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New Phase III data show Novartis tislelizumab significantly extended median overall survival by more than 6 months in first-line advanced esophageal cancer in combination with chemotherapy
June 30, 2022 04:00 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
First-line tislelizumab plus chemotherapy showed median overall survival of 17.2 months versus 10.6 months for chemotherapy and reduced risk of death by 34% in patients with advanced esophageal...
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Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Scemblix®, a novel treatment for adult patients with chronic myeloid leukemia
June 24, 2022 07:13 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
With unique STAMP mechanism of action, Scemblix could provide a new option for patients in Europe with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) who have suffered intolerance or inadequate response with at least...
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Novartis renews commitment to neglected tropical disease and malaria elimination, investing USD 250 million over five years to research and develop new treatments
June 22, 2022 20:01 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Novartis endorses the Kigali Declaration on neglected tropical diseases, pledging USD 250 million to advance R&D of new treatments against NTDs and malaria over five yearsCommitment includes USD...
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Novartis Tafinlar + Mekinist receives FDA approval for first tumor-agnostic indication for BRAF V600E solid tumors
June 22, 2022 19:12 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Tafinlar + Mekinist, the worldwide targeted therapy leader in BRAF/MEK-inhibition, is the first and only therapy to be approved with a tumor-agnostic indication for adult and pediatric patients with...
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Novartis plans to petition the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for further review to uphold validity of the Gilenya® (fingolimod) dosing regimen patent
June 21, 2022 15:17 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LRBasel, June 21, 2022 — Today, Novartis announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued a new, negative decision regarding...
Sandoz Application for proposed biosimilar adalimumab’s high concentration formulation accepted by EMA
June 17, 2022 01:15 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Submission supported by comprehensive analytical and clinical data from new Phase I bridging pharmacokinetics studyAdalimumab’s high-concentration 100 mg/mL formulation aims to provide an enhanced yet...
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Novartis five-year Kymriah® data show durable remission and long-term survival maintained in children and young adults with advanced B-cell ALL
June 12, 2022 05:30 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
In final ELIANA analysis, 55% of patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who were treated with CAR-T cell therapy Kymriah were still alive after more than...
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Novartis Scemblix®, with novel mechanism of action, shows superior, long-term efficacy and consistent tolerability in 96-week follow-up of chronic myeloid leukemia trial
June 07, 2022 10:45 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Scemblix® (asciminib) continues to show superior efficacy with more-than-two-fold improvement in major molecular response rate vs. Bosulif®* (bosutinib) at 96 weeks (37.6% vs. 15.8%), building on...
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Novartis Tafinlar® (dabrafenib) + Mekinist® (trametinib) demonstrates unprecedented efficacy in pediatric patients with BRAF V600 low-grade gliomas in Phase II/III study
June 06, 2022 08:00 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Treatment with targeted therapies Tafinlar + Mekinist resulted in 47% ORR versus chemotherapy (11%) and reduced risk of progression or death by 69%, showing significant efficacy improvement in...
Sandoz announces new global ‘Act4Biosimilars’ initiative, to improve patient access and increase adoption by at least 30% in 30+ countries by 2030
May 31, 2022 01:15 ET | Novartis Pharma AG
Multidisciplinary Steering Committee established to drive action includes patient advocacy leaders, healthcare professionals, biosimilar experts and industry leaders Action Plan will provide roadmap...