Latest Astellas Pharma US Inc. Stories

2011-04-11 08:09:00

STAINES, England, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd.

2011-03-22 09:36:00

TOKYO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc.(TSE:4503,"Astellas") ( http://www.astellas.com/en/corporate/) today announced the results of two pivotal phase III clinical trials for mirabegron, the first of a new class of compounds under development for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB), show mirabegron significantly improves key OAB symptoms - urinary incontinence and frequency of micturition[1,2]. These data were presented for the first time this week at the...

2010-11-02 08:00:00

TOKYO, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas"; headquarters: Tokyo; President and CEO: Masafumi Nogimori) announced that Donald B. Rice, PhD. will retire from Astellas Pharma Inc.'s affiliate Agensys, Inc. ("Agensys"). Sef Kurstjens, M.D., PhD.

2010-11-02 07:00:00

CHICAGO and DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

2010-09-24 15:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas") announced the Launch of the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging application (app) for smartphones.

2010-09-17 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, approximately 500 employees at Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

2010-09-15 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

2010-09-15 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 1, 2011, the Donate Life float will roll through the streets of Pasadena reminding millions of viewers of the Rose Parade® to "Seize the Day" and register as organ donors in an effort to save lives.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.