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July 10, 2014
16:12 EDTMRK, MDVNMedivation names Dawn Svoronos as Chief Commercial Officer
Medivation (MDVN) announced Dawn Svoronos has been appointed as its chief commercial officer, reporting to David Hung, M.D., founder, CEO and president of Medivation. Svoronos currently is a member of Medivation's Board of Directors and is a former president of Europe and Canada for Merck & Co. (MRK), where she oversaw commercial operations in approximately 30 EU and EU accession countries. Svoronos will lead Medivation's commercial organization on an interim basis and will participate in the company's search for a permanent chief commercial officer. Cheryl Cohen, Medivation's former chief commercial officer, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
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November 19, 2014
07:52 EDTMRKInforma Business Information to hold a conference
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07:09 EDTMDVNJefferies to hold a conference
2014 Global London Healthcare Conference is being held in London, England on November 19-20.
November 18, 2014
06:39 EDTMRKAstraZeneca: 'Hard to comment' on whether Pfizer will come back, Reuters reports
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November 17, 2014
11:55 EDTMRKMerck says IMPROVE-IT study met all primary, secondary endpoints
Merck announced that the investigational IMPROVE-IT study met its primary and all secondary composite efficacy endpoints. In IMPROVE-IT, patients taking the LDL-cholesterol-lowering medicine VYTORIN – which combines simvastatin with the non-statin ZETIA -- experienced significantly fewer major cardiovascular events than patients treated with simvastatin alone. The results from this 18,144-patient study of high-risk patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes were presented today during the late-breaking clinical trials session at the American Heart Association 2014 Scientific Sessions. Merck plans to submit the data from IMPROVE-IT to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in mid-2015 to support a new indication for reduction of major cardiovascular events for VYTORIN and ZETIA. VYTORIN and ZETIA are currently indicated for use along with a healthy diet to reduce elevated LDL cholesterol in patients with hyperlipidemia. The current U.S. Prescribing Information for both products states that the effect of ezetimibe on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, alone or incremental to statin therapy, has not been determined.
08:34 EDTMRKMerck says IMPROVE-IT met primary endpoint
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November 16, 2014
13:26 EDTMRKMerck: KEYTRUDA showed superiority to chemotherapy for primary endpoint of PFS
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November 14, 2014
14:53 EDTMRKCVS Express Scripts implementing drug price controls, says Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research believes that CVS (CVS) and Express scripts are implementing rebates and price controls on drug. The firm expects the companies to increase their focus on controlling durg prices next year, and adds that they have already itnroduced prior authorization criteria for hepatitis drug. Publicly traded drug companies include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY). Makers of hepatits c drugs include AbbVie (ABBV) and Gilead (GILD),
11:46 EDTMRKMerck management to meet with SunTrust
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November 12, 2014
11:17 EDTMDVN, MRKLeerink major pharma & biotech analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
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08:13 EDTMRKBoston Biotech to hold a conference
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November 11, 2014
16:01 EDTMRKOptions Update; November 11, 2014
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15:43 EDTMRK, MDVNLeerink major pharma & biotech analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
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09:37 EDTMRKActive equity options trading
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08:10 EDTMRKMerck reports results from Phase 2 study of Grazoprevir/Elbasvir
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November 10, 2014
09:20 EDTMRKOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
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08:48 EDTMRKGilead rises after Merck presents data on HCV combo
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07:20 EDTMRKGilead overhang from Merck HCV combo removed, says Wells Fargo
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November 9, 2014
18:58 EDTMRKMerck presents interim data from C-SWIFT study
Merck announced the presentation of interim data from the C-SWIFT study exploring the potential of a candidate triple-therapy regimen consisting of the fixed-dose combination of grazoprevir/elbasvir , the company’s investigational NS3/4A protease inhibitor and NS5A inhibitor, in combination with sofosbuvir, a nucleotide inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus, HCV, infection. Preliminary findings in treatment-naïve HCV genotype 1- infected non-cirrhotic patients, following six and four weeks of treatment, and patients with cirrhotic disease, following eight and six weeks of treatment, will be presented by Dr. Eric Lawitz, vice president, scientific and research development, The Texas Liver Institute, San Antonio, TX and C-SWIFT lead investigator. This poster presentation is part of a late-breaking abstract session at the 65th American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, AASLD, Annual Meeting, also known as The Liver Meeting. “These interim data provide a compelling proof-of-concept for the potential of an eight- or six-week triple therapy course in treatment-naive patients with genotype 1 disease, including cirrhotic patients,” said Dr. Lawitz. “These findings will inform the design of larger studies aimed at understanding the potential of short-duration triple therapy across multiple patient types.”
November 7, 2014
07:19 EDTMDVNMedivation price target raised to $130 from $118 at Bernstein
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06:41 EDTMDVNMedivation price target raised to $122 from $116 at Citigroup
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