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Latest press releases

Marketing Authorisation Application for gout treatment lesinurad accepted by European Medicines Agency
22 January 2015
PEGASUS-TIMI 54 study of BRILINTA® meets primary endpoint in both 60mg and 90mg doses
14 January 2015
MedImmune enters licensing agreement with Omnis Pharmaceuticals for oncolytic viruses in immuno-oncology
12 January 2015
LYNPARZA™ approved by the US food and drug administration for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer in patients with germline BRCA-mutations   
19 December 2014
Lynparza™approved in the European Union as first-in-class treatment for advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer
18 December 2014
AstraZeneca and Amgen to present detailed results from Phase III AMAGINE-1™ study evaluating brodalumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis
11 December 2014
MOVENTIG® approved in the European Union for opioid-induced constipation
9 December 2014
Jury verdict favours AstraZeneca in Nexium antitrust litigation
5 December 2014
New Drug Application for IRESSA accepted by US Food and Drug Administration
2 December 2014
AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly and Company initiate pivotal clinical trial for patients with early Alzheimer’s disease
1 December 2014
MedImmune completes acquisition of Definiens
26 November 2014
Amgen and AstraZeneca announce positive results from third and final pivotal Phase III study of Brodalumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis
25 November 2014

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