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- FDA Accepts Supplemental New Drug Application for Pfizer’s IBRANCE® (palbociclib) in HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for its first-in-class CDK 4/6 inhibitor, IBRANCE® (palbociclib).

 
- Pfizer Receives Approval in the European Union for Nimenrix™ (Meningococcal Group A, C, W-135, and Y Conjugate Vaccine) in Infants Six Weeks of Age and Older

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today the European Commission (EC) has approved an expanded indication for Nimenrix™ (meningococcal group A, C, W-135, and Y conjugate vaccine) for active immunization against invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, W-135, and Y (MenACWY) in infants as early as six weeks of age. Nimenrix is now the first and only MenACWY conjugate vaccine in the European Union (EU) that can be administered from six weeks of age with no upper age limit. 

 
- Pfizer and Astellas Announce Top-Line Results from Phase 4 PLATO Trial of XTANDI® (enzalutamide) Capsules in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE:4503) today announced the Phase 4 PLATO study, evaluating the efficacy and safety of continued treatment with XTANDI® (enzalutamide), plus abiraterone acetate and prednisone as compared to treatment with abiraterone acetate and prednisone alone, did not meet its primary endpoint of improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) whose prostate-specific antigen (PSA) has previously progressed on XTANDI.

 
- Pfizer Announces FDA Approval of EUCRISA™ (crisaborole)

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 14 – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved EUCRISA™ (crisaborole) ointment, 2%.

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- Pfizer Declares First-Quarter 2017 Dividend

The board of directors of Pfizer Inc. today declared a 32-cent first-quarter 2017 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable March 1, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 3, 2017. Pfizer increased the dividend by approximately 7 percent, to 32 cents from 30 cents per share.

 
- Pfizer Announces Expansion of ASPIRE Awards Program for 2017 to Include $5.5M in Funding for Breast and Hematologic Cancers

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that it will expand the company’s Advancing Science through Pfizer Investigator Research Exchange (ASPIRE) program in 2017 to award up to $5.5 million (USD) in new competitive grants to fund research studies involving Pfizer products in both breast and hematologic cancers. This expanded program will be known as the ASPIRE Oncology/Hematology Clinical Research Awards.

 
- Pfizer and Avillion Announce Positive Top-Line Results for Phase 3 BFORE Study of BOSULIF for First-Line Treatment of Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Today, Pfizer Inc. and its partner Avillion LLP announced results from the Phase 3 BFORE (Bosutinib trial in First line chrOnic myelogenous leukemia tREatment) trial demonstrating superiority of BOSULIF® (bosutinib) over imatinib as a first-line treatment for patients with chronic phase Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The study met its primary endpoint of major molecular response (MMR) at 12 months.

 
- Pfizer Invites Public to View and Listen to Webcast of Pfizer Presentation at Healthcare Conference

Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a presentation by Mikael Dolsten, President, Worldwide Research and Development, at the Citi 2016 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 2:10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

 
- LYRICA® (pregabalin) Phase 3 Trial in Pediatric Epilepsy Meets Primary Endpoint

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today positive top-line results of a study that evaluated the use of LYRICA® (pregabalin) Capsules CV and Oral Solution CV as adjunctive therapy for pediatric epilepsy patients four to 16 years of age with partial onset seizures. Results showed that adjunctive treatment with LYRICA 10 mg/kg/day resulted in a statistically significant reduction in seizure frequency versus placebo, the primary efficacy endpoint. Treatment with LYRICA 2.5 mg/kg/day resulted in a numerical reduction in seizure frequency, which was not statistically significant.

 
- Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from the Pivotal Comparative REFLECTIONS B3271002 Study for PF-05280014, a Potential Biosimilar to Herceptin®1 (trastuzumab)

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the pivotal REFLECTIONS B3271002 study, a comparative safety and efficacy study of PF-05280014 versus Herceptin® (trastuzumab), met its primary endpoint. PF-05280014 is being developed by Pfizer as a potential biosimilar to Herceptin.

 
- FDA Accepts the Biologics License Application for Avelumab for the Treatment of Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma for Priority Review

EMD Serono Inc., the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the US and Canada

 
- Anthony J. Maddaluna, Executive Vice President and President of Pfizer Global Supply to Retire

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that Anthony J. Maddaluna, Executive Vice President and President of Pfizer Global Supply will retire from the company after more than 41 years with Pfizer.

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