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Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: BSLN). Through its fully integrated research and development operations the company focuses on the development of innovative antibiotics, antifungals and oncology drugs, targeting the medical challenge of resistance and non-response to current treatment options.

 
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Thursday, July 30. 2015
 
Basel, Switzerland, July 30, 2015 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today topline results from the phase 3 ACTIVE study. The randomized double-blind study evaluated the efficacy and safety of intravenously (i.v.) and orally administered isavuconazole versus a regimen of i.v. caspofungin followed by oral voriconazole, as a potential treatment for adults with candidemia and other invasive Candida infections.
 
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Friday, July 24. 2015
 
Basel, Switzerland, July 24, 2015 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency adopted a positive opinion recommending the approval of isavuconazole for the treatment of adult patients with invasive aspergillosis and adult patients with mucormycosis for whom amphotericin B is inappropriate. Invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis are life-threatening fungal infections predominantly occurring in cancer and other immuno­compromised patients. Isavuconazole will be marketed under the trade name of CRESEMBA® if approved in the European Union.
 
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Thursday, June 25. 2015
 
Basel, Switzerland, June 25, 2015 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today the start of a clinical phase 1/2a study with an oral formulation of its anti-cancer drug candidate BAL101553. BAL101553 is a microtubule-destabilizing small molecule, acting as tumor checkpoint controller (TCC) as it promotes tumor cell death through activation of an important checkpoint in cell proliferation.
 
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Monday, May 04. 2015
 
Basel, Switzerland, May 4, 2015 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) reported today the start of a clinical phase 1 study with the orally administered investigational drug BAL3833/CCT3833 in patients with advanced solid tumors. BAL3833/CCT3833 is the lead compound of a series of small molecule panRAF inhibitors recently in-licensed by Basilea.
 
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