Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: 7 Hills, Alnylam, AVM, Epirium, Grid, Kadmon, KD Pharma, Lifemax.
Following a priority review, partners Astrazeneca plc and Merck & Co. Inc. have gained a green light from the FDA for U.S. marketing of the oral MEK1/2 inhibitor Koselugo (selumetinib), the first FDA-approved treatment for the rare genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Algernon, Arch, Arcturus, Ascletis, Astrazeneca, Athersys, Beigene, Can-Fite, Fennec, Hope, Merck, Predictive Biotech, Proteostasis, Ridgeback.
A little more than eight months after Pfizer Inc.'s $11.2 billion acquisition of Array Biopharma Inc., a combination of Array-developed Braftovi (encorafenib) and cetuximab has won FDA approval for the second-line treatment of adults with BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), becoming the first approved therapy specifically targeting that mutation.
One simple four-letter word can make a world of difference in how quickly biosimilars and interchangeables bring full competition to the U.S. marketplace of biologics, a handful of companies and industry groups told the FDA in comments on a draft guidance concerning the labeling of follow-ons that are licensed for fewer indications than the reference biologic.
DUBLIN – The EMA has activated a COVID-19 task force to coordinate and accelerate the European regulatory response to the pandemic. The task force is intended to take a lead role in shaping the development, authorization and post-approval surveillance of drugs and vaccines for treating or preventing COVID-19 infection.