Press Release Archive

 
04.23.2020 - Pfizer Hosts Virtual-Only Annual Meeting of Shareholders
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Declares 38-Cent Second-Quarter 2020 Dividend

 
04.22.2020 - BioNTech and Pfizer announce regulatory approval from German authority Paul-Ehrlich-Institut to commence first clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine candidates
  • First COVID-19-related clinical trial to start in Germany
  • Initial dose escalation phase to target dose range of 1µg to 100µg
  • Clinical supply from BioNTech’s GMP-certified mRNA production facilities in Europe
  • Four vaccine candidates to enter clinical development

MAINZ, Germany and NEW YORK

 
04.09.2020 - Pfizer and BioNTech Announce Further Details on Collaboration to Accelerate Global COVID-19 Vaccine Development
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  • Pfizer and BioNTech to jointly develop COVID-19 vaccine, initially in the United States and Europe, and scale-up manufacturing capacity to support global supply
  • Potential to supply millions of vaccine doses by the end of 2020 subject to technical success of the d
 
04.09.2020 - Pfizer Advances Battle Against COVID-19 on Multiple Fronts
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  • Anti-viral compounds show activity against SARS-CoV-2 in preclinical screening
  • Pfizer and BioNTech enter into collaboration agreement to co-develop potential COVID-19 vaccine
  • Company shares additional data and analysis of azithromycin
 
04.09.2020 - EMD Serono and Pfizer Receive US FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Submit Application for BAVENCIO® for First-Line Maintenance Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma
  • Breakthrough Therapy Designation and Submission based on positive Phase III JAVELIN Bladder 100 study results
  • Supplemental Biologics License Application being reviewed under FDA Real-Time Oncology Review (RTOR) pilot program
  • JAVELIN Bladder 100 marks the first time any immunotherapy has demonstrated in Phase III an overall survival benefit vs standard of care in first-line locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma

Rockland, MA and New York, US, April 9, 2020 – EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical

 
04.08.2020 - U.S. FDA Approves BRAFTOVI® (Encorafenib) in Combination with Cetuximab for the Treatment of BRAFV600E-Mutant Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (CRC) After Prior Therapy
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BRAFTOVI plus cetuximab is the first-and-only FDA-approved targeted regimen specifically for adults with previously treated metastatic CRC with a BRAFV600E mutation

 
04.07.2020 - Pfizer to Hold Virtual-Only 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc.

 
04.06.2020 - Pfizer and The Pfizer Foundation Donate $40 Million in Charitable Grants, Expand Product Access and Mobilize Colleagues to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic
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  • Building on Pfizer’s longstanding commitment to fight infectious diseases, grants will help address urgent needs of U.S.
 
04.02.2020 - Pfizer Receives European Approval for Oncology Biosimilar, RUXIENCE™ (rituximab)
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc.

 
04.02.2020 - Susan Desmond-Hellmann Elected to Pfizer’s Board of Directors
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the election of Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Desmond-Hellmann, age 62, was also appointed to the Governance & Sustainability Committee and the Science and Technology Committee of Pfizer’s Board.

 
04.01.2020 - Medical Professionals Across Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company Activate to Support Health Systems, First Responders and Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Three leading biopharmaceutical companies have announced programs enabling employees with medical and laboratory expertise to volunteer their services to local healthcare systems and those hardest hit by COVID-19.

 
03.27.2020 - Pfizer Completes $1.25 Billion Sustainability Bond for Social and Environmental Impact
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  • First in the industry sustainability bond provides opportunities to invest in projects supporting environmental sustainability and health of vulnerable populations
  • Supports United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

NEW YORK--(BUS

 
03.26.2020 - Mylan and Pfizer Provide Update Regarding Proposed Combination of Mylan and Upjohn
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- Due to global impact of COVID-19 pandemic, transaction now expected to close in the second half of 2020 and Mylan’s EGM moved to June 30 -

 
03.24.2020 - U.S. FDA Approves Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Expanded Indication of EUCRISA® (Crisaborole) Ointment, 2%, in Children as Young as 3 Months of Age With Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis
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EUCRISA is the first and only 100% steroid-free, topical prescription medication approved for patients as young as 3 months of age in the United States

 
03.18.2020 -  Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Third Phase 3 Trial of Abrocitinib for Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis, Which Showed Improvements in Skin Clearance, Disease Extent and Severity, and Itch
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 JADE COMPARE trial met all co-primary endpoints

Study included dupilumab in active control arm

Safety profile for abrocitinib consistent with previous studies

 
03.18.2020 - Pfizer Announces Top-Line Results from Phase 3 Study of 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Pneumococcal Vaccine-Naïve Adults Aged 18 Years or Older
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20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine demonstrated comparable safety and immunogenicity profile to licensed pneumococcal vaccines

 
03.18.2020 - Pfizer Postpones Investor Day Scheduled for March 31, 2020 Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that given the unique circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and Pfizer’s responsibility to prioritize the health and safety of colleagues and invited guests, the company will reschedule its planned March 31, 2020 Investor Day for a later date.

At this point, there isn’t a timetable for rescheduling the event and Pfizer will work within the context of appropriate guidance from health authorities to determine a future date.

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03.18.2020 - Pfizer Announces Top-Line Results from Phase 3 Study of 20-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Pneumococcal Vaccine-Naïve Adults Aged 18 Years or Older

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced top-line results from one of its Phase 3 studies (NCT03760146), which evaluated the safety and immunogenicity of its 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (20vPnC) candidate in adults 18 years of age or older not previously vaccinated against pneumococcal disease.

 
03.18.2020 -  Pfizer Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Third Phase 3 Trial of Abrocitinib for Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis, Which Showed Improvements in Skin Clearance, Disease Extent and Severity, and Itch

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that JADE COMPARE (B7451029) met its co-primary efficacy endpoints. The Phase 3 study evaluated the safety and efficacy of abrocitinib, an investigational oral once-daily Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitor, in adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis who were also on background topical therapy. The study also included an active control arm, dupilumab, a biologic treatment administered by subcutaneous injection, compared with placebo.

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