Belgium’s UCB is acquiring California-based Zogenix, a company focused on rare diseases, in a deal valued up to €1.7 billion ($1.9 billion).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s and bluebird bio’s Abecma (idecabtagene vicleucel) as the first anti-BCMA CAR T cell therapy for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Oncopeptides AB’s Pepaxto (melphalan flufenamide) in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least four prior lines of therapy and whose disease is refractory to at least one proteasome inhibitor, one immunomodulatory agent, and one CD38-directed monoclonal antibody.
Takeda Pharmaceutical released data from the Phase III TOURMALINE-MM2 clinical trial of adding Ninlaro (ixazomib) to lenalidomide and dexamethasone compared to lenalidomide and dexamethasone plus placebo in treating newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) patients who were not eligible for autologous stem cell transplant.
Researchers tested a new drug combo that shows promise for the treatment of the childhood brain cancers diffuse midline gliomas.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave Janssen Biotech and the Johnson & Johnson company’s research partner Genmab an approval for their Darzalex split-dosing regimen.
Citing the National Institutes of Health (NIH), CNN reported there are 274 glioblastoma multiforme studies underway or recruiting across the United States.
First-in-class immunotherapy approved for multiple myeloma patients who have received three or more prior lines of therapy, including a proteasome inhibitor (PI) and an immunomodulatory agent or who are double refractory to a PI and an immunomodulatory agent PR Newswire, HORSHAM, PA, November 16, 2015 Janssen Biotech, Inc., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of […]