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|August 21, 2013 08:01 AM EDT||
NEW YORK, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX), Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN), and GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Eli Lilly and Company Research Report
On August 13, 2013, Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) announced that the recently completed Phase III study, SQUIRE, has successfully reached the Company's primary endpoint, finding that patients with stage IV metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) witnessed increased overall survival (OS) when administered necitumumab (IMC-11F8) in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin as a first-line treatment, as compared to chemotherapy alone. Richard Gaynor, M.D., Vice President of Product Development and Medical Affairs for Lilly Oncology, commented, "We are pleased with these data which represent a potential advance in treatment for patients with squamous non-small cell lung cancer, which is a difficult cancer to treat. If approved, necitumumab could be the first biologic therapy indicated to treat patients with squamous lung cancer." The Full Research Report on Eli Lilly and Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/977d_LLY]
Celgene Corporation Research Report
On August 9, 2013, Celgene Corporation's (Celgene) wholly-owned subsidiary, Celgene International Sàrl announced that it has received an approval from the European Commission (EC) for Pomalidomide in combination with dexamethasone, for the treatment of relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (rrMM). According to Celgene, Oral Anti-Cancer Therapy, Pomalidomide is expected to treat the rare form of blood cancer in adult patients who have received at least two prior therapies including both lenalidomide and bortezomib and have demonstrated disease progression on the last therapy. After submission of a regulatory notification to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to change the trade name, the Company intends to launch Pomalidomide Celgene in the European Union under the trade name "IMNOVID". Dr. Xavier Leleu, Hôpital Huriez, CHRU Lille, France, said, "Most patients diagnosed with multiple myeloma will relapse at some point and I have seen many patients who have become refractory to a number of treatments. The urgency now is to develop novel agents that help those patients who have tried several therapies and exhausted current standards of care. The approval of pomalidomide, one of these novel agents, is great news and a major step forward for these patients across Europe who need a new effective treatment option to help manage their disease." The Full Research Report on Celgene Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/7f47_CELG]
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report
On August 8, 2013, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Onyx) announced its partnership with Idis Limited for the initiation of the Managed Access Program for carfilzomib in certain European countries. Onyx reported that carfilzomib is likely to treat patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least two prior therapies, including bortezomib and an immunomodulatory agent, and their disease have progressed on or within 60 days of completion of the last therapy. Tony Dutta, Managing Director of Idis, stated, "Through our work with Onyx Pharmaceuticals, we will share our expertise in successfully addressing access challenges and help educate a broad range of stakeholders on navigating the options and obstacles that exist for these patients." The Full Research Report on Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/fcf2_ONXX]
Amgen Inc. Research Report
On August 12, 2013, Amgen Inc. (Amgen) and Servier announced that the completion of the cardiovascular product collaboration agreement between the duos, reported on July 8, 2013, after receiving early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. Amgen reported according to the agreement, the Company has secured US commercial rights for Servier's novel oral drug, approved in the EU as Procoralan (ivabradine), for chronic heart failure and stable angina in patients with increased heart rates. The Company also stated that it has received an exclusive option to develop and commercialize Servier's investigational molecule, S38844, for cardiovascular diseases in the U.S. Amgen further informed that, under the collaboration agreement, Servier will have an exclusive option to commercialize omecamtiv mecarbil in Europe. The Full Research Report on Amgen Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/e96b_AMGN]
GlaxoSmithKline plc Research Report
On August 12, 2013, GlaxoSmithKline plc's (GSK) joint venture with Pfizer, ViiV Healthcare announced that it has received an approval for Tivicay (dolutegravir) 50-mg tablets from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Dominique Limet, CEO of ViiV Healthcare, said, "Today is a very important milestone for patients and the scientists and teams who developed Tivicay and brought it to this point of FDA approval. I am very proud that we are serving people living with HIV with a much-needed new treatment option. Today's approval shows that our singular focus on HIV can deliver important new medicines, maintaining our absolute commitment to the HIV/AIDS global response." According to GSK, Tivicay is an integrase inhibitor to be used in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 in adults and children aged 12 years and older weighing at least 40 kg. The Full Research Report on GlaxoSmithKline plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/2a35_GSK]
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