muscu...

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Omega’s sixth funding round; Correvio’s drug failure; and BIMA acquisition

Jun 29, 2020

A leading global international investment firm, Omega Funds has announced the closure of its sixth fundraising USD 438 Million. More than decade old Life Sciences-based inv...

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Acquisition of ArQule; Synthorx; and Zentalis nabs a raise

Feb 14, 2020

Merck is set to complete the already planned purchase of the ArQule for USD 2.7 Billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Merck will pay USD 20 for each share in cash for ...

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Cumberland’s methotrexate product gets approval in the US; Baker Brothers purchases stake in Kodiak’s KSI-301; Sanofi offloads Seprafilm unit to Baxter

Feb 14, 2020

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals has recently received approval from the US FDA for its RediTrex injection for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Cumberland pharmaceuticals p...

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Toujeo to treat Type 1 Diabetes; TauRx for Alzheimer’s patients

Jun 29, 2020

Sanofi’s Toujeo has received FDA recommendation for its expanded use in Type 1 Diabetes. Toujeo is an insulin glargine injection to control the highs and lows of blood su...

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Novartis buys Medicines Co. for USD 9.7 Billion

Feb 14, 2020

Novartis plans to buy The Medicines Company for USD 9.7 Billion to gain access to a heart drug inclisiran, almost ready to get into the market. Under the terms of the deal,...

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GHO to advance healthcare in Europe; Truvian nets USD 27.1 Mn; Lilly plans its diabetes portfolio expansion

Feb 14, 2020

Global Healthcare Opportunities (GHO) Capital, a London-based healthcare investment firm, has recently netted USD 1.1 Billion to advance European healthcare. The company pl...

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Nordisk ties up with Dicerna; Pfizer’s drug gets FDA nod

Apr 16, 2020

Novo Nordisk has announced to enter into a collaboration with Dicerna’s RNAi platform to focus on metabolic and liver-related diseases. The companies will be focusing to ...

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AbbVie Sells bonds to Fund Allergan takeover

Jun 29, 2020

AbbVie has traded off its bonds worth USD 30 Billion to finance the purchase of the Allergan.   AbbVie this year in June has agreed to buy Allergan for USD 63 Billion,...

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FDA declines the approval of Lipocine’s testosterone drug; Novartis Sandoz to buy Aspen Pharmacare Japanese Unit

Feb 14, 2020

The US FDA for the third time has refused to give approval to Lipocine’s oral testosterone drug, Tlando. The drug is an oral testosterone replacement therapy in clinical ...

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Evotec, Vifor Pharma collaborates to cure kidney diseases; AZ takes major steps to advance pharma and medicine R&D in China; Amneal licenses-in a Myasthenia Gravis drug from Kashiv BioSciences

Feb 14, 2020

Switzerland-based Vifor Pharma and Germany-based Evotech AG have collaborated for the development and discovery of new treatments for kidney diseases. The launch of a new 5...

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AstraZeneca tops the first Pharma Invention Index; Amgen to buy 20.5% stake in a Chinese pharmaceutical, BeiGene; Ascentage, Henlius collaborates to develop a Combination therapy

Feb 14, 2020

Amgen has announced to purchase 20.5% of the stake in Chinese-American drug company BeiGene. As per the deal signed, Amgen will develop and commercialize around two dozen o...

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AZ sells EU rights for Schizophrenia to Cheplapharm; Astellas, Pandion unite to extract the potential of immunomodulation; Pear therapeutics on a journey to develop digital GI treatments with Ironwood

Jun 29, 2020

AstraZeneca has announced the licensing-out of two of its drugs Seroquel and Seroquel XR in Europe and Russia to Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH. According to the deal signed...

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