Digging through old data to salvage a seemingly failed Alzheimer’s drug paid off big time for Biogen Inc., but at least one of its rivals has no plans to follow suit.
Lilly earns more than expected but misses revenue expectations on key drugs
Eli Lilly and Co. easily topped earnings expectations in the third quarter, but shares in the Indianapolis-based drug company tumbled nearly 5 percent Wednesday morning.Read More
Lilly’s hot-selling Taltz approaching blockbuster status
Last year, Taltz rang up sales of $937.5 million, and doctors are increasingly prescribing it. For the first six months of this year, Taltz recorded $606.3 million in sales, putting it on pace to break the $1 billion threshold, perhaps in the third quarter.Read More
Elanco says it’s buying Bayer division for $7.6 billion
The purchase would swell Elanco from the world’s fourth-largest animal health player to the second-largest, behind only New Jersey-based Zoetis.Read More
Elanco in advanced talks to buy Bayer animal-health unit, report says
The multibillion-dollar deal would swell the size of Elanco, which already is the fourth-largest global player in animal health.Read More
Seven months after clinical trials for a promising Alzheimer’s drug were halted and the treatment was declared a failure, a new analysis suggests it was actually effective, and the company that makes it plans to move forward in securing federal approval.
The drug, called pegilodecakin, had been seen as a promising treatment for one of the deadliest types of cancer, and was the lead product in Lilly’s $1.6 billion acquisition of Armo BioSciences last year.
President Donald Trump’s plan to import cheap Canadian drugs overlooks a crucial fact: Canada’s pharmaceutical supply chain is beholden to the drugmakers.
A jump in sales from the diabetes treatment Trulicity helped push the Indianapolis-based drugmaker to a better-than-expected second quarter.
The drug rebate rule would have ended a widespread practice in which drugmakers give rebates to insurance middlemen in government programs such as Medicare. The idea was to channel that money to consumers instead.
Lilly shares dropped 4.6 percent in early trading after the company said Christi Shaw was leaving and Mike Harrington planned to retire.
Responding to a lawsuit by Eli Lilly and two other companies, a federal judge Monday blocked a major White House initiative on prescription drug costs, saying the Trump administration lacked the legal authority to require drugmakers to disclose their prices in TV ads.
Patricia Martin, 58, former chief operating officer of Lilly’s diabetes division, will start her new job July 1, leading an organization that promotes and invests in the state’s life sciences sector.
Several diabetes and health care advocacy groups on Thursday announced a seven-figure fundraising campaign to help fund their fight against what they consider “skyrocketing” insulin prices.
In recent months, the drugmaker has won federal approval to sell a drug called Emgality for two conditions: migraine pain and cluster headaches.
Array’s stock was already at a record before the deal announcement, following the company’s news last month of positive clinical trial results using Braftovi and Mektovi with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.’s Erbitux.
Some of the biggest pharmaceutical companies, including Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co., sued the Trump administration to try and block a rule that would force them to put the price of their drugs in television advertisements.
“Our central focus as a company is always to make lives better. … It’s a value that is core to every single employee who works here. So if we can have programs that reinforce that we are a company that is focused on making lives better, then we are doing something that connects to our mission and reminds our employees what really matters to us as a company.”
It’s the second approved use for Emgality, which first won U.S. approval last fall to treat migraines. Analysts predict it could become a blockbuster.
After one of its largest listed drug makers was found to have overstated its cash position by $4.3 billion, China is starting an audit of 77 major pharmaceutical companies.
The fast-acting insulin, which diabetics inject shortly before each meal, is used by about 700,000 Americans.
Indianapolis-based Lilly reported first quarter revenue of $5.09 billion, up 3% from a year ago but below analyst expectations of $5.2 billion. Sales of several of Lilly’s top drugs missed expectations.
Kansas-based Aratana Therapeutics has three treatments approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is working on drugs for a range of disease fields, including cancer.
The city’s newest park is springing up on the south side of downtown, a district quickly filling up with apartments, offices and retail—and a noticeable shortage of public green space.