The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of November 18

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top stories for the week of November 18, 2019.
November 22, 2019


Hi, I’m Laura Joszt 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 November 18, 2019.

Number 5: The first patients in a phase 3 trial of PB006, a proposed natalizumab biosimilar, have begun to receive the study drug.

Number 4: Samsung Bioepis announced that the FDA has accepted for review a Biologics License Application for SB8, a proposed bevacizumab biosimilar referencing Avastin.

Number 3: While much attention over the past few weeks has been on the US biosimilars market, Canada has also been making strides in its own biosimilars experience.

Number 2: The US market saw the launch of the third biosimilar pegfilgrastim.

Number 1: The FDA approved Pfizer’s adalimumab biosimilar, referencing Humira.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you think that the 10% list price discount for the first US rituximab biosimilar is deep enough to drive uptake.

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