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PCI Pharma expands its serialization capability

PCI Pharma expands its serialization capability

8 Mar 2017

The multi-site installations support a variety of drug delivery forms, including bottles, unit cartons and parenteral kits, as well as unit dose wallets and child resistant/compliance prompting packaging.

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BMS appoints Dr Thomas J. Lynch, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer

BMS appoints Dr Thomas J. Lynch, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer

8 Mar 2017

He succeeds Dr Francis Cuss, 62, who will retire from the company.

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Vertex to acquire CTP-656 from Concert Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of cystic fibrosis

Vertex to acquire CTP-656 from Concert Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of cystic fibrosis

6 Mar 2017

Vertex to develop CTP-656 for potential use in future combination regimens aimed at treating the underlying cause of CF.

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CDMO invests in system to boost pharmaceutical formulation development

CDMO invests in system to boost pharmaceutical formulation development

5 Mar 2017

Alcami will use the D8 DISCOVER HTS to add XRD capabilities to their laboratory service portfolio.

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Allergopharma opens new biopharmaceutical production in Reinbek

Allergopharma opens new biopharmaceutical production in Reinbek

4 Mar 2017

Merck's €42 million investment expands the allergies business on a global scale.

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Sanofi Pasteur and MedImmune collaborate on monoclonal antibody to prevent illnesses associated with RSV

Sanofi Pasteur and MedImmune collaborate on monoclonal antibody to prevent illnesses associated with RSV

4 Mar 2017

MEDI8897 has been engineered to have a long half-life so that only one dose would be needed for the entire RSV season.

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Contract manufacturer Pfizer CentreOne expands fill-finish services to its Kalamazoo, Michigan, facility

Contract manufacturer Pfizer CentreOne expands fill-finish services to its Kalamazoo, Michigan, facility

2 Mar 2017

Site provides vial-filling of small and large molecules plus sterile suspensions

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Roquette commits to bioharma market with new products

Roquette commits to bioharma market with new products

2 Mar 2017

Reinforces position as a supplier of excipients and raw materials for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.

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Arquer Diagnostics awarded funding under Innovate UK’s Biocatalyst programme

Arquer Diagnostics awarded funding under Innovate UK’s Biocatalyst programme

2 Mar 2017

Funding will be used to prepare for international clinical study to evaluate the Company’s ELISA-based urine test for prostate cancer.

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Astellas and Affinivax announce worldwide partnership for MAPS vaccine targeting pneumococcal disease

Astellas and Affinivax announce worldwide partnership for MAPS vaccine targeting pneumococcal disease

2 Mar 2017

Affinivax’s MAPS vaccine technology overcomes the limitations of current conjugate vaccine technology, creating a MAPS pneumococcal vaccine that enables broader protection.

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Russia’s pharmaceutical market to double to $39 billion by 2021

Russia’s pharmaceutical market to double to $39 billion by 2021

1 Mar 2017

Government plans to construct 10 factories for the manufacturing of biosimilars by 2020, with an additional investment of $265.3 million.

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Lilly completes acquisition of CoLucid Pharmaceuticals

Lilly completes acquisition of CoLucid Pharmaceuticals

1 Mar 2017

Acquisition enhances Lilly's existing pain management.

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