Denmark-based Genmab A/S announced positive topline data from the second part of the Phase III CASSIOPEIA trial evaluating daratumumab (marketed as Darzalex) monotherapy as maintenance treatment compared to observation for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma that are eligible for autologous stem cell transplant.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals filed new patent infringement lawsuits against Jacobus Pharmaceuticals and PANTHERx Rare LLC over a treatment for the rare autoimmune disease Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS).

The European medicines watchdog recommended approving AstraZeneca’s treatments for a form of heart failure and a lung disorder, the British drugmaker said.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of Genentech’s Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine, or decitabine or low-dose cytarabine for the treatment of newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults 75 years or older, or who have comorbidities that preclude use of intensive induction chemotherapy.

Full-service health and wellness marketing agency Fingerpaint announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel Schroen as head of Photo 51, a consultancy launched during June 2020 that is focused solely on advanced therapeutics.

In a Phase III study, the biologic Dupixent met primary and all key secondary endpoints in children ages 6 to 11 who have uncontrolled moderate-to-severe asthma.

Mallinckrodt filed for bankruptcy protection, saddled with lawsuits alleging the company helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic.

Final Results of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ ACTT-1 Trial Published in New England Journal of Medicine Expand Clinical Benefits of Veklury® (remdesivir) for the Treatment of COVID-19 — Final Day 29 Data Show Superior Efficacy of Veklury Compared with Placebo in Hospitalized Patients Receiving Standard of Care — —Overall, Treatment with Veklury […]

Pfizer and Opko Health reported their Phase III clinical trial of somatrogan met the primary endpoint compared to Genotropin (somatropin) for treating children 3 to 18 years of age with growth hormone deficiency (GHD).

2019 was a good year for the pharma industry, even as questions on value kept coming; but 2020 brought a pandemic that raised an “all hands on deck” attitude as well as business challenges.