The authors concluded that in their analysis of real-world data, the effectiveness of the biosimilar was equivalent to that of the reference product in patients with Crohn disease (CD) who were naïve to therapy with infliximab, and no difference was observed in terms of safety between the 2 therapies.
The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top news for the week of December 10, 2018.
Second-generation anti–tumor necrosis factor (TNF) agents, etanercept, certolizumab, and golimumab, demonstrated a stronger neutralizing effect toward TNF versus first-generation anti-TNF agents, infliximab and adalimumab.
Chinese biologics developer Innovent has announced that its proposed bevacizumab candidate, IBI305, has met its primary end points in 2 randomized, head-to-head clinical trials that compared the biosimilar to the brand-name bevacizumab (Avastin).
Amgen and Entera Bio have announced that they have entered into a research collaboration and license agreement to develop orally administered formulations of biologic drugs.
Samsung Bioepis has announced that a 1-year follow-up study comparing event-free survival in patients treated with SB3, a biosimilar trastuzumab (approved in Europe as Ontruzant) showed that the biosimilar has similar safety and efficacy profiles to the reference Herceptin.
The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top news for the week of December 3, 2018.
The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top news for the week of November 26, 2018.
A recent study sought to clarify factors that could predict therapeutic response to infliximab in Japanese patients with Crohn disease (CD), and found 4 key indicators that may predict response in clinical practice.
The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top news for the week of November 19, 2018.

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