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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.

Friday, December 05. 2014
  • First commercial launch
Friday, November 21. 2014
Basel, Switzerland, November 21, 2014 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) reports today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public meeting of the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee to discuss the New Drug Application (NDA) for the investigational antifungal isavuconazole, which was submitted by a subsidiary of Basilea's licensing partner Astellas Pharma Inc. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 2015.
Wednesday, November 19. 2014
  • BAL101553 anti-cancer activity in treatment-refractory cancer models, alone and in combination with radiotherapy, presented at EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium*
  • BAL101553 has anti-tumor activity when administered i.v. or orally in
    in-vivo models of human cancer refractory to taxanes and epothilones
  • Combination of BAL101553 with radiotherapy led to profound tumor growth delay
Monday, November 03. 2014
Basel, Switzerland, November 3, 2014 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) reports today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to isavuconazole for the treatment of invasive candidiasis/candidemia, a potentially life-threatening infection caused by Candida yeasts. Isavuconazole has previously been granted orphan drug status in the European Union and the U.S. for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis.

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