Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of February 5, 2024.
Number 5: A 10-year analysis in Poland found that the introduction of biosimilar drugs significantly increased access to biologic therapies and Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors for patients with rheumatic musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs), while also reducing treatment costs.
Number 4: During a 6-year follow-up period, a UK tertiary hospital observed greater biosimilar adoption than the English average after it implemented a new policy that prioritizes best-value biologics, including biosimilars, for new-start patients and those already treated with originators.
Number 3: Coherus Biosciences has sold its ranibizumab biosimilar (Cimerli) to Sandoz; Celltrion has completed its biologics license application filing for its tocilizumab biosimilar (CT-P47); Alvotech shares positive pharmacokinetic results for its denosumab biosimilar candidate.
Number 2: Although manufacturing patents tend to be the most common type of patent referenced in litigation regarding biosimilar development, other patents actually have a greater impact on delays for biosimilar market launches.
Number 1: Since January 31, 2023, the United States has seen a boom in the adalimumab market. With 9 adalimumab biosimilars launching throughout the year, the US rheumatology, immunology, dermatology, and gastroenterology treatment spaces have a wealth of newer and cheaper alternatives to Humira (reference adalimumab).
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