Tag Archives: Kymriah

Novartis’ slow-rolling Kymriah wins coverage in Japan at $305K: report

After snagging the first Japanese CAR-T approval in March, Novartis has won the go-ahead to sell its groundbreaking med, Kymriah, under the country’s national insurance system. And that gives the brand a chance to boost lagging sales. The Central Social Insurance Medical Council of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has approved coverage of… Read More »

ASH: Gilead, Novartis tout long-term data for CAR-T slow starters Yescarta, Kymriah

SAN DIEGO—Gilead and Novartis are working to ramp up launches of their slow-starting CAR-T drugs, and both companies are hoping longer-term follow-up data will help do the trick. Sunday at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, Gilead’s Kite unit rolled out two-year data from the Zuma-1 study that won Yescarta its October 2017 approval… Read More »