JP Morgan 2019 day three roundup – Abbvie rekindles the takeover flame
Day three of the biotech dog and pony show saw one pharma company that unequivocally wants and needs to buy.
As takeover hopes build, 2018 provides a low bar to beat
Takeda gave biopharma’s M&A bill a big boost in 2018 but to see just how slow the year was, take a look at deal volumes.
JP Morgan 2019 – development shortcuts pay off for Sage
Despite several changes of direction SAGE-217 comes out positive in postpartum depression, setting Sage Therapeutics up as a takeover target.
JP Morgan 2019 – Lilly fans the M&A flames with Loxo Oncology deal
Deal adds a marketed small molecule and three pipeline agents, although Lilly will share revenue from Vitrakvi and LOXO-195 with Bayer.
JP Morgan 2019 day one roundup – happy days are here again
The takeovers of Loxo and Celgene put M&A back on the agenda, and positive clinical readouts from Sage and Axsome add to the celebratory mood.
One more shot at slowing Keytruda’s first-line lung cancer domination
Vantage has today published a detailed report into first-line lung cancer, discussing key upcoming trial readouts and regulatory decisions, and putting into context the…
Bayer wants top dollar for larotrectinib
Bayer tests what the market will bear for its newly approved therapy for cancers with NTRK mutations.
Novel drug approvals set to hit a new record in 2018
Amid market volatility, biotech’s best friend comes through once again: the FDA has authorised a bumper 53 new medicines so far in 2018 and several more are expected…