March 2017 Newsletter

  newsletter | March 2017   issue 56   Who We Are The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines is an organization composed of patients, physicians, pharmacists, biotechnology companies that develop innovative and biosimilar medicines, and others who are working together to ensure that patient safety is at the forefront of the biosimilars policy discussion. It […]

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February 2017 Newsletter

  newsletter | February 2017   issue 55   Who We Are The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines is an organization composed of patients, physicians, pharmacists, biotechnology companies that develop innovative and biosimilar medicines, and others who are working together to ensure that patient safety is at the forefront of the biosimilars policy discussion. It […]

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January 2017 Newsletter

  newsletter | January 2017   issue 54   Who We Are The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines is an organization composed of patients, physicians, pharmacists, biotechnology companies that develop innovative and biosimilar medicines, and others who are working together to ensure that patient safety is at the forefront of the biosimilars policy discussion. It […]

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November 2016 Newsletter

  newsletter | November 2016   issue 53   Who We Are The Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines is an organization composed of patients, physicians, pharmacists, biotechnology companies that develop innovative and biosimilar medicines, and others who are working together to ensure that patient safety is at the forefront of the biosimilars policy discussion. It […]

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May-June 2015 Newsletter

ASBM Survey Shows Latin American Physicians Support Distinguishable Names   As the annual meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA) June 15-18 in Washington DC, John Lewis of ASBM Steering Committee member the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) presented data from ASBM’s physician surveys.    The surveys, of specialists in 11 countries from practice areas in which […]

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April 2015 Newsletter

WHO Meetings in Geneva   ASBM Chairman Harry Gewanter, M.D. and International Advisory Board Chair and pharmacist, Philip J. Schneider, M.S., F.A.S.H.P., jointly presented at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 60th International Nonproprietary Naming Stakeholders Session on April 13 in Geneva. The two provided perspectives from both a physician and pharmacist viewpoint and offered support […]

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March 2015 Newsletter

Labeling Survey Released as FDA Makes First Approval    On March 23, ASBM Executive Director Michael Reilly, presented at “The State of Autoimmune Disease: a National Summit” held at the National Press Club and hosted by the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. During his presentation, he released the findings from ASBM’s new biosimilar labeling survey that reveals […]

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January 2015 Newsletter

State Update   As states are beginning their legislative sessions for the year, there are many biosimilar bills that have been introduced. ASBM supports legislation that encourages open communication between physicians and pharmacists where physicians know exactly which product is dispensed to patients.  We applaud the many states that are including this important provision and […]

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February 2015 Newsletter

State Update   As states are beginning their legislative sessions for the year, there are many biosimilar bills that have been introduced. ASBM supports legislation that encourages open communication between physicians and pharmacists where physicians know exactly which product is dispensed to patients.  We applaud the many states that are including this important provision and […]

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December 2014 Newsletter

FDA Hosts Public Hearing on Biosimilars   On January 7, ASBM members Global Colon Cancer Association (GCCA), Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF) and the Alliance for Patient Access (AfPA) all testified at the FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) public hearing on biosimilars. The patient groups expressed support for the pending approval, but also outlined […]

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