The Top 5 Biosimilar Articles for the Week of June 27

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of June 27, 2022.

Hi, I’m Skylar Jeremias 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 biosimilar articles for the week of June 27, 2022.

Number 5: Abstracts from the 2022 European Hematology Association (EHA) Congress presented positive data for 2 biosimilar candidates referencing Soliris (eculizumab): Amgen’s ABP 959 and Samsung Bioepis’ SB12.

Number 4: Having patients meet with a clinical pharmacist before a rheumatologist could help improve biosimilar adoption rates and mitigate the nocebo effect in patients with chronic diseases, according to a recent study.

Number 3: Formycon’s completed acquisition of 2 biosimilar assets and start of development for 2 others provided hope for investors as the company announced some expected losses during the first quarter of fiscal year 2022.

Number 2: The European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended 2 biosimilars for approval: Celltrion Healthcare’s bevacizumab candidate and Formycon’s prospective ranibizumab product.

Number 1: Sarfaraz K. Niazi, PhD, a professor and biosimilar advocate, chronicled the current efforts to remove animal testing from application requirements for biosimilars under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA), including recent congressional action.

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