Business News, In Brief
Novo Nordisk and Allergan both report setbacks during their respective first quarter earnings calls. Meanwhile, Valeant and Actavis avoid speculation about a potential merger, and other Q1 happenings.
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Acorda plans to move Ampyra to Phase III for treating post-stroke deficits, after reporting positive Phase II results. The company also reported a signal from a small proof-of-concept study in cerebral palsy, but next steps are unclear in that indication.
Once-Weekly Insulin Added To Novo Nordisk’s Clinical Pipeline
Novo Nordisk is evaluating new long-acting and quick-acting insulins in clinical trials as competitive pressure looks set to intensify in 2013 for its market-leading GLP-1 agonist, Victoza.
Valeant Continues Buying Spree With $2.6B Acquisition Of Medicis
The specialty pharma adds to its dermatology portfolio with a proposed acquisition of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Medicis.