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2010-12-20 05:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and BERLIN, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) and Bayer HealthCare today announced positive top-line results for VEGF Trap-Eye (aflibercept ophthalmic solution) in the COPERNICUS study, which is led by Regeneron, the first of two Phase 3 studies in patients with macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO). In this trial, 56.1 percent of patients receiving VEGF Trap-Eye 2 milligrams (mg) monthly gained at...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI) today announced revenue guidance for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2010 of approximately $74 million, as compared with actual results of $58.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2009, a 27 percent year-over-year increase. The growth is primarily driven by increased third quarter 2010 sales of Avastin®, Herceptin®, Lucentis® and...

2010-11-21 23:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and BERLIN, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) and Bayer HealthCare today announced that in two parallel Phase 3 studies in patients with the neovascular form of age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD), all regimens of VEGF Trap-Eye (aflibercept ophthalmic solution), including VEGF Trap-Eye dosed every two months, successfully met the primary endpoint compared to the current standard of care, ranibizumab dosed every...

2010-10-18 12:48:31

Oct. 17 AAO-MEACO Joint Meeting 2010 scientific program highlights Genetic medicine is the focus of two presentations at today's Scientific Program of the 2010 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) "“ Middle East-Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) Joint Meeting. The AAO-MEACO meeting is in session October 16 through 19 at McCormick Place, Chicago. It is the largest, most comprehensive ophthalmic education conference in the world. Seeking Genetics-Specific Treatments for...

2010-10-12 13:58:41

Newer treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)"”including an intravitreous (into the eye) injection of a chemotherapy drug and use of a related compound approved for use against the eye disease"”do not appear to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular complications or death when compared with existing therapies, according to a report in the October issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "More than 1.5 million older...

2010-10-06 11:14:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness for people over fifty. There are two treatments for AMD, although there is no cure, these treatments reduce the impact that macular degeneration has on vision. The two drugs include Bevacizumab (Avastin) and Ranibizumab (Lucentis). Scientists, for the first time, have discovered that there may not be any difference in the efficacy of these drugs- one is not better than the other. AMD affects...

2010-10-01 14:27:04

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the VA Boston Healthcare System have conducted a study that failed to show a difference in efficacy between Bevacizumab (Avastin) and Ranibizumab (Lucentis) for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The study, which appears currently on-line in Eye, is believed to be the first study to describe one-year outcomes of a prospective, double-masked, randomized clinical trial directly comparing bevacizumab to...

2010-09-14 05:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SARcode Corporation, a privately-held biotechnology company focused on developing a novel class of lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 (LFA-1) antagonists, today announced that Quinton Oswald has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Oswald brings significant commercial experience and management expertise to the CEO role. Most recently at Genentech, where he served as the Vice President & Business Unit Head for the Tissue...

2010-09-01 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI) today announced revenue guidance for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 of approximately $86 million, as compared with actual results of $71.4 million for the third quarter of 2009, a 20 percent year-over-year increase. The growth is primarily driven by increased second quarter 2010 sales of Avastin®, Herceptin®, Lucentis® and...

2010-06-15 15:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI) today announced revenue guidance for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 of approximately $120 million, as compared with actual results of $125.9 million for the second quarter of 2009. Included in second quarter 2010 guidance is $1.5 million earned on Eurodollar foreign currency hedging contracts that the Company initiated in January 2010. Included in actual results for the second quarter...


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