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Celltrion Initiates Global Phase 3 Trial for its Bevacizumab Biosimilar CT-P16

INCHEON, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Celltrion, Inc. (KRX:068270) is set to launch global Phase 3 clinical trial for its bevacizumab biosimilar ‘CT-P16’ for the treatment of cancer. Celltrion successfully completed Phase 1 clinical study on the safety and pharmacokinetic assessment of CT-P16 in June 2018. Further, it recently submitted its Clinical Trial Application …

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FDA Approves Pfizer’s Nivestym, a Biosimilar to Neupogen (filgrastim)

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NIVESTYM™ (filgrastim-aafi), a biosimilar to Neupogen1 (filgrastim), for all eligible indications of the reference product. “The FDA approval of NIVESTYM marks an important step in helping expand access to critical treatment options …

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Biogen Expands Biosimilars Business by Exercising its Option to Increase Ownership in Samsung Bioepis

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biogen (Nasdaq:BIIB) announced today it has exercised its option to purchase additional shares of Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd., a joint venture established in 2012 by Samsung BioLogics Co., Ltd and Biogen. Under the terms of the 2012 joint venture agreement, Biogen will pay Samsung …

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Phase 3 Data of Amgen’s Infliximab Biosimilar Candidate Confirm Non-Inferiority

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced results from a Phase 3 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of biosimilar candidate ABP 710 compared with REMICADE®(infliximab) in patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis. The results confirm non-inferiority compared to infliximab but could not rule out superiority based on its primary …

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Celltrion Completes Resubmission to FDA for CT-P6, a Proposed Trastuzumab Biosimilar

INCHEON, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Celltrion (KRX:068270) has made a resubmission to the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) to obtain its marketing approval for CT-P6, a proposed mAb biosimilar to Herceptin® (trastuzumab). Celltrion submitted its abbreviated Biologics License Applications (aBLAs) for CT-P10 and CT-P6 to the FDA in April and May of last …

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Sandoz Presents New Long-Term and Switching Data for Biosimilars Zessly and Erelzi in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Holzkirchen, June 15, 2018 – Sandoz, a Novartis division and the pioneer and global leader in biosimilars, today announced the presentation of two long-term, Phase III studies: one each for biosimilar Zessly®(infliximab)[4],[5] and biosimilar Erelzi® (etanercept).[6],[7] Research from the 54-week REFLECTIONS B537-02 study of Zessly and the 48-week EQUIRA study of Erelzi …

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Samsung Bioepis and Biogen Announce Pooled Analysis Results of Anti-TNF Biosimilars BENEPALI, FLIXABI and IMRALDI

INCHEON, Korea & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. and Biogen (Nasdaq:BIIB) today announced pooled analysis results of three anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) biosimilars – BENEPALI™ (SB4, etanercept biosimilar), FLIXABI™ (SB2, infliximab biosimilar), and IMRALDI™ (SB5, adalimumab biosimilar) – which will be presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) …

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Celltrion Showcases Promising Preliminary Results for New Subcutaneous Formulation of CT-P13 in Rheumatoid Arthritis

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New data presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) show that the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of CT-P13 is comparable in terms of efficacy and safety with the intravenous (IV) formulation of CT-P13 for the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) up to week 30. The …

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FDA Approves Mylan and Biocon’s Fulphila, the First Biosimilar to Neulasta

HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH and BENGALURU, India, June 4, 2018/PRNewswire/ — Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) and Biocon Ltd. (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mylan’s Fulphila™ (pegfilgrastim-jmbd), a biosimilar to Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim), co-developed with Biocon. Fulphila has been approved to reduce the duration of febrile neutropenia (fever …

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Celltrion Completes Resubmission for Biosimilar Candidate CT-P10 to FDA for Review

INCHEON, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Celltrion (KRX:068270) has made a resubmission to the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) to obtain its marketing approval for CT-P10 (rituximab), a proposed mAb biosimilar to Rituxan®. Additionally, Celltrion plans on making a resubmission for the approval of CT-P6, a proposed biosimilar to Herceptin® in June. In accordance …

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