Tags : GSK

GSK’s Zejula (niraparib) Receives EC’s Approval as a Treatment in

Shots: The approval is based on PRIMA study assessing Zejula (300mg qd), later amended to incorporate an individualised starting dose of Zejula (200 mg or 300 mg, qd) based on the patient’s baseline weight and/or platelet count Results: The PRIMA study improved PFS for patients treated with Zejula, regardless of biomarker status. In the HRd […]Read More

PharmaShots’ Key Highlights of Third Quarter 2020

The third quarter of 2020 was flooded with major acquisitions in the pharma and biotech industry along with multiple approvals. Starting with the latest acquisitions, Gilead acquired Immunomedics for ~$21B, Illumina acquired GRAIL for ~$8B, J&J acquired Momenta Pharmaceuticals for $6.5B and Nestlé acquired Aimmune Therapeutics for $2.6B, Sanofi acquired Principia Biopharma for ~$3.68B  Apart […]Read More

PharmaShots Weekly Snapshot (Oct 19 – 23, 2020)

Akebia Presents Results of Vadadustat in P-lll INNO2VATE Program for Anemia Due to CKD at ASN Kidney Week Published: Oct 23, 2020 | Tags: Akebia, Results, Vadadustat, P-lll, INNO2VATE Global Study, Anemia, Chronic Kidney Disease Sanifit Presents Results of SNF472 for the Treatment of Vascular Calcification at ASN Kidney Week 2020 Published: Oct 22, 2020 […]Read More

Top 20 Immunology Companies Based 2019 Immunology Segment Revenue

Immunology is an important branch of science which deals with the study of the immune system. The immune system is a highly regulated and balanced system and when the balance is disturbed, the disease can result. A lot of this work has importance in the development of new therapies and treatments that can handle or […]Read More

GSK Presents Results of Maternal & Older Adults RSV Vaccines

Shots: GSK reported that its RSV vaccines for maternal immunization (GSK3888550A) and older adults (GSK3844766A) were well-tolerated and highly immunogenic in P-I/II clinical studies. Both the candidate vaccines contain a recombinant RSVPreF3, that triggers the required immune response The GSK3844766A was first tested in 48 healthy adults (18-40yrs.) & then in 1005 healthy older adults […]Read More

PharmaShots Weekly Snapshot (Oct 5-9, 2020)

Takeda Signs ~$1B Pact with Arrowhead for ARO-AAT Targeting Alpha-1 Antitrypsin-Associated Liver Disease    Published: Oct 9, 2020 | Tags: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin-Associated Liver Disease, Arrowhead, Collaborates, Commercialize. ARO-AAT, Develop, Takeda, with Lilly and Incyte’s Olumiant (baricitinib) Reports Additional Data Demonstrating Reduction in COVID-19 Recovery Time  Published: Oct 9, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Demonstrate, Incyte, Lilly, […]Read More

GSK Signs an Agreement with Vir Biotechnology to Develop Solutions

Shots: GSK will make equity investment to gain access to Vir’s technology of $250M, priced at $37.73 (a 10% premium to closing share price on March 27, 2020). The equity investment and collaboration will complete at the same time & are conditional upon customary conditions including regulatory review by appropriate regulatory agencies under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act […]Read More

GSK’s Zejula (niraparib) Receives Health Canada Approval for 1L Treatment

Shots: The approval is based on P-III PRIMA study assessing Zejula in patients with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer with complete/partial response to Pt.-based CT regardless of biomarker status The therapy is now approved in Canada for monothx. treatment of female adult patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are […]Read More

GSK and AstraZeneca Plan to Deploy NVIDIA’s Supercomputer for Drug

Shots: NVIDIA reports that it is building the “Cambridge-1” supercomputer, which will be an NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD system capable of delivering 400+ petaflops of AI performance and 8 petaflops of Linpack performance and 1s expected to come online by the end of 2020 GSK and AstraZeneca will be the first company to harness Cambridge-1 for […]Read More