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Eisai to Present Data on Oncology Pipeline and Products at 55th Asco Annual Meeting
May 16, 2019 07:37 JST
Major poster presentations at this year's meeting include highlights of the latest data from an ongoing Phase I clinical study investigating Eisai's first ADC MORAb-202 in patients with solid tumors in Japan.
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Eisai Enters Into Licensing Agreement With Medac Concerning Anti-Rheumatic Agent Methotrexate Subcutaneous Injection in Japan
May 10, 2019 12:34 JST
Under the agreement, Eisai will obtain exclusive rights to market MTX subcutaneous injection in Japan. Medac will submit a manufacturing and marketing authorization application for the product after conducting a clinical study in Japan.
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Eisai: Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Consortium Selects Elenbecestat and BAN2401
May 10, 2019 11:55 JST
These studies will be conducted with funding from various sources including the United States National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, and Eisai.
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Eisai and Allm Enter Into Capital and Business Alliance Agreement for ICT Healthcare Solutions
May 09, 2019 11:33 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Allm Inc. have entered into a capital and business alliance agreement for ICT digital health solutions in various areas as well as regional medical treatment and care.
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Eisai Commences Venture Investment Business Aimed at Accelerating Innovation in Drug Creation and Establishment of Ecosystem Platform
May 09, 2019 11:06 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the company has commenced a venture investment business for the purpose of excavating innovative technologies, supporting venture businesses with such technologies, and partnering with those businesses in the future, so as to accelerate innovation in drug creation as well as the establishment of ecosystem platform.
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Eisai and UK Dementia Research Institute Jointly Launch New Post-Doctoral Programme to Accelerate Dementia Research
May 08, 2019 08:37 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) announced today the launch of a joint post-doctoral programme to support the advancement of novel dementia research.
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Eisai Buys Out Purdue Rights to End Collaboration
May 01, 2019 08:09 JST
Eisai group will solely conduct the development and the commercialization of lemborexant globally.
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Eisai to Present Latest Data on Lemborexant and Perampanel at Annual American Academy of Neurology Meeting
Apr 24, 2019 16:53 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that the latest data on its dual orexin receptor antagonist lemborexant and its antiepileptic drug (AED) perampanel (product name: Fycompa) will be presented at the 2019 Annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Meeting to be held from May 4 to 10, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States.
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Eisai Selected as Competitive ICT Strategy Company for 2019
Apr 24, 2019 08:36 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has been selected by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) as a Competitive IT Strategy Company 2019 as a company that is engaged in the strategic utilization of IT.
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Eisai: Japan MHLW Grants Sakigake Designation to Novel Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF) Receptor Selective Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor E7090
Apr 08, 2019 13:06 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that its in-house discovered fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor E7090 has been granted the SAKIGAKE designation by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for the treatment of unresectable biliary tract cancer with FGFR2 gene fusion.
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Eisai to Launch Chocola BB Sparkling Kiwi & Lemon Flavor
Apr 08, 2019 10:43 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. will launch its new carbonated beverage Chocola BB Sparkling Kiwi & Lemon Flavor, classified as a Food with Nutrient Function Claims, in Japan on Tuesday, April 9.
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Eisai to Launch "Travelmin Support" as Series' First Quasi-Drug
Apr 05, 2019 09:45 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. will launch the mouth freshener Travelmin Support as the first quasi-drug of the Travelmin series which can be purchased even at convenience stores and others in Japan on Monday, April 8.
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Eisai: Data Safety Monitoring Board Recommends Continuation of Phase III Clinical Studies of Bace Inhibitor Elenbecestat in Early Alzheimer's Disease
Mar 29, 2019 10:46 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that in the 8th meeting of the Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for the global Phase III clinical studies (MISSION AD) on the investigational oral BACE (beta amyloid cleaving enzyme) inhibitor elenbecestat (development code: E2609) in early Alzheimer's disease (AD).
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Eisai's Initiation of Phase III Clinical Trial of BAN2401 in Early Alzheimer's Disease
Mar 22, 2019 10:37 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that a global Phase III clinical study (Clarity AD/Study 301) of BAN2401, an anti-amyloid beta protofibril antibody, in patients with early Alzheimer's disease has been initiated. BAN2401 is being jointly developed by Eisai and Biogen Inc.
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Eisai to Present Latest Research on Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia Pipeline at the 14th International Conference on Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases
Mar 22, 2019 10:23 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that a total of seven presentations highlighting the latest data on its Alzheimer's disease/dementia pipeline, including anti-amyloid beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody BAN2401 and oral beta amyloid cleaving enzyme (BACE) inhibitor elenbecestat will be given at the 14th International Conference on Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases (AD/PD).
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Biogen and Eisai to Discontinue Phase 3 ENGAGE and EMERGE Trials of aducanumab in Alzheimer's Disease
Mar 21, 2019 23:25 JST
Biogen and Eisai, Co., Ltd. announced the decision to discontinue the global Phase 3 trials, ENGAGE and EMERGE, designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of aducanumab in patients with mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease and mild Alzheimer's disease dementia.
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Eisai and Imbrium Therapeutics Announce U.S. FDA Filing Acceptance of New Drug Application for Lemborexant for the Treatment of Insomnia
Mar 12, 2019 07:43 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Imbrium Therapeutics L.P., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company and operating subsidiary of Purdue Pharma, L.P. have announced that the U.S. FDA has accepted for review the NDA for lemborexant, an investigational agent being studied for the treatment of insomnia, a sleep-wake disorder.
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Eisai's Marketing Authorization Application for Potential Insomnia Disorder Treatment Lemborexant Submitted in Japan
Mar 07, 2019 11:30 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that a marketing authorization application has been submitted in Japan for lemborexant, an investigational agent for sleep-wake regulation, seeking approval for use in the treatment of insomnia disorder.
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Eisai Enters Into Agreement to Support International Ngo Association for Aid and Relief, Japan's Activities in Sudan
Feb 27, 2019 10:52 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has entered an agreement to support the international non-governmental organization Association for Aid and Relief, Japan's program to raise awareness of mycetoma in Sudan.
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AbbVie and Eisai Announce Fully Human Anti-TNF-alpha Monoclonal Antibody HUMIRA is the First in Japan to be Approved for the Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Feb 21, 2019 13:50 JST
AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that they have received approval for an additional indication of HUMIRA (generic name: adalimumab [recombinant]), a fully human anti-TNF-alpha monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).
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Eisai Submits Application in Europe Seeking Approval for Fycompa as Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Epilepsy
Feb 13, 2019 08:29 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for its in-house discovered antiepileptic drug (AED) Fycompa (perampanel) seeking approval for use in pediatric patients with epilepsy.
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Eisai and Purdue Pharma Present Efficacy and Safety Data from Second Pivotal Phase 3 Study
Feb 04, 2019 11:57 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Purdue Pharma L.P. announced a six-month results from SUNRISE 2, a long-term Phase 3 clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of lemborexant, an investigational agent being developed for the treatment of insomnia, a sleep-wake disorder.
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Eisai's Supplementary New Drug Application Submitted In Japan for Fycompa
Jan 30, 2019 15:22 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has filed a supplementary new drug application in Japan for its in-house discovered antiepileptic drug (AED) Fycompa (perampanel) seeking approval for use as monotherapy for partial-onset seizures, treatment for partial-onset seizures in pediatric patients aged 4 years and older, as well as a new fine granule formulation.
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Eisai Listed as a Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporation for the Fourth Time
Jan 22, 2019 16:54 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has been listed in the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100), a global ranking by Canada-based media and investment advisory company, Corporate Knights, Inc.
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Eisai's Notification Regarding Results of Voluntary Retirement Program
Jan 18, 2019 13:33 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the application period for the first round of the voluntary retirement program it announced on October 25, 2018, has ended and hereby discloses the results.
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Eisai to Present Results of Post-Hoc Analyses of Lenvima (Lenvatinib) Phase III Reflect Study in Hepatocellular Carcinoma at 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
Jan 15, 2019 13:31 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that presentations on a series of abstracts highlighting the latest data from post-hoc analyses of a Phase III clinical study (REFLECT/Study 304) on its in-house discovered multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor lenvatinib mesylate as first-line treatment for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) will be presented during the 2019 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (ASCO-GI) in San Francisco.
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Eisai's New Drug Application for Insomnia Disorder Treatment Lemborexant Submitted in the United States
Jan 15, 2019 13:23 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that a new drug application has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lemborexant, an investigational agent for sleep-wake regulation, seeking approval for the treatment of insomnia, a sleep-wake disorder.
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Eisai's Etak Antimicrobial Spray Alpha Wins Nikkei Business Daily Awards for Superiority at the 2018 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards
Jan 04, 2019 11:18 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that it received a "Nikkei Business Daily Awards for Superiority" for its Etak Antimicrobial Spray Alpha, which contains long-acting antimicrobial agent Etak, at the 2018 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards sponsored by Nikkei Inc.
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Eisai's New Drug Application for Perampanel Designated for Priority Review by China National Medical Products Administration
Jan 04, 2019 08:39 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that its in-house discovered and developed AED perampanel, for which a NDA was submitted for review as an adjunctive treatment for partial onset seizures in epilepsy patients 12 years of age and older in China in October 2018, has been designated for Priority Review by the NMPA due to perampanel's significant clinical benefit compared to existing treatments.
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