Keytruda sales could be more than double any other product in 2026, new estimates suggests, as Merck’s cancer drug surges into the record books.
New consensus forecasts stretching out to 2026 see Roche easily retaining its crown as the world’s biggest drugmaker, while Bristol-Myers Squibb climbs the rankings.
170 commercial trials were suspended in March while new patient starts slumped 65% as the pandemic swept the globe. April could look even worse.
Several young drug developers managed to float in the first quarter, but new issues dried up in March when coronavirus infected the markets. Is the game back on?
First-quarter venture investments barely register the pandemic - huge cash reserves should protect funding for biotech start-ups this year.
Drug makers struck few M&A deals in the first quarter, but activity did not dry up, suggesting that the real impact of coronavirus has yet to play out.
US drug stocks were shielded from bigger falls in the first quarter by leading coronavirus researchers, leaving groups listed in Japan and Europe to tumble harder.
The coronavirus pandemic wiped billions from global drug stock valuations in the first quarter, with the few gainers failing to offset huge losses elsewhere.
As Lilly pauses much of its research owing to the coronavirus pandemic, Vantage takes a look at an estimate of the cash committed to ongoing clinical studies. Clue: it’s…