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Eyeing big niche in obesity, Novo rolls out Saxenda at $1,000 per month

Novo Nordisk says its new drug Saxenda has a niche in the U.S. obesity market. Now, the Danish drugmaker has the chance to prove it. Saxenda is rolling out across the country as we speak, and at a premium price.

Novo opens $100M plant in Russia

A lot has changed in the Russian economy in the two years since Denmark's Novo Nordisk started work on its $100 million insulin plant there. But with the plant's opening Friday, Novo emphasized that it is taking the long view on a market that is much less promising than it was a few years ago.

Novo's Tresiba news injects uncertainty in insulin market, particularly for Sanofi

Novo Nordisk says the FDA has accepted its reapplication of its long-acting insulin Tresiba, setting it up for an October decision and a launch yet this year if approved this time around. Execs at Sanofi will certainly be watching the calendar just as closely given that a Tresiba launch will complicate the French drugmaker's efforts to its new long-acting insulin Toujeo established as the clear successor to aging Lantus.

FDA accepts Novo Nordisk's request for a re-do on once-rejected insulin

Novo Nordisk's comeback plan for the long-acting insulin Tresiba took another step forward, as the FDA accepted the Danish drugmaker's resubmitted application and cleared the way for a potential approval this year.

Novo Nordisk's Tresiba news a black cloud for Sanofi's new CEO

Novo Nordisk will soon resubmit Tresiba to the FDA, earlier than once expected. The escalated timeline provided a substantial boost to Novo's shares, but the news adds pressure to Sanofi's new CEO since Tresiba targets Lantus, the French drugmaker's top seller.

Novo Nordisk speeds back to the FDA with its once-rejected insulin

After a surprise FDA rejection sent it back to the drawing board in 2013, Novo Nordisk is finally ready to resubmit Tresiba, a long-acting insulin with blockbuster potential.

Novo Nordisk unloads autoimmune project to Bristol-Myers

Novo Nordisk, in the process of exiting autoimmune R&D, has found a new home for one of its early-stage programs, handing it over to Bristol-Myers Squibb for an undisclosed sum.

Bristol-Myers picks up an autoimmune project as Novo quits the field

Novo Nordisk, not long for the world of autoimmune R&D, has found a new home for one of its early-stage programs, handing it over to Bristol-Myers Squibb for an undisclosed sum.

Looking at an IPO? Watch shares soar at Novo Nordisk's newly public IT unit

Chalk up another success for a drugmaker setting one of its units free. Novo Nordisk's newly public IT business got off to a flying start Friday, its first day on the Copenhagen stock market, with shares rising by as much as 44%, Reuters reports.

Novo Nordisk set to rake in up to $335M from IT unit IPO

Novo Nordisk has set the terms for the IPO of its IT services unit NNIT. If NNIT prices at the top end of its range when it goes public in the next week or so, the listing could generate up to $335 million for Novo Nordisk.