From BIO meeting, Merck CEO backs capitalism, rebuts industry’s critics

In an era of criticism and scrutiny for biopharma companies, executives gathered at the 2019 BIO meeting have debated how the industry can push...

Wave delays key data readout for Huntington’s therapy

Investors reacted negatively to the pushed-back readouts, sending shares of the Singapore-based biotech down nearly 20% between Tuesday's market close and Wednesday's. Wall Street analysts, meanwhile,...

The gene therapy era has arrived. So have the challenges.

A landmark regulatory approval has vaulted the cell and gene therapy space to the front of the drug industry's mind. But speedy progress has also...

Takeda takes another step into cell therapy research

Takeda, on the cusp of closing its deal to acquire Shire, is also working to ramp up its efforts in emerging fields of cancer...
CAR-T therapies represent a significant clinical advance for patients with certain types of advanced lymphoma. In clinical testing, Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel) and Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel)...
The administration faces increasing pressure to release a concrete healthcare plan as Democratic presidential candidates are eager to keep the national conversation...
In an era of criticism and scrutiny for biopharma companies, executives gathered at the 2019 BIO meeting have debated how the industry can push...

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Nonprofit under pressure to make new TB drug affordable

Authorities warn that antibiotic-resistant infections rank high, if not at the top, of public and global health concerns. TB offers a prime...

BioNTech buys MAB Discovery’s antibody research unit

Known for its work in the field of messenger RNA therapeutics, BioNTech is looking for new ways to grow. Earlier this month, the private...

Catalent to buy Paragon for $1.2B as gene therapy...

Biologics have been a business boon to contract manufacturers, Catalent included. Large-molecule drugs are such a focus, in fact, that last year Catalent split its...

Celgene wins approval for drug key to Bristol buyout

Approval of Inrebic, which was previously known as fedratinib, is the first domino to fall in Bristol-Myers bet on Celgene's product pipeline. 

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CMS chief declines to provide details on Trump healthcare plan

The administration faces increasing pressure to release a concrete healthcare plan as Democratic presidential candidates are eager to keep the national conversation focused...

Roche cancer drug the 3rd approved for pan-tumor use

Aimed at the molecular catalysts of tumor growth, targeted therapies are treatment mainstays across a wide range of cancer types. 

Novo faces shareholder suit over insulin sales disclosures

Novo is best known for its insulin products like Levemir (insulin detemir) and Tresiba (insulin degludec), as well as other diabetes treatments like...

Celgene wins approval for drug key to Bristol buyout

Approval of Inrebic, which was previously known as fedratinib, is the first domino to fall in Bristol-Myers bet on Celgene's product pipeline. 

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