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Top 20 Biopharma M&A of 2020 by Total Deal Value

Biopharma merger and acquisition activity in 2020 was mainly filled with late-stage, bolt-on acquisitions, which were orders of magnitude smaller than the mega M&A deals of prior years. AstraZeneca holds the top rank by acquiring Alexion Pharmaceuticals among the top 20 acquisitions with a total deal value of $39B at a 1-day premium of 45% […]Read More

Weekly Snapshot

PharmaShots Weekly Snapshots (Dec 28- 31, 2020)

Sinopharm’s COVID-19 Vaccine Demonstrates 79% Efficacy in P-III Study Published: Dec 30, 2020 | Tags: COVID-19, Interim Analysis, New Coronavirus Inactivated Vaccine, P-lll Study, reports, results, Sinopharm Vertex Reports Health Canada’s Acceptance of Trikafta’s NDA for Priority Review to Treat Cystic Fibrosis Published: Dec 28, 2020 | Tags: CysticFibrosis, Drug, New, reports, Submission, Treatment, Trikafta, […]Read More

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PharmaShots Weekly Snapshots (Dec 14-18, 2020)

Sandoz to Launch Hyrimoz (biosimilar, adalimumab) in Canada Published: Dec 17, 2020 | Tags: Authorization, Biosimilar, canada, health, Humira, Hyrimoz, Launch, receives, Sandoz Amgen’s Riabni (biosimilar, rituximab) Receives the US FDA’s Approval for Multiple Diseases Published: Dec 17, 2020 | Tags: Adult, Amgen, approval, Biosimilar, CLL, GPA, MPA, NHL, patients, receives, RIABNI, Rituxan, Rituximab, rituximab-arrx, […]Read More

Clinical Trials

Novo Nordisk to Initiate a P-lll Study of Semaglutide to

Shots: Novo Nordisk plans to initiate a pivotal P-llla program to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Semaglutide (oral, 14mg, qd) vs PBO in 3,700 patients with AD with the anticipated initiation in H1’21 The decision follows the evaluation of GLP-1 data from preclinical models, real-world evidence studies, post-hoc analysis of data from large cardiovascular […]Read More


Novo Nordisk to Acquire Emisphere Technologies for $1.8B

Shots: Novo Nordisk to acquire all outstanding shares of Emisphere for $1.35B and also acquires royalty stream obligations to the firm’s biggest shareholder (MHR) for $450M, making a total deal value as $1.8B Novo Nordisk eliminates its future royalty obligations to Emisphere and MHR & obtains full access to the Eligen SNAC technology platform, thus […]Read More

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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


Novo Nordisk Signs a License Agreement with Chugai for Antibody

Shots: Chugai will receive an upfront, development milestone and royalties if the compound is launch as an approved Ab drug. Additionally, Chugai will receive a fee for technology access Novo Nordisk to get the rights to use several Chugai Ab engineering technologies for their research activities and optional right for the development and marketing of […]Read More