Horizon and Rutgers Uni form gene editing partnership partnership

2019-01-29 13:25:15
Horizon Discovery and Rutgers University have announced that they have signed a partnership deal to commercialise a new gene editing technology.The base editing platform modifies genes by creating single point mutations in DNA without making double-s...

Global medicine spend forecast to exceed $1.5 trillion by 2023

2019-01-29 13:24:12
The prediction comes from IQVIA Institute’s ‘2018 Global Use of Medicines: 10 Healthcare Predictions for 2019’ report, after findings showed that global spending on medicines reached $1.2 trillion in 2018, up from $1.1 trillion in 2017 and $1.0...

Lambda buys US CRO to expand in USA

2019-01-29 13:02:19
Indian Contract Research Organizations (CRO) Lambda Therapeutic Research has reached an agreement to acquire Novum Pharmaceutical Research Services, a leading CRO in the USA, in a private transaction.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclo...

Use compulsory license and put ceiling to curb prices of patented medicines: Government panel

2019-01-28 07:33:07
In order to cut prices of patented medicines for cancer and rare diseases, a high-level government panel has made a series of far reaching recommendations including granting "compulsory license" to any Indian pharma company to produce drugs without t...

Study suggests aspirin may help some patients survive head and neck cancer

2019-01-28 07:28:21
Regular use of aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may help some patients with head and neck cancer survive the disease, according to a study led by Professor Jennifer Grandis at the University of California, San Francisco....

FDA Action Alert: Sanofi, Alkermes, Andor and More, Published: Jan 28, 2019 By Mark Terry

2019-01-28 07:19:39
Here’s a look at this week’s calendar for decisions coming down from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Sanofi Pasteur’s Fluzone Quadrivalent Flu VaccineSanofi Pasteur had a target action date of Monday, January 28 for its Fl...

New Vacancies Posted in R&D QA/QC /Sales & Marketing/Production

2019-01-27 15:53:20
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FDA Approves Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb), a Biosimilar to Herceptin

2019-01-26 16:21:40
INCHEON, KOREA – January 21, 2019 – Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb), a biosimilar referencing Herceptin®i (trastuzumab), across all eligible ind...

Does This Salamander Hold the Key to Regrowing Human Body Parts?

2019-01-26 16:19:44
FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 -- Scientists who assembled the genome of a salamander renowned for its ability to regenerate body parts say the achievement could be an important step toward finding ways to regrow human body parts.The axolotl is a salamander w...

Merck and Tencent announce collaboration on intelligent digital healthcare services in China

2019-01-26 16:14:53
erck Group  24 January 2019MerckMerck, a leading science and technology company, signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Tencent, a leading provider of Internet value added services. The collaboration will primarily focus on increasing p...