The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top stories for the week of December 30, 2019.
Hi, I’m Christina Mattina 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 December 30, 2019.
Number 5: A recent study concluded that, for patients who experienced side effects or a loss of response after switching to biosimilar infliximab, a switch back to the reference product was effective.
Number 4: Anti—tumor necrosis factor therapies could play a role in alleviating or even preventing some adverse events related to immune checkpoint inhibition.
Number 3: Recent research shows that many US patients with rheumatoid arthritis who do not respond well to conventional drugs are not advancing to biologic treatment.
Number 2: Clover Biopharmaceuticals announced this week that it has dosed the first patient in a phase 3 clinical study of a proposed etanercept biosimilar.
Number 1: An official working group of the Swiss Society of Gastroenterology has issued a new position statement on the use of biosimilars in treating inflammatory bowel disease.
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