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Immunotherapy combination shows promise in advanced bladder cancer

Immunotherapy combination shows promise in advanced bladder cancer

7 Dec 2016

Combining nivolumab and ipilimumab could provide significant tumour reduction.

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Lonza to divest peptides business and operations in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium, to PolyPeptide

Lonza to divest peptides business and operations in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium, to PolyPeptide

7 Dec 2016

The deal allows Lonza to fully focus on developing its other technologies.

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Reducing risk of contamination on the outside of vials

Reducing risk of contamination on the outside of vials

6 Dec 2016

SP Scientific's whitepaper emphasis the importance of using external washers to remove particles from the outside of vials.

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Drug formulation and delivery expert appointed as Catalent's Director of Global Scientific Affairs

Drug formulation and delivery expert appointed as Catalent's Director of Global Scientific Affairs

6 Dec 2016

Brings specialist knowledge of modified release technologies, polymer engineering and science, solids, liquids, semi-solids, nasal delivery, and the switch from prescription to OTC medications

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Saneca to drive R&D initiative following €1.5 million funding

Saneca to drive R&D initiative following €1.5 million funding

5 Dec 2016

The CDMO’s initiatives include laboratory research for the preparation of APIs, with a particular focus on chiral molecules and emphasis on the principles of sustainable development and ‘green chemistry’.

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Novel nanoscale vehicles for drug delivery

Novel nanoscale vehicles for drug delivery

5 Dec 2016

UCL pioneers the engineering of novel nanoscale drug delivery vehicles, which can be tuned to release a range of cargos.

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Recipharm and Laccure agree commercial collaboration

Recipharm and Laccure agree commercial collaboration

2 Dec 2016

The new product, Laccure Pessary, will be manufactured, packaged and distributed globally from Recipharm’s facility in Karlskoga that specialises in the production of semi-solid products.

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Alvogen acquires leading nasal spray device in Russia

Alvogen acquires leading nasal spray device in Russia

1 Dec 2016

The Dolphin brand is currently the third largest on the Russian market for nasal rinsing.

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LGC accelerates the development of new medicines with extractables and leachables services

LGC accelerates the development of new medicines with extractables and leachables services

1 Dec 2016

As regulatory pressure increases companies are saving time and money with effective extractables and leachables programmes.

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Aptar Pharma nears completion of elastomer component capacity in North America

Aptar Pharma nears completion of elastomer component capacity in North America

1 Dec 2016

The added space will house state-of-the-art clean rooms and integrated best-in-class vision equipment.

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Type 2 diabetes drugs may be a valuable resource in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Type 2 diabetes drugs may be a valuable resource in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

1 Dec 2016

T2DM therapies are capable of modifying the activity of insulin in the brain.

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Smaller companies could carve out a sizeable niche in future influenza vaccines space

Smaller companies could carve out a sizeable niche in future influenza vaccines space

30 Nov 2016

New entrants, as well as smaller companies, will expand the use of cell culture-based manufacturing methods to increase their presence.

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