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Busy Servier grabs an option on Celladon's early-stage diabetes work

A busy Servier wants to explore Celladon's technology to see if there are some small molecule applications to diabetes and other metabolic conditions that warrant clinical development.

Servier stages an entry into high-stakes CAR-T showdown with Novartis

The French biotech announced this morning that it will collaborate with Paris-based Cellectis on UCART19, an engineered T cell with a chimeric antigen receptor for leukemia and lymphomas, as well as 5 other such programs. Servier is paying Cellectis $10 million down and up to $140 million per program in milestones in its gamble on the biotech's approach.

Servier offers $483M to buy out other Egis shareholders

Servier owns 51% of the Hungarian drugmaker Egis, and it wants the rest. France-based Servier has offered 28,000 forint per share in cash, or almost $126, for the outstanding stock, putting the deal price at about $483 million.

On a roll, MacroGenics scoops up $10M on tumor drug milestone

Less than a year after striking a $1.1 billion antibody development deal with French drugmaker Servier, the Rockville, MD-based biotech has snagged a $10 million milestone for dosing the first patient in an early-stage study of their tumor-targeting drug MGA271.

Amgen commits $50M-plus in 3-way deal to expand cardiovascular drug pipeline

Amgen continued its deal spree today with a three-way collaboration, in-licensing U.S. rights to Servier's heart drug Procoralan (ivabradine)--approved in Europe but not in the U.S.--along with a second, mid-stage cardiovascular drug while dealing out the European rights to Servier on a heart-failure drug now on the threshold of Phase III studies.

Europe wants more restrictions on Servier's Protelos

Citing heart risks, an EMA committee has recommended further restrictions for Protelos, an osteoporosis drug made by Servier, the company at the center of a scandal in France for off-label use of its Mediator diabetes drug, which also was tied to heart risks.

French drug exec charged with manslaughter over drug safety

For 10 years after the U.S. and other countries had withdrawn the French diabetes drug Mediator from the market because of serious health concerns, authorities in France permitted Servier to continue selling it there. Now that it is a national scandal, authorities have hauled founder Louis Servier into court twice in less than 10 months, this time on charges of manslaughter.

Servier served with manslaughter charge

For 10 years after the U.S. and other countries had withdrawn the French diabetes drug Mediator from the market because of serious health concerns, authorities in France permitted Servier to continue selling it there. Now that it is a national scandal, authorities have hauled founder Louis Servier into court twice in less than 10 months, this time on charges of manslaughter.

Xoma hunts for marketing partner as blood pressure med clears PhIII

Xoma says it hit its primary endpoint in a late-stage test of a blood pressure combo including Servier's perindopril, setting the stage for an NDA as the biotech goes hunting for a partner to market the therapy in the U.S.

MacroGenics banks $20M in potential $1.1B cancer-drugs deal with Servier

MacroGenics has landed another pharma deal. This time, the biotech has sealed a second pact with French drugmaker Servier, which has tapped MacroGenics' Dual-Affinity Re-Targeting (DART) platform in an option-based deal focused on bi-specific antibodies against three mystery cancer-immune targets, the U.S. biotech announced this morning.