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Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall
SYMPOSIUM ON ADVANCED WOUND CARE FALL
October 30-01, 2020
The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall meeting (SAWC Fall) serves as a forum to connect the entire wound care team — physicians, nurses, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians — with the foremost experts in wound care to improve patient outcomes thro...

Vital Signs EMS Conference
VITAL SIGNS EMS CONFERENCE
October 29-01, 2020
Vital Signs EMS Conference will be showcasing many of the extraordinary aspects of EMS and healthcare found only in Saratoga Springs. This event provided high quality and cutting edge EMS education by providing access to national and world-renowned educators through a forum that is accessible and af...

Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Eliquis (apixaban) is an anticoagulant used for the treatment of blood clots and prevention of stroke in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer. Indications of the drug product also include the prevention and treatment of deep vein thrombosis, which may lead to pulmonary embolism, in patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement surgery. ​A blockbuster drug,​, Eliquis brought BMS sales of over $5.9bn (€5.2bn) in the first three quarter...

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Looks like Amgen might not be buying Alexion Pharmaceuticals after all. Instead, its beefing up in psoriasis, where it already sells blockbuster TNF inhibitor Enbrel. Amgen Monday said it will take in Celgenes Otezla for 13.4 billion dollars in cash, a purchase that could help Bristol-Myers Squibb move along with its planned acquisition of Celgene for 74 billion dollars, per an agreement with U.S. antitrust authorities. The dollar amount easily dwarfs some recent biopharma deals for entire compa...

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Hot cancer drugs have driven some of the biggest biopharma deals over the last decade, and thats certainly true of two of this years biggest transactions- Eli Lillys 8 billion dollars Loxo Oncology buy and Pfizers 11.4 billion dollars Array BioPharma acquisition. But the science behind those mergers speaks to a much larger trend in pharma M and A one that has spawned nearly 100 billion dollars in deals since 2010, according to a new analysis from SVB Leerink. Almost 40 Percent of the total value...

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With Celgene making the big move under Bristol-Myers Squibbs umbrella, the drugmaker is looking to clear its books before the merger. Two antitrust settlements totaling more than 100 million dollars could help soothe BMS mind. Celgene will pay Mylan 62 million dollars to settle claims that it intentionally stifled generic competition for its blockbuster multiple myeloma med Revlimid and predecessor Thalomid. The Big Biotech refused to sell samples of the two drugs to generics makers, the lawsuit...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb is out to expand the pool of colorectal cancer patients it can treat with Opdivo and its bringing in Bayer to help. The two companies, along with Bristol partner Ono Pharmaceutical, have joined forces in a clinical pact to test the immuno-oncology star alongside Bayers Stivarga in patients with microsatellite stable metastatic colorectal cancer, which represents about 95% of cases. The companies stayed tight-lipped on the collaboration’s terms, but they did note that t...

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New Gilead CEO Daniel O Day has already replaced some key leaders at the company, but hes not stopping there with the executive overhaul. Wednesday, the Big Biotech said it would bid farewell to Gregg Alton, its chief patient officer, and Katie Watson, its EVP of human resources. In Watson’s place, Jyoti Mehra will step in to preside over Gilead’s worldwide HR function. Both departures end double-digit tenures at Gilead, where Alton and Watson have worked since 1999 and 2003, respect...

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Antitrust regulators recently surprised industry watchers with the stipulation that Bristol-Myers Squibb sell Celgene's Otezla to win U.S. clearance for its $74 billion merger. But since then, as there’s no way around it, analysts have pulled out their calculators trying to put a dollar figure on the drug. Otezla could get Bristol about $5.4 billion, Bernstein analyst Ronny Gal said in a Monday note to clients. But his peers at Credit Suisse, Jefferies, RBC Capital and Wolfe Pharma are...
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Roche is heading for EU approval of Tecentriq as first-line therapy for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), ahead of its checkpoint inhibitor rivals. The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) backed the use of the PD-L1 inhibitor in patients with locally-advanced or metastatic TNBC that cannot be treated with surgery and who haven’t previously received chemotherapy. The EMA typically approves drugs a few weeks after a positive CHMP opinion. The new indication – whic...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb has announced topline results from its CheckMate -459 trial evaluating Opdivo (nivolumab) in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The results show that the cancer drug failed to show superiority to Nexavar (sorafenib), and did not achieve statistical significance for its primary endpoint of overall survival. The news isn’t all negative, however, as a clear trend was demonstrated towards improvement in overall survival for patients treated with Opd...

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With the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sweating the details of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Celgene’s proposed $74 billion merger, all eyes were on the companies’ combined psoriasis portfolio, which regulators feared would corner the market. The feds found a solution: You can have your merger, but you don’t get to keep Celgene's blockbuster Otezla. Bristol-Myers will sell the psoriasis pill as part of a consent decree with the FTC intended to speed up its Celgene merger, the c...

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EVENTS

Update CME - Internal Medicine & Primary Care
UPDATE CME - INTERNAL MEDICINE & PRIMARY CARE
October 29-01, 2020
Earn 30 CME Credits by attending our Update CME Internal Medicine and Primary Care Conference either in person or via live stream!Expert speakers from The University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, and University of California, Los Angeles will be presenting on the latest clinical guidelines. We offer in...

Vital Signs EMS Conference
VITAL SIGNS EMS CONFERENCE
October 29-01, 2020
Vital Signs EMS Conference will be showcasing many of the extraordinary aspects of EMS and healthcare found only in Saratoga Springs. This event provided high quality and cutting edge EMS education by providing access to national and world-renowned educators through a forum that is accessible and af...