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MSD teams up with Harvard University to discover novel immune system pathways to fight cancer

August 13, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Cancer, Harvard, MSD, Merck, immuno-oncology, oncology, pharma

A new partnership between MSD and Harvard University hopes to combine the expertise of both parties to carve a path …


Sobi acquire Novimmune in deal worth more than £400 million

June 13, 2019
Business Services, Research and Development R&D, emapalumab, immuno-oncology, immunology, pharma

Swedish rare disease specialist Sobi has agreed to buy Swiss firm Novimmune ion a deal worth more than £400 million. …


Amgen agrees to buy Nuevolution for $167 million

May 22, 2019
Research and Development Amgen, Cancer, Nuevolution, biotech, drug discovery, immuno-oncology, immunology, pharma

California biotech Amgen has agreed to buy Danish biopharmaceutical company Nuevolution AB for 1.61 billion Swedish crowns ($166.8 million). The …


Pfizer immune-oncology leader joins Aduro Biotech as new CMO

April 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Aduro Biotech, Cancer, Pfizer, immuno-oncology, immunotherapy, oncology

Pfizer’s vice president and head of immune-oncology clinical development has joined Aduro Biotech as the company’s new Chief Medical Officer, …


Celgene signs deals with two Massachusetts-based biotechs

January 21, 2019
Sales and Marketing Celgene, Kyn, Obsidian, cell therapy, immuno oncology, immuno-oncology

New Jersey-based biotechnology firm Celgene has signed deals with two Massachusetts-based biotechs: immuno-oncology specialist Kyn therapeutics and cell therapy firm …


Gilead inks $1.8 bn deal with immuno-oncology biotech Agenus

December 21, 2018
Medical Communications Agenus, Gilead, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA, immuno-oncology, oncology

California-based firm Gilead Sciences and Massachusetts-based immuno-oncology biotech Agenus have announced that they have entered into a partnership focused on …

Roche acquires immuno-oncology biotech Tusk in €655m deal

October 1, 2018
Sales and Marketing Droia, Roche, Tusk, immuno-oncology, immunology, oncology

Swiss multinational Roche has acquired the privately held immuno-oncology company Tusk Therapeutics in a deal that could be worth up …


MSD says Phase III trials for Keytruda to treat advanced melanoma shows better survival

June 8, 2016
Research and Development ASCO, MSD, Merck & Co, PD-L1, advanced melanoma, drug trial, immuno-oncology, keytruda

Merck & Co (NYSE: MRK) said late-stage trials for its immunotherapy Keytruda (pembrolizumab) to treat advanced melanoma showed over half …

Trial data shows promise for Lilly/MSD combo regimen in lung cancer

June 6, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing MSD, Merck, collaboration, immuno-oncology, lilly, lung cancer, non-small cell, parternship

Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) has presented data at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual congress showcasing its collaborations …


Abbvie acquires immune-oncology target from argenx

April 21, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AbbVie, Protein, argenx, garp, immuno-oncology, immunosuppresive

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) has announced the acquisition of a new preclinical-stage human antibody program evaluating the novel immune-oncology target GARP, a …


Focus: Bristol-Myers Squibb’s wonder drug – Opdivo

April 20, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BMS, growth, immuno-oncology, opdivo, sales

By Anjali ShuklaNew data for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (NYSE: BMY) Opdivo to treat head and neck cancer showed superior survival compared with …


Sosei‘s Heptares And Kymab to collaborate on developing new antibody therapeutics

April 18, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Heptares Therapeutics, Kymab Ltd, Sosei Group, collaboration, drug development, immuno-oncology

Japan’s Sosei Group Corp (TSE: 4565) has signed a collaboration deal with Kymab Ltd to develop and market novel antibody …


OncoMed initiates Phase Ib immuno-oncology combination clinical trial

March 18, 2016
Medical Communications, Research and Development Merck, OncoMed, clinical trial, demcizumab, immuno-oncology, immuno-oncology combination, pembrolizumab, phase ib

OncoMed (NASDAQ: OMED) has announced the beginning of its Phase Ib clinical trial to investigate if the combination of demcizumab …


Vaxon Biotech completes enrollment for mid-stage trial of lung cancer vaccine

March 16, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing NSCLC, immuno-oncology, vaxon biotech

Vaxon Biotech on Wednesday said it has completed the enrollments for mid-stage trials of its vaccine to treat non-small-cell lung …


Japan’s Ono Pharma focusing on building immuno-oncology portfolio with Opdivo

March 7, 2016
Sales and Marketing Bristol-Myers Sqibb, Ono Pharma, immuno-oncology, opdivo

Japan’s Ono Pharmaceutical has said it is focused on building on its immuno-oncology portfolio following the success of its PD-1 …

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