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With 4-year data, Novo bolsters star power of obesity blockbuster Wegovy

With new four-year data in hand, Novo Nordisk can make a case for its popular obesity med Wegovy to be used as a long-term treatment. May 14, at the European Cong...
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With new partnership, Galapagos takes decentralized CAR-T manufacturing quest nationwide

Though Galapagos has undergone plenty of staff shake-ups and strategy revamps in recent years, the company is sticking strong to the CAR-T pivot first unveiled by CE...
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Acadia adds awareness-raising adventure series to site dedicated to documenting life with Rett syndrome

With the FDA’s first approval for a treatment for Rett syndrome now under its belt, Daybue maker Acadia Pharmaceuticals has debuted its latest effort to raise awaren...
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Eisai predicts sharp Leqembi sales increase as launch efforts begin to bear fruit

Reflecting on Eisai’s Alzheimer’s disease development journey—from Aricept’s U.S. launch in 1997 to Leqembi nearly a quarter century later—the company’s CEO Haruo Na...
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House’s updated biosecurity bill sets 2032 decoupling deadline for industry’s work with WuXi AppTec, WuXi Biologics

Right after an industry survey suggested that switching away from Chinese CDMOs could take biopharma companies up to eight years, lawmakers have adjusted the BIOSECU...
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Emergent BioSolutions to cut 300 employees, shutter 2 facilities in restructuring launched under new CEO

Just about two months into his CEO job at Emergent BioSolutions, Joseph Papa has laid out his turnaround plan for the CDMO-turned-biopharma company. And it involves ...
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Pfizer sets up DTC marketing platform as Q1 sales beat expectations

Following the lead of Eli Lilly, Pfizer will establish a direct-to-consumer service, selling some of its medicines online and avoiding industry middlemen. The compan...
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WuXi Biologics withdraws from 2024 BIO convention amid worsening geopolitical tensions

Amid a U.S. biosecurity crackdown targeting certain Chinese manufacturers and contract research organizations, production specialist WuXi Biologics has quietly exite...
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Japan’s Ono pays $2.4B for Qinlock maker Deciphera as biotech readies another approval run

Japan’s Ono Pharmaceutical is picking up Deciphera Pharmaceuticals for $2.4 billion, a price tag that brings both the approved cancer drug Qinlock and another candid...
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Medincell, AbbVie link up in long-acting injectable development pact worth up to $1.9B

After proving the merits of its drug delivery platform last year with the approval of Teva’s long-acting schizophrenia drug Uzedy, France’s Medincell has hooked anot...
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