Dec 07, 2016
OTSUKA AND LUNDBECK PRESENT DATA AT ACNP ANNUAL MEETING ON LONG-ACTING INJECTABLE ARIPIPRAZOLE AS A POTENTIAL MAINTENANCE TREATMENT FOR BIPOLAR I DISORDER
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (Otsuka) and Lundbeck presented data on aripiprazole for extended-release injectable suspension for intramuscular use (hereinafter ABILIFY MAINTENA®) in the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder (BP-I) at the 2016 AnnualMeeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) in Hollywood, Florida.
Dec 02, 2016
Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) and Lundbeck Announce National Launch of Education Enrichment Fund
Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) and Lundbeck today announced the launch of the CURE Education Enrichment Fund Scholarship Program, which is a onetime scholarship (up to $5,000) for people who are living with epilepsy, family members and caregivers. These scholarships will help advance the recipients’ personal knowledge in research, health education, advocacy and/or awareness as it relates to their experiences with epilepsy.
Dec 02, 2016
Takeda And Lundbeck Take Innovative Approach To Connecting With People Living With Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
On November 29, 2016 Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) and Lundbeck received a Bronze award at the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) Best of Health Awards in the Consumer, Social Media category for Lighter Blue. Lighter Blue, an online community, takes a unique, empathetic approach to educating about Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in order to help people have informed conversations about their condition with their healthcare providers. The awards are steered by the IPA Healthcare Group, which is comprised of a number of IPA member healthcare agencies who look to identify, develop and promote best practice in the industry, under the umbrella of the IPA, which is a professional body for practitioners in advertising and marketing communications. The Lighter Blue campaign, featuring the cartoon character “Blue” was launched via Facebook earlier this year and has quickly evolved into a large support community for people with depression, fostering intensely loyal members who talk openly, and reach out to support each other. Visit www.facebook.com/LighterBluePage/ or www.lighterblue.com to experience Lighter Blue.
Nov 30, 2016
FDA ACCEPTS FOR REVIEW A SUPPLEMENTAL NEW DRUG APPLICATION TO EXPAND LABELING OF ABILIFY MAINTENA® (aripiprazole) FOR THE TREATMENT OF BIPOLAR I DISORDER
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and Lundbeck today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the expanded labeling of ABILIFY MAINTENA® for the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder in adult patients is sufficiently complete to permit a substantive review and is considered filed. Under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the FDA has set a target date of July 28, 2017, to complete its review.
Nov 16, 2016
Connect 4 Mental Health™ Announces 2016 Community Innovation Award Recipients
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), along with Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Lundbeck, announced the winners of the 2016 Connect 4 Mental Health™ (C4MH) Community Innovation Awards. Amidst a national landscape increasingly focused on lack of access to mental health care, C4MH advocates that change begins at home. C4MH celebrates organizations delivering community-driven, solutions-based approaches that help people with serious mental illnesses.