Biosimilar Development News

  1. Amgen And Allergan Announce Positive Top-Line Results From Comparative Clinical Study Of ABP 798, Biosimilar Candidate To Rituxan® (Rituximab)
    8/22/2019

    Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Allergan plc. (NYSE:AGN) today announced positive top-line results from a comparative clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of ABP 798, a biosimilar candidate to Rituxan® (rituximab), compared to Rituxan in patients with CD20-positive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

  2. New Analysis Encourages Employer Engagement To Help Realize Significant Savings Potential Of Biosimilars
    8/22/2019

    Employers have a vital role to play in promoting biosimilars utilization, a new analysis found, pointing to significant savings potentials if employers make concerted efforts to provide incentives for and increase education of biosimilar use with physicians and patients.

  3. Richter Launched Terrosa®, Its Biosimilar Teriparatide Across Europe
    8/20/2019

    Gedeon Richter Plc. ("Richter") today announced that it has launched its biosimilar teriparatide, Terrosa® in Europe. The product is approved in adults for the same indications as Eli Lilly's Forsteo®, i.e. used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and in men at increased risk of fracture and treatment of osteoporosis associated with sustained systemic glucocorticoid therapy in women and men at increased risk for fracture.

  4. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Announces The Launch Of Versavo (Bevacizumab Biosimilar) In India
    8/19/2019

    Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. announced recently that it has launched Versavo (bevacizumab), a biosimilar of Roche’s Avastin in India, indicated for the treatment of several types of cancers (metastatic colorectal cancer, non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer, recurrent glioblastoma, metastatic renal cell carcinoma, cervical cancer, metastatic breast cancer and epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancer). 

  5. U.S. Biosimilars Market To Expand At 54.7% CAGR; Increasing Demand From The Unmet Populace To Create Growth Opportunities, Says Fortune Business Insights
    8/16/2019

    The U.S. Biosimilars Market will gain momentum from the increasing government support to adopt biosimilars in the healthcare sectors.

  6. Bio-Thera Solutions Initiates Phase I Clinical Trial For BAT2506, A Proposed Biosimilar Of Simponi (Golimumab)
    8/14/2019

    Bio-Thera Solutions, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, recently announced that dosing has begun in a Phase I clinical study to compare the pharmacokinetics and safety of BAT2506, a proposed biosimilar of Simponi (golimumab), to EU-sourced Simponi in normal healthy volunteers.

  7. Amgen Wins Patent Case On Enbrel® (etanercept)
    8/9/2019

    Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in Amgen's favor on validity of the two patents that describe and claim Enbrel® (etanercept) and methods for making it.

  8. Sandoz Will Appeal District Court Of New Jersey Ruling In Biosimilar Erelzi® (etanercept-szzs) US Patent Case
    8/9/2019

    Sandoz, a Novartis division and a global leader in biosimilars, today announced that the United States District Court of New Jersey ruled against Sandoz in patent litigation concerning the Sandoz biosimilar, Erelzi® (etanercept-szzs) for reference medicine Enbrel®* (etanercept).

  9. OneOncology Is Early Adopter Of Biosimilars In U.S.
    8/8/2019

    OneOncology announced today that its partner practices have already begun administering two biosimilars from Amgen, MVASI™ (bevacizumab-awwb), a biosimilar to Avastin® (bevacizumab), and KANJINTI™ (trastuzumab-anns), a biosimilar to Herceptin® (trastuzumab), which were recently made commercially available in the United States.

  10. Global Female Infertility Drugs Market 2019-2023| Introduction Of Biosimilars To Boost Growth| Technavio
    8/5/2019

    The global female infertility drugs market is expected to post a CAGR of over 5% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.