Top Regulatory News Stories – Week Ending November 16, 2018

The FDA granted accelerated approval to Merck’s checkpoint immunotherapy pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for the treatment of certain patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer.   Exelixis, Inc. announced that its partner IPSEN received approval from the European Commission for CABOMETYX (cabozantinib) tablets as a monotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma in[…]

Top Regulatory News Stories – Week Ending October 5, 2018

This was a big week for Paratek Pharmaceuticals which received US FDA approval for two new molecular entities.  On Monday Paratek announced that the FDA has approved SEYSARA™ (sarecycline) for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older.     Then on Wednesday Paratek[…]

Regulatory Roundup: Top News Stories – Week Ending June 9, 2017

Here are the top nine regulatory news stories this week: The European Commission (EC) approved Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo (nivolumab) for the treatment of locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults after failure of prior platinum-based therapy. Full Story Here Gilead Sciences plans to submit a new triple combination HIV therapy for FDA approval[…]

Why and When to Choose a Niched Recruiting Firm

When looking for a new position, a person has to consider many things, one of which is whether to work with a recruiter.  And if one does decide to, then which recruiter or firm is best?  The same can be said when a company is hiring – should they use a recruiting firm, and if[…]