Denise Myshko


FDA Updates: An Interchangeable Biosimilar for Insulin Leads the Week

July 31, 2021

Approval of the first interchangeable biosimilar; new indications for Keytruda, Botox, and Nucala; Shingrix label's expanded to a new patient population; and Ardelyx’s Complete Response Letter round out this week's FDA news.

FDA Updates: Merck’s Pneumococcal Vaccine Leads the Week

July 24, 2021

New vaccine for pneumococcal disease, an sNDA approved based on real-world data, a new therapy for skin and muscle disease, Keytruda combination receives full approval in endometrial cancer, a new diabetes therapy is approved, and another JAK inhibitor misses PDUFA date round out this week’s FDA news.

FDA Update: Roxadustat AdComm Decision Leads the Week

July 17, 2021

An advisory committee recommends against approving an anemia drug. Darzalex Faspro receives another indication, Bayer receives approval for Kerendia for chronic kidney disease, and FDA delays its decision on sNDAs for JAK inhibitor therapies for atopic dermatitis.

FDA Update: Keytruda and Aduhelm News Leads the Week

July 10, 2021

Keytruda loses one indication but gains another, Biogen narrows use of Aduhelm, Padcev gets regular approval and expanded indication, Amgen submits application for asthma biologic, agency issues complete response letter for diabetes prevention therapy teplizumab, Novartis resubmits NDA for inclisiran.