Tagged as: Clinical Trial

Celltrion Announces Phase III Results for Aflibercept Biosimilar

On April 3, 2023, Celltrion announced positive 24-week results from its global Phase III Clinical Trial of CT-P42 (aflibercept), a biosimilar referencing Regeneron’s EYLEA.  The trial is a 52-week trial in 348 patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) across thirteen countries. The primary endpoint was the change in best corrected…

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Biosimilar Clinical Trial Updates

Big Molecule Watch monitors for biosimilar clinical trial results. Here we report on four recent announcements concerning biosimilars of natalizumab, trastuzumab, daratumumab, and aflibercept. On January 23, 2023, researchers published the results of a phase III clinical trial demonstrating that PB006, Polpharma Biologics SA’s biosimilar to Biogen’s approved treatment TYSABRI®…

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Adalimumab Clinical Trial Updates

The Big Molecule Watch is monitoring clinical trial activities involving adalimumab. Here we report on three recent studies with adalimumab biosimilars for treating psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In July 2022, clinical trial data was published from a real-life retrospective observational study of pediatric (<18 years)…

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Infliximab Clinical Trial Updates

The Big Molecule Watch is monitoring clinical trial activities involving infliximab.  Here we report on recent studies with Celltrion’s INFLECTRA (infliximab-dyyb). Earlier this year, clinical trial data was published from an observational real-world study of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease (“CD”) and ulcerative colitis (“UC”) in the…

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Denosumab Clinical Trial Updates

The Big Molecule Watch is monitoring Phase III clinical trials involving denosumab biosimilars.  Here we report on the results of two recently completed studies. On June 30, 2022, a study was published showing that the efficacy of AryoGen Pharmed’s biosimilar denosumab candidate, ARYLIA, is noninferior to Amgen’s PROLIA for the…

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Clinical Trial Updates: Insulin Glargine and Trastuzumab Biosimilars

Lannett Company Announces Initiation of Pivotal Clinical Trial for Biosimilar Insulin Glargine On March 29, 022, Lannett Company (NYSE: LCI) announced the initiation of its pivotal clinical trial of biosimilar insulin glargine, which is being co-developed with Lannett’s strategic alliance partners within the HEC Group of companies. Lannett reported that…

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JAMA Oncology Publishes Results of Phase III Study for Prestige BioPharma’s HERCEPTIN Biosimilar, HD201

On March 14, 2022, Prestige BioPharma Ltd., a Singapore-based biopharmaceutical company, announced positive safety and efficacy results in a Phase III study (“TROIKA”) for HD201, a biosimilar to HERCEPTIN (trastuzumab). The results of the TROIKA study were published in JAMA Oncology on March 3, 2022. In the double-blind trial, researchers…

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Innovent Announces Results of Phase III Trial of Sintilimab and Bevacizumab Combination Therapy In Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer

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Innovent Biologics, Inc. announced the results of the Phase III ORIENT-31 study evaluating sintilimab in combination with BYVASDA (bevacizumab biosimilar) for the treatment of non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.  According to the press release, patients receiving sintilimab plus BYVASDA combined with chemotherapy (pemetrexed and cisplatin) demonstrated an improvement in progression-free…

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Ranibizumab Biosimilar Program Updates

This week, three development programs announced updates to their ranibizumab biosimilars. Ranibizumab is the active ingredient in Genentech’s LUCENTIS, which is indicated for retinal vascular disorders, including neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD). On June 25, 2021, Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. (“Samsung Bioepis”) and Biogen Inc. (“Biogen”) announced that the…

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