Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Biocept CFO resigns; interim replacement named

Monday, August 24, 2015

Biocept, a San Diego-based molecular diagnostics company commercializing and developing liquid biopsies to improve the detection and treatment of cancer, has announced the voluntary resignation of Bill Kachioff, senior vice president and chief financial officer, to pursue other business opportunities. The company also announced that Mark G. Foletta has been appointed as the company’s interim chief financial officer, effective immediately.

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FDA reviews BYDUREON, type 2 diabetes medication

Friday, August 12, 2011

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, and Alkermes have reported that the FDA has acknowledged the companies’ BYDUREON (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension) resubmission. The FDA has categorized it as a class II resubmission requiring up to six months for review and assigned a new Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date of January 28, 2012. BYDUREON is an investigational medication for type 2 diabetes.

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Elan cuts 104 jobs

Friday, July 15, 2011

Following the recent decision to sell its drug manufacturing unit to Alkermes for $960 million, Elan is eliminating 104 jobs from a Pennsylvania facility that is part of the deal, according to a notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor.

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Study results support BYDUREON’s NDA

Friday, July 8, 2011

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly and Alkermes announced results from QT (tQT) study of exenatide to increase the QT interval across a wide range of plasma concentrations. The study was conducted to satisfy a requirement by the FDA in support of the New Drug Application (NDA) for BYDUREON (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension), an investigational medication for type 2 diabetes.

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