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October 18, 2017

Lilly and CureVac Announce Global Collaboration to Develop mRNA Cancer Vaccines
INDIANAPOLIS and TÜBINGEN, Germany, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and CureVac AG have announced a global immuno-oncology collaboration focused on the development and commercialization of up to five potential cancer vaccine products based on CureVac's proprietary RNActive® technology. The companies will us...

October 5, 2017

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Rules In Lilly's Favor On Alimta Vitamin Regimen Patent
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has ruled in the company's favor regarding patentability of the vitamin regimen for Alimta® (pemetrexed for injection). In the inter partes review (IPR) proceed...

October 5, 2017

Additional Delivery of Insulin Ready for Distribution in Puerto Rico
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a new shipment of commercial medicines, including more than 36,000 vials and pens of insulin, arrived in Puerto Rico. The delivery by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) includes 3,000 vials for humanitarian distribution and enough commercial insulin to help re-stock operational pharmacies. Lilly's hu...

September 29, 2017

Lilly Announces Senior Leadership Appointments for Finance, Research & Development and Manufacturing
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced a number of leadership changes, promoting several experienced Lilly leaders to executive roles, effective in 2018. Josh Smiley has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer and will become a member of Lilly's executive...

September 7, 2017

Lilly Takes Steps to Streamline Business, Invest in New Medicines and Drive Growth
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced actions to streamline operations to more efficiently focus resources on developing new medicines and to improve its cost structure. Global workforce reductions, including those from a U.S. voluntary early retirement program, are expected to impact approxim...

July 24, 2017

Lilly and Nektar Therapeutics Announce Alliance to Develop and Commercialize NKTR-358, A Novel Autoimmune Therapy
INDIANAPOLIS and SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) have announced a strategic collaboration to co-develop NKTR-358, a novel immunological therapy discovered by Nektar. NKTR-358, which achieved first human dose in Phase 1 clinical development in March of 2017, has th...

July 12, 2017

Lilly Reaches Settlement Agreement in U.S. Cialis Patent Litigation
INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has entered into a settlement agreement with generic companies to resolve pending patent litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia regarding the Cialis® (tadalafil) unit dose patent. This patent was previously set to expire on April 2...

July 7, 2017

UK Supreme Court Rules In Lilly's Favor On Alimta Vitamin Regimen Patents
INDIANAPOLIS, July 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the UK Supreme Court has decided in the litigation relating to alternative salt forms of Alimta® (pemetrexed disodium) that Actavis's products directly infringe Lilly's vitamin regimen patents in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. The UK Supreme Cou...

July 6, 2017

Lilly and Purdue University Announce Strategic Research Collaboration
INDIANAPOLIS and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Purdue University today announced a strategic collaboration to conduct life science research. The five-year agreement, where Lilly will provide up to $52 million, marks Purdue's largest strategic collaboration with a single company. "Pur...

June 21, 2017

Eli Lilly and Company Unveils Expanded Biotechnology Center in San Diego
INDIANAPOLIS, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced completion of a $90 million expansion of its Biotechnology Center in San Diego, California. Lilly's new space will help foster and accelerate the discovery of medicines within the company's core therapeutic areas of immunology, diabetes, oncology and neuro...

June 9, 2017

IDF, in partnership with Lilly, announces second phase of BRIDGES programme funding for translational research in diabetes with focus on secondary prevention
BRUSSELS and INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 400 million people are living with diabetes. In a further effort to help spread lessons learned from clinical research to benefit people affected by this condition, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) have come together for the second pha...

June 8, 2017

Lilly Announces Strategic Collaboration with KeyBioscience AG
STANS, Switzerland and INDIANAPOLIS, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and KeyBioscience AG have agreed to a new collaboration focused on the development of Dual Amylin Calcitonin Receptor Agonists (DACRAs), a potential new class of treatments for metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, the companies announced toda...

June 1, 2017

Derica Rice to Retire as Lilly Chief Financial Officer
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that Derica Rice, executive vice president global services and chief financial officer, will retire at the end of December 2017 after 27 years of service with the company. Rice is also a member of Lilly's executive committee. ...

May 10, 2017

Leigh Ann Pusey Joins Lilly as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications
INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that Leigh Ann Pusey will be joining Lilly as senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications, effective June 12, 2017. She will be a member of Lilly's executive committee reporting directly to president and chief executive officer, David A. R...

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