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Biogen’s investigational Alzheimer’s disease treatment aducanumab granted FDA Fast Track Designation

Biogen’s investigational Alzheimer’s disease treatment aducanumab granted FDA Fast Track Designation

2 Sep 2016

Company also provides update on new interim analysis from Phase Ib study.

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AirFluSal Forspiro showed superiority at 12 months over Seretide Diskus in persistence to treatment

AirFluSal Forspiro showed superiority at 12 months over Seretide Diskus in persistence to treatment

31 Aug 2016

New study shows that rate of patient persistence using Sandoz AirFluSal Forspiro is twice as high as for reference product Seretide Diskus.

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Early results show aducanumab removes amyloid plaques in patients with Alzheimer's disease

Early results show aducanumab removes amyloid plaques in patients with Alzheimer's disease

31 Aug 2016

Results provide compelling support for the hypothesis that amyloid build-up is a key factor in driving cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.

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New Repatha analyses show efficacy and safety across risk groups

New Repatha analyses show efficacy and safety across risk groups

30 Aug 2016

Consistently reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in patients across cardiovascular risk subgroups or with familial hypercholesterolemia.

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Cerecor announces initiation of second CERC-501 Phase II clinical trial in smokers

Cerecor announces initiation of second CERC-501 Phase II clinical trial in smokers

30 Aug 2016

Study to evaluate the effect of CERC-501 on stress-related smoking lapse.

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Elite announces development and license agreement with SunGen Pharma

Elite announces development and license agreement with SunGen Pharma

29 Aug 2016

Companies will collaborate to develop and commercialize four generic products - two CNS stimulants and two beta blockers.

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RedHill Biopharma receives approval of a European patent supporting RHB-104 for MS

RedHill Biopharma receives approval of a European patent supporting RHB-104 for MS

29 Aug 2016

Patent expected to be valid until 2032, once granted.

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Novartis announces positive Phase III results showing efficacy of BAF312

Novartis announces positive Phase III results showing efficacy of BAF312

28 Aug 2016

The Phase III EXPAND study of BAF312 (siponimod) in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis met its primary endpoint of reducing the risk of three-month confirmed disability progression versus placebo

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Biothera expands relationship with Merck, enters collaboration for combination cancer immunotherapy trials in multiple indications

Biothera expands relationship with Merck, enters collaboration for combination cancer immunotherapy trials in multiple indications

25 Aug 2016

Biothera’s Imprime PGG and Merck’s anti-PD-1 inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) to be evaluated in combination for patients with either advanced melanoma or metastatic triple negative breast cancer.

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BMS and Pfizer to present new Eliquis analyses at ESC Congress 2016

BMS and Pfizer to present new Eliquis analyses at ESC Congress 2016

23 Aug 2016

Nineteen abstracts to be presented, including new post-hoc sub-analyses from the ARISTOTLE Phase III trial and multiple retrospective real-world data analyses from ACROPOLIS.

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Lilly and AstraZeneca receive FDA Fast Track designation for AZD3293

Lilly and AstraZeneca receive FDA Fast Track designation for AZD3293

22 Aug 2016

AZD3293 is an investigational treatment for early Alzheimer's disease

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Unmet needs in rheumatoid arthritis treatment could be addressed by first-in-class pipeline

Unmet needs in rheumatoid arthritis treatment could be addressed by first-in-class pipeline

16 Aug 2016

Cytokine and cytokine receptors, as well as protein kinases, largely dominate.

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