The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of June 17

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top stories for the week of June 17, 2019.


Hi, I’m Samantha DiGrande 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 June 17.

Number 5: During the 24th Congress of the European Hematology Association, researchers reported on findings from a phase 1 trial of Amgen’s proposed eculizumab biosimilar.

Number 4: At the European League Against Rheumatism’s Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, researchers said a biosimilar adalimumab has a “significant advantage” over the reference in terms of injection pain.

Number 3: Irish hospitals will be offered an incentive for each patient switched from brand-name Humira or Enbrel to a biosimilar option.

Number 2: A new study has found that switching among multiple biosimilar infliximab products was not associated with increased immunogenicity.

Number 1: A Canadian advisory council is recommending the use of biosimilars in a final report that lays out recommendations for how the country can create a single-payer public system for pharmaceutical coverage.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you think that anticancer biosimilars will have swifter US uptake than biosimilars that treat inflammatory diseases.

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

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