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Thursday, July 20, 2017

LEO Pharma Receives EU Marketing Authorization for Kyntheum to Treat Plaque Psoriasis

The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for LEO Pharma's Kyntheum (brodalumab), a new biologic for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults within the Eur…

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Thursday, May 04, 2017

LEO Pharma U.S. Welcomes Judit H. Nyirady as Vice President of Medical Strategy & Scientific Affairs

Judit H. Nyirady, MD, MBA, is the new Vice President of Medical Strategy & Scientific Affairs at LEO Pharma Inc. In this role, she will be responsible for the medical and scientific affairs str…

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Friday, July 01, 2016

Valeant Terminates European Licensing Rights for Brodalumab

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s affiliate and AstraZeneca have amended Valeant's license for brodalumab, an IL-17 receptor monoclonal antibody under regulatory review for patient…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Psoriasis Treatment Update: Rx Enstilar® Is Here

Enstilar®, the recently approved plaque psoriasis foam, is now available in pharmacies by prescription. Manufactured by LEO Pharma, Inc.,  Enstilar® is a once-daily, alcohol-free …

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

LEO Pharma to Acquire Global Dermatology Portfolio from Astellas

LEO Pharma A/S and Japanese pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma Inc. have entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement under which Astellas will transfer its global dermatology business to LEO Pharma f…

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Monday, October 19, 2015

LEO Pharma Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Enstilar Foam for Plaque Psoriasis

The FDA approved LEO Pharma Inc’s Enstilar for the topical treatment of plaque psoriasis in adults 18 years of age and older. Enstilar is a once-daily, alcohol free foam formulation in a pres…

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Monday, July 06, 2015

LEO Pharma Inc. Announces New Vice President of Sales

Mitchell Johnson has joined the LEO U.S. Region as Vice President of Sales. "Mitch is a welcomed addition to our team. He is an energetic sales leader and strategist with proven results in the ph…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Investigational Foam May Offer Itch Relief for Psoriasis Patients

An investigational aerosol foam may provide rapid itch relief as well as improvements in itch-related sleep loss for patients with psoriasis, according to new data presented at the recent World Congre…

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Friday, May 22, 2015

arGEN-X and LEO Pharma Enter into Alliance to Develop Antibody-based Treatments for Skin Conditions

arGEN-X, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating and developing differentiated therapeutic antibodies to treat cancer and severe autoimmune diseases, and LEO Pharma entered into…

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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

LEO Pharma Submits NDA for Aerosol Foam for Psoriasis to FDA

LEO Pharma has submitted a New Drug Application to FDA for calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate aerosol foam 0,005%/0,064% for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris. The novel aerosol foam formul…

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