October 21, 2017 5:08 AM ET

Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview of Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.

Company Overview

Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. manufactures and markets medicines. The company produces medicines for diabetes, high blood pressure, migraines, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, and rheumatic diseases. It has strategic alliances with Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. is based in Haarlem, the Netherlands. Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. operates as a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.

Waarderweg 39

Haarlem,  2031 BN

Netherlands

Phone:

31 23 515 3153

Fax:

31 23 514 8000

Key Executives for Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.

Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. Key Developments

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. Enters into Clinical Trial Collaboration Agreement with Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. has entered into a clinical trial collaboration agreement with Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. to evaluate Atara Biotherapeutics ATA129, in combination with Merck anti-PD-1 (programmed death receptor-1) therapy, Keytruda (pembrolizumab), in patients with platinum resistant or recurrent epstein-barr virus (EBV) -associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). Under the agreement, the trial will be sponsored by Atara Biotherpaeutics. The Phase I/II trial will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and preliminary efficacy of the combination and is planned for initiation in 2018. This agreement enables both Atara Biotherapeutics and Merck to evaluate Atara Biotherapeutics ATA129, in combination with Merck anti-PD-1 (programmed death receptor-1) therapy.

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