Hospice Compassus
Hospice Compassus

GlaxoSmithKline builds immunotherapy pipeline with new collaboration

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK) (GSK) has entered into a collaboration agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to study M7824, an investigational bifunctional fusion protein immunotherapy that is currently in clinical development for multiple difficult-to-treat cancers. Under the terms of the agreement, GSK will pay Merck KGaA $342.3 million (€300 million) upfront. Merck KGaA is also eligible for up to $3.31 billion […]

Chromosomes
Chromosomes

GlaxoSmithKline Boosts Its Cancer Drug Pipeline

British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) has entered a new oncology arena with its acquisition of Tesaro Inc. (NASDAQ: TSRO) for approximately $5.1 billion. Tesaro is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company whose major marketed product, Zejula (niraparib), an oral poly ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, is currently approved for use in ovarian cancer. Specifically, it is in […]