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Wednesday, January 09. 2019
  • 21% objective response rate with six confirmed partial responses from 29 evaluable patients
  • 83% disease control rate
  • Safety profile and tolerability of continuous dosing schedule confirmed
Monday, January 07. 2019
Basel, Switzerland, January 07, 2019 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today the unaudited preliminary revenue for the financial year 2018. Total revenue is expected to increase by 31% over 2017 to approx. CHF 133 million (FYR 2017: CHF 101.5 million), with contributions of approx. CHF 82 million (FYR 2017: CHF 52.5 million, + 56%) from Basilea's two marketed products, the antifungal Cresemba® (isavuconazole) and the antibiotic Zevtera® (ceftobiprole). Basilea had guided for total revenue of CHF 120-130 million and contributions from Cresemba and Zevtera of CHF 75-85 million for the financial year 2018.
Friday, January 04. 2019
Basel, Switzerland, January 04, 2019 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that David Veitch, Chief Executive Officer of Basilea, will present at the 37th Annual J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on January 10, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time / 5:30 p.m. Central European Time at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA.
Monday, December 10. 2018
Basel, Switzerland, December 10, 2018 - Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SIX: BSLN) announced today that the sales of the antifungal Cresemba® (isavuconazole) by Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas") in the United States exceeded the threshold triggering a milestone payment to Basilea in the amount of CHF 10 million.
Wednesday, November 14. 2018
  • Late-breaking abstracts on increased cure rates and synergistic effects of combinations with eribulin and gemcitabine in solid tumor models
  • Enhanced survival in a brain tumor model after single agent treatment
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.