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Despite initial underwhelming competitive data on the cancer target, Merck said it is expanding its investment behind its anti-TIGIT drug vibostolimab. Roche updated investors on its program too.
Pfizer expects Comirnaty and Paxlovid revenues to be drastically lower this year after pushing 2022 revenues over $100bn. Management said 2023 would be a transition year for the company.
US president Mark Reisenauer talked to Scrip about the company's next growth drivers, including fezolinetant for vasomotor symptoms and zolbetuximab for gastric cancer.
Bayer pharmaceuticals executive Marianne De Backer will succeed Scangos at Vir, tasked with advancing several mid-stage programs in areas like hepatitis B and influenza to late-stage development.
The company's 2023 revenue guidance calls for 4.5%-5.5% growth, taking into account ongoing macroeconomic uncertainty and inflationary pressures.
Industry leaders are concerned about the outlook for small molecule drugs in particular, but execs at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference were also optimistic there could be chances to shape the implementation of certain policies.