Recent Pfizer Press Releases

  • 7/23/19 1:48 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved RUXIENCE™ (rituximab-pvvr), a biosimilar to Rituxan® (rituximab),1 for the treatment of adult patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA).2 “Biosimilars like RUXIENCE have the potential to deliver real value in healthcare, improving access to and affordability of anmore...
  • 7/1/19 10:00 am EDT

    Early clinical development program for achondroplasia augments Pfizer’s Rare Disease portfolio

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of the privately held clinical-stage biotechnology company Therachon Holding AG. Under the terms of the transaction, Pfizer acquired Therachon for $340 million with an additional $470 million in additional payments contingent on the achievement of key milestones in the development and commercialization of TA-46. TA-46 is an investigational medicine for the treatment of achondroplasiamore...
  • 7/1/19 8:00 am EDT

    Data show crisaborole ointment, 2%, a steroid-free topical treatment, was well-tolerated over 4-week treatment period

    Safety profile consistent with previous clinical trial experience

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced top-line results from a Phase 4 study (CrisADe CARE 1) which showed that crisaborole ointment, 2%, was well-tolerated in children aged 3 months to less than 24 months with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as eczema. The data from the trial are supportive of the primary study objective to examine the safety of crisaborole ointment, 2%, in this patient population, and are consistent with previous clinical trialmore...
  • 6/28/19 4:05 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that a Phase 3 study to assess the efficacy and safety of intravenous (IV) sildenafil when added to inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) for the treatment of newborns with Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (PPHN) did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint. Treatment with IV sildenafil when added to iNO did not result in a statistically significant reduction in treatment failure rate or time on iNO compared to treatment with iNO alone.more...
  • 6/28/19 10:15 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) will present initial Phase 1b clinical data on PF-06939926, an investigational gene therapy to potentially treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) at the 25th Annual Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) Connect Conference in Orlando, FL. These are preliminary data drawn from a small number of participants in an ongoing study. The primary endpoint of the ongoing Phase 1b study is to assess the safety and tolerability of thismore...
  • 6/28/19 7:33 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has approved ZIRABEV™ (bevacizumab-bvzr), a biosimilar to Avastin® (bevacizumab),1 for the treatment of five types of cancer: metastatic colorectal cancer; unresectable, locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); recurrent glioblastoma; metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC); and persistent, recurrent or metastatic cervicalmore...
  • 6/27/19 4:17 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced the election of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Gottlieb, age 47, was also appointed to the Regulatory and Compliance Committee and the Science and Technology Committee of Pfizer’s Board. Dr. Gottlieb, a physician and medical policy expert, is currently a Special Partner of New Enterprise Associations, Inc.’s healthcare investment team and a Resident Fellow of the American Enterprisemore...
  • 6/27/19 4:15 pm EDT

    Board of Directors approves quarterly cash dividend to $0.36 per share

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Pfizer Inc. today declared a 36-cent third-quarter 2019 dividend on the company’s common stock, payable September 3, 2019, to holders of the Common Stock of record at the close of business on August 2, 2019. Pfizer maintained the dividend from the second-quarter at 36 cents per share. The third-quarter 2019 cash dividend will be the 323rd consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Pfizer. Pfizer Inc. : Breakthroughs that change patients’ livesmore...
  • 6/21/19 10:45 am EDT

    Only once-daily PARP inhibitor approved in Europe for hereditary breast cancer

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the European Commission approved TALZENNA® (talazoparib), an oral poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with germline breast cancer susceptibility gene (gBRCA)1/2-mutations, who have human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-) locally advanced (LA) or metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Patients should have been previously treated with an anthracyclinemore...
  • 6/18/19 10:00 am EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. invites investors and the general public to view and listen to a webcast of a conference call with investment analysts at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The purpose of the call is to provide an update on Pfizer’s results, as reflected in the company’s Second Quarter 2019 Performance Report, to be issued that morning. To view and listen to the webcast and view the Performance Report, visit our webmore...