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Gilead and Galapagos Announce Efficacy and Safety Results of Filgotinib Through 52 Weeks in Late-Stage Rheumatoid Arthritis Studies

FOSTER CITY, Calif. & MECHELEN, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) today announced that Week 52 data from the registrational Phase 3 FINCH 1 and FINCH 3 trials of filgotinib, an investigational, oral, selective JAK1 inhibitor, for the treatment of moderately-to-severely active rheumatoid …

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Novartis Positive 52-week PREVENT Data Confirm Cosentyx Efficacy in Addressing Entire axSpA Spectrum

Basel, October 02, 2019 – Novartis, a leader in rheumatology and immuno-dermatology, today announced additional positive data from the PREVENT trial, evaluating the efficacy and safety of Cosentyx® (secukinumab) in patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA). The ongoing Phase III trial met its primary endpoint of ASAS40 at Week 52, showing a significant …

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Novartis’ Cosentyx Met the Primary Endpoint in its Phase 3 Trial in Patients with Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

Basel, September 17, 2019 – Novartis, a leader reimagining rheumatology and immuno-dermatology, today announced positive new data from the PREVENT trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Cosentyx® (secukinumab) in patients with nr-axSpA (non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis). The ongoing Phase III trial met its primary endpoint of ASAS40 at Week 16, showing a significant …

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FDA Approves Lilly’s Taltz for the Treatment of Patients with Active Ankylosing Spondylitis

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company(NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Taltz® (ixekizumab) injection 80 mg/mL for the treatment of adults with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS), also known as radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (r-axSpA). This is the third indication for Taltz, which was first approved …

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FDA Approves AbbVie’s Oral JAK Inhibitor Rinvoq for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved RINVOQ™ (upadacitinib), a 15 mg, once-daily oral Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor, for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have …

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FDA Approves Samsung Bioepis’ Hadlima, a Biosimilar Referencing Humira

INCHEON, Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved HADLIMA™ (adalimumab-bwwd), a biosimilar referencing HUMIRA® i (adalimumab), for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, adult Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and plaque psoriasis. Please see below the …

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FDA Approves Samsung Bioepis’ Eticovo, a Biosimilar to Enbrel

INCHEON, Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ETICOVO™ (etanercept-ykro), a biosimilar referencing ENBREL® (etanercept), across all eligible indications for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. ETICOVO™ is Samsung Bioepis’ second …

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Lilly Announces Positive Top-Line Results from its Phase 3 Study Evaluating Taltz in Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

INDIANAPOLIS, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Eli Lilly and Company(NYSE: LLY) announced today that Taltz® (ixekizumab) met the primary and all major secondary endpoints in COAST-X, a Phase 3 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Taltz for the treatment of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) in patients who are biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (bDMARD)-naïve. …

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Gilead and Galapagos Announce Filgotinib Meets Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints in Phase 3 Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

OSTER CITY, Calif. & MECHELEN, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–regulated information – Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) today announced Week 24 results of FINCH 1, an ongoing, randomized, double-blind, placebo- and active-controlled Phase 3 study of filgotinib, an investigational, oral, selective JAK1 inhibitor, in adults with moderately-to-severely active rheumatoid …

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FDA Grants Priority Review to AbbVie’s Upadacitinib for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review its New Drug Application (NDA) for upadacitinib for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. Upadacitinib is …

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