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BioCryst and Presidio call off proposed merger

BioCryst and Presidio call off proposed merger

3 Dec 2012

BioCryst's proposed acquisition of Presidio Pharmaceuticals will no longer go ahead.

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TOT Biopharm opens new production facility in China

TOT Biopharm opens new production facility in China

3 Dec 2012

TOT Biopharm has held an inauguration ceremony for its new factory complex in Suzhou, China.

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Sanofi ranks third on the Access to Medicine Foundation's 2012 ATM Index

Sanofi ranks third on the Access to Medicine Foundation's 2012 ATM Index

30 Nov 2012

Sanofi ranked third among twenty pharmaceutical companies on the 2012 Access to Medicine Index (ATM Index) .

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Report reveals fall in biomarker approval volumes

Report reveals fall in biomarker approval volumes

27 Nov 2012

Amplion Research's latest report looks at approval trends for biomarker-based IVD tests in the US.

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Pharma giants shift focus towards biologics

Pharma giants shift focus towards biologics

26 Nov 2012

Biopharmaceuticals and biologics in particular are coming into their own, according to the latest GBI Research report.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation's Together on Diabetes™ marks World Diabetes Day

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation's Together on Diabetes™ marks World Diabetes Day

20 Nov 2012

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has marked World Diabetes Day and the second anniversary of its Together on Diabetes™ initiative by issuing the initiative's second annual report and awarding two new grants to partners in India.

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Sanofi and T1D Exchange to launch worldwide study

Sanofi and T1D Exchange to launch worldwide study

20 Nov 2012

Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and T1D Exchange, a non-profit organization focused on type 1 diabetes, will collaborate on the TEENs registry study.

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BioCat and ALPCO Diagnostics Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement

BioCat and ALPCO Diagnostics Sign Exclusive Distribution Agreement

20 Nov 2012

BioCat, a distributor of research reagents and cutting-edge technologies in the fields of genomics, proteomics, and cell biology, announces the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement with ALPCO Diagnostics.

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Incyte Wins $50M from Lilly as RA Drug Enters Phase III

Incyte Wins $50M from Lilly as RA Drug Enters Phase III

16 Nov 2012

Incyte won a $50 million milestone payment from Eli Lilly tied to formal initiation of the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) Phase III program for baricitinib, Incyte’s oral JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor (formerly INCB28050).

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Jubilant HollisterStier Wins Parenteral Contracts

Jubilant HollisterStier Wins Parenteral Contracts

15 Nov 2012

Jubilant HollisterStier’s Contract Manufacturing & Services division, a subsidiary of Jubilant Life Sciences, has recently secured more than $100 million in contracts with pharmaceutical companies for the commercial manufacture of multiple sterile...

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Catalent, Cevec in Cell Line Sales Pact

Catalent, Cevec in Cell Line Sales Pact

15 Nov 2012

Catalent Pharma Solutions and Cevec Pharmaceuticals have entered a commercial cell line sales agreement for recombinant human alpha-1 antitrypsin (hAAT).

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Boehringer Ingelheim enters strategic collaboration agreement to support Molecular Partner's proprietary pipeline

Boehringer Ingelheim enters strategic collaboration agreement to support Molecular Partner's proprietary pipeline

13 Nov 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim's biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing business and Molecular Partners have entered into a strategic manufacturing collaboration.

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