The Center for Biosimilars recaps the top 5 biosimilars articles for the week of January 22, 2018.
Hi, I’m Kelly Davio 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 January 22.
Number 5: On the same day that its patent covering infliximab was ruled invalid, Johnson & Johnson revealed that biosimilar competition has led to a substantial drop in sales of Remicade.
Number 4: Newly published results of a survey of physicians show that some data that physicians would like to see demonstrated in bioequivalence studies may not be feasible in clinical trials.
Number 3: The European Medicines agency is asking pharmaceutical companies to report on how prepared they are for Brexit.
Number 2: A report from Trinity Partners points to complex pricing, legal and promotional issues, and a lack of biosimilar interchangeability as 3 key reasons for slow US biosimilar uptake.
Number 1: Pfizer has released positive top-line data for its proposed rituximab biosimilar in a phase 3 clinical trial.
Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether biosimilars will be used in off-label indications in the same way that their reference products often are. To view results of the poll, visit us on LinkedIn.
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