A subsidiary of Swiss drug giant Novartis AG announced plans Tuesday to build a targeted radioligand therapy plant at Purdue Research Park near Indianapolis International Airport.
Lilly teams with British startup to develop autoimmune medicines
In a deal that could eventually be worth close to a billion dollars, Eli Lilly and Co. is teaming with a British biopharmaceutical company in one of the hottest areas in medical research.Read More
Lilly teams with Canadian biotech in race to find treatment for COVID-19
The Indianapolis-based drugmaker said it will combine its capability for quickly developing antibodies with AbCellera’s “rapid pandemic response platform,” with the goal of getting a treatment into clinics for human testing within four months.Read More
Frustrated health consumers turn to apps, websites to find lowest drug prices
In recent years, a host of online websites and smartphone apps—such as GoodRx, Blink Health and Script Saver—have popped up to help people find the lowest price for prescription medicines. By using them, consumers can save thousands of dollars a year on their prescriptions if they don’t mind shopping around and buying some of their drugs outside their insurance plans.Read More
Lilly reports strong fourth quarter on rising sales of Trulicity, Taltz
The Indianapolis-based drugmaker exceeded analyst expectations for both profit and revenue during the most recent quarter.Read More
West Lafayette-based Bioanalytical Systems’ latest executive departure comes amid recent signs of stability, turnaround and growth for a company that just three years ago was on the verge of sinking.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called the decision in federal court in Washington, D.C., “a resounding victory” for President Donald Trump’s efforts to open up the convoluted world of health care pricing.
In a major legal setback for President Donald Trump on a high-profile consumer issue, a federal appeals court has ruled that his administration lacks the legal authority to force drug companies to disclose prices in their TV ads.
Researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can improve COVID-19 survival: The cheap, widely available steroid reduced deaths by up to one-third in severely ill hospitalized patients.
Unlike many pharmaceutical startups, which often contract with outside manufacturers to make their drugs, Point Biopharma is spending $25 million to transform a building in Indianapolis where it hopes to handle its own manufacturing as soon as 2023.
The company is one of many across the globe in a mad rush to develop radioligand therapies for cancer treatment—a field that’s expected to see explosive growth.
The Covid-19 pandemic is hampering research across the pharmaceutical industry, including at Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co.
Remdesivir is farther along in testing than many other potential therapies, and the current studies could lead to regulatory approval.
The Food and Drug Administration has given emergency approval to a plan to distribute millions of doses of anti-malarial drugs to hospitals across the country, saying it is worth the risk of trying unproven treatments to slow the progression of the disease in seriously ill coronavirus patients.
Karuna Therapeutics Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, is developing a potential blockbuster treatment for schizophrenia that got its start at Eli Lilly and Co. decades ago.
Experts who have studied the so-called “orphan drug” program say the company’s request—and the FDA’s decision to grant it—seem inappropriate given the rapidly expanding threat of the viral outbreak. A financial analyst, though, called Gilead’s request “pretty standard.”
Eli Lilly and Co. said it considered sites in Indianapolis and Pennsylvania but chose North Carolina for quality of life, cost of operations and geographical diversity.
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.
Analysts have said that Dermira’s lead pipeline product, lebrikizumab, has the potential to be the best in class among a wave of similar antibodies to treat eczema.
To satisfy House Democrats, the Trump administration removed a provision that would have given the makers of ultra-expensive biologic drugs 10 years of protection from less expensive knockoffs.
The legislation has no chance of passing the Republican-controlled Senate, and the White House has issued a veto threat. Still, Democrats saw a victory in the message their bill sends to voters.
Though modest, it was the first such price drop in 45 years, according to nonpartisan economic experts at the federal Department of Health and Human Services, who deliver an annual report on the nation’s health care spending.
As a hammer to force companies to negotiate, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would impose steep sales taxes on the medications at issue. Overall, budget analysts estimated the legislation would cut industry revenues by $500 billion to $1 trillion over 10 years.
As open enrollment goes into the home stretch Thanksgiving week, critics say the new tool can create confusion by obscuring out-of-pocket costs that seniors should factor into their decisions.