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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Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly pulled another BACE therapy from its pipeline, the company announced in a third-quarter conference call.
Early Phase 1 Data from Merck’s Oncology Pipeline for Investigational Anti-LAG-3 Therapy (MK-4280) and Anti-TIGIT Therapy (MK-7684) to Be Presented at SITC’s 33rd Annual Meeting
With New Data, Merck Now has Presented Early Clinical Data for Six Investigational Oncology Pipeline Candidates Spanning Several Pathways
Merck Halts Supply of Lifesaving Vaccine for African Kids to Seek Greater Profits in China, US, Says AHF
AHF condemns Merck for cutting off lifesaving vaccine for children dying from diarrhea in Africa while it also announces plans to expand distribution—and far more lucrative sales—in China
Although there is some slowdown as the FDA moves into the holiday season in late November and into December, there are still upcoming target action dates. Here’s a look at this week’s PDUFA dates.
To suggest that the pharma industry is a reluctant partner in President Donald Trump’s attempts to decrease drug prices is to overstate the fact. But now the industry appears to be pushing back, at least a little bit.
Merck’s blockbuster anti-PD-1 therapy Keytruda has snagged another regulatory approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The checkpoint inhibitor has been approved, in combination with chemotherapy, as a first-line treatment for patients with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
FDA Approves Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Combination with Carboplatin and Either Paclitaxel or Nab-Paclitaxel for the First-Line Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
Approval Based on Results of Phase 3 KEYNOTE-407 Trial, Which Demonstrated Superior Overall Survival with KEYTRUDA in Combination with Chemotherapy Compared to Chemotherapy Alone
As we end October and head into November, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues its work. This upcoming week has several PDUFA action dates for drug applications. Here’s a look.
Increases Quarterly Dividend 15% to $0.55 per Outstanding Share
Third-Quarter 2018 Worldwide Sales Were $10.8 Billion
Merck announces innovative MS treatment MAVENCLAD® (Cladribine Tablets) selected for rapid uptake by the Accelerated Access Collaborative
Merck today announced that Mavenclad® (cladribine 10 mg tablets) has been selected as a Rapid Uptake Product1 by the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC).
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, or cardiovascular cavity. A 2017 study reported that the number of people affected by this rare cancer is between 2,400 - 2,800 individuals per year in the United States alone.
Following several clinical disappointments and declining stock prices over the past year, Celgene tapped Alise Reicin as its new head of the company’s global clinical development unit, with a focus on mid- to late-stage therapeutics.
European Medicines Agency Adopts Positive Opinion for Merck’s KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) as Adjuvant Therapy in Melanoma
Opinion Granted Based on Significant Recurrence-Free Survival Benefit Demonstrated with KEYTRUDA in Pivotal Phase 3 EORTC1325/KEYNOTE-054 Trial
Merck’s KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) Significantly Improved Overall Survival Compared to Standard of Care, as Monotherapy and in Combination with Chemotherapy, as First-Line Treatment for Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer
Survival Benefit Observed with KEYTRUDA Monotherapy in Patients Whose Tumors Expressed PD-L1 with CPS≥20 and CPS≥1 and in Total Patient Population for KEYTRUDA in Combination with Chemotherapy
Updated with Exclusive | ESMO 2018: 60% of Ovarian Cancer Patients Receiving Lynparza Were Progre...
10/22/2018AstraZeneca and Merck & Co. presented results at the Presidential Symposium at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2018 Congress held in Munich Germany describing its Phase III SOLO-1 trial of Lynparza (olaparib) in ovarian cancer.
The European Society of Medical Oncology was in full swing this weekend as multiple companies showed off mid- and late-stage assets that could change the way some patients are treated for their cancer. This morning, BioSpace takes a look at some of the announcements.
This week will have moderate activity by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Although they jumped the gun on Regeneron and Sanofi’s cancer drug, there are still plenty of other decisions being made this week. Here’s a look.
Solo-1 Phase III Trial Demonstrates Lynparza Maintenance Therapy Cut the Risk of Disease Progression or Death by 70% in Patients with Newly-Diagnosed, Advanced BRCA-Mutated Ovarian Cancer
60% of patients receiving LYNPARZA remained progression-free at three years compared to 27% on placebo following platinum-based chemotherapy
SOLO-1 Phase 3 Trial Demonstrates LYNPARZA® (olaparib) Maintenance Therapy Cut the Risk of Disease Progression or Death by 70 Percent in Patients with Newly-Diagnosed, Advanced BRCA-Mutated Ovarian Cancer
60 Percent of Patients Receiving LYNPARZA Remained Progression-Free at Three Years Compared to 27 Percent on Placebo Following Platinum-Based Chemotherapy