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Tuesday, August 14. 2018
  • Total revenue increased by 30% to CHF 59.9 million; 2018 total revenue guidance is increased to CHF 120 - 130 million
  • Royalties on Cresemba sales more than doubled to CHF 10.8 million
  • Clinical oncology pipeline strengthened through in-licensing of phase 2 panFGFR kinase inhibitor (derazantinib)
  • Significant progress made in clinical programs
  • Cash position of CHF 247.3 million
Monday, August 13. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, August 13, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that its partner Hikma Pharmaceuticals LLC, gained regulatory approval for the antifungal Cresemba® (isavuconazole) in Jordan, which is the first approval of the brand in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Thursday, August 09. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, August 09, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today the start of a clinical phase 3 study with its antibiotic ceftobiprole. The registration study evaluates the safety and efficacy of ceftobiprole in the treatment of patients with bacteremia (bloodstream infections) caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
Thursday, July 19. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, July 19, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that it has received a CHF 2 million milestone payment from its partner Grupo Biotoscana S.L. ("GBT"), based on the first regulatory approval of the antifungal Cresemba® (isavuconazole) in Latin America.
Tuesday, June 26. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, June 26, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that the first patient has been dosed in the phase 2a expansion part of Basilea's ongoing phase 1/2a clinical study with its novel tumor checkpoint controller BAL101553, administered as weekly 48-hour intravenous (i.v.) infusion. The study is exploring BAL101553 in patients with recurrent glioblastoma and in patients with platinum-resistant or refractory ovarian cancer to further characterize the safety and tolerability and to obtain efficacy data in these selected cancer types.
Tuesday, June 05. 2018
  • Data support expansion into phase 2a
Tuesday, May 15. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, May 15, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that its partner Hikma Pharmaceuticals LLC has launched Basilea's hospital antibiotic Zevtera® (ceftobiprole) in Saudi Arabia.
Friday, April 27. 2018
  • Dr. Gerrit Hauck appointed as Chief Technology Officer, succeeding Dr. Günter Ditzinger who will take on new responsibilities at Basilea
  • Dr. Anne Stehlin succeeding Dr. Josef Künzle as Head of Global Quality Management upon his retirement
Friday, April 20. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, April 20, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that a broad range of posters and presentations on the antifungal isavuconazole (Cresemba®) and the antibiotic ceftobiprole (Zevtera®) will be presented at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), which will be held in Madrid, Spain, from April 21 to 24, 2018.
Wednesday, April 18. 2018

Basel, Switzerland, April 18, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) reported that shareholders approved all proposals of the Board of Directors at today's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) for the financial year 2017.The shareholders approved the annual report, the financial statements, and consolidated financial statements for the financial year 2017, and approved the discharge of the members of Basilea's Board of Directors and Management Committee. Shareholders also approved carrying forward the accumulated deficit, and re-elected PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Basel, as auditors.