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Three executives whose combined careers include working at companies including Amgen, AstraZeneca, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Takeda share their career journeys.
After nixing a twice-daily version of its oral GLP-1 agonist, Pfizer is hoping to break into the weight-loss space with a once-daily version, but experts question its outlook.
Pfizer selects its candidate for the oral GLP-1 race as Eli Lilly strives to overtake Novo Nordisk in the injectable weight-loss drug space. Meanwhile, pressure builds to reduce drug prices in the U.S.
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Pfizer said Thursday it is pushing ahead with a once-daily, modified-release formulation of its oral GLP-1 obesity therapy danuglipron, with dose optimization studies in the second half of 2024.
The pharma giant announced Tuesday that Mikael Dolsten is leaving his role as chief science officer after more than 15 years. Pfizer is conducting an external search for a replacement with Dolsten staying on to assist in finding his replacement over next several months.
As AstraZeneca looks to climb toward the top of biopharma companies by revenue by the end of the decade, smaller companies are looking to join the ranks of the unofficial Big Pharma club.
Amid its ongoing efforts to trim $4 billion in spending in 2024, Pfizer in an SEC filing on Wednesday said it is looking to save an additional $1.5 billion over the next several years.
Patent cliffs and other factors may lead other large drugmakers to embrace similar cost-cutting measures, experts tell BioSpace.
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