Astellas Pharma US

Astellas Pharma US, Inc. is an affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., a top 20 global pharmaceutical research company. Astellas is committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the Americas and around the world.

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ASTELLAS PHARMA US AND ASTELLAS GLOBAL HEALTH FOUNDATION COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE

PR Newswire | April 03, 2020

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Astellas Pharma US, ("Astellas") and the Astellas Global Health Foundation are each expanding support for global and local communities fighting COVID-19 by providing up to $2 million of new financial assistance, in aggregate, to meet the urgent demand for resources to help patients, healthcare workers and first responders. At a national level in the United States, Astellas is preparing to help humanitarian organizations working to support the community due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Thi...

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GROUND-BREAKING COLLABORATION TO OFFER NEW HEART DISEASE DRUG TO NHS PATIENTS

Pharmacy Business | January 14, 2020

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The government on Monday announced a collaboration with Novartis to launch a clinical trial for ‘yet to be approved’ drug inclisiran. The drug could benefit thousands of patients at risk of heart disease in coming years. The ground-breaking collaboration includes Novartis, NHS England and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Oxford University. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) expects this to position the UK as a world-leading destination to develop cut...

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POLL: UTAH VOTERS BACK CAP ON CO-PAYS FOR INSULIN PRESCRIPTIONS

Public News Service | January 14, 2020

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The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has become a bipartisan issue among voters, and Utahns overwhelmingly back a plan to help diabetics overcome the cost of life-saving insulin. A new poll from UtahPolicy.com Y-2 Analytics finds 4 out of 5 registered voters would support legislation to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin. The idea mirrors a bill passed in Colorado in 2019 to limit a patient's out-of-pocket costs for insulin, a hormone critical to diabetics for controlling their blood...

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ROCHE AND ILLUMINA FORGE GENOMICS ALLIANCE FOR CANCER TESTING

pharma news | January 14, 2020

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Roche missed out on acquiring next-generation sequencing (NGS) specialist Illumina via a hostile takeover a few years back, but has compensated for that with a 15-year alliance focusing on cancer genomics. The new deal comes after Illumina called off a $1.2 billion merger agreement with another NGS player – Pacific Biosciences or PacBio – after concluding it would be unlikely to make it past antitrust regulators in the US and UK. Illumina is thought to have around 80% of the DNA sequ...

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ASTELLAS PHARMA US AND ASTELLAS GLOBAL HEALTH FOUNDATION COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE

PR Newswire | April 03, 2020

Astellas Pharma US, ("Astellas") and the Astellas Global Health Foundation are each expanding support for global and local communities fighting COVID-19 by providing up to $2 million of new financial assistance, in aggregate, to meet the urgent demand for resources to help patients, healthcare workers and first responders. At a national level in the United States, Astellas is preparing to help humanitarian organizations working to support the community due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Thi...

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GROUND-BREAKING COLLABORATION TO OFFER NEW HEART DISEASE DRUG TO NHS PATIENTS

Pharmacy Business | January 14, 2020

The government on Monday announced a collaboration with Novartis to launch a clinical trial for ‘yet to be approved’ drug inclisiran. The drug could benefit thousands of patients at risk of heart disease in coming years. The ground-breaking collaboration includes Novartis, NHS England and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Oxford University. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) expects this to position the UK as a world-leading destination to develop cut...

Read More
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POLL: UTAH VOTERS BACK CAP ON CO-PAYS FOR INSULIN PRESCRIPTIONS

Public News Service | January 14, 2020

The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has become a bipartisan issue among voters, and Utahns overwhelmingly back a plan to help diabetics overcome the cost of life-saving insulin. A new poll from UtahPolicy.com Y-2 Analytics finds 4 out of 5 registered voters would support legislation to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin. The idea mirrors a bill passed in Colorado in 2019 to limit a patient's out-of-pocket costs for insulin, a hormone critical to diabetics for controlling their blood...

Read More
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ROCHE AND ILLUMINA FORGE GENOMICS ALLIANCE FOR CANCER TESTING

pharma news | January 14, 2020

Roche missed out on acquiring next-generation sequencing (NGS) specialist Illumina via a hostile takeover a few years back, but has compensated for that with a 15-year alliance focusing on cancer genomics. The new deal comes after Illumina called off a $1.2 billion merger agreement with another NGS player – Pacific Biosciences or PacBio – after concluding it would be unlikely to make it past antitrust regulators in the US and UK. Illumina is thought to have around 80% of the DNA sequ...

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