The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of September 2

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top stories for the week of September 2, 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 September 2, 2019.

Number 5: At Amgen’s request, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board will review several key patents on Alexion’s Soliris.

Number 4: Canada’s regulatory body recently updated its fact sheet on biosimilars, including new or clarified information about key topics such as switching.

Number 3: England’s National Health Service says that it has saved the equivalent of $134 million on adalimumab after Humira lost patent protection in 2018.

Number 2: The FDA has given Mylan and Biocon a second Complete Response Letter for their follow-on insulin glargine.

Number 1: Biosimilars for multiple sclerosis drugs are now on the horizon after Sandoz announced its plan to commercialize a biosimilar natalizumab.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you agree with a new treatment guideline that recommends that stable patients not be required to switch to biosimilars.

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

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