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C4 And Google's Calico Enter Mysterious Alliance On 'Diseases Of Aging'

While details are scant, the five-year collaboration will pair C4's targeted protein degradation approach with Calico's focus on diseases of aging. Privately held C4 otherwise is aiming to bring its first Degronomid candidate into the clinic in 2018.

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Lost $700m Opportunity As PTC Bids Farewell to Translarna in CF

In withdrawing its European marketing application for Translarna in cystic fibrosis, PTC Therapeutics has bid farewell to a market opportunity once pegged at $700m.

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CHMP Opinions: Opdivo Sees Keytruda's Hodgkin's And Raises It Head & Neck

Merck & Co and Bristol Myers Squibb's rival anti-PD1 products continue their game of one-upmanship with each gaining a new indication in the latest round of EU CHMP opinions.

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Pfizer On Obamacare Rewind: No Short-Term Impact On Industry

Pfizer CEO Ian Read explains why industry has stayed on the sidelines during the current health reform debate and defends drug pricing practices during a speech to the National Press Club.

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C4 And Google's Calico Enter Mysterious Alliance On 'Diseases Of Aging'

While details are scant, the five-year collaboration will pair C4's targeted protein degradation approach with Calico's focus on diseases of aging. Privately held C4 otherwise is aiming to bring its first Degronomid candidate into the clinic in 2018.

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Lost $700m Opportunity As PTC Bids Farewell to Translarna in CF

In withdrawing its European marketing application for Translarna in cystic fibrosis, PTC Therapeutics has bid farewell to a market opportunity once pegged at $700m.

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Accusations Fly In Messy Ranbaxy Compensation Battle

The ongoing fight by Daiichi Sankyo for compensation from India’s Singh brothers over the company’s disastrous purchase of generic drugs giant Ranbaxy has heated up, with the Japanese firm now accusing the tycoons of not telling the truth about the value of assets meant to serve as security for damages.

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Cerulean Shifts From Ovarian Cancer To Contraceptives In Reverse Merger With Daré

Cerulean and privately-held Daré entered into a stock purchase agreement that will give the latter company's shareholders a majority stake in the combined company, which will focus on women's health – particularly contraceptives – instead of the former firm's nanoparticle-drug conjugates for cancer.

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Quick Commercial Standouts Lacking Among 2016 US Launches

The number of novel drugs approved by FDA in 2016 was down versus prior years, and many of the drugs that did launch are off to a slow start. The expectation is increasingly for drugs to build sales over time.

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Parkinson’s Niche To Expand With New Drugs, More Patients

Newron’s new Parkinson’s disease therapy, Xadago, approved in the US after a regulatory delay, is expected to be the first of several new products to be introduced in this long-neglected therapeutic sector.

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As MS Space Awaits Ocrevus, MedDay Sees 'Synergistic' Positioning Opportunity

With Roche's Ocrevus expected to be given the green light at any moment for the underserved progressive multiple sclerosis market, a tiny French biotech with a "synergistic" product for the same indication also believes it could soon have a commercial success on its hands.

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China VC Roundup: Investors Flock To Rising Innovation, Expertise

The past few months have seen frenzied venture capital and other investment in the Chinese pharma and biotech space, driven by increasingly innovative startups run by big pharma veterans, while corporate ventures have been joining with private equity to build up specialist investment and M&A funds.

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Newron's Parkinson's Disease Drug Xadago Priced At $600-700/Month

First new chemical entity for Parkinson's to clear FDA in 10 years, Xadago has a narrower indication than Teva's Azilect and similar pricing.

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Pfizer's Avelumab Makes Its Debut, In Rare Form Of Skin Cancer

Pfizer got Bavencio to market by focusing on an unmet need, but the PD-L1 inhibitor is still a few years behind, competing with other checkpoint inhibitors over more valuable indications.

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Biogen Secures First-Round Patent Win For Tecfidera; One More To Go

PTAB rejected an inter partes review challenge to a key patent protecting the oral multiple sclerosis blockbuster to 2028 in the US, but another challenge remains outstanding.

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Which Pharma Firm Increases US Prices The Most?

Transparency reports from companies aim to change conversation from prices to discounts, but also invite comparisons. Lilly, for example, saw a higher average list price increase in 2016 than Merck and Janssen, but its net prices grew by less than the others.

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Purdue Highlights Convenience Of New Opioid Induced Constipation Drug Symproic

With oral naldemedine joining Purdue's pain portfolio, the company will look for ways to foster communication between patients and doctors about treatment for opioid-induced constipation.

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Pipeline Watch: Phase III Data For Abemaciclib, JZP-110 And NKTR-181

Pipeline Watch is a weekly snapshot of selected late-stage clinical trial events announced by pharmaceutical and biotech companies at medical and industry conferences, in financial and company presentations, and in company releases and statements.

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Ultragenyx Seizure Miss Is Not A Catastrophe, Claim Analysts And Management

Analysts claim Ultragenyx's Phase II failure of triheptanoin for seizures in patients with the rare GLUT1-deficiency syndrome (GLUT1-DS) doesn't mean the end of the road for the product, and still see plenty of potential commercial success down the road for the company. However, the company's share price slipped up to 15% on the news.

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CSL Behring Nears Market With Easier-To-Administer HAE Prophylactic

CSL Behring’s long-acting subcutaneous C1 inhibitor formulation, CSL830, has confirmed its efficacy for the prevention of hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks, and is expected to be introduced this year, giving it initial traction in what could become a crowded sector.

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