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July 28, 2014
05:36 EDTAZN, QGENQIAGEN, AstraZeneca announce collaboration
QIAGEN (QGEN) announced a collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca (AZN) for the co-development and commercialization of a liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic to be paired with IRESSA, AstraZeneca's targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer, or NSCLC. The project builds on a master framework agreement signed by both companies in 2013 and aims to develop and market a novel QIAGEN companion diagnostic that analyzes plasma samples to assess EGFR mutation status in NSCLC patients. The assay will be designed to guide the treatment of NSCLC patients with Astra Zeneca's oral monotherapy anti-cancer treatment when tumor tissue is not available. QIAGEN already offers the therascreen EGFR RGQ PCR Kit as a tissue-based companion diagnostic for lung cancer patients, which was approved in the U.S. by the FDA in July 2013 and in China in May 2014. The companies will collaborate to create a new companion diagnostic for IRESSA based on liquid biopsy samples from NSCLC patients, rather than requiring invasive surgical collection of tissue samples. Data from several studies, including the IFUM Study presented at the "World Lung 2013" conference, provided evidence of the ability to assess the EGFR status of advanced lung cancer patients using blood / plasma samples. This breakthrough provides hope for patients for whom surgical biopsy is not an option by enabling them to have their EGFR mutation status assessed using a less invasive method.
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November 18, 2014
14:59 EDTAZNRanbaxy sues FDA for rescinding approval of Nexium, Valcyte copies, Reuters says
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07:29 EDTAZNPfizer less likely to pursue AstraZeneca after PD-L1 deal, says JPMorgan
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07:18 EDTAZNWoodford confident in Astra, sees 50% chance of new Pfizer bid, Reuters reports
Investment manager Neil Woodford of Woodford Investment Management said he now has an even stronger belief in AstraZeneca (AZN), citing the company's strong product pipeline, and put the chances of a new takeover bid from Pfizer (PFE) at 50/50, reported Reuters, citing a statement from Woodford. Reference Link
06:39 EDTAZNAstraZeneca: 'Hard to comment' on whether Pfizer will come back, Reuters reports
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November 17, 2014
09:37 EDTAZNAstraZeneca to host investor day
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07:16 EDTAZNMilken Institute--Faster Cures to hold a conference
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07:08 EDTAZNMedImmune presents positive Phase IIb data for mavrilimumab in RA
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07:07 EDTAZNMedImmune presents new data in systemic lupus
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06:43 EDTAZNAstraZeneca, Pfizer deal seen less likely after Merck transaction, Reuters says
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November 16, 2014
13:36 EDTAZNAstraZeneca presents data from studies of lesinurad combined with allopurinol
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November 14, 2014
14:53 EDTAZNCVS 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),
07:14 EDTQGEN, AZNAmerican College of Rheumatology is holding a meeting
2014 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is being held in Boston on November 14-19.
November 13, 2014
07:16 EDTAZNBIT Congress to hold a conference
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07:03 EDTAZNAstraZeneca initiates development program for Brilinta reversal agent
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05:34 EDTAZNAstraZeneca, Isis Pharmaceuticals to co-develop oligonucleotide delivery methods
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November 12, 2014
11:17 EDTAZNLeerink major pharma & biotech analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
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07:35 EDTAZNAdvaxis submits IND application for ADXS-HPV Phase 1/2 study, MEDI4736
Advaxis (ADXS) announced that the company has submitted an Investigational New Drug application, or IND, to the FDA to conduct a Phase 1/2 study of ADXS-HPV alone or in combination with MedImmune's investigational anti-PD-L1 immune checkpoint inhibitor, MEDI4736, for the treatment of advanced, recurrent or refractory human papillomavirus, or HPV,-associated cervical cancer and HPV-associated head and neck cancer. This follows the press release issued in July announcing the clinical trial collaboration between Advaxis and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca (AZN).
November 11, 2014
16:05 EDTAZNAmgen, AstraZeneca say Phase 3 brodalumab study met endpoints
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16:01 EDTQGENQIAGEN enters master collaboration agreement with Novartis
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15:43 EDTAZNLeerink major pharma & biotech analysts hold analyst/industry conference call
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