Pharma News

The latest developments from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, both innovator and generic-drug companies, and leading regulatory news.

Novartis has appointed Richard Saynor as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sandoz, the company’s biosimilars and generics business, effective no later than August 1, 2019. He will be a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis and report to Vas...

Kite, part of Gilead Sciences, has announced plans for a new facility in Frederick County, Maryland, which will produce cell therapies for treating cancer. The 20-acre site will expand Kite’s ability to manufacture a variety of chimeric antigen...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, a Tarrytown, New York-based biopharmaceutical company, and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company developing RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, have formed a collaboration, worth up to $1...

Xellia Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on anti-infective treatments and globally headquartered in Copehangen, Denmark, has entered into an agreement to divest its Raleigh, North Carolina manufacturing plant to Sagent...

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a Mumbai, India-headquartered pharmaceutical company, has appointed Alessandro Riva, MD, as Chief Executive Officer of its new innovation company. Dr. Riva is currently Executive Vice President, Oncology Therapeutics and...

US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has announced that he will be leaving his post in the next month. He made the announcement on March 5 (2019) and cited family commitments as the reason for his departure. “This is a very...