Navigation Links
Tsunami of Coming Biosimilars Set to Shake up Drug Development Game
Date:1/24/2013

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quiet but growing flood of biosimilars ‑ new versions of existing biopharmaceutical drugs ‑ promises to reduce the overall costs of delivering highly effective biotechnology-based medicines, but it's also a game changer for the entire drug development industry akin to the impact generics have had on traditional pharmaceuticals.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/DC32901LOGO)

BioWorld ‑ the industry's most trusted news service focused on the development of biologics for more than two decades ‑ has identified and profiled 139 key biosimilar developers with >276 biosimilars in their pipelines as well as 25 already approved, according to The Biosimilars Game: A Scorecard for Opportunities, Threats and Critical Strategies.

"The emergence of this new drug development sub-industry translates into opportunities for patient access to very expensive but effective biotech-based therapeutics," said BioWorld's Executive Editor Lynn Yoffee . "But the development of biosimilars brings myriad questions related to drug efficacy ‑ since they are not exact duplicates, just similar ‑ as well as quality, safety and interchangeability with originator products. Perhaps the most complex issue at hand is the lack of global regulatory harmonization."

In the new BioWorld Data report, biosimilars expert and Washington Editor Mari Serebrov provides:

  • In-depth analyses of biosimilar rules and activity in both emerging and regulated markets (15 countries/regions)
  • R&D cost comparisons
  • Data to spot the Big Hitters, including likely targets identified by the FDA, targeted MAbs and other biologics
  • Deal terms for 80 key biosimilar alliances

"Biologics makers need to rethink brand strategies because attempts at product hopping [which delayed generic competition for small-molecule drugs] may not work when biosimilars are available," said Serebrov, author of the new BioWorld Data report.

"As the U.S. continues to wait for its first biosimilar to step up to the plate, global players are already betting on follow-on biologics to be one of the biggest hits in town," Serebrov said. "To earn that star status though, biosimilars will have to show payers the money pretty quickly by delivering the power of biologics at a price economically strapped countries can afford."

BioWorld Today, and its analytical companion, BioWorld Insight, are the biopharmaceutical industry's most respected news sources and have been for more than two decades. All of that information is now leveraged in BioWorld Data, business intelligence for biopharmaceutical executives.

Web Site: http://www.bioworld.com/biosimilars

CONTACT: Lynn Yoffee , Executive Editor, 404-262-5408


'/>"/>
SOURCE BioWorld
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. MAP Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
2. Hospira to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
3. Upcoming Presentations on Global Market Access Issues and Trends in Health Economics and Outcomes Research at ISPOR 2012 by Novel Health Strategies
4. Simbionix Releases Two New Platforms at the Upcoming DDW and AUA Events
5. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Upcoming Poster Presentation of Zerenex™ (ferric citrate) at the 49th ERA-EDTA Congress
6. Elsevier and the Society for Vascular Surgery Announce Forthcoming Launch of Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders
7. Unigenes Oral PTH Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Data to be Presented at Upcoming Scientific Conferences
8. Overcoming Challenges in Amblyopia Detection using Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
9. Concordia Study Indicates Obesity is Becoming the Nations Top Health Issue
10. Synergy Pharmaceuticals to Present Scientific Posters at the Upcoming Gastroenterology Society Meetings in the U.S. and Europe
11. MDHI Provides Investor Update -- Provides Business Model Overview -- Discusses Upcoming Profitability
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/28/2017)... Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), will host ... webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, beginning at 7:00 ... approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 a.m. (EDT). ... performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom executives will also ... performance, and long-range financial outlook through 2020. ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017   Montrium ... Master File solutions, today—from the IQPC Trial Master ... , NL)—announced that EastHORN Clinical Services has ... clinical programs and TMF management. EastHORN, a leading ... eTMF platform to increase transparency to enable greater ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced ... now successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated ... diagnosed Amanda in Essex, England ... my hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, ... I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... While it’s often important to take certain medications during the ... Texas, has identified a solution. , She developed a prototype for MOTION LIGHT-UP PILL ... it eliminates the need to turn on a light when taking medication during the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... certification process to promote standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, ... March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical associate ... primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health Conference. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Shelton, CT (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... and long-term care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of ... Department, Shelton Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... BASKING RIDGE, N.J. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... second annual Holly Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items ... myriad of personalized and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):