The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of June 4

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top 5 articles for the week of June 4, 2018.
June 08, 2018


Hi, I’m Kelly Davio for The Center for Biosimilars®, your resource for clinical, regulatory, business, and policy news in the rapidly changing world of biosimilars.

Here are the top 5 biosimilars articles for the week of June 4.

Number 5: Mylan and its partner Biocon received a Complete Response Letter from the FDA for their follow-on insulin glargine referencing Lantus.

Number 4: Celltrion has reported positive results of a study of a subcutaneous formulation of its biosimilar infliximab, Inflectra, in patients with Crohn disease.

Number 3: The FDA published new draft guidance that clarifies the types of formal meetings that biosimilar applicants can hold with the agency.

Number 2: During the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, researchers presented on new directions in anticancer and supportive care biosimilars.

Number 1: The FDA has approved its first pegfilgrastim biosimilar, Fulphila, referencing Neulasta.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you that US payers should encourage greater use of biosimilars.

To view results of the poll, visit us on LinkedIn.

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