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Oct 10, 2019, 09:05 ET Astellas earns spot on Working Mother's Best Companies for Dads List

Astellas earned a spot on the 2019 Working Mother's Best Companies for Dads list for the first time for its leadership in paternity leave and Bridge...


Sep 28, 2019, 02:30 ET Seattle Genetics and Astellas Announce Results from Phase 1 Trial of Investigational Agent Enfortumab Vedotin in Combination with Immune Therapy Pembrolizumab as First-Line Treatment for Advanced Bladder Cancer

Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) and Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., "Astellas") today announced...


Sep 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Astellas ranks in Top 10 of Working Mother Best Companies list

Astellas was ranked in the Top 10 of the 2019 Working Mother "100 Best Companies" list for its leadership in the areas of women's career advancement, ...


Sep 20, 2019, 08:23 ET Astellas Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for XOSPATA® (gilteritinib) as a Monotherapy for Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia with a FLT3 Mutation

Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., "Astellas") announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for...


Sep 18, 2019, 14:00 ET Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office today to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow ...


Sep 11, 2019, 16:00 ET Astellas Partners with MBC BioLabs to Help Pioneering Biotech Start-ups Accelerate Early Drug Discovery and Research Efforts

Astellas Venture Management, LLC (President: Shunichiro Matsumoto, Ph.D., MBA, "AVM"), a wholly-owned venture capital subsidiary of Astellas Pharma...


May 09, 2019, 08:00 ET Astellas' Chelsea Glinski Named a 2019 Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Luminary

Astellas is proud to announce that Chelsea Glinski, executive director, Reimbursement Strategy will be recognized by the Healthcare Businesswomen's...


Mar 28, 2019, 10:40 ET Astellas: Five Consecutive Years of Perfect Equality Scores

For the fifth consecutive year, Astellas has achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's (HRC) annual Corporate Equality Index ...


Feb 20, 2019, 10:00 ET Astellas and WiserCare Announce Collaboration to Improve Patient Experience

Astellas US LLC and WiserCare, a company that develops healthcare decision support solutions, announced today a new collaboration focused on...


Dec 12, 2018, 10:30 ET Astellas Promotes Lei Ding to vice president, Payer Strategy, Contracts, and Pricing

Astellas today announced that Lei Ding has been promoted to vice president, Payer Strategy, Contracts and Pricing. In this role, Ding will be...


Nov 01, 2018, 11:24 ET "Juntos por la misma causa", lanzan campaña para detectar a tiempo el cáncer de próstata en Colombia

Entre los diferentes tipos de cáncer que se presentan en Colombia, el cáncer de seno representa la primera causa de muerte para las mujeres y se...


Oct 09, 2018, 12:32 ET Astellas Details Progress and Commitment to Patients and the Community in the Company's Americas 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report Card

Astellas today issued its third-annual Americas Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report Card. The Report Card, which can be found here, outlines ...


Sep 25, 2018, 10:54 ET Working Mother Magazine names Astellas among 100 best companies in the US across all industries

Astellas was named one of the 2018 "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine for its commitment to establishing a corporate culture supportive...


Sep 24, 2018, 17:15 ET Astellas Farma Brasil named one of the best companies to work for in Brazil

Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB) was recently named one of the Best Pharmaceutical Companies To Work For in Brazil according to Great Place to Work®...


Sep 18, 2018, 16:00 ET Astellas Promotes Geoff Towle to Vice President of Oncology Marketing at Astellas US

Astellas today announced that Geoff Towle has been promoted to vice president, Oncology Marketing, Astellas US. In this role, Towle will be...


Sep 13, 2018, 14:00 ET More than 800 Astellas Employees Volunteer for 16 Community Organizations as Part of Ninth Annual Changing Tomorrow Day

More than 800 Astellas employees joined together across four countries to help their communities and volunteer at 16 local nonprofit organizations....


Aug 23, 2018, 11:30 ET Astellas Promotes Rodrigo Fernandez to Vice President, Latin America

Astellas today announced that Rodrigo Fernandez has been promoted to vice president, Latin America, based in Northbrook and reporting to Percival...


Aug 23, 2018, 11:30 ET Astellas promove Rodrigo Fernandez para vice-presidente da América Latina

A Astellas anunciou hoje que Rodrigo Fernandez foi promovido a vice-presidente da América Latina, reportando à Percival Barretto-Ko, presidente da...


Aug 23, 2018, 11:30 ET Astellas promueve a Rodrigo Fernandez a Vice Presidente, Latino América

Astellas ha anunciado hoy que Rodrigo Fernández ha sido promovido a vice-presidente de Latino América, reportando a Percival Barretto-Ko, presidente, ...


Aug 16, 2018, 16:00 ET Astellas Promotes David Abbott to National Vice President Key Account Management

Astellas today announced that David Abbott has been promoted to national vice president Key Account Management (KAM). Abbott's previous role was...


Jun 29, 2018, 05:29 ET El Premio Astellas Oncology C3 Prize® vuelve por tercer año, enfocado en mejorar la atención y cuidado oncológico en las regiones marginadas del mundo

Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), el subsidiario Astellas Pharma Inc. basado en Tokyo, anunció el día de hoy el lanzamiento del tercer Premio anual de...


Jun 21, 2018, 02:03 ET WFP USA recibe subsidio de Astellas para iniciativa de salud materna en Colombia

WFP USA, una organización sin fines de lucro de los Estados Unidos, ha recibido un subsidio de US$150.000 por parte de Astellas USA Foundation con el ...


May 02, 2018, 03:08 ET Astellas Included in Forbes Best Midsize Employers List for Fourth Year

Astellas was again named one of America's top workplaces by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Astellas appeared among the top 200 best ...


Dec 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Astellas Appoints Anthony Fiordaliso to Vice President, Americas Finance

Astellas today announced Anthony Fiordaliso, M.B.A., C.P.A., has been promoted to vice president, Americas Finance, reporting to Stephen Knowles,...


Dec 04, 2017, 09:00 ET João Carlos de Britto é o novo gerente geral da Astellas Farma Brasil

A Astellas anunciou hoje a nomeação de João Carlos de Britto como gerente geral da Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB). Ele se reportará a Percival...