Category: Chugai

  • AZ pays $775m to settle patent dispute with Chugai over Ultomiris

    AstraZeneca has resolved a lingering liability following its takeover of Alexion with an agreement to pay $775 million to settle a patent dispute with Chugai Pharma, Roche’s Japanese subsidiary. The long-running disagreement focuses on Ultomiris (ravulizumab), Alexion’s long-acting complement C5 inhibitor for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS). Chugai claimed that Ultomiris uses […]

  • PharmaShots Weekly Snapshots (July 05 – 09, 2021)

    Lysogene Receives the US FDA’s Fast Track Designation for LYS-GM101 Gene Therapy to Treat GM1 Gangliosidosis Published: July 9, 2021 | Tags: Lysogene, US, FDA, Fast Track Designation, LYS-GM101 Gene Therapy, GM1 Gangliosidosis Jazz’s Vyxeos (daunorubicin and cytarabine liposome) for Injection Receives Health Canada Approval for the Treatment of High-risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia Published: July […]

  • PharmaShots Weekly Snapshots (Mar 22 – 26, 2021)

    Pfizer and BioNTech Initiate COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Children Under 12 Published: Mar 26, 2021 | Tags: Pfizer and BioNTech, Initiate, COVID-19 Vaccine Trial, Children, Under 12 Tetra Bio-Pharma Initiates Additional Studies of ARDS-003 in Neuroinflammation and Antiviral Diseases Published: Mar 26, 2021 | Tags: Tetra Bio-Pharma, Initiates, Additional Studies, ARDS-003,  Neuroinflammation, Antiviral Diseases Immunai […]

  • Why starting an innovation journey isn’t sexy

    Chugai Pharmaceutical’s UK innovation lead, Martin Ellgood explores the challenges pharma companies face when devising innovation strategies. On a hot July morning, our managing director called me aside for a “quick word”. Five minutes later I emerged smugly with a new job title: UK innovation lead. I got ready to update my LinkedIn profile. I […]

  • PharmaShots Weekly Snapshots (Dec 7-11, 2020)

    Roche Launches Elecsys SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test to Support High-Volume COVID-19 Testing Published: Dec 11, 2020 | Tags: Antigen, COVID-19, High, Laboratory, Launch, patients, Roche, SARS-CoV-2, Support, Suspected, Test, Testing, Volume Chugai In-Licenses Roche’s Antibody Cocktail for COVID-19 in Japan Published: Dec 10, 2020 | Tags: Casirivimab, Chugai, Commercialization, COVID-19, Development, Imdevimab, In-License Agreement, Japan, Roche, […]

  • Chugai In-Licenses Roche’s Antibody Cocktail for COVID-19 in Japan

    Shots: Chugai get an exclusive development and commercialization agreement in Japan for Roche’s Ab cocktail of casirivimab and imdevimab to combat COVID-19 Earlier, Roche & Regeneron collaborated for the development & commercialization of Ab cocktail where Regeneron will distribute the treatment in the US while Roche will be lead manufacturing and distribution activities outside the […]

  • PharmaShots Weekly Snapshot (Oct 19 – 23, 2020)

    Akebia Presents Results of Vadadustat in P-lll INNO2VATE Program for Anemia Due to CKD at ASN Kidney Week Published: Oct 23, 2020 | Tags: Akebia, Results, Vadadustat, P-lll, INNO2VATE Global Study, Anemia, Chronic Kidney Disease Sanifit Presents Results of SNF472 for the Treatment of Vascular Calcification at ASN Kidney Week 2020 Published: Oct 22, 2020 […]

  • Novo Nordisk Signs a License Agreement with Chugai for Antibody Engineering Technologies

    Shots: Chugai will receive an upfront, development milestone and royalties if the compound is launch as an approved Ab drug. Additionally, Chugai will receive a fee for technology access Novo Nordisk to get the rights to use several Chugai Ab engineering technologies for their research activities and optional right for the development and marketing of […]

  • PharmaShots Weekly Snapshot (Oct 12-16, 2020)

    Novartis’s Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec) Receives Health Canada Approval as the First Gene Replacement Therapy for Inherited Retinal Disease Published: Oct 15, 2020 | Tags: approval, Canada, health, Inherited Retinal Disease, Luxturna, Novartis, receives, voretigene neparvovec Galapagos & Servier’s GLPG1972/S201086 Fails to Meet its Primary Endpoint in P-II ROCCELLA Study for Knee Osteoarthritis Published: Oct 15, […]

  • Chugai’s Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine) Receives MHLW’s Approval for Adjuvant Therapy of HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer

    Shots: The approval is based on P-III KATHERINE study assessing Kadcyla (100/160mg, IV) adjuvant therapy in 1486 patients with HER2+ early BC who did not have pathologic complete response following neoadjuvant therapy including Herceptin The results showed the superiority of Kadcyla over Herceptin in terms of the 1EPs of invasive disease-free survival. The safety profile […]

  • Chugai and Biofourmis Collaborate to Develop Solutions for Digitally Measuring Endometriosis Pain

    Shots: The collaboration will deploy Biofourmis’ Biovitals platform to co-develop a novel digital technology for the objective assessment of pain using biosensors and AI-based algorithms. The solutions will be validated in the global study that enrolls 120+ endometriosis patients The digital solution for managing patients with endometriosis in an ambulatory setting will include a wearable, […]