05 Aug 21 | A new study reported that the safety profiles and pharmacokinetic parameters of Amgen’s ABP980 (biosimilar trastuzumab) and pertuzumab administered as an admixture in a single infusion bag is consistent with what is known for reference trastuzumab and pertuzumab.
09 Aug 21 | Viatris released its Q2 2021 financial results, reporting 8% growth in operational change for net sales of biosimilars and complex generics.
11 Aug 21 | JP | Celltrion announced that Herzuma® (biosimilar trastuzumab) gained 51% of the market share in Japan in June.
12 Aug 21 | A new study published in The Lancet reported that Boehringer Ingelheim’s BI 695501 (biosimilar adalimumab) has similar safety and efficacy to reference adalimumab in patients with Crohn’s disease.
12 Aug 21 | BR | Brazil’s ANVISA granted emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Celltrion’s COVID‑19 treatment regdanvimab.
12 Aug 21 | Progenity released its Q2 2021 financial results. Progenity disclosed that it has recently produced a GMP drug substance batch for its adalimumab oral biotherapeutics delivery system (PGN-0B1).
13 Aug 21 | AU | Roche notified Australia’s TGA of shortages of multiple presentations of Actemra® (tocilizumab). Tocilizumab has been used off-label for COVID-19, driving global demand. The TGA made a number of recommendations for patients currently treated with Actemra®, including switching to alternative biological disease modifying drugs.