New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
July 7, 2014
08:14 EDTGSKGlaxoSmithKline receives EU marketing authorization for Mekinist
GlaxoSmithKline announced Friday that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Mekinist as a single agent in the treatment of adult patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600 mutation. Trametinib has not demonstrated clinical activity in patients who have progressed on a prior BRAF inhibitor therapy. Before taking trametinib, patients must have confirmation of a BRAF V600 mutation using a validated test. Mekinist was in-licensed by GSK in 2006. GSK holds the worldwide exclusive rights to develop, manufacture and commercialise Mekinist, while Japan Tobacco retains co-promotion rights in Japan.
News For GSK From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
October 21, 2014
11:04 EDTGSKGlaxoSmithKline receives orphan status for dabrafenib
The FDA granted GlaxoSmithKline orphan status for dabrafenib, its possible treatment of patients with BRAF mutation positive non-small cell lung cancer.
07:06 EDTGSKFierce Biotech to hold a breakfast meeting
Subscribe for More Information
October 20, 2014
09:09 EDTGSKEMA encourages applications for orphan designation for Ebola treatments
The European Medicines Agency encourages developers of treatments or vaccines against Ebola to apply for orphan designation. Applications for orphan designation of Ebola medicines will be treated as a priority and EMA has committed to fast-tracking their evaluation, the regulator announced. Drug companies that are working on experimental Ebola vaccines and treatments include Tekmira (TKMR), Sarepta (SRPT), BioCryst (BCRX), Chimerix (CMRX), NewLink Genetics (NLNK) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
07:19 EDTGSKIBC Life Sciences to hold a conference
Subscribe for More Information
October 17, 2014
14:50 EDTGSKBARDA asks labs to ramp up Zmapp production, Reuters says
Subscribe for More Information
11:17 EDTGSKGSK says Ebola vaccine too late for current epidemic, BBC reports
Subscribe for More Information
October 14, 2014
13:09 EDTGSKGlaxoSmithKline seeks binding bids for mature drugs, Reuters reports
Subscribe for More Information
11:23 EDTGSKBIND Therapeutics and The Conference Forum hold a conference
Subscribe for More Information
11:19 EDTGSKNIH says several potential Ebola treatments under development
Subscribe for More Information
10:10 EDTGSKNIH director says supporting BioCryst, Chimerix Ebola treatments
Subscribe for More Information
October 13, 2014
07:12 EDTGSKOligonucleotide Therapeutics Society to hold annual meeting
Subscribe for More Information
October 9, 2014
07:02 EDTGSKIsis Pharmaceuticals receives $18M milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline
Subscribe for More Information
October 8, 2014
06:11 EDTGSKNovartis says expects three executive committee members to leave
Novartis (NVS) confirmed that following completion of the transactions with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) in the coming months, that the three business leaders of the Novartis divisions at the center of the transaction will leave the Executive Committee of Novartis. The expected changes to the ECN are subject to the closing of the transactions announced on April 22 - Novartis expects the transaction with GSK to be completed in the first half of 2015, and the transaction with Eli Lilly for its Animal Health Business to close in the first quarter of 2015. George Gunn, currently Division Head, Novartis Animal Health, will reach his contractual retirement age in July 2015 and will retire from Novartis. Upon closing of the Animal Health transaction with Lilly he will leave the ECN. Brian McNamara, currently Division Head, Novartis OTC, will transition to GSK as Head of Americas and Europe for the consumer health businesses, reporting to the President of GSK Consumer Healthcare, effective at closing of the transaction. Andrin Oswald, currently Division Head, Novartis Vaccines, will be leaving Novartis to pursue other opportunities following closing of the transaction with GSK.

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use