Having previously worked in the European chemicals industry, Dave has been with Generics Bulletin since 2010. Keeping a close eye on deals, corporate strategy and market developments in the off-patent sector, he also brings his background and education in law to bear on industry litigation as well as national legislative and regulatory affairs, with a particular interest in France where he has lived and studied in the past. A regular delegate to generics and biosimilars events and conferences as well as a frequent panel moderator, he maintains close links with industry representatives around the world. He also organizes and judges the annual Global Generics & Biosimilars Awards. In his spare time, he enjoys art and playing the piano.
Latest From David Wallace
Marking a decade since Celltrion’s Remsima version of infliximab became the first monoclonal antibody biosimilar approved in Europe, Kevin Byoung Seo Choi, senior vice president and head of the marketing division at Celltrion Healthcare, talks to Generics Bulletin about the firm’s progress so far and the “room for improvement” that the company perceives in areas such as regulation, market access and pricing, supply chain and procurement – as well as what the future holds for the Korean biosimilars giant.
Fresenius Kabi has celebrated the approval of Europe’s first tocilizumab biosimilar. The rival to RoActemra is expected to be launched later this year under a settlement agreement with originator Genentech.
With multiple generic molecules experiencing treble-digit-percentage price increases in the UK in August, betahistine tablets led the month’s biggest risers, according to WaveData.
Biocon has named Peter Bains as its new group CEO, as the firm’s Biocon Biologics business confirmed that its aflibercept biosimilar to Eylea had become the first to receive a formal European approval.
Alvotech has revealed a US FDA goal date of 24 February 2024 for its refiled AVT02 proposed high-concentration interchangeable adalimumab biosimilar rival to Humira, as the firm provided further details of the resubmission – including an expected facility reinspection.
Amid continuing stakeholder confusion over the meaning and significance of the US FDA’s interchangeability designation for biosimilars, the agency has now recommended omitting altogether details of interchangeability from biosimilar labels.