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FDA appears receptive to surrogate endpoint supporting accelerated approval of multiple myeloma drugs

New data have come forward pointing to a link between achieving undetectable minimal residual disease (MRD) and improved treatment outcomes in multiple myeloma. The ...
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BIO’s lobbying chief departs against backdrop of China-US biosecurity concerns, drug price reckoning

Shortly after the arrival of a permanent successor following more than a year under interim CEO Rachel King, the top U.S. biotechnology trade group has bid adieu to ...
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Leading AstraZeneca investor defends CEO pay ahead of shareholder vote: FT

While AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot's proposed pay package has attracted criticism ahead of the company's annual meeting, a large investor has swooped in to support ...
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Amid corporate restructuring, Novartis plots 680 layoffs in development group

Even as Novartis rolls ahead with a global restructuring campaign targeting thousands of job cuts, the Swiss drug giant has blueprinted several hundred layoffs in it...
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Medicare price negotiations carry on as HHS responds to Big Pharma’s IRA counteroffers

Medicare drug price negotiations under the Inflation Reduction Act are steadily progressing after drugmakers recently submitted their counteroffers to the government...
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Vanda secures FDA approval for Fanapt to treat bipolar I, 15 years after schizophrenia nod

Fifteen years after gaining its first FDA approval for Fanapt (iloperidone) to treat schizophrenia, Vanda Pharmaceuticals has scored again with the same antipsychoti...
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Thermo Fisher plots layoffs at California plasmid manufacturing site as demand swings

Demand fluctuations have spurred Thermo Fisher Scientific to downsize at the plasmid DNA manufacturing facility the company opened a little less than three years ago...
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J&J doubles down on health equity with 100+ partnerships and renewed local health initiatives

As April’s National Minority Health Month begins, Johnson & Johnson is picking up the pace in its “race to health equity.” The company announced Wednesday tha...
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ALMAC SCIENCES AWARDED LIFE SCIENCES INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURING FUND GRANT

Grant awarded to support the expansion of Almac’s small molecule API manufacturing plant Almac Sciences, a member of the Almac Group, has been awarde...
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Mirum scores second FDA nod for rare liver disease drug Livmarli, this one to treat PFIC

With Livmarli sales reaching $142 million during its second full year on the market, Mirum Pharmaceuticals’ rare liver disease treatment is off to a solid start in f...
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