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No Clear Winner in BMS, Exelixis/Ipsen First-line Renal Cancer Race

While the CheckMate-214 data on the Opdivo/Yervoy combo made the headlines at ESMO, a closer look at the results show there is plenty of room for Cabometyx to have sizeable market share.

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Ocrevus Delay As CHMP Continues Assessment?

The CHMP's assessment of Roche's novel multiple sclerosis therapy Ocrevus continues, making a year-end approval unlikely.

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Teva Offloads Women's Health Business To Two Firms For $1.38Bn

The generic drug maker signed two deals to divest its women's health business, one with the equity investment firm CVC Capital Partners and the other with Foundation Consumer Healthcare.

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What's Driving The Uptick In Korea-China Biotech Deals

Bilateral ties between South Korea and China may have slumped to a new low, but that doesn’t seem to have deterred deals between firms in the two nations in the biotech space. Scrip takes a closer look at the deal-making flow and whether it is sustainable.

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The Next Roivant Or Fortress? BridgeBio Raises $135m To Spin Out New Companies

BridgeBio's hub-and-spoke model is similar to the Roivant and Fortress strategies, but with a focus on drug candidates for genetic diseases in need of a bridge to future funding.

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Gates Foundation’s $40m Incentivizes Cancer Specialist Immunocore To Develop TB, HIV Drugs

Oxford, UK-based Immunocore, which is developing immunotherapies against cancer, has secured $40m in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to boost its research activities in infectious diseases. The company hopes to develop novel therapeutics to reduce treatment timelines and improve outcomes for patients with HIV and TB.

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Fosun Tweaks Gland Deal Amid Limbo In India

China’s Fosun group isn’t backing off from its $1bn-plus buyout of Gland Pharma and will now pursue a tweaked version of the original deal that technically qualifies for automatic approval under Indian rules. Whether that means smooth sailing hereon remains unclear.

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J&J's Guselkumab Nears Crowded EU Psoriasis Market After CHMP OK

Janssen-Cilag/MorphoSys's potential first-in-class psoriasis therapy has received a positive approval recommendation from Europe's top scientific advisory panel, and could become a blockbuster product despite the cluttered and changeable state of the dermatology sector.

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Panacea Expands Apotex Tie-Up, Drives Earnings Recovery

Panacea Biotec is expanding its partnership with Apotex to launch a copycat version of Eli Lilly’s Effient in the US, part of an alliance-building strategy with global players that the Indian firm hopes can help pull it out of an earnings tailspin.

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Halozyme Lands Largest Enhanze Deal To Date With Bristol

Bristol will pay $105m up front and as much as $1.76bn in milestone fees to use the Enhanze technology in drugs against up to 11 immuno-oncology targets. Also, Roche will pay up to $190m to add a target to an existing partnership.

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Pfizer Poised To PROSPER From Xtandi In Expanded Indication

Pfizer needed good news from the Phase III PROSPER trial testing Xtandi in non-metastatic prostate cancer patients to show investors the Medivation deal was worth the cost. It got what it was hoping for.

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Deal Watch: AstraZeneca Offloads US Anesthesiology Portfolio To Aspen

Merck adds to its immuno-oncology R&D heft with purchase of Rigontec, while Allergan will collaborate with Lyndra to produce once-weekly drugs for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Santhera Shares Sink On Duchenne Setback in Europe

Hopes were high for an expanded approval of Raxone but the CHMP's negative opinion has left the Swiss company's stock battered and bruised.

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Nabriva's Antibiotic Lefamulin Does Well In First Of Two Pivotal Trials

Results from the first Phase III study – LEAP 1 – of the antibiotic lefamulin are positive, and Nabriva still has one trial to go. But the firm believes that regardless of that result, the totality of data could be used to support regulatory filings.

Infectious Diseases Drug Approval Standards

Fosun Tweaks Gland Deal Amid Limbo In India

China’s Fosun group isn’t backing off from its $1bn-plus buyout of Gland Pharma and will now pursue a tweaked version of the original deal that technically qualifies for automatic approval under Indian rules. Whether that means smooth sailing hereon remains unclear.

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Samsung Bioepis’s Biosimilar Trastuzumab First To Take On Roche’s Herceptin In EU

Samsung Bioepis’s Ontruzant is likely to be the first biosimilar to take on Roche’s Herceptin in the EU market after it was recommended for marketing authorization by the EMA’s CHMP on Sept 15.

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Precision Medicine In Psychiatry: Astellas Joins Search For Biomarkers, Drug Targets

Biomarkers for psychiatric disorders are lacking, but Astellas is investing in its own and external efforts to identify drug targets as well as patients who'll respond to new therapies.

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Clustering Of Diabetes Subgroups May Aid Outcome Predicting

This year's EASD meeting in Lisbon heard calls to re-categorize type 2 diabetes into novel subsets, as data suggest the approach could lead to better targeted treatments.

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Nabriva's Antibiotic Lefamulin Does Well In First Of Two Pivotal Trials

Results from the first Phase III study – LEAP 1 – of the antibiotic lefamulin are positive, and Nabriva still has one trial to go. But the firm believes that regardless of that result, the totality of data could be used to support regulatory filings.

Infectious Diseases Drug Approval Standards

PROSPECTs Futile For Bavarian Nordic's Prostvac Cancer Vaccine

The Phase III PROSPECT study's data monitoring committee decides against continuing after interim analysis. The fall-out could hit Bavarian Nordic’s CV301 too.

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