BC Extra | Jan 29, 2020
Company News

Launches fuel Novartis’ growth as CEO reiterates China commitment

With over 90% commercial payer coverage for SMA gene therapy Zolgensma and increased uptake for heart failure drug Entresto, Novartis posted nearly double-digit sales growth in 2019 as the pharma looks to additional new drugs...
BioCentury | Jan 25, 2020
Product Development

Radiotherapy blasts forward

High-wattage takeouts and commercial launches have revived interest in radiopharmaceuticals for cancer. The challenge for the new wave of candidates is to achieve enough differentiation to justify the logistical hurdles of manufacturing and delivering products...
BC Extra | Oct 3, 2019
Politics & Policy

Experimental GBM vaccine available under U.S. right-to-try program

ERC is making its experimental glioblastoma multiforme vaccine Gliovac available to patients under a program based on the federal right-to-try law. The company is the first to develop an experimental therapy program to treat patients...
BC Extra | Jul 19, 2019
Company News

Payers, patients coming on board for Novartis’ Zolgensma

Novartis reported steady uptake for newly launched gene therapy Zolgensma, with about 40% of lives reimbursed via formal coverage policies and 17 payers signing up for the pharma’s novel pricing arrangement. But payers are resisting...
BioCentury | Jun 14, 2019
Product Development

Despite senior management shake-up, Novartis’ pipeline is primed to deliver

A string of departures at Novartis AG and strategic shifts by new CEO Vasant Narasimhan have produced a fairly thorough makeover of the executive committee he inherited in 2018. The team gains a pipeline that...
BioCentury | Jan 5, 2019
Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
BC Week In Review | Oct 19, 2018
Company News

Novartis buys Endocyte for $2.1B, gets radioligand therapy for prostate cancer

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS; SIX:NOVN) will acquire cancer company Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) for about $2.1 billion in cash. The deal gives Novartis 177Lu-PSMA-617, a radioligand therapy in the Phase III VISION trial to treat prostate-specific membrane...
BC Extra | Oct 18, 2018
Company News

Novartis buys Endocyte for $2.1B, gets radioligand therapy for prostate cancer

Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS; SIX:NOVN) will acquire cancer company Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ:ECYT) for about $2.1 billion in cash. The deal gives Novartis 177Lu-PSMA-617, a radioligand therapy in the Phase III VISION trial to treat prostate-specific membrane...
BC Week In Review | Sep 28, 2018
Clinical News

Innovent's PD-1 Inhibitor leads to 22.7% ORR in Phase Ib for NETs

Innovent Biologics Inc. (Suzhou, China) said anti-PD-1 antibody sintilimab (IBI308) led to an objective response rate (ORR) of 22.7% in 22 evaluable patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) who failed standard therapy in a Chinese Phase...
BC Extra | Sep 21, 2018
Clinical News

Innovent reports Chinese NET, NSCLC data for PD-1 mAb

Innovent Biologics Inc. (Suzhou, China) presented data this week from neuroendocrine tumor and non-small cell lung cancer cohorts in its Chinese Phase Ib trial of anti-PD-1 mAb sintilimab (IBI308). Data were presented at the Chinese...
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