EMD Serono, Inc. / Merck KGaA (EMDSerono)

Oncology Corporate Profile

HQ Location

One Technology Place
Rockland, MA 2370

Company Description

EMD Serono, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. biopharmaceutical industry. The Company has more than 1,100 employees throughout the United States with fully integrated commercial, clinical, and research operations near Boston and headquarters in Rockland, Massachusetts. EMD Serono has more than 30 trials in our global clinical pipeline, focused on developing innovative therapies for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.

Website: http://www.emdserono.com/en/index.html

This company does not have any commercial products
  • Brand
  • Generic
  • Investigational
Brand / Product Class Area of Study Phase Partnership
tepotinibc-Met kinase inhibitorHepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)II
tepotinibc-Met kinase inhibitorNon Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)II
M2698p70S6K & Akt inhibitorVarious cancer typesI
M3814DNA-PK inhibitorVarious cancer typesI
M9831 (VX-984)DNA-PK inhibitorVarious cancer typesI
Beigene-283BRAF inhibitorVarious cancer typesI
M7583BTK inhibitorVarious cancer typesI
M6620 (VX-970)ATR inhibitorVarious cancer typesI
M4344 (VX-803)ATR inhibitorVarious cancer typesI

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Source: http://www.emdserono.com/

Recent News Headlines

Myriad On Genetic Testing For Cancer Risk: Insurance Gap Is A ‘Crisis'

6/6/2016 02:02 pm

(Forbes) June 6, 2016 - Myriad is among several companies that are facing a headwind of resistance from, among others, the insurance industry, which has doubts about the value of testing so many genes.

28 Accredited Cancer Programs Receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

2/17/2016 12:01 pm

(ACS) Feb 17, 2016 - Biannual Outstanding Achievement Award is granted to encourage accredited cancer programs to raise the bar on quality cancer care.

Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida Joins Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance

2/10/2016 11:04 am

(MSK) Feb 10, 2016 - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida announce the beginning of a dynamic and forward-thinking collaboration aimed at improving patient access to the latest and most effective cancer treatment advances and the highest caliber of cancer care.

AACR Provides Thought Leadership to Vice President Biden During Special Session on Fighting Cancer at Davos

1/20/2016 12:00 pm

(AACR) Jan 20, 2016 - Vice President Biden invited leaders from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to provide their thoughts and guidance at today's special session, "Cancer Moonshot: A Call to Action," at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Ariad Snatches CEO From EMD Serono

12/18/2015 05:55 pm

(Boston Globe) Dec 18, 2015 - Cancer drug maker Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Cambridge, which reached a deal earlier this year to remove its founder and longtime chief executive, Friday said it had snatched a top executive from Rockland-based EMD Serono to take the helm at Ariad.

EMD Serono Advances Medical and Scientific Leadership and Entry into Oncology, Appointing Joseph Leveque, M.D. as U.S. Chief Medical Officer

9/29/2015 05:36 pm

(StreetInsider) Sept 29, 2015 - EMD Serono, the U.S. biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt,Germany, announced today the appointment of Joseph Leveque, M.D. as U.S. Chief Medical Officer.

MRI Scans Can Deliver Cancer Therapy

8/18/2015 12:00 pm

(BBC News) Aug 18, 2015 - A hospital scan normally used to detect cancer could be used to steer tumour killing treatments to hard-to-reach targets in the body, say scientists. The UK team at Sheffield University deployed the magnetic power of MRI scans to control the movement of a specially designed injectable cancer therapy.

Hospitals Test Paying Doctors for Performance, But Get Mixed Results

8/17/2015 11:04 am

(U.S. News & World Report) Aug 13, 2015 - It seems like a good idea to pay physicians better when their patients do better, but that may not be the case.

Home Builder Dwight Schar Gives $50 Million to Boost Inova Cancer Center

5/18/2015 12:01 pm

(Washington Post) May 18, 2015 - Inova’s plan to develop a medical campus dedicated to cancer research, genomics and personalized medicine is getting a major boost from someone who knows a thing or two about building.

EMD Serono Initiates Co-Promotion of XALKORI® (crizotinib) with Pfizer in the United States

5/6/2015 03:22 pm

(EMD Serono) May 6, 2015 - EMD Serono, the U.S. biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced it has begun co-promoting Pfizer's anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) inhibitor XALKORI® (crizotinib) as part of its global strategic alliance with Pfizer.

Cancer Immunotherapy 'Has Entered Mainstream'

3/26/2015 11:05 am

(Medscape Medical News) Mar 25, 2015 - Cancer immunotherapy takes centre stage in a series of articles about harnessing the immune system for therapy published March 25 as a special issue of Science Translational Medicine.

Journey Forward and ERS Advance Survivorship Care Planning Through Data Integration

3/18/2015 12:01 pm

(MarketWatch) Mar 17, 2015 - Journey Forward, a leader in survivorship care planning, and Electronic Registry Services (ERS), a leading provider of cancer registry software, today announced a successful implementation that enhances the use of patient data in after-care plans.

Novartis' Jakavi Gets Yes in Europe

3/17/2015 06:04 am

(PharmaTimes [UK]) Mar 17, 2015 - Novartis has been given the green light in Europe for Jakavi to treat a rare blood cancer.

Results of Many Clinical Trials Not Being Reported

3/12/2015 12:00 pm

(NPR/Shots blog) Mar 11, 2015 - Many scientists are failing to live up to a 2007 law that requires them to report the results of their clinical trials to a public website, according to a study in Thursday's New England Journal of Medicine.

Lilly Long-acting Insulin Delayed by Liver Concerns

2/23/2015 12:01 pm

(Reuters) Feb 23, 2015 - Eli Lilly and Co said it would postpone by at least two years the marketing application for its once-daily diabetes treatment to evaluate liver concerns, a delay some analysts said could doom the experimental drug.

NICE 'Sets Price Too High For NHS Medicines'

2/19/2015 12:02 pm

(BBC News) Feb 18, 2015 - The price the NHS in England agrees to pay for new medicines is too high, causing more harm than good overall, an analysis suggests.

How, and Why, Chemists Figured Out How to Unboil an Egg

1/28/2015 12:00 pm

(Washington Post/Speaking of Science) Jan 28, 2015 - The eggs were used as a proxy for a much more serious endeavor: making cancer research more time and cost efficient.

Medicare Unveils Alternative Payment Models

1/27/2015 12:01 pm

(HealthLeaders Media) Jan 27, 2015 - HHS officials highlight a three-year payment reform timeline, which calls for boosting fee-for-service Medicare reimbursements and increasing reimbursements linked to quality and value.

Duke Vice Chancellor Robert Califf Headed to FDA

1/27/2015 12:01 pm

(The News & Observer [Raleigh, NC]) Jan 26, 2015 - Duke University’s Robert Califf will step down as vice chancellor at Duke’s School of Medicine to head the nation’s oversight of drug safety and tobacco regulation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Duke announced Califf’s appointment Monday.

Ovarian Cancer: New Measure of Benefit Proposed

1/8/2015 11:05 am

(Medscape Medical News) Jan 7, 2015 - For patients with ovarian cancer who are in remission, the probability of remaining disease-free improves considerably over time, and conditional disease-free survival might be a good estimate of prognosis for these patients, according to a new study.

FDA Approves Jakafi to Treat Patients With a Chronic Type of Bone Marrow Disease

12/4/2014 10:05 am

(FDA.gov) Dec 4, 2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Jakafi (ruxolitinib) to treat patients with polycythemia vera, a chronic type of bone marrow disease.

Secondhand Smoke in Vehicles Exposes Nonsmokers to Toxic Compounds

11/14/2014 05:05 am

(AACR) Nov 14, 2014 - Secondhand smoke in the confined space of a motor vehicle resulted in exposure to several tobacco smoke toxins, and may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a new study.

Transplant Best For HIV Patients With Liver Cancer

11/14/2014 05:04 am

(MedPage Today) Nov 13, 2014 - Liver transplant is the best treatment option for people with HIV and hepatocellular carcinoma, a researcher said here.

Migration Negation

11/7/2014 06:01 am

(Harvard Medical School) Nov 6, 2014 - Most cancer deaths occur because of metastasis, yet progress in preventing and treating migratory cancer cells has been slow.

EMD Serono Announces Award of $1.3 Million to the Winners of the First Grant For Oncology Innovation

9/29/2014 07:55 pm

(Boston Business Journal) Sept 27, 2014 - EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the winners of the first Grant for Oncology Innovation (GOI), who will receive grants totaling $1.3 million.

EMD Serono Teams Up with Sutro Biopharma to Work on Antibody Drug Conjugates

9/17/2014 05:13 pm

(Boston Globe) Sept 17, 2014 - EMD Serono Inc., a Rockland-based subsidiary of Germany’s Merck KGaA, and Sutro Biopharma said Wednesday that they have agreed to collaborate on developing antibody drug conjugates that target such diseases as cancer.

Merck Serono Initiates Phase II Study of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody MSB0010718C in Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

7/29/2014 06:04 am

(Yahoo! Finance) July 29, 2014 - First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC); mMCC is a rare and aggressive skin cancer lacking effective treatments.

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to Develop Companion Diagnostic Test For Cancer Treatment

7/10/2014 07:00 am

(Ventana) July 10, 2014 - Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a member of the Roche Group, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as EMD Serono in the United States and Canada, to collaborate with Merck KGaA's biopharmaceutical division on the development and commercialization of a companion diagnostic (CDx) for an undisclosed target using Ventana's proprietary diagnostic assays.

Merck Serono and Mersana to Develop Next-Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates

6/24/2014 06:02 am

(Merck Serono) June 24, 2014 – Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck, and Mersana Therapeutics, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., U.S., announced today an agreement to collaboratively develop next-generation antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs).

MorphoSys and Merck Serono Enter Strategic Immuno-Oncology Collaboration

6/12/2014 07:00 am

(MarketWatch) June 12, 2014 - MorphoSys AG and Merck today announced that they have signed an agreement to discover and develop therapeutic antibodies against undisclosed immune checkpoints.