The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of May 7

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top 5 articles for the week of May 7, 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 May 7.

Number 5: A bibliometric analysis demonstrates that the quality and quantity of research on biosimilars is on the rise.

Number 4: Biosimilar developer Coherus announced that it has resubmitted a Biologics License Application for its pegfilgrastim biosimilar after receiving a Complete Response Letter for the drug in 2017.

Number 3: The European Medicines Agency’s 2017 report says that last year saw the agency’s highest-ever number of biosimilar applications.

Number 2: Research presented at the British Society for Rheumatology’s Annual Conference, held this month in Liverpool, United Kingdom, demonstrates that biosimilars are increasingly used as first-line treatment for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Number 1: Avalere has issued a new report that finds that utilization management strategies, including preferential formulary design and step therapy, are impacting the uptake of biosimilars in the United States.

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