The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of August 12

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top stories for the week of August 12, 2019.


Hi, I’m Jaime Rosenberg 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 August 12, 2019.

Number 5: Being presented with positively framed information on biosimilars is linked with greater willingness to accept a switch, says a recent study.

Number 4: New data from a phase 3 study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis show that Fresenius Kabi’s biosimilar adalimumab has similar safety to Humira.

Number 3: A retrospective analysis of prescription claims shows the importance of an oncology specialty pharmacy team in ensuring access to financial assistance.

Number 2: Authors of a new paper say it’s time to replace the totality of the evidence approach to biosimilars with a new paradigm.

Number 1: A judge ruled in favor of Amgen in a long-running patent litigation concerning Sandoz’s biosimilar etanercept, Erelzi.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you think that Celltrion’s proposed subcutaneous infliximab biosimilar could compete with brand-name adalimumab.

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

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