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Sinovant Says Antibiotic Effective for Pneumonia; Transfers China Rights to Sumitomo

publication date: May 27, 2021

Sinovant Sciences, a Shanghai biopharma, reported positive topline results from its Phase III bridging study of lefamulin in China adults with community acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP). The trial showed lefamulin was non-inferior to IV/oral moxifloxacin in patients with CABP. In 2017, Sinovant acquired China rights to the anti-infective from Nabriva, a Vienna company, in a $95 million agreement. Sinovant will transfer the China rights for lefamulin to Sumitomo Pharma (Suzhou) along with rights to three other Sinovant candidates. More details....

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