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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announces it has entered into a worldwide license agreement with ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. (TSE: 4528). Under the license, ONO will be able to use the OmniRat®, OmniMouse® and OmniFlic® platforms to discover fully human mono- and bispecific antibodies. Ligand is eligible to receive annual platform access…

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Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Otic Pharma Ltd., a privately-held, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialization of products for disorders of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT), today announced that the two companies, together with the shareholders of Otic Pharma, have entered into a definitive share purchase agreement…

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Exelixis, Inc. and Ipsen jointly announced an amendment to the exclusive collaboration and licensing agreement for the commercialization and continued development of cabozantinib, to include commercialization rights in Canada for Ipsen where Ipsen has an established business (Mississauga, Ontario). Signed in February 2016, the original agreement gave Ipsen exclusive commercialization…

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Green Cross Corporation, a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, announced today that World Health Organization (WHO) has prequalified its quadrivalent seasonal influenza vaccine, GCFlu Quadrivalent. WHO prequalification means that GCFlu Quadrivalent is now eligible for procurement by the United Nations agencies including the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Pan…

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Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announced they have entered into a collaboration and license agreement in the U.S. for vadadustat, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) stabilizer currently in development for the treatment of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Anemia related to CKD affects an…

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Cardiome Pharma Corp. announced that it has initiated the commercial launch of XYDALBA™ (dalbavancin hydrochloride) in Germany ahead of the expected 2017 launch, and that it has made its first sales of the drug to German hospitals. XYDALBA is approved by the European Medicines Agency for the treatment of acute…

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Shionogi & Co., Ltd., a drug-discovery based pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing medicines that protect the health and well-being of patients, and its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Shionogi Inc. (hereafter “Shionogi”), and Purdue Pharma L.P. (hereafter, “Purdue”), a privately-held pharmaceutical company founded by physicians over 60 years ago, distinguished by its…

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Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that Eisai Laboratórios Ltda., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., has received regulatory approval from the Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) for BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl) for chronic weight management. BELVIQ is approved in Brazil as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical…

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Although issues pertaining to market access will continue to be of concern for multinational drugmakers, the Saudi Arabian pharmaceutical market will remain as one of the most commercially attractive in the Middle East and Africa region. The kingdom's young and growing population is a major draw for multinationals pharmaceutical companies,…

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Cerenis Therapeutics, an international biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative HDL therapies (“good cholesterol”) for treating cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, today announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has informed Cerenis Therapeutics that clinical trials with CER-209 may proceed. The Investigational New Drug application…