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2009-03-23 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to and approved the design of a single, pivotal, Phase III clinical trial evaluating farletuzumab (also known as MORAb-003) in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer patients experiencing their first relapse. The agreement was made under the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) procedure. "We are pleased that the FDA...

2009-03-09 12:43:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Teikoku Pharma USA Inc., the international specialty pharmaceutical company, announces that it has signed an exclusive worldwide (excluding Japan) licensing agreement with Eisai Co., Ltd. to develop and commercialize a new transdermal formulation of donepezil, a leading compound for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease in the world. The transdermal formulation is a once-a-week patch that continuously delivers donepezil through the skin into the...

2009-03-02 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, today announced that it has commenced a multi-centered Phase II study of its MORAb-009 monoclonal antibody in mesothelioma. The study will evaluate MORAb-009, plus the chemotherapy drugs pemetrexed and cisplatinum, as a first-line treatment for patients with mesothelioma. The primary objective of the study is to assess the efficacy of MORAb-009 as combination therapy with the...

2009-02-19 09:02:00

LONDON, February 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Eisai Set to Become an Emerging Leader in the Treatment of Epilepsy Eisai Europe Ltd (London; Chairman & CEO Yutaka Tsuchiya), the European subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, President & CEO: Haruo Naito), and Bial-Portela & CA, S.A., (S. Mamede do Coronado, Portugal, CEO Dr Luis Portela) today announced the signing of a licence and co-promotion agreement in which Eisai receives a sole license to market, promote and...

2008-12-14 19:00:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection, an intravenous sedative-hypnotic agent for monitored anesthesia care (MAC) sedation in adult patients undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. In the approval, the FDA required that LUSEDRA be used only by persons trained in the administration of general anesthesia and that...

2008-12-08 17:30:00

Response Observed Across All Subtypes of AML, Including Those with Poorest Prognoses SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced data from a Phase II trial evaluating a five-day dosing regimen of Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) in acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the most common form of leukemia. The study involved elderly patients with AML, who often have limited options due to comorbidities and are typically considered ineligible for...

2008-12-02 08:00:00

Randomized Comparator Study to Evaluate Efficacy of Commercially Available Hypomethylating Agents WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that it plans to initiate the first clinical trial evaluating the activity of Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) compared to Vidaza(R) (azacitidine) in adult patients with intermediate-1, intermediate-2 or high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a potentially life-threatening group of bone...

2008-10-16 00:00:05

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an efficacy supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) for ONTAK(R) (denileukin diftitox) solution for intravenous injection for the treatment of patients with persistent or recurrent cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) whose malignant cells express the CD25 component of the interleukin (IL)-2 receptor (CD25+). A separate efficacy...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Morphotek(R), Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Corporation of North America, and Pivotal BioSciences, Inc., a privately held Los Angeles-based biotechnology company developing oncology products, today announced they have entered into an agreement in which Morphotek will access Pivotal BioSciences' LEC platform technology, developed by Dr. Alan Epstein, M.D., Ph.D, for the development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. The technology enhances the human immune system's ability to produce an...

2008-09-15 09:00:58

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue. http://www.reportlinker.com/p092000/The-World-Alzheimers-Disease-Market-(Incidence-Treatments-Key-Companies-Pipeline-and-Trends).html Alzheimer's Disease is the most common cause of dementia, constituting 60% to 70% of all cases, and the risk with the disease doubles every 5 years after age 65. Incidence of the disease is increasing, and the resulting...


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