Merck & Company
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About Merck & Company
Merck and Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Merck discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets vaccines and medicines in over 20 therapeutic categories directly and through its joint ventures. Our mission is to provide society with superior products and services by developing innovations and solutions that improve the quality of life. The focus of research at Merck is on innovation in all areas of drug research and development, working on programs to satisfy unmet medical needs.
With approximately 60,000 employees, Merck conducts research at ten major research centers in the United States, Europe, and Japan, manufactures products in 30 facilities, and sells products in approximately 150 countries.
At Merck, our strategy for growth is based on breakthrough research - both internal and external through partnerships - and demonstrating the value of our medicines to patients, payers, and providers. Worldwide sales in 2004 were $22.9 billion. Merck continues to invest heavily in research and development, with R&D spending in 2005 estimated to be approximately $4 billion.
Merck's product line includes a broad portfolio of highly innovative prescription products in important therapeutic areas. Human health products include medicines to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, elevated cholesterol levels, osteoporosis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, arthritis, pain, migraine, glaucoma, gastrointestinal ulcers, infectious diseases (antibiotic, anti-fungal, and antiviral agents), and vaccines to prevent childhood diseases and hepatitis A and B.
At Merck, we are strongly committed to partnership success. We have a long tradition of successful partnerships. Alliances with innovative partners are an integral part of our long-term business and research strategy. More than one-third of our sales are from alliance products and patents, including some of our biggest growth drivers.
Our vision is to create a "virtual lab" - the pursuit of the best scientific programs from both internal research and external collaborations. This approach will accelerate the successful development and commercialization of breakthrough discoveries that can bring meaningful improvements to patients' lives.
Our focus is seeking alliances for new NCE's and biological entities as product candidates for development. We are open to basic research collaborations and early research technologies as well.
Merck welcomes partnerships touching virtually all human health therapeutic areas that address unmet needs for patients, as well as technologies that will enhance the productivity of our research laboratories. Therapeutic areas of particular interest include cancer, central nervous system disorders, diabetes, and obesity. Also of interest include the following: anti-infectives, anti-virals, cardiovascular diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, immunology, new vaccine technology, ophthalmics, osteoporosis, pain, respiratory, vaccines, and platform research technology.
To contact Merck about a licensing opportunity, please contact Chief Licensing Officer, Merck & Co., Inc., One Merck Drive, P.O. Box 100, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 USA; Fax: 908-735-1201. Please provide a brief, non-confidential overview of your discovery with sufficient data to allow a preliminary scientific review.
For further information, please visit our website at http://www.merck.com/licensing/
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4/29/2019As the measles virus continues to run throughout the United States, Merck, the sole supplier of the MMR vaccine, said it has taken steps to increase the supply of the medication to medical facilities across the United States to help battle the outbreak.
As a monotherapy, Keytruda showed non-inferiority to standard of care but missed the mark as a combination treatment.
Acclaimed Actress Narrates Documentary Aimed at Confronting America's Type 2 Diabetes Crisis
FDA Approves Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Combination With Inlyta® (axitinib) as First-Line Treatment for Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
Approval Based on Results of KEYNOTE-426, Where KEYTRUDA in Combination With Axitinib Reduced the Risk of Death by Nearly Half Compared to Sunitinib
Renal cell carcinoma is also called renal cell cancer or renal cell adenocarcinoma. Approximately 90% of all kidney cancers are renal cell carcinomas.
4/19/2019Possibly in response to a trend for Medicare-for-All initiatives, healthcare stocks plunged this week. This largely affected companies like UnitedHealth, which fell 3.2%, Anthem, dropping by 6.8%, and Cigna Corp., sliding 5.1%.
Tessa Therapeutics Announces Collaboration with Merck Investigating the Combination of KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) and Virus-Specific T Cell Therapy Targeting Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Cancer
The collaboration will evaluate the safety and efficacy of Tessa's armored human papillomavirus-specific T cell (HPVST) therapy combined with Merck's KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) to address the limited number of effective treatment options for metastatic or recurrent cervical cancer
4/15/2019An analysis of efficacy outcomes by causative pathogens showed that clinical and microbiologic response rates for Zerbaxa were comparable to meropenem for Gram-negative respiratory tract pathogens.
Results of Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Merck’s ZERBAXA® (ceftolozane and tazobactam) versus Meropenem for Treatment of Adult Patients with Ventilated Nosocomial Pneumonia (VNP) to be Presented at ECCMID 2019
ASPECT-NP Clinical Trial Results Demonstrated Non-Inferiority of ZERBAXA to Meropenem for Treating Ventilated Nosocomial Pneumonia in Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints
There’s little doubt that Merck’s checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is about as close to a miracle drug as we get.
KEYTRUDA Now Approved for First-Line Treatment of Patients with Stage III NSCLC Who Are Not Candidates for Surgical Resection or Definitive Chemoradiation, or Metastatic NSCLC, and Whose Tumors Express PD-L1 (TPS ≥1%), with No EGFR or ALK Genomic Tumor Aberrations
The study, which uses data gathered from Great Places to Work, points to the company’s openness from its leadership and the treatment of its employees as the primary reason it took the top spot.
The FDA calendar has only one PDUFA data scheduled for the next couple weeks. On Thursday, April 11, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Merck & Co. have a target action date for their supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Keytruda
Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced the successful completion of the cash tender offer, through a subsidiary, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Immune Design at a purchase price of $5.85 per share.
Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, will hold its first-quarter 2019 sales and earnings conference call with institutional investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 30.
Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Approved in China for First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Nonsquamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in Combination with Chemotherapy
KEYTRUDA is First Anti-PD-1 Therapy to be Approved in Multiple Tumor Types in China
Designation based on Phase II SPRINT trial in pediatric patients with NF1 plexiform neurofibromas
Designation Based on Phase 2 SPRINT Trial in Pediatric Patients with NF1 Plexiform Neurofibromas
Data for Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) Across Different Types of Advanced Lung Cancer Presented at AACR Annual Meeting 2019
First Presentation of Overall Survival Data from Post-Hoc Analysis of KEYNOTE-189 in Patients with Advanced Nonsquamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Liver or Brain Metastases
Immuno-oncology has become a key lynchpin in the pipelines of many pharmaceutical companies. The global cancer immunotherapy market is expected to more than double over the next eight years to $126.9 billion by 2026.