20:41 , Oct 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Momenta cutting biosimilar programs, headcount

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said it plans to terminate five biosimilar development programs under its 2016 co-development deal with Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) and reduce headcount by about 50% to focus on its novel pipeline. The...
23:52 , Oct 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Momenta cutting biosimilar programs, headcount

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said it plans to terminate five biosimilar development programs under its 2016 co-development deal with Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) and reduce headcount by about 50% to focus on its novel pipeline. The...
21:26 , Jul 27, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Regulation

Biosimilar barriers

A coming showdown over anticompetitive contracting practices, coupled with an impending wave of patent expirations, could result in a wave of biosimilar approvals and launches in the U.S. over the next year, according to biosimilars...
20:47 , Jun 12, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

BIO chair outraged by nude dancer party

An industry party held during the BIO annual meeting in Boston has been excoriated by the trade organization for featuring nude or partially clothed female dancers. The trade organization’s chairman called on the party’s sponsors...
22:47 , Apr 24, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Amgen considering risk-based Aimovig pricing

On a conference call to discuss 1Q18 earnings call, Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) EVP of Global Commercial Operation Anthony Hooper said the biopharma is "prepared to talk to payers about risk-based contracts with Aimovig." This quarter,...
21:16 , Apr 24, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Biogen looks to ex-U.S. markets for growth

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) perceives greater long-term growth opportunities than anticipated in the EU and emerging markets, the company's CEO Michel Vounatsos said on its earnings call Tuesday, while noting that the U.S. market remains its...
23:09 , Apr 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Fundamentally driven

Continued struggles by the mega-cap bellwethers and the resurgence of volatility in global equity markets were the major themes of 1Q18, whipsawing biotech stocks throughout the quarter but leaving index values little changed on the...
14:50 , Apr 6, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Samsung Bioepis, AbbVie settle Humira biosimilar dispute

Samsung Bioepis Co. Ltd. and AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) agreed to settle all litigation related to AbbVie's Humira adalimumab in a deal that will allow Samsung Bioepis to launch its biosimilar of the autoimmune drug, Imraldi...
22:09 , Apr 5, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Samsung Bioepis, AbbVie settle Humira biosimilar dispute

Samsung Bioepis Co. Ltd. and AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) agreed to settle all litigation related to AbbVie's Humira adalimumab in a deal that will allow Samsung Bioepis to launch its biosimilar of the autoimmune drug, Imraldi...
20:47 , Feb 16, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

FDA approves second generic of thrice-weekly Copaxone

The Sandoz Ltd. unit of Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS; SIX:NOVN) and partner Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTA) said FDA approved an ANDA for thrice-weekly 40 mg/mL Glatopa glatiramer acetate injection as a generic version of multiple sclerosis...