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Astellas Pharma US, Inc is an affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., a top 20 global pharmaceutical research company. Astellas is committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the Americas and around the world.
AstraZeneca has a deep-rooted heritage in oncology and offers a quickly growing portfolio of new medicines that has the potential to transform patients’ lives. By harnessing the power of four scientific platforms – Immuno-Oncology, Tumor Drivers and Resistance, DNA Damage Response and Antibody Drug Conjugates – and by championing the development of personalized combinations, AstraZeneca has the vision to redefine cancer treatment and one day, eliminate cancer as a cause of death.
Bristol Myers Squibb is a leading global biopharma company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases. Our people are focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular and neuroscience.
Through the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization, we promote health equity and seek to improve health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases and conditions, giving new hope to some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Our employees around the world work every day to transform patients’ lives through science.
Immuno-oncology is a top priority for EMD Serono a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Inc. The global strategic alliance between Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer Inc., New York, US, enables the companies to benefit from each other’s strengths and capabilities and further explore the therapeutic potential of avelumab, an anti-PD-L1 antibody initially discovered and developed by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. The immuno-oncology alliance will jointly develop and commercialize avelumab and advance Pfizer’s PD-1 antibody. The alliance is focused on developing high-priority international clinical programs to investigate avelumab as a monotherapy, as well as in combination regimens, and is striving to find new ways to treat cancer.
Incyte is a global biopharmaceutical company founded on the premise that investment in strong science and the relentless pursuit of R&D excellence can translate into new solutions that can positively affect patients’ lives.
Our drug discovery and development efforts were founded in 2002 in Wilmington, Delaware, by a team of research scientists, chemists and biologists working in immunology. Today, we employ more than 1,400 people and have operations in the U.S., Europe and Japan.
Our unique expertise in medicinal chemistry and biology have enabled us to create a diversified portfolio of marketed products and clinical candidates, the majority of which were discovered by Incyte scientists. We are advancing a growing pipeline of medicines across two franchises: Oncology and Inflammation & Autoimmunity.
The commitment of our talented team of world-class scientists to continued scientific excellence has enabled us to identify new molecules, decipher new pathways and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines.
Company OverviewAt Janssen, we’re creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We’re the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. At Janssen, we’re shaping the future of treatment. And in the process, we’re striving to change expectations of what a cancer diagnosis means. Our purpose is driven by an urgency and commitment to bringing transformational solutions to the people who need them. For more information, visit https://www.janssen.com/oncology. For more information about Johnson & Johnson’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit https://www.jnj.com/coronavirus.
For more than 50 years, Lilly has been dedicated to delivering life-changing medicines and support to people living with cancer and those who care for them. We’re determined to continue making life better for all those affected by cancer around the world.
Committed to improving the lives of patients.
Company OverviewWe are passionate about applying cutting-edge science to the development of life-changing therapies. Cancer has no borders. Neither do we.
Company OverviewSeattle Genetics is a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes transformative cancer-targeting therapies. ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) and PADCEVTM (enfortumab vedotin-ejfv) use the company’s industry-leading antibody-drug conjugate technology designed to bring a powerful medicine directly to cancer cells. ADCETRIS is approved for the treatment of several types of CD30-expressing lymphomas, and PADCEV is approved to treat adults with metastatic urothelial cancer.
Company OverviewAthenexOncology is a team of scientists, investigators, and innovators driven by the patients we serve. Our robust investigational pipeline of novel small molecule, biologic, and cellular therapies is focused on both improving outcomes and the cancer experience.
Company OverviewCoherus BioSciences is a leading global biologics platform company focused on delivering high-quality biosimilar therapeutics that can expand patient access to life-changing medicines in regulated markets worldwide. In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Coherus’ biosimilar UDENYCA® (pegfilgrastim-cbqv).
Company OverviewAt Eisai Inc., human health care (hhc) is our goal. We give our first thoughts to patients and their families, and helping to increase the benefits health care provides. As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., we have a passionate commitment to patient care that is the driving force behind our efforts to discover and develop innovative therapies to help address unmet medical needs Eisai is a fully integrated pharmaceutical business that operates in two global business groups: oncology and neurology (dementia-related diseases and neurodegenerative diseases). Our U.S. headquarters, commercial and clinical development organizations are located in New Jersey; our discovery labs are in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania; and our global demand chain organization resides in Maryland and North Carolina.
Company OverviewExelixis, Inc. Founded in 1994, Exelixis, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXEL) is a biotechnology company that strives to accelerate the discovery, development and commercialization of new medicines. To ensure you have the latest clinical data, including links to our pivotal trial publications, and important product information, visit our website.
Company OverviewGuardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360 and GuardantOMNI tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of our LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection.
Company OverviewAt Heron Therapeutics, our mission is to improve the lives of patients by developing innovative treatments that address important unmet patient needs. We strive to accomplish our goal by applying innovative science and technologies, such as our proprietary Biochronomer® drug delivery technology, to approved pharmacological agents. Our portfolio includes SUSTOL® (granisetron) extended-release injection, CINVANTI® (aprepitant) injectable emulsion, and a drug candidate under evaluation for non-opioid postoperative pain relief.
Company OverviewCommunity-based oncologists rely on ION Solutions for creative GPO contracting, integrated dispensing solutions, and the expertise practices need to improve clinical and operational management. Pharmaceutical manufacturers rely on us as a trusted preferred partner for achieving product exposure and driving growth with existing products. Managed care companies depend on us to develop innovative programs to reduce overall costs and variability of care among our practices. With our extensive industry network experience, we have the knowledge, consulting guidance, and contracting programs to help oncology practices succeed. In 1998, we partnered with Oncology Supply as our exclusive distributor. For over 35 years, they have distributed chemotherapy and supportive care products to independent oncology practices nationwide.
Company OverviewTaiho Oncology, Inc., a subsidiary of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd., has established world-class clinical development and commercial organizations that work urgently to develop and market innovative cancer treatments in the U.S. Taiho Oncology Inc. has an oral oncology pipeline consisting of both novel antimetabolic agents and selectively targeted agents. Advanced technology, dedicated researchers, and state-of-the-art facilities are helping us to define the way the world treats cancer. It’s our work; it’s our passion; it’s our legacy.
Company OverviewTakeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in over 230 years of distinguished history in Japan.
Company OverviewAdaptive Biotechnologies is a commercial-stage biotech company focused on harnessing the inherent biology of the adaptive immune system to transform the diagnosis and treatment of disease. We believe the adaptive immune system is nature’s most finely tuned diagnostic and therapeutic for most diseases, but the inability to decode it has prevented the medical community from fully leveraging its capabilities. Our proprietary immune medicine platform reveals and translates the massive genetics of the adaptive immune system with scale, precision and speed to develop products in life sciences research, clinical diagnostics, and drug discovery. We have two commercial products, and a robust clinical pipeline to diagnose, monitor and enable the treatment of diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions and infectious diseases. Our goal is to develop and commercialize immune-driven clinical products tailored to each individual patient.
Company OverviewEpizyme’s vision is to rewrite treatment for cancer and other serious diseases through novel epigenetic medicines.
Company OverviewOncopeptides is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of targeted therapies for difficult-to-treat hematological diseases. The company is focusing on the development of the lead product candidate melflufen, a first in class peptide-drug conjugate (PDC) that targets aminopeptidases and rapidly releases alkylating agents into tumor cells. Melflufen (melphalan flufenamide) is in development as a new treatment for the hematological malignancy multiple myeloma and is currently being tested in multiple clinical studies including the pivotal phase 2 HORIZON study and the ongoing phase 3 OCEAN study.Based on the results from the HORIZON study Oncopeptides has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, for accelerated approval of melflufen in combination with dexamethasone for treatment of adult patients with triple-class refractory multiple myeloma. Oncopeptides’ headquarters is in Stockholm, Sweden with its U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.