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AstraZeneca and Neogene have entered into a definitive acquisition agreement in which AstraZeneca will buy all outstanding equity in the smaller company for $320 million.

British drug discovery company C4X Discovery said AstraZeneca signed a license worth up $402 million to develop an oral therapy for the treatment of inflammatory and respiratory diseases using its NRF2 Activator programme.

Late Monday, Arvinas Inc. was forced to divulge the contents of its upcoming breast cancer data presentation, slated for the 2022 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (“SABCS”). The clinical-stage biopharma was originally set to unveil the Phase II data for its lead breast cancer medication, ARV-471, on Dec. 8, 2022. But Arvinas’ and Pfizer’s joint abstract was inadvertently published early for conference participants by SABCS. Arvinas’ stock price has since fallen by 18% over the first two days of the holiday-shortened week.

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declined to approve its experimental lung cancer drug due to inadequate data, prompting the drugmaker to cut jobs.

AstraZeneca dosed the first patient in a Phase II portion of an ongoing trial assessing a PD-1/TIGIT bispecific antibody, triggering a $7.5 million milestone payment to partner, Compugen.

The FDA approved AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (durvalumab) in combination with Imjudo (tremelimumab) and platinum-based chemotherapy Thursday for adult patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

AstraZeneca will give up on seeking approval for its COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, the company announced during its third-quarter report. It is also abandoning three early-stage programs.

Much of the global pharmaceutical and biotech industry has yet to set any targets for reducing carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, a new analysis has found, despite the biggest companies in the sector leading the way.

The FDA deemed AstraZeneca’s PT027 to have a favorable risk-benefit profile for treating asthma in patients aged 18 or older but was less keen on supporting the drug in younger populations.

The European Commission has approved Sanofi and AstraZeneca’s Beyfortus for the prevention of a common and highly contagious type of respiratory infection in infants.