Incyte and Novartis announced a Phase III study of Jakafi (ruxolitinib), a first-in-class JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor, failed to hit endpoints as a treatment for patients 12 and up with Covid-19 associated cytokine storm.

Novartis said a late-stage clinical trial of ruxolitinib on top of standard therapy showed no significant reduction in severe complications of Covid-19, including death, respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation or admission to the intensive care unit.

The United States Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer Inc.’s Xeljanz (tofacitinib) for the treatment of children and adolescents 2 years and older with active polyarticular course juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pcJIA).

CHMP Recommends Approval of Lilly’s Baricitinib for the Treatment of Adults with Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis — Positive Opinion is the First Regulatory Action for Baricitinib as an Atopic Dermatitis Medicine INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for […]

Eli Lilly will assess the company’s JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor Olumiant (baricitinib) as a potential treatment for COVID-19 in a Phase III study.

A high dose of filgotinib, the JAK1 inhibitor under long-term development by Gilead Sciences Inc. and Galapagos NV, proved effective in a Phase IIb/III study as a treatment for patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis.

Incyte’s ruxolitinib cream hit the drug’s primary endpoint in the Phase III TRuE-AD2 trial of atopic dermatitis in adolescents and adults. Incyte and Eli Lilly announced topline results from the Phase III trial (FREEZE-AD4) of baricitinib in topical corticosteroids for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis who did not respond to treatment with cyclosporine.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer Inc.’s Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) extended-release 11 mg and 22 mg tablets for the once-daily treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis, after an inadequate response or intolerance to TNF blockers.

AbbVie’s Rinvoq was approved by the FDA for treating adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have had an inadequate response or intolerance to methotrexate.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Incyte Corp.’s Jakafi as the first treatment for steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older.