The return on R&D investment for leading biopharmaceutical manufacturers fell to a nine-year low while the U.S. FDA approved a record-breaking amount of novel medicines during 2018.
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.
Sanofi reportedly ended 38 R&D programs and is prioritizing oncology, immunology, rare disease and rare blood disorders.
Novo Nordisk reported solid growth for the company’s new diabetes drug and will submit a tablet version – a key growth hope – for U.S. approval in first-quarter 2019, lifting the Danish drugmaker’s shares.
Many of the largest U.S. pharmacies and drug distributors do not have Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.’s generic version of EpiPen five months after the life-saving allergy treatment was approved for sale in the United States, pharmacy chains and a group that tracks drug shortages told Reuters.
FDA approved Imbruvica combined with Gazyva for adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed Princeton, N.J.-based Advaxis’ Phase III clinical trial of axalimogene filolisbac (AXAL) in advanced cervical cancer on partial clinical hold.
A new report released by researchers at Yale University could change the way some HIV patients are treated.
Johnson & Johnson and the company’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company’s metal-on-metal hip implants.
2018 was a record year for biotech initial public offerings (IPOs), but 2019 is off to a slow and rocky start because of the government shutdown.