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April 26, 2014
19:11 EDTMRK, BAYRYMerck nears deal to sell consumer healthcare unit, Reuters says
Merck (MRK) is near a deal to sell its consumer healthcare unit for close to $14B, says Reuters. A deal for the business may come as soon as next week with Bayer (BAYRY ) and Britian's Reckitt Benckiser Group as top contenders, added Reuters. Reference Link
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September 16, 2014
07:31 EDTMRK, BAYRYEuropean Association for Study of Diabetes to hold annual meeting
50th Annual Meeting of EASD to be held in Vienna, Austria on September 15-19.
07:25 EDTMRKMerck price target raised to $72 from $62 at SunTrust
After meeting with Merck's CEO and head of clinical development, SunTrust increased its price target on the company as the firm thinks that it is ideally positioned across five of the fastest growing therapeutic classes. The firm believes that the company's EPS growth rates from 2015-2020 will be three percentage points above Street estimates, while it has a first-mover advantage in oncology. It keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
September 15, 2014
13:30 EDTMRKMerck announces data from pivotal Phase 3 study for odanacatib
Merck announced data from the pivotal Phase 3 fracture outcomes study for odanacatib in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Odanacatib is Merck’s investigational once-weekly cathepsin K inhibitor. In the Long-Term Odanacatib Fracture Trial, odanacatib met its primary endpoints and significantly reduced the risk of osteoporotic hip, spine and non-vertebral fractures compared with placebo. The rates of adverse events overall in LOFT were generally balanced between patients taking odanacatib and placebo. Adjudicated events of morphea-like skin lesions and atypical femoral fractures occurred more often in the odanacatib group than in the placebo group. Adjudicated major adverse cardiovascular events were generally balanced overall between the treatment groups. There were numerically more adjudicated stroke events with odanacatib than with placebo.
September 10, 2014
16:00 EDTMRKOptions Update; September 10, 2014
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September 8, 2014
16:00 EDTMRKOptions Update; September 8, 2014
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07:15 EDTBAYRYIBC Life Sciences to hold a conference
10th Annual Cell Line Development & Engineering Conference to be held in Berkeley, California on September 8-10.
September 5, 2014
16:45 EDTMRKMarket ends week little changed after mixed economic data
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11:17 EDTMRKBristol-Myers files patent infringement suit against Merck
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08:39 EDTMRKMerck Keytruda sales to reach $5B in 2018, says BMO Capital
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September 4, 2014
15:16 EDTMRKMerck receives accelerated approval of Keytruda
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09:02 EDTMRKMerck's relebactam granted QIDP, fast track designations by FDA
Merck announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has designated relebactam -- previously known as MK-7655 -- the company’s investigational beta-lactamase inhibitor, as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product with designated Fast Track status. The QIDP and Fast Track designations apply to intravenous use of relebactam for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections, complicated intra-abdominal infections and hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia/ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia. Relebactam is an investigational, class A and C, beta-lactamase inhibitor that is being evaluated in combination with imipenem/cilastatin in ongoing Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections. In preclinical studies, relebactam administered in combination with imipenem/cilastatin demonstrated antibacterial activity against a broad range of Gram-negative and beta-lactam-resistant pathogens. Merck plans to initiate Phase 3 studies with relebactam in combination with imipenem/cilastatin in 2015.
07:22 EDTBAYRYBayer unit aims to invest $1B before FY16 in U.S., Reuters says
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07:21 EDTMRKMedidata can obtain major new platform customers, says Stifel
Noting that Medidata (MDSO) partners with Veeva, Stifel believes that a number of Veeva (VEEV) customers could become Medidata platform customers, especially if they already use Medidata for R&D and clinical trial solutions. The firm identifies Merck (MRK), Gilead (GILD), and Teva (TEVA) as companies that may become platform clients for Medidata. Stifel keeps a $55 price target and Buy rating on Medidata.
05:37 EDTBAYRYRegeneron submits application for Eylea injection in Japan for macular edema
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September 3, 2014
17:25 EDTMRKMerck management to meet with SunTrust
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September 2, 2014
08:07 EDTBAYRYBoston Scientific closed agreement to acquire Interventional business of Bayer
Boston Scientific (BSX) closed on its previously announced agreement to purchase the Interventional business of Bayer (BAYRY). The addition of the Bayer Interventional strong commercial organization and innovative technologies supports the Boston Scientific strategy to provide a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to treat peripheral vascular disease. The transaction includes the leading AngioJet Thrombectomy System and the Fetch 2 Aspiration Catheter, which are used in endovascular procedures to remove blood clots from blocked arteries and veins, and the JetStream Atherectomy System, used in an innovative and fast-growing therapy to remove plaque and thrombi from diseased arteries.

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