Lisa Schlehuber has served as CEO of Indianapolis-based Elements Financial since 2005. She’ll retire from the role in April, the credit union announced Wednesday.
Lilly’s new weight-loss drug is a ‘double wow’ and likely blockbuster
The pharmaceutical giant is turning heads with an experimental medicine it claims can help obese patients shed nearly a quarter of their body weight and manage diabetes.Read More
Lilly acquiring gene therapy startup for up to $1 billion
Eli Lilly and Co. on Tuesday announced that it is buying New York-based Prevail Therapeutics Inc., an emerging player in the sizzling-hot area of gene therapies, which targets Parkinson’s disease and other brain-related maladies.Read More
Business leaders say focus must remain on racial inequality for years to come
During IBJ’s Engage Indiana 2020 virtual event Thursday morning, Eli Lilly & Co. CEO Dave Ricks said he always believed enhancing diversity and inclusion was important, but this year showed him how serious a problem racial injustice is and fueled his motivation to do more to address it.Read More
UPDATED: Lilly antibody drug fails in COVID-19 study for hospitalized patients
The discontinuation of the study, along with the release of third-quarter earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations, caused Lilly shares to fall 3.5% in premarket trading Tuesday.Read More
While rivals Pfizer and Moderna scoop up millions in vaccine profits, Lilly is about to show its hand
Eli Lilly and Co. passed up the chance to develop a vaccine and instead focused on making antibody treatments for patients who were already infected with the coronavirus. That turned out to be a financial whiff. Now all eyes will be on Lilly’s second-quarter earnings, which the company will release early Tuesday.
The Indianapolis-based drugmaker said the deal to buy Protomer Technologies could be worth up to $1 billion if the technology meets certain milestones. Lilly did not say how much it was paying up front in cash.
State officials have taken sharp criticism in the last week for the slow pace of testing. Through Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health had conducted 193 tests, out of which 39 were presumed positive.
Indianapolis-based Lilly, the 12th largest employer in Indiana with 10,600 workers in the state, said it didn’t have a specific timeline for how long the precaution would last.
Under fire over insulin prices, the Indianapolis-based drugmaker said Tuesday morning it is introducing lower-priced versions of its Humalog KwikPen and Humalog Junior KwikPen.
The safety-net hospital system in Indianapolis will create the Center for Brain Care Innovation and try to use telemedicine and a digital avatar to reach as many as 150,000 Hoosiers and 10 million patients outside Indiana by 2030.
Patients’ anger over high deductibles and high drug prices is spurring presidential candidates to respond—even as the actual prices of health care services are growing slower than at any time since 1990.
It looks like Eli Lilly and Co. finally has a drug that can replace its former stars Zyprexa and Cymbalta. The most bullish analysts think Jardiance can surpass those $5 billion-a-year blockbusters.
Eli Lilly and Co. didn’t win approval for a new drug last week. But its latest study of an existing diabetes drug could create a blockbuster in its own right—adding as much as $1 billion a year to the coffers of the Indianapolis-based drugmaker.
Hoosier entrepreneurs in health care and life sciences attracted more than $31 million from investors during the first half of the year. But too few Indiana companies have developed their technology enough to attract venture capitalists or tap stock markets.
The CEOs of Eli Lilly and Anthem are being rewarded by investors for taking high-risk approaches to develop breakthrough drugs, make major acquisitions.
The Indianapolis-based drugmaker on Wednesday will release new data from patients taking its Alzheimer’s drug that could show whether the drug has slowed the progression of their disease. That will show investors whether the 45 percent rise in Lilly’s stock price over the past year is justified.
Indiana's life sciences companies are spending four times more on medical research than the state's hospitals, doctors and univerities are receiving from such companies for research projects. That means Indiana is missing out on more than $80 million a year.
Lilly’s basal insulin peglispro proved more effective than the $7 billion blockbuster Lantus at controlling diabetics’ blood sugar, but it also had greater effect on patients’ livers and hearts. Analysts are unsure of its future.
The fact that Assembly Biosciences Inc. and AgeneBio now list New York and Baltimore, respectively, as their headquarters cities doesn’t hurt Indiana and could help the state, says David Johnson, CEO of BioCrossroads.