The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of April 20

Here are the top 5 biosimilars articles for the week of April 20, 2020.

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 biosimilars articles for the week of April 20, 2020.

Number 5: A Swedish company that wants to bring a ranibizumab biosimilar to market said it may finish trial enrollment despite the pandemic.

Number 4: 2020 has already seen 4 biosimilar launches in the United States, with potentially several more on the way. Although, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has introduced a wild card to the mix, according to presenters for the AMCP eLearning Days virtual meeting.

Number 3: Education is often noted as a barrier to uptake, but a prominent pharmacy expert said multiple private and public policies also stand between patients and biosimilars.

Number 2: A percentage of oncology pharmacy practitioners report their guidance on biosimilars is influential with clinicians, but many feel their knowledge of biosimilars is deficient in a number of important areas.

Number 1: In partnership with Samsung Bioepis, Merck has launched the trastuzumab biosimilar, Ontruzant, which marks the fifth trastuzumab biosimilar available on the US market.

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