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PDA initiative connecting drug manufacturers, glass suppliers to make manufacturing great

PDA initiative connecting drug manufacturers, glass suppliers to make manufacturing great

26 May 2017

First initiative is to eliminate visible particles from parenteral products,

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Merck strikes deal with Teijin Pharma for investigational antibody candidate targeting tau

Merck strikes deal with Teijin Pharma for investigational antibody candidate targeting tau

25 May 2017

The addition of this antibody targeting tau will complement Merck’s portfolio of candidates being investigated for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

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Hovione starts clinical trial of its proprietary minocycline sterile ointment to treat a subset of anterior ocular inflammation

Hovione starts clinical trial of its proprietary minocycline sterile ointment to treat a subset of anterior ocular inflammation

25 May 2017

First clinical study using a patent protected minocycline API and formulation developed by Hovione.

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PharmaMar and Eczacıbaşı sign a licensing agreement for Aplidin in Turkey

PharmaMar and Eczacıbaşı sign a licensing agreement for Aplidin in Turkey

25 May 2017

Aplidin is PharmaMar's second most advanced anticancer drug currently under development for the treatment of multiple myeloma and angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma.

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Bioverativ to acquire clinical-stage rare disease biotechnology company, True North Therapeutics

Bioverativ to acquire clinical-stage rare disease biotechnology company, True North Therapeutics

25 May 2017

Strengthens pipeline with lead candidate TNT009 in cold agglutinin disease, a rare and chronic autoimmune hemolytic anemia with no approved therapies.

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FDA approves Kevzara for the treatment of moderately to severely active RA in adults

FDA approves Kevzara for the treatment of moderately to severely active RA in adults

23 May 2017

Kevzara is now available to US patients.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Patheon

Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Patheon

22 May 2017

Patheon provides entry into the attractive, high-growth CDMO market.

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Boehringer Ingelheim inaugurates biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in China

Boehringer Ingelheim inaugurates biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in China

22 May 2017

It is the first and only biopharmaceutical manufacturing site established by a multinational active pharmaceutical company in China.

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Hikma launches generic version on Edecrin in the US market

Hikma launches generic version on Edecrin in the US market

20 May 2017

Product adds to the company's non-injectables portfolio in the US.

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Biogen acquires Remedy Pharmaceuticals’ Cirara for large hemispheric stroke

Biogen acquires Remedy Pharmaceuticals’ Cirara for large hemispheric stroke

19 May 2017

Phase III-ready program complements Biogen’s ongoing development efforts in stroke.

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Irvine Scientific launches new xeno-free medium for hematopoietic progenitor cell culture

Irvine Scientific launches new xeno-free medium for hematopoietic progenitor cell culture

19 May 2017

New medium designed for hematopoietic cell culture for cell-based therapies.

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Merck's CHOZN expression system selected for bi-specific antibody development by SystImmune

Merck's CHOZN expression system selected for bi-specific antibody development by SystImmune

18 May 2017

Accelerates development timelines with faster, easier selection and scale up of clones.

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