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For more than a century, Merck, a leading global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world - including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola.
Founder: George Merck
CEO: Kenneth Frazier
CFO: Robert Davis
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a few target action dates scheduled for this week, including one for Sunday, September 23, which was approved in late August.
Incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is projected to double in the next 40 years unless a cure or preventive measures are found. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a new report in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia projecting the disease’s likely expansion, and for the firs...
Daiichi Sankyo Announces Clinical Research Collaboration to Evaluate DS-8201 in Combination with KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in HER2 Expressing Breast and HER2 Expressing or HER2 Mutant Lung Cancers
Collaboration to evaluate the combination of Daiichi Sankyo's investigational HER2 targeting antibody drug conjugate DS-8201 and KEYTRUDA® in HER2 expressing advanced/metastatic breast and HER2 expressing or HER2 mutant non-small cell lung cancers.
IMV Inc. Announces Early Positive Results from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Lead Candidate DPX-Survivac in Combination with Merck’s Keytruda® in Patients with DLBCL
IMV Inc. (Nasdaq: IMV; TSX: IMV), a clinical stage immuno-oncology corporation, today announced details of the initial data from an ongoing investigator-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trial. In the study, investigators are evaluating IMV’s lead candidate, DPX-Survivac, in combination with low dose cyclophosphamide and Merck’s checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda® (pembrolizumab), in patients with persistent or recurrent/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
Although Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2, the massive storm has the potential to dump enough rain to produce catastrophic flooding across the Carolinas. Despite the downgrade, Pfizer is taking no chances and will close its North Carolina injectables plant ahead of the storm.
9/13/2018Heidelberg, Germany-based Boehringer Ingelheim has exercised its option to buy an EMBL Ventures portfolio company, ViraTherapeutics. This follows a collaboration and option deal inked between the two companies in August 2016.
IRBM signs collaboration agreement with Merck & Co., Inc, Kenilworth, NJ, USA to advance peptide therapeutics
Merck’s ZERBAXA® (ceftolozane and tazobactam) Met Primary Endpoints of Non-Inferiority Compared to Meropenem in Pivotal Phase 3 Study of Adult Patients with Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia or Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia
Company Plans to Submit Supplemental New Drug Applications in the US and EU
IMV Inc. Announces Phase 2 Basket Trial in Collaboration with Merck to Evaluate DPX-Survivac in Combination with KEYTRUDA® Across Five Solid Tumor Indications
IMV Inc. (Nasdaq: IMV; TSX: IMV), a clinical stage immuno-oncology corporation, today announced that it has expanded its clinical program with a Phase 2 basket trial evaluating its lead candidate, DPX-Survivac, in combination with low dose cyclophosphamide and Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy,
Urovant Sciences, a Vivek Ramaswamy company under the Roivant umbrella, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise $150 million. It will list on Nasdaq under the UROV symbol.
Late-stage trial results show that a combination of Bavencio (avelumab) and Inlyta (axitinib) significantly improved progression-free survival in previously untreated patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.
There is a new player in the southern California biotech industry. New venture firm Westlake Village BioPartners launched with a $320 million fund and a leadership well familiar with the ins and outs of the biotech and pharma world.
Fulcrum Therapeutics Raises $80 Million Series B From Investors, Including Sanofi and Bill Maris'...
9/5/2018Fulcrum Therapeutics, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, closed on an $80 million Series B financing.
Each year, Peter Drucker’s Drucker Institute generates its Management Top 250, evaluating companies based on what it calls five dimensions of corporate performance. Those five dimensions are Customer Satisfaction, Employee Engagement and Development, Innovation, Social Responsibility and Financia...
Nearly two months ahead of the planned PDUFA date, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two new HIV-1 treatments developed by Merck. The FDA gave the go ahead for Delstrigo, a once-per day triple combination treatment and Pifeltro, a new non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
Only a month after raising $85.4 million in a Series E financing, Sutro Biopharma filed for an initial public offering (IPO). The company plans to raise $75 million with the IPO.
BioAscent appoints new Directors of Chemistry and Biosciences to lead integrated drug discovery services
BioAscent Discovery Limited (www.bioascent.com) has announced the appointments of Angus Morrison, PhD, as Director of Chemistry and Stuart McElroy, PhD, as Director of Biosciences, to oversee the development and delivery of BioAscent’s integrated drug discovery services.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has appointed Christopher Boerner to replace Murdo Gordon, who left the company on August 3. Boerner will take on the positions of executive vice president and chief commercial officer, effective immediately.
8/27/2018Who made a splash in the biotech world this week? Here are some notable people.
Chicago-based AbbVie has exercised its exclusive license option to develop and commercialize Belgium-based Argenx’s ARGX-115. The compound is an antibody that targets novel immuno-oncology target glycoprotein A repetitions predominant (GARP).