22:05 , Dec 1, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Duaklir Genuair meets in Phase III to treat COPD

In September, AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) reported data from the Phase III AMPLIFY trial in about 1,595 patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) showing that Duaklir Genuair aclidinium bromide/formoterol (Brimica, KRP-AB1102F, LAS40464) met the...
21:20 , Apr 28, 2017 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

A different animal?

For the second time, macro factors will make it hard to divine how much impact, if any, a clinical failure at Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc will have on investor sentiment in the U.K. But at least...
20:34 , Apr 21, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

HDM-SPIRE: Ph IIb data

Top-line data from a double-blind, international Phase IIb trial in 714 house dust mite allergic patients with moderate or severe allergy symptoms showed that 12 and 20 nmol HDM-SPIRE every 4 weeks for 12 weeks...
20:35 , Apr 18, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Clinical News

Circassia abandoning allergy field after Phase IIb miss

Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (LSE:CIR) said it will no longer develop allergy therapeutics following the failure of dust mite program HDM-SPIRE in a Phase IIb trial. The company plans to focus on its respiratory business, including...
20:52 , Mar 23, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

AZ, Circassia deal

AstraZeneca agreed to share rights to two chronic obstructive pulmonary disease therapies with Circassia. Circassia will lead promotion of AZ's Tudorza Pressair aclidinium bromide in the U.S., and may opt to acquire full U.S. rights....
22:25 , Mar 17, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

AZ, Circassia to share rights to two COPD therapies

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) agreed to share rights to two chronic obstructive pulmonary disease therapies with Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (LSE:CIR). Circassia is to lead promotion of AZ's Tudorza Pressair aclidinium bromide in the U.S., and...
08:00 , Feb 15, 2016 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Almirall, Kyorin, AstraZeneca deal

AstraZeneca and Kyorin terminated part of a 2011 deal granting Kyorin rights to develop aclidinium bromide in Japan as monotherapy or in combination with formoterol fumarate. Rights to the combination product, KRP-AB1102F, will revert...
08:00 , Feb 9, 2015 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Actavis, AstraZeneca deal

AstraZeneca will acquire U.S. and Canadian rights to Actavis’ branded respiratory portfolio in a deal slated to close this quarter. Actavis will receive an upfront payment of $600 million and will be eligible for low...
02:13 , Feb 6, 2015 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

AZ acquires rights to Actavis' COPD drugs

AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) obtained rights in the U.S. and Canada to the respiratory franchise of Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT). AZ will pay Actavis $600 million up front in the deal, plus a $100 million payment...
08:00 , Jan 5, 2015 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

Guest Commentary: The Tipping Point

Roger Longman, CEO, Real Endpoints LLC and Jane Borne, Senior Research Pharmacist, Real Endpoints LLC   That boom you heard on Dec. 22 followed by the thud of Gilead Sciences Inc.'s stock price was the opening...