OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells, today announced it has expanded its collaboration with Bayer HealthCare. Bayer’s U.S. affiliate will manufacture clinical supplies of a second Wnt inhibitor in the alliance.
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals and Bayer HealthCare Expand Cancer Stem Cell Collaboration with Clinical Manufacturing Agreement
Merck & Co., Inc. said a state court jury in New Jersey found in its favor in the Rosenberg v. Merck case, rejecting the claims of a woman who blamed her dental and jaw related problems on her FOSAMAX use.
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation and Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the two companies have entered into a research and development agreement to discover and develop boron-based small molecule compounds directed against a target for the potential treatment of acne.
GlaxoSmithKline plc announces that it has sold its entire holding of 30,755,151 shares of common stock in Quest Diagnostics Inc. (“Quest”). The sale comprised a secondary public offering by GSK (the “Offering”) and an accompanying repurchase of shares by Quest (the “Repurchase”). GSK originally acquired the shareholding as partial consideration for the sale of its clinical laboratories business in 1999 and has since gradually reduced its stake in stages.
Merck known outside the United States and Canada as MSD and PAREXEL International Corporation, a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced that they have entered into an alliance by which PAREXEL will provide strategic access to global clinical development services for designated biosimilar candidates to Merck BioVentures. Merck BioVentures, a division of Merck, is focused on the delivery of high quality biosimilars to the patients that need them.
King Pharmaceuticals and Acura Pharmaceuticals Announce Submission of New Drug Application for ACUROX Tablets
King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.and Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.announced that King has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for ACUROX® Tablets to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including a request for priority review classification.
Pfizer Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Parker Tennessee Corp., has extended the expiration date of its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.for $14.25 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest thereon and subject to any required withholding taxes.
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