Eisai Press Release


Eisai's Statement of Commitment for Carbon Neutrality by 2040
May 11, 2021 09:00 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission which causes global warming, with an aim to achieve carbon neutral, and has set its new medium- to long-term target for achieving the goals.
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Eisai and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Receive Priority Review From FDA for LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) Applications
May 07, 2021 10:08 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd.and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted and granted priority review for applications seeking two new approvals for the combination of LENVIMA, the orally available multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor discovered by Eisai, plus KEYTRUDA, the anti-PD-1 therapy from Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A.
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RESONA and Eisai Enter Into Business Alliance Aiming to Support People Living with Dementia and to Prevent Dementia in Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Apr 28, 2021 11:33 JST
Saitama Resona Bank, Limited, a corporation of the Resona Group, and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that both parties have entered into a business alliance agreement for building an ecosystem.
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Eisai: Application Submitted for Additional Indication of Anti Cancer Agent Lenvima in Combination With Keytruda as a Treatment for Advanced Uterine Body Cancer in Japan
Apr 23, 2021 13:55 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and MSD K.K. announced today an application submission in Japan for the additional indication of Eisai's in-house discovered and developed multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, LENVIMA.
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Eisai: Gilead Sciences Submits New Drug Application in Japan for Filgotinib for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis with an Inadequate Response to Conventional Therapies
Apr 23, 2021 12:02 JST
Gilead Sciences K.K. and Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced that Gilead submitted an application to Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) for approval of filgotinib for an additional indication to treat patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis.
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Notice Regarding Biogen's Disclosure About the Submission of Marketing Authorization Applications in Brazil, Canada, Australia, and Switzerland for Aducanumab for Alzheimer's Disease
Apr 23, 2021 08:07 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that Biogen has disclosed, in its Q1 2021 Earnings Press Release issued on April 22, its current submission status of the Marketing Authorization Applications (MAA) for aducanumab.
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Eisai: 18-Month, Pre-Specified Analysis Showing Consistent Reduction in Clinical Outcome Measures from a Lecanemab (BAN2401) Phase 2b Clinical Trial in Early Alzheimer's Disease
Apr 20, 2021 08:23 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Biogen Inc. today announced the publication of an article, A Randomized, Double-Blind Phase 2b Proof of Concept Clinical Trial in Early Alzheimer's Disease with Lecanemab, an Anti-Abeta Protofibril Antibody, in the peer-reviewed journal Alzheimer's Research and Therapy.
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Eisai to Present Latest Data on Neurology Products and Pipelines at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
Apr 14, 2021 12:49 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the company will conduct presentations, including the latest data of the investigational anti-amyloid beta (Abeta) protofibril antibody lecanemab (development code: BAN2401).
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Eisai: Animation Featuring Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Activities Receives Animation Award at International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases Festival 2021
Apr 12, 2021 12:16 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that its animation "Leave No One Behind-Disease of Neglected People" which features activities for the elimination of lymphatic filariasis (LF) has received the Animation Award at the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD) Festival 2021.
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KYORIN and Eisai Enter Into License Agreement Concerning the Development and Marketing of Vibegron, a Treatment for Overactive Bladder, in Four ASEAN Countries
Mar 31, 2021 20:22 JST
KYORIN Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of KYORIN Holdings, Inc., and Eisai Co., Ltd. have entered into a license agreement for development and distribution of vibegron, a therapeutic agent for overactive bladder, in four ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member states; Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei.
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Eisai: Application Submitted for Additional Indication of Anti Cancer Agent Lenvima in Combination With Keytruda as a Treatment for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma in Japan
Mar 31, 2021 20:18 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and MSD K.K. a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) announced today that Eisai has submitted an application in Japan for the additional indication of its in-house discovered and developed multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, LENVIMA.
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Eisai: European Medicines Agency Accepts the Marketing Authorisation Applications for Two Additional Indications of Anti Cancer Agent Lenvatinib in Combination with Pembrolizumab
Mar 30, 2021 11:42 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has confirmed it has accepted for review applications for the use of its in-house discovered multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, lenvatinib mesylate, in combination with anti-PD-1 therapy pembrolizumab.
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Eisai: Discovery Research on AMPA-type Glutamate Receptor Antagonist Perampanel Honored With PSJ Award for Drug Research and Development 2021
Mar 26, 2021 08:16 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that drug discovery research conducted on perampanel, the AMPA-type glutamate receptor antagonist discovered by Eisai, has been honored with The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (PSJ) Award for Drug Research and Development 2021 by the PSJ.
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Lenvima (Lenvatinib) Approved for Additional Indication of Unresectable Thymic Carcinoma in Japan
Mar 23, 2021 17:34 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and MSD K.K., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A., announced today that LENVIMA (generic name: lenvatinib mesylate), the multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor discovered by Eisai, has been approved in Japan for the additional indication of treatment of unresectable thymic carcinoma.
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Eisai Begins Construction of Its New Injection/Research Building at Kawashima Industrial Park in Japan
Mar 22, 2021 12:13 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that, as part of one strategic investment towards the realization of its medium-term business plan "EWAY2025", it has conducted the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new injection/research building "Eisai Medicine Innovation Technology Solutions" ("EMITS") at the Kawashima Industrial Park located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
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Eisai Awarded The New Diversity Management Selection 100
Mar 22, 2021 09:38 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it was selected as one of winners of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Minister's Award of the New Diversity Management Selection 100 by METI. This marks the first time to be awarded ever since Eisai was included in the New Diversity Management Selection 100 Program.
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DZNE and Eisai Enter Into Research Collaboration Agreement Aiming for Novel Drug Discovery for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Mar 17, 2021 10:05 JST
Deutsches Zentrum fur Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen and Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced that both parties have entered into a research collaboration agreement aiming to create potential novel treatments for neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer's disease (AD) which modulate immune competence in neurons and glia cells.
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Eisai: Anti-MTBR (Microtubule Binding Region) Tau Antibody E2814 is Selected on Clinical Study for Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer's Disease by Dian-Tu
Mar 16, 2021 10:37 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that anti-microtubule binding region (MTBR) tau antibody E2814, which was created from collaboration research between Eisai and University College London, has been selected by the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trials Unit (DIAN-TU).
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Eisai: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Grants Orphan Drug Designation in Japan to Anti-Cancer Agent Lenvima (Lenvatinib) With Prospective Indication for Uterine Body Cancer
Mar 12, 2021 10:08 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received orphan drug designation for LENVIMA (generic name: lenvatinib mesylate), the orally available multiple receptor kinase inhibitor discovered by Eisai, with a prospective indication for uterine body cancer, by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW).
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Eisai to Present Latest Data on Pipeline Assets in the Area of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia at the 15th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease
Mar 05, 2021 16:51 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the latest data from its Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia pipeline, including the investigational anti-amyloid beta protofibril antibody lecanemab, will be presented at the 15th International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease (AD/PD2021) to be held virtually from March 9 to 14, 2021.
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Eisai to Support Construction of Screening Framework for the Novel Coronavirus Infection in Kenya
Mar 04, 2021 08:12 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has decided to assent to and support a project led by CA Medlynks Kenya, Ltd., a subsidiary of the healthcare startup company engaged in improving healthcare access in Africa, Connect Afya Co., Ltd., which aims to build a new structure for the efficient testing framework for the novel coronavirus infection in Kenya.
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New Drug Approval for in-House Developed Anti-Insomnia Drug Dayvigo (Lemborexant) in Hong Kong
Mar 02, 2021 08:06 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that its Hong Kong subsidiary Eisai (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. has obtained approval for the in-house-discovered and developed orexin receptor antagonist DAYVIGO (generic name: lemborexant) for the treatment of adults with insomnia, characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance.
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Eisai: MHLW Grants Orphan Drug Designation in Japan to Novel FGF Receptor Selective Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor E7090
Feb 22, 2021 14:40 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that it has received orphan drug designation for a prospective indication for unresectable biliary tract cancer with FGFR2 gene fusion by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan (MHLW) for its in-house discovered fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptor (FGFR1, FGFR2, FGFR3) selective tyrosine kinase inhibitor E7090, which is currently under development as an orally available novel anti-cancer agent.
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Eisai Receives Corporate Philanthropy Award for Its Efforts to Realize Human Health Care (hhc) Philosophy
Feb 22, 2021 12:11 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received the 18th Corporate Philanthropy Award (FY 2020) of the Japan Philanthropic Association. The presentation ceremony was held on February 19, 2021 (Friday) at the GakushiKaikan (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo).
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LENVIMA (lenvatinib) Plus KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) Demonstrated Superior Progression-Free Survival (PFS) and Overall Survival (OS) Versus Sunitinib as First-Line Treatment for Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
Feb 15, 2021 10:07 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) today announced the first presentation of new investigational data from the pivotal Phase 3 CLEAR study (Study 307/KEYNOTE-581) in an oral presentation session (Abstract #269) at the virtual 2021 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU) and simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Eisai to Launch Parkinson's Disease Treatment Equfina in South Korea
Feb 01, 2021 08:35 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that Eisai Korea Inc., Eisai's subsidiary in South Korea, has launched the Parkinson's disease treatment Equfina (safinamide mesilate, "safinamide"). This is the first launch of Equfina in the Asian region excluding Japan.
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Eisai Listed as a Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporation for the Fifth Time
Jan 26, 2021 10:58 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that it has been listed in the 2021 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 to Present Abstracts on Lenvatinib at 2021 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium
Jan 12, 2021 11:37 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. has announced that presentations on a series of abstracts highlighting updates on its in-house discovered lenvatinib mesylate (product name: LENVIMA, the orally available kinase inhibitor, "lenvatinib") will be given at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Virtual Meeting, from January 15 to 17, 2021.
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Eisai Completes Construction of the 5th Manufacturing Building at Kawashima Industrial Park in Japan
Dec 18, 2020 12:09 JST
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that it has completed construction of the 5th manufacturing building at the Kawashima Industrial Park located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
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