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Biopharma trials scheduled for oral antipsychotic BL-1020

Biopharma trials scheduled for oral antipsychotic BL-1020

25 Oct 2012

BioLine has announced plans to conduct an interim analysis of current Phase II and III trials of BL-1020, its orally available GABA-enhanced antipsychotic for treatment of schizophrenia. The analysis will take place in the coming months, with a complet...

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DSM and Paranta Biosciences sign biologics contract manufacturing agreement

DSM and Paranta Biosciences sign biologics contract manufacturing agreement

25 Oct 2012

DSM will manufacture recombinant human follistatin at its facility in Brisbane.

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Pfizer to acquire ADHD specialist NextWave

Pfizer to acquire ADHD specialist NextWave

25 Oct 2012

Pfizer has announced its intention to exercise its option to acquire NextWave Pharmaceuticals.

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Confidential pricing agreements reduce impact of low drug prices

Confidential pricing agreements reduce impact of low drug prices

18 Oct 2012

A study by Cutting Edge Information has revealed the importance of confidential pricing agreements when launching a new product.

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Pharmaceutical companies place greater emphasis on patient adherence

Pharmaceutical companies place greater emphasis on patient adherence

15 Oct 2012

There has been a noticeable shift towards ensuring patients get the most out of their medication.

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Dedicated budgets for medical publication teams 'linked to higher output'

Dedicated budgets for medical publication teams 'linked to higher output'

11 Oct 2012

Setting aside a dedicated budget for medical publication tends to be associated with a higher output of manuscripts and abstracts, a report has shown.

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Ferozsons Laboratories, BioGaia to sell probiotic drops and tablets in Pakistan

Ferozsons Laboratories, BioGaia to sell probiotic drops and tablets in Pakistan

11 Oct 2012

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New excipients on show at CPhl Worldwide in Madrid

New excipients on show at CPhl Worldwide in Madrid

10 Oct 2012

New excipients will be on show at a pharmaceuticals event in Madrid later this month.

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BioSante Pharmaceuticals and ANI Pharmaceuticals announce merger

BioSante Pharmaceuticals and ANI Pharmaceuticals announce merger

10 Oct 2012

BioSante and ANI have announced a merger agreement and will form a new combined company.

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Rapid uptake of biosimilars expected in US

Rapid uptake of biosimilars expected in US

9 Oct 2012

Adoption of biosimilars is expected to be rapid in the US - at least in the field of nephrology.

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Takeda to acquire vaccine specialist LigoCyte

Takeda to acquire vaccine specialist LigoCyte

8 Oct 2012

Takeda is to acquire LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals and its norovirus vaccine candidate.

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Big pharma collaborate to speed up drug development

Big pharma collaborate to speed up drug development

3 Oct 2012

TransCelerate BioPharma is a non-profit organisation set up by ten biopharmaceutical giants.

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