The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s Onureg (azacitidine 300 mg tablets, CC-486) for the continued treatment of adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who achieved first complete remission or CR with incomplete blood count recovery following intensive induction chemotherapy and who are not able to complete intensive curative therapy.

A look at U.S. Food and Drug Administration PDUFA dates for end-of-August and early-September 2020.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada approved Inqovi (decitabine and cedazuridine) tablets as the first orally administered hypomethylating agent for the treatment for adults with intermediate and high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Crysvita (burosumab) for the treatment of a rare disease, tumor-induced osteomalacia.

Shares of Epizyme stock rose after the company’s first-in-class EZH2 inhibitor Tazverik won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the second time in 2020.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reviewed several drugs under Priority Review ahead of their PDUFA target action dates scheduled during the week of March 8th, 2020.

MorphoSys AG announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted filing of MorphoSys’ Biologics License Application (BLA) and granted priority review for tafasitamab, the company’s investigational anti-CD19 antibody, under review in combination with lenalidomide for the treatment of relapsed or refractory diffuse large B cell lymphoma (r/r DLBCL).

As pharma companies bolster their pipelines via multibillion-dollar acquisitions, drug manufacturers continue to heavily invest in the oncology space.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted for Priority Review the Biologics License Application to the FDA for the company’s investigational AAV5 gene therapy, valoctocogene roxaparvovec, for adults with hemophilia A.

Roche Group member Genentech announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted the company’s supplemental Biologics License Application and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq (atezolizumab) as a first-line monotherapy for people with advanced non-squamous and squamous non-small cell lung cancer without EGFR or ALK mutations with high PD-L1 expression, as determined by PD-L1 biomarker testing.