Coherus BioSciences Company Profile
Coherus Biosciences, Inc., a late-stage clinical biologics platform company, focuses on developing and commercializing biosimilar products worldwide. The companys product candidates include CHS-1701, a pegfilgrastim biosimilar candidate, which has completed a Phase I study for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia; CHS-0214, an etanercept biosimilar candidate, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, as well as to treat ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis; and CHS-5217, a bevacizumab biosimilar candidate to treat metastatic colorectal cancer, nonsmall cell lung cancer, metastatic kidney cancer, advanced cervical cancer, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, and recurrent glioblastoma. Its product candidates also comprise CHS-1420, an adalimumab biosimilar candidate to treat ankylosing spondylitis, Behçet's Disease, Crohns Disease, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ulcerative colitis; and CHS-3351, a ranibizumab biosimilar candidate, which is in preclinical stage for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular, degeneration, macular edema following retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular edema, diabetic retinopathy, and ulcerative colitis. Coherus Biosciences, Inc. has license agreement with Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited; license agreement with Baxalta Incorporated, Baxalta US Inc., and Baxalta GmbH; distribution agreement with Orox Pharmaceuticals B.V.; license agreement with Genentech, Inc.; and license agreements with Selexis SA. The company was formerly known as BioGenerics, Inc. and changed its name to Coherus Biosciences, Inc. in April 2012. Coherus Biosciences, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.