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Topic: biologics

November 17, 2016
The first specific anti-interleukin-23 monoclonal antibody to demonstrate significant Improvement in signs and symptoms of active psoriatic arthritis.

Janssen-Cilag International announced positive efficacy and safety results from a Phase 2 study investigating guselkumab, an anti-interleukin (IL)-23 monoclonal antibody administered by subcutaneous injection, for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis.

 

March 3, 2016
Study will evaluate efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of adalimumab biosimilar candidate MSB11022 compared with Humira®

Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced the initiation of a global Phase III clinical study of MSB11022, a proposed biosimilar of adalimumab, in chronic plaque psoriasis. This milestone is a strong reflection of Merck’s progress in biosimilars, with the goal of delivering high-quality biologics to patients all over the world.
 

February 25, 2015
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued final guidance recommending the use of biologic therapies for the treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) in adult patients. REMICADE® (infliximab), SIMPONI® (golimumab) and HUMIRA® (adalimumab) are recommended, within their marketing authorisations, as options for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis in adults whose disease has responded inadequately to conventional therapy including corticosteroids and mercaptopurine or azathioprine, or who cannot tolerate, or have medical contraindications for such therapies. (1)
June 19, 2014
Regenerative medicine has the potential to transform healthcare all over the world and usher human health into a new era of wellness. Currently, the majority of treatments for chronic and fatal diseases is palliative or to delay disease progression; by contrast, regenerative medicine is uniquely capable of altering the underlying disease mechanism and enabling cures.

Regenerative medicine has the potential to transform healthcare all over the world and usher human health into a new era of wellness. Currently, the majority of treatments for chronic and fatal diseases is palliative or to delay disease progression; by contrast, regenerative medicine is uniquely capable of altering the underlying disease mechanism and enabling cures.

June 26, 2009
Brand-name biotech drugs should only have seven years` protection from generic competition, say US authorities

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January 30, 2009
Anglo-Swedish drugs giant AstraZeneca is to shed another 6,000 from its workforce, the group has confirmed

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