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July 10, 2014
10:02 EDTRHHBY, MKGAYRoche unit, Merck KGaA to develop companion test for cancer treatment
Ventana Medical Systems, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), announced it has entered into an agreement with Merck KGaA (MKGAY), which operates as EMD Serono in the United States and Canada, to collaborate with Merck KGaA's biopharmaceutical division on the development and commercialization of a companion diagnostic for an undisclosed target using Ventana's proprietary diagnostic assays.
News For RHHBY;MKGAY From The Last 14 Days
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October 12, 2015
12:06 EDTMKGAYMerck KGaA to name Oschmann as new CEO shortly, FAZ says
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October 10, 2015
16:45 EDTRHHBYRoche to hold an investor update conference call
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October 9, 2015
08:21 EDTRHHBYRoche to acquire Adheron Therapeutics
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October 8, 2015
11:57 EDTRHHBYRoche says ocrelizumab cuts disability progression in studies of two forms of MS
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October 7, 2015
07:05 EDTMKGAYPfizer, Merck KGaA say avelumab gets FDA fast track designation
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October 6, 2015
13:32 EDTRHHBYBiotechs plummet with TPP seen as industry negative
Biotechs are falling intraday after reports that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, has language that the exclusivity period for bioligics, or drugs derived from a biological sources, would be eight years, less than the twelve years it is currently in the United States. WHAT'S NOTABLE: In the U.S., biologics are protected from competition by follow-on products for twelve years from the time they are first granted marketing approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a protection that is distinct from patent protection. Recent reports on the TPP suggest that the protection will last five years with an additional safety monitoring period of up to three years before a biosimilar can be registered, which would effectively be an eight year exclusivity period. ANALYST REACTION: Piper Jaffray analyst Joshua Schimmer, however, said the development is a "step forward," especially since it does not overrule the 12 years' exclusivity for the drugs in the U.S. While the sector asked for twelve years' exclusivity to match the U.S., eight years is a "reasonable compromise," the analyst argued. His top picks were Alexion (ALXN), Celgene (CELG), and Amgen (AMGN) in the large-cap space, GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH) and bluebird bio (BLUE) among mid-caps, and Flex Pharma (FLKS), Lion Biotechnologies (LBIO), Otonomy (OTIC), and Ignyta (RXDX) in the small-cap sector. Further, Schimmer stated that more names look "increasingly compelling" amid the selloff. NOTABLE DECLINERS: Alexion is lower by 2.53%, Celgene is down 4.32%, Amgen is declining 1.91%, Biogen (BIIB) is down 3.4%, and Gilead Sciences (GILD) is falling 2.22%. STOCKS TO WATCH: Other publicly traded companies in the pharmaceutical space 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).
05:22 EDTRHHBYExelixis reports phase 3 pivotal trial of cobimetinib met secondary endpoint
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October 4, 2015
14:39 EDTRHHBYPTC presents Phase 2 data on RG7800 for spinal muscular atrophy
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October 1, 2015
05:41 EDTMKGAYBioMarin to acquire rights to Phenylketonuria franchise from Merck Serono
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September 30, 2015
17:48 EDTRHHBYPacific Biosciences launches new sequencing platform
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