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Fujifilm ramps up Avigan production as Japanese government stockpiles potential COVID-19 therapy

Fujifilm ramps up Avigan production as Japanese government stockpiles potential COVID-19 therapy

16 Apr 2020

Japanese drugmaker plans to meet 100,000 treatment course target by July

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Lupin receives FDA all-clear for Mandideep API manufacturing facility

Lupin receives FDA all-clear for Mandideep API manufacturing facility

15 Apr 2020

Company becomes the fourth Indian pharma firm to secure FDA clearance in the last two weeks

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Alfa Laval launches the first premium separator system for single-use biopharma processing

Alfa Laval launches the first premium separator system for single-use biopharma processing

14 Apr 2020

The CultureOne separator system uses product-contact parts that are replaceable and made from recyclable material.

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CDMO Cambrex completes biopharmaceutical expansion at Durham, NC facility

CDMO Cambrex completes biopharmaceutical expansion at Durham, NC facility

7 Apr 2020

Cambrex has completed an expansion of biopharmaceutical analysis capabilities at its Durham, North Carolina site, the contract development and manufacturing organisation said Tuesday.

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German pharma companies are meeting the corona stress test

German pharma companies are meeting the corona "stress test"

7 Apr 2020

The head of the leading German pharmaceutical industry organization says German firms are working top-speed to find coronavirus medications.

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Novel transfection reagent set to alleviate viral vector bottleneck

Novel transfection reagent set to alleviate viral vector bottleneck

7 Apr 2020

The FectoVIR-AAV transfection reagent achieves large-scale transient transfection resulting in up to a 10-fold increase in AAV functional viral titer yields in suspension cell systems.

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Servier strengthens its R&D pipeline with Symphogen acquisition

Servier strengthens its R&D pipeline with Symphogen acquisition

6 Apr 2020

Symphogen becomes the antibody center of excellence within Servier.

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FDA orders ranitidine withdrawal due to nitrosamine contamination risk

FDA orders ranitidine withdrawal due to nitrosamine contamination risk

2 Apr 2020

US drug regulator, the Food and Drug Administration, has ordered the immediate withdrawal of all prescription and over-the-counter versions of heartburn drug, ranitidine – commonly known as Zantac – after concluding certain products may pre...

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China focused on meeting international API demand amid pandemic, say officials

China focused on meeting international API demand amid pandemic, say officials

1 Apr 2020

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The Future of Medicine: What are the therapies of tomorrow?

The Future of Medicine: What are the therapies of tomorrow?

1 Apr 2020

As biopharma heads towards a new decade, extracting value from innovation remains a key theme in medicines development. However, rather than accepting the traditional model of novel treatments via the R&D pipeline as the innovative focus, the industry ...

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China focused on meeting international API demand amid pandemic, say officials

China focused on meeting international API demand amid pandemic, say officials

1 Apr 2020

China is stepping up its efforts to produce and ship active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), with a focus on meeting international demand, particularly for those showing potential to treat the COVID-19 disease, according to Chinese officials on Tuesd...

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CDMO Ritedose chooses ChargePoint to ensure drug substance mixing process sterility

CDMO Ritedose chooses ChargePoint to ensure drug substance mixing process sterility

31 Mar 2020

The Ritedose Corporation, a contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with a focus on inhalation and ophthalmic products, has partnered with ChargePoint Technology to ensure the sterility of its drug substance mixing process.

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