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2011-03-02 01:25:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., March 2, 2011 - EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that it received a complete response letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the new drug application (NDA) for Cladribine Tablets, EMD Serono's proprietary investigational oral formulation of cladribine, as a therapy for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101126/SF07905LOGO-b) A complete response...

2011-02-10 06:00:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art research center in Billerica, MA, establishing it as a "hub" within the Merck KGaA research organization. Representing a $65 million investment, the Billerica research facility supports the company's commitment to developing and discovering innovative treatments in oncology, neurodegenerative diseases and infertility. Nearly 100...

2010-11-26 01:18:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended its review period for Cladribine Tablets as a therapy for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) by three months to February 28, 2011. The FDA granted Priority Review status for Cladribine Tablets in July of 2010, reducing the standard 10-month review period to six months, which was set to end on...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

ROCKLAND, Mass. and NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that MS LifeLines, an educational and support service which includes a call center, has achieved a milestone in servicing one million in-bound calls since its inception in 2002. MS LifeLines is sponsored by EMD Serono, Inc. an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Inc. The service is available to the multiple sclerosis (MS) community, including...

2010-07-28 02:38:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for Cladribine Tablets as a therapy for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). The application also has been granted a Priority Review designation by the FDA, which means the review period for the NDA is reduced. The goal for completing a Priority Review is six...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced a strategic collaboration with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, to advance basic and clinical research in multiple sclerosis (MS), with the goal of generating new and innovative discoveries that advance treatment for people living with this condition. The multi-faceted agreement will run for up to 5 years, with the potential to renew the alliance thereafter. Both...

2009-11-30 08:06:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that it received a refuse to file letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the New Drug Application (NDA) for Cladribine Tablets, EMD Serono's proprietary investigational oral formulation of cladribine, as a therapy for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). "The company will work closely with the FDA to fully understand FDA's concerns and define a...

2009-10-19 12:06:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, marked the expansion of its research facility in Billerica, MA today, with a topping off ceremony. Executives from EMD Serono were joined by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, Gregory Bialecki, Secretary of Housing and Development, State Representative William Greene and Marc T. Lombardo, Chairman of the Billerica Board of Selectman and other officials to commemorate the research expansion...

2009-10-05 09:46:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that Science magazine has named it one of the world's leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical employers. EMD Serono's ranking improved to No. 6 this year, up from No. 7 in 2008 and No. 17 in 2007. "This is a great honor because the survey by Science sought opinions from people within the scientific community, people who actually know the biotech and pharmaceutical...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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