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Pfizer Presents Prevnar 13 Data From CAPiTA Trial in Elderly Patients

March 10, 2014

Pfizer is on tap to present data for its vaccine Prevnar 13 from the CAPiTA trial at the International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases (ISPPD) on March 12. In a press release issued Feb. 24, the company said that the pneumonia vaccine worked against a first episode of vaccine-type

What’s in a Name? Maybe Everything for Biosimilars

March 3, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration’s upcoming guidance on a regulatory pathway for biosimilars may provide clarity on the naming convention for these complex generics. The agency is expected to soon issue more guidance, said Dr. Janet Woodcock, head of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, at a Bloomberg