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2014-03-31 08:28:47

First patient enrolled in largest planned phase 3 study evaluating a novel oral anticoagulant in non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients undergoing electrical cardioversion PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced that it has started enrolling patients into the ENSURE-AF multinational phase 3 study, which will evaluate the efficacy and safety of its investigational oral, once-daily direct factor Xa-inhibitor...

2014-03-24 08:27:40

- Subgroup analyses of East Asian populations from two phase 3 studies, ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 and Hokusai-VTE, showed consistent results compared to the global study populations from these trials(1,2,3,4) TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced late-breaking data from two pre-specified subgroup analyses of East Asian patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) or venous thromboembolism (VTE) enrolled in two phase...

2014-03-19 00:22:17

TOKYO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas"; Tokyo: 4503; President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka) and Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited ("Daiichi Sankyo," President and CEO: Joji Nakayama) today announced the companies would form a compound library sharing partnership for approximately 400,000 selected compounds. The collaboration enables each party to promote innovative new medicine research and development. This is the first time that a compound library...

2013-09-01 04:20:21

- Hokusai-VTE, the first global phase 3 double-blind study for once-daily edoxaban and the largest single comparative study for this patient population, achieves these results in a broad spectrum of VTE patients, including those with severe pulmonary embolism TOKYO, Sept. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced results from the global phase 3 Hokusai-VTE study of 8,292 patients with either acute symptomatic deep vein...

2013-05-22 08:27:44

Two Partnered Oncology Programs to Initiate Clinical Trials SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced the clinical advancement of three programs in development. The first program is a wholly-owned topical ophthalmic formulation of a JAK/SYK inhibitor, R348, being developed by Rigel as a treatment for dry eye disease. The other two programs are aimed at oncology targets and are being conducted by corporate...

2013-04-25 08:34:05

Daiichi Sankyo to support and co-sponsor phase 1 Clinical Study MOUNT KISCO, New York, USA, and Tokyo, Japan, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perosphere Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) announced today that they have entered into a clinical trial agreement under which Daiichi Sankyo will support and co-sponsor a phase 1 clinical study testing the safety, tolerability and effectiveness of PER977 to reverse the anticoagulant activity of edoxaban,...

2012-10-23 11:25:53

MIAMI, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced new results of two retrospective, observational, comparative effectiveness studies of U.S. hospital data comparing rates of readmission for subsequent heart attack and initial hospitalization costs among patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) treated with a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and antiplatelet therapy, including Effient(®) (prasugrel) or...

2012-08-25 22:20:14

INDIANAPOLIS and TOKYO, Aug. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE: 4568) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced data from the TRILOGY ACS study, a phase III trial comparing prasugrel plus aspirin to clopidogrel plus aspirin in patients with unstable angina (UA) or non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), who were managed medically without an artery-opening procedure. At 30 months, 13.9 percent of prasugrel patients vs. 16.0 percent of...

2011-12-12 09:45:00

TOKYO and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced the results of a pooled analysis showing that edoxaban, a direct oral once-daily Factor Xa inhibitor, significantly reduced the risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) following total knee or hip arthroplasty, when compared to enoxaparin. Patients receiving edoxaban had a lower incidence of a composite of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary...

2011-11-16 14:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of the TRITON-TIMI 38 trial presented today in an oral session at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions meeting examined the effect of Effient® (prasugrel) on cardiovascular (CV) events (CV death, myocardial infarction [MI] and stroke) compared to clopidogrel relative to the timing of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients with ST-segment elevation...