Coherus Biosciences

Aegerion appoints Mary Szela CEO

Monday, January 11, 2016

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for patients with debilitating rare diseases, has appointed Mary Szela as chief executive officer and a member of Aegerion’s board of directors. Szela brings 27 years of progressive leadership experience to Aegerion as well as valuable expertise building global billion-dollar brands, such as Humira, and advancing pipeline products in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

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Baxter, Coherus Biosciences collaborate

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Baxter International and Coherus Biosciences, a San Francisco Bay area-based clinical stage, pure-play biosimilar company, have entered into an exclusive collaboration to develop and commercialize a biosimilar to etanercept for Europe, Canada and Brazil. Biosimilars are intended to be used in place of existing, branded biologics to treat a range of chronic and often life-threatening diseases and have the potential to reduce costs and expand patient access.

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