Navigation Links
DSP and Takeda Announce the Acceptance of the European Medicines Agency Submission of an Atypical Antipsychotic Agent Lurasidone
Date:10/25/2012

OSAKA, Japan, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. ("DSP") (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan) today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has confirmed the acceptance for review of the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for an atypical antipsychotic medication lurasidone hydrochloride for the treatment of schizophrenia. The MAA was filed by Takeda Global Research & Development Centre (Europe).

Lurasidone, orally administrated once daily, is an atypical antipsychotic medication discovered and developed by DSP with a unique chemical structure as compared to other existing antipsychotic medicines. Takeda entered into a license agreement with DSP stipulating the joint development and grant of an exclusive commercialization right of the product to Takeda in 26 member states of the European Union (excluding the United Kingdom), and Switzerland, Norway, Turkey and Russia in March 2011.

The MAA submission is based on the data from more than 50 clinical trials involving more than 3,800 lurasidone-treated subjects. In phase 3 clinical trials, in which the efficacy and safety of lurasidone in the treatment of patients with schizophrenia were evaluated, lurasidone demonstrated significantly greater improvement versus placebo in the primary efficacy endpoint [Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS)* total score]. The most commonly observed adverse reactions in patients treated with lurasidone were somnolence, akathisia, nausea and parkinsonism. Clinical trials also demonstrated that lurasidone was well-tolerated with minimal impact on weight or metabolic parameters.

"Lurasidone is the DSP Group's core product for overseas expansion, and I am very pleased that we have achieved the important milestone of submitting an MAA in Europe." said Masayo Tada, President and Chief Executive Officer of DSP. "Through the cooper
'/>"/>

SOURCE Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Nycomed, a Takeda Company, Launches Omnaris® Nasal Spray in the UAE for the Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis
2. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Upcoming Poster Presentations of Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) at the Upcoming American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
3. VaxyGen Assay Services, LLC Announces Launch of Custom Bioassay Services and Operations
4. Sequenom Announces Participation at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
5. ACORN Research, LLC Announces Partnership with AdeptBio, LLC
6. GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Nine Month 2011 Financial Results
7. WuXi PharmaTech Announces Third-Quarter 2011 Results
8. Chimerix Announces Late-Breaking Poster Presentation at Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
9. Spherix Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
10. Modern Mobility Aids, Inc. Announces November 30, 2011 Closing of Lumigene Acquisition
11. MedImmune Announces Winners of Its 6th Annual Global Abstract Competition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/15/2014)... PETACH TIKVAH, Israel , Dec. 15, ... BCLI ), a leading developer of adult stem cell ... Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Ltd. was awarded a grant of ... Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS).  This is the ... grant support from the Office of the Chief Scientist, ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... -- GlassesOff Inc. (OTCBB: GLSO) announced today the appointment of ... of the Company,s Board of Directors. Mr. ... CEO until its acquisition by Stanley Black ... as the inventor of the first Wi-Fi-based Active RFID ... RFID solutions focused on improving operational efficiency, safety and ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014  Ascendis Pharma A/S, ... technology to address significant unmet medical needs, today ... Phase 2 pediatric study to evaluate once-weekly TransCon ... or GHD.  This interim analysis consists of 25 ... enrollment in the study, completing all six months ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... /CNW/ - MaRS and Virgin Unite Canada, the non-profit foundation ... forces to support Canadian entrepreneurs tackling social and environmental challenges. ... at the MaRS Centre to announce the new partnership, which ... This fund has $1 million in seed capital provided by ... Mindset Social Innovation Foundation, founded by Alison Lawton . ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BrainStorm Receives $1,100,000 for its 8th Annual Non-Dilutive Grant from Israel's Chief Scientist Office 2BrainStorm Receives $1,100,000 for its 8th Annual Non-Dilutive Grant from Israel's Chief Scientist Office 3AeroScout Founder Joins GlassesOff's Board of Directors 2AeroScout Founder Joins GlassesOff's Board of Directors 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 2Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 4MaRS and Virgin Unite partner to invest in business as a force for good 2MaRS and Virgin Unite partner to invest in business as a force for good 3
... July 7 Neurobiological,Technologies, Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: NTII ... executive officer (CEO), has announced his,intent to retire on ... to serve on the Board. Mr. Freiman is the ... California., Mr. Freiman is retiring after 11 years ...
... Pharmaceuticals,Inc. ("Angiotech") (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP), ... announced the commencement,of a cash tender offer of ... amount that will result in an aggregate purchase ... Tender Premiums" listed in the,table below) of $165 ...
... and PHILADELPHIA, July 4 ,Shire Limited (LSE:SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), ... earnings on,Thursday 31 July 2008, Results press ... BST / 07:00 EDT Investor meeting and conference ... Investor & Analyst meeting and conference call:, Angus ...
Cached Biology Technology:Neurobiological Technologies' CEO to Retire on December 31, 2008 2Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 2Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 3Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 4Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 5Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 6Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 7Angiotech To Commence Cash Tender Offer for Senior Floating Rate Notes Due 2013 and 7.75% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2014 8Shire Ltd - Second Quarter 2008 Results Date Notification - 31 July 2008 2
(Date:12/11/2014)... , Dec. 10, 2014  Data Sciences ... monitoring, has released a new series of digital ... preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, part of the ... collect the best possible physiologic data when incorporating ... Adding functional endpoints to toxicology studies has evolved ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... , Dec. 9, 2014 CIE San ... catalyst that provides the connective tissue that enhances care ... them to easily share client-level information; earned a second ... expand to organizations serving seniors aging in community and; ... partner on December 11 th 4-6p. ...
(Date:12/5/2014)... Dec. 4, 2014  Tute Genomics, a leader in ... in Series A1 funding led by UK-based Eurovestech. Peak ... in the investment round. "We are at ... adopts next-generation sequencing and seeks new approaches for the ... Robison , MD MBA, and CEO of Tute Genomics. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 2Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 3Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 4Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3
... oceanographers including a researcher from Scripps Institution of Oceanography ... of tropical oceans are expanding as the oceans warm, ... marine organisms can live or enter in search of ... Stramma from the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) ...
... potential of biochar, or charcoal made from biological tissues (e.g., ... in the soil. This is because charcoal is carbon-rich and ... years. This has led to the suggestion being seriously considered ... large quantities and stored in soils. This would in turn ...
... University of Florida researchers have identified a drug ... and in a remarkable finding prevents damage ... hypertension. The findings, which appear in todays (May ... could lead to a new class of antihypertensive drugs ...
Cached Biology News:Oxygen depletion: A new form of ocean habitat loss 2Limitations of charcoal as an effective carbon sink 2UF scientists discover compound that could lead to new blood pressure drugs 2UF scientists discover compound that could lead to new blood pressure drugs 3
... for western blots ,• Optically clear plastic ... staining western blots. The reduced size (60 ... disposable tray requires less dye and antibodies ... the user. Pour spouts in each corner ...
... pLivSelect is a ... for recombinant identification. Recombinant ... colony survival, eliminating the ... screening. This quick and ...
... Qentix Western Blot Signal Enhancer does for enzyme-/substrate-based ... it increases the signal up to 10-fold ... minutes., ,The Western Blot Signal Enhancer membrane ... be added to your current Western blotting ...
... Solid phase extraction through columns is ... range of applications. Typical applications are in ... in diagnostics, or compound purification in chemical ... fully automated on the Genesis series instruments ...
Biology Products: