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Bayer submits marketing authorization applications for finerenone in the U.S. and the EU

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The FINANCIAL — Bayer announced the submission of regulatory applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval of finerenone for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Finerenone is a first-in-class investigational non-steroidal, selective mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist (MRA) that demonstrated renal and cardiovascular benefits in patients with CKD and T2D in the Phase III FIDELIO-DKD study. “Despite recent advances in treatment, many patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes are still progressing to end-stage kidney failure or premature death,” said Professor George L. Bakris, MD,…

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Bayer submits marketing authorization applications for finerenone in the U.S. and the EU

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The FINANCIAL — Bayer announced the submission of regulatory applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval of finerenone for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Finerenone is a first-in-class investigational non-steroidal, selective mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist (MRA) that demonstrated renal and…

Astellas announced that China NMPA approved XTANDI for the treatment of prostate cancer

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The FINANCIAL — Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., “Astellas”) today announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved XTANDI® (enzalutamide soft capsules) for the treatment of adult men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) with high risk of metastasis. This is the second approved indication in China for enzalutamide, which is…