Merck known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, will hold its third-quarter 2020 sales and earnings conference call with institutional investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 27. During the call, company executives will provide an overview of Merck’s performance for the quarter. Investors, journalists and the general public may access a live audio webcast of the call on Merck’s ...

Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, will hold its third-quarter 2020 sales and earnings conference call with institutional investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 27. During the call, company executives will provide an overview of Merck's performance for the quarter.

Investors, journalists and the general public may access a live audio webcast of the call on Merck's website at https://www.merck.com/investor-relations/events-and-presentations/ . A replay of the webcast, along with the sales and earnings news release and supplemental financial disclosures, will be available at www.merck.com .

Institutional investors and analysts can participate in the call by dialing (833) 353-0277 or toll free (469) 886-1947 and using ID code number 4664137. Members of the media are invited to monitor the call by dialing (833) 353-0277 or toll free (469) 886-1947 and using ID code number 4664137. Journalists who wish to ask questions are requested to contact a member of Merck's Media Relations team at the conclusion of the call.

About Merck

For more than 125 years, Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases in pursuit of our mission to save and improve lives. We demonstrate our commitment to patients and population health by increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research to prevent and treat diseases that threaten people and animals including cancer, infectious diseases such as HIV and Ebola, and emerging animal diseases as we aspire to be the premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company in the world. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube and LinkedIn .

Forward-Looking Statement of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA

This news release of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (the "company") includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. If underlying assumptions prove inaccurate or risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results may differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.

Risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to, general industry conditions and competition; general economic factors, including interest rate and currency exchange rate fluctuations; the impact of the global outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19); the impact of pharmaceutical industry regulation and health care legislation in the United States and internationally; global trends toward health care cost containment; technological advances, new products and patents attained by competitors; challenges inherent in new product development, including obtaining regulatory approval; the company's ability to accurately predict future market conditions; manufacturing difficulties or delays; financial instability of international economies and sovereign risk; dependence on the effectiveness of the company's patents and other protections for innovative products; and the exposure to litigation, including patent litigation, and/or regulatory actions.

The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Additional factors that could cause results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in the company's 2019 Annual Report on Form 10-K and the company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) available at the SEC's Internet site ( www.sec.gov ).

Media:
Pamela Eisele
(267) 305-3558

Investors:
Peter Dannenbaum
(908) 740-1037

Michael DeCarbo
(908) 740-1807

News Provided by Business Wire via QuoteMedia

U.S. FDA Accepts for Priority Review the Supplemental Biologics License Application for Merck's VAXNEUVANCE for Use in Infants and Children

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for Priority Review a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for VAXNEUVANCE (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) for the prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease in children 6 weeks through 17 years of age. The FDA grants priority review to medicines and vaccines that, if approved, would provide a significant improvement in the safety or effectiveness of the treatment or prevention of a serious condition. The FDA set a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), or target action date, of April 1, 2022.

"VAXNEUVANCE has the potential to provide meaningful protection against invasive pneumococcal disease for children and infants by targeting pneumococcal strains, or serotypes, that contribute to substantial disease burden, including serotype 3, and broadening coverage to additional disease-causing serotypes, 22F and 33F, which are not included in the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) currently available for this population," said Dr. Roy Baynes, senior vice president and head of global clinical development, chief medical officer, Merck Research Laboratories. "We look forward to working with the U.S. FDA as it reviews what would be the first new option in pediatric pneumococcal vaccination in over a decade."

Keep reading... Show less

Merck and Ridgeback Statement on Positive FDA Advisory Committee Vote for Investigational Oral Antiviral Molnupiravir for Treatment of Mild to Moderate COVID-19 in High Risk Adults

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics today provided the following statement at the conclusion of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) regarding the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) application for molnupiravir (MK-4482, EIDD-2801), an investigational oral antiviral medicine, for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in adults with positive results of direct SARS-CoV-2 viral testing who are at high risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. The Advisory Committee voted 13-10 that the known and potential benefits of molnupiravir outweigh its known and potential risks for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in high risk adult patients who are within five days of symptom onset. The FDA is not bound by the committee's guidance but takes its advice into consideration.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211130006127/en/

Keep reading... Show less

Merck Announces First-Quarter 2022 Dividend

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.69 per share of the company's common stock for the first quarter of 2022. Payment will be made on Jan. 7, 2022 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 15, 2021.

About Merck

Keep reading... Show less
Love Pharma's Acquisition Will Offer Exclusive Partnership and License with World Renowned University to Conduct Landmark Psilocybin Study

Love Pharma's Acquisition Will Offer Exclusive Partnership and License with World Renowned University to Conduct Landmark Psilocybin Study

Love Pharma Inc. (CSE: LUV) (FSE: G1Q0) continues to prioritize the necessity for clinical validation as a vital step in bringing its products to market.  The Vancouver, Canada-based company, which operates as a specialized health and wellness company that licenses and distributes psychedelic and cannabis-infused products, has established a practice of offering proven products with clinical data, user studies, and scientific research to support its claims.  It's a practice that gives Love Pharma a distinct market advantage over many of its competitors.  And now, Love Pharma is set to broaden that advantage with its recent announcement that the company has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire MicroDoz Therapy, Inc.

The benefit of this acquisition to Love Pharma, its shareholders and worldwide consumers is that the company gains MicroDoz's exclusive partnership with a world-renowned university to conduct a landmark study into the efficacy of psilocybin assisted treatment of cannabis use disorder.  Love Pharma can leverage this relationship to further expand its product lineup, strengthen its clinical validation program, and add to its comprehensive portfolio of intellectual property.

Keep reading... Show less

Merck's KEYTRUDA® Approved in Japan in Combination With Chemotherapy for First-Line Treatment of Patients With Radically Unresectable, Advanced or Recurrent Esophageal Carcinoma

First Anti-PD-1/L1-Based Regimen Approved in Japan for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Esophageal Cancer

KEYTRUDA Is Now Approved for 16 Indications in Japan

Keep reading... Show less

FDA Accepts Regulatory Submission of Supplemental New Drug Application for LYNPARZA® as Adjuvant Treatment in BRCA-Mutated, HER2-Negative High-Risk Early Breast Cancer and Grants Priority Review

First Medicine Targeting BRCA Mutations to Show Clinical Benefit in Invasive Disease-Free Survival in Adjuvant Setting Following Chemotherapy Either Before or After Surgery

AstraZeneca and Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for LYNPARZA has been accepted and granted priority review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the adjuvant treatment of patients with BRCA -mutated ( BRCA m), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative high-risk early breast cancer who have already been treated with chemotherapy either before or after surgery. The FDA has set a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), or target action, date during the first quarter of 2022.

Keep reading... Show less

Top News

Related News