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June 25, 2014
14:46 EDTAZN, MYGNFDA panel does not back accelerated approval of Astra cancer drug, Reuters says
An FDA advisory panel said existing data do not support accelerated approval of AstraZeneca's (AZN) ovarian cancer drug, olaparib, according to Reuters. Shares of Myriad Genetics (MYGN), which is seeking FDA approval for a companion diagnostic test for olaparib, are off their earlier highs following the headlines about the FDA panel decision. Reference Link
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September 1, 2014
11:34 EDTAZNBrookings Institution to hold a workshop
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August 31, 2014
12:50 EDTAZNEuropean Society of Cardiology to hold a conference
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August 28, 2014
06:27 EDTAZNAstraZeneca volatility increases on price movement
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August 27, 2014
09:05 EDTAZNAstraZeneca gefitinib granted orphan designation by FDA
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August 25, 2014
06:29 EDTAZNPfizer mulls possible AstraZeneca offer options, FT says
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August 22, 2014
10:07 EDTAZNOptions with increasing implied volatility: ORPH EXAS AZN
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05:19 EDTAZNStocks with implied volatility movement; JRJC AZN
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August 21, 2014
09:54 EDTAZNPotential Pfizer, AstraZeneca deal seen around year-end, Reuters says
Investors and analysts see Pfizer (PFE) making another attempt to acquire AstraZeneca (AZN) around year-end, even though talks between the two can resume on August 26 per British takeover rules, Reuters reports. Reference Link
07:47 EDTAZNPfizer looking at new targets, including Actavis, Bloomberg reports
While it weighs another attempt to acquire AstraZeneca (AZN), Pfizer is considering other overseas alternatives, including Actavis (ACT), Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter. Pfizer prefers to reach a deal with AstraZeneca, and a move on another company is unlikely "anytime soon," Bloomberg adds, citing its sources. Shares of Actavis are rising 3%, or $6.65, to $230.01 in pre-market trading, while AstraZeneca is up 2% to $72.59. Reference Link
05:42 EDTAZNIllumina announces strategic partnership with AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Janssen
Illumina (ILMN) announced it has formed collaborative partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies to develop a universal next-generation sequencing, or NGS,-based oncology test system. The system will be used for clinical trials of targeted cancer therapies with a goal of developing and commercializing a multi-gene panel for therapeutic selection, resulting in a more comprehensive tool for precision medicine. Initial strategic partners include AstraZeneca (AZN), Janssen Biotech, a Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) company, and Sanofi (SNY). Illumina is working with the strategic partners to develop assays that detect and measure multiple variants simultaneously to support partners’ clinical trials, with the objectives of securing regulatory agency approvals and test commercialization. In parallel, Illumina is working with key thought leaders to set standards for NGS-based assays in routine clinical oncology practice, as well as to define regulatory frameworks to enable this new testing paradigm. Together, Illumina and its strategic partners aim to transition from single-analyte companion diagnostics to panel-based assays that select for “companion therapeutics.”
August 19, 2014
07:01 EDTAZNDOJ closes investigation into PLATO Brilinta clinical trial, plans no action
AstraZeneca today announced that it has received confirmation from the United States Department of Justice that it is closing its investigation into PLATO, a clinical trial with BRILINTA tablets. The government is not planning any further action. Pascal Soriot, CEO, said: “We welcome the Department of Justice’s decision not to pursue further action. We have always had absolute confidence in the integrity of the PLATO trial and we are proud of the important benefit BRILINTA offers to patients around the world suffering from acute coronary syndrome. As one of AstraZeneca’s growth platforms, we remain committed to delivering the full potential of this important medicine.” As part of our continued commitment to advancing the science behind cardiovascular medicine, AstraZeneca has initiated a clinical trial program for BRILINTA, its largest program involving more than 80,000 patients worldwide.
August 18, 2014
07:57 EDTAZNCambridge Healthtech Institute to hold a summit
6th Annual Bioprocessing Summit to be held in Boston on August 18-22.

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