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Albireo’s rare liver disease drug Bylvay scores back-to-back approvals in U.S., Europe

With a pair of approvals on both sides of the Atlantic, liver disease-focused biotech Albireo is off and running with its new medicine Bylvay. The oral drug, the first treatment for pruritus in patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC), scored an FDA nod Tuesday and a European approval Monday. With the FDA’s blessing, Albireo is kicking off an “immediate”… Read More »

Eli Lilly taps 3 Indian drugmakers to bolster supply of COVID-19 drug baricitinib

Last week, Eli Lilly promised to supply India with thousands of tablets of its arthritis drug baricitinib to aid a surge of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the country and pledged to work with local companies to bring its supply up to speed. Now, it appears Lilly’s keeping its word.  The Indianapolis-based drugmaker has signed licensing… Read More »