Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA) Announces That Its Partner, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Has Submitted for Approval of Ridaforolimus, an Investigational mTOR Inhibitor, in the European Union  
8/1/2011 8:07:50 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that its ridaforolimus partner, Merck, has submitted a marketing authorization application (MAA) for ridaforolimus with the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The submission occurred on July 29, 2011 and marks the start of Merck’s global submission strategy for ridaforolimus that includes Europe, the U.S., Canada, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and other key markets around the world.