Biotech Lilly to acquire Dermira for $1.1 billion, adding eczema drug to its pipeline By Adam Feuerstein @adamfeuerstein
January 10, 2020
E li Lilly said Friday that it will acquire Dermira, a small biotech developing drugs for chronic skin conditions, for $1.1 billion.
The centerpiece of the deal is the Dermira drug called lebrikizumab that aims to treat people suffering from moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema, a disease characterized by inflamed, itchy, and scaly skin.
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