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WuXi AppTec expands site in California for pharmaceutical R&D services

WuXi AppTec expands site in California for pharmaceutical R&D services

13 Dec 2018

Expanded facility will establish a center of excellence in screening, discovery biology, pharmacology, and small molecule process R&D including Phase I GMP manufacturing.

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Cambrex expands analytical capabilities

Cambrex expands analytical capabilities

12 Dec 2018

The $1 million investment will assist in getting new products to commercial launch faster.

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MIT engineers repurpose wasp venom as an antibiotic drug

MIT engineers repurpose wasp venom as an antibiotic drug

9 Dec 2018

Altered peptides from a South American wasp’s venom can kill bacteria but are nontoxic to human cells.

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Spanish CDMO working ahead of EU serialisation deadline

Spanish CDMO working ahead of EU serialisation deadline

6 Dec 2018

Company now able to serialise commercial batches manufactured by them for clients; it can also offer standalone serialisation services as an outsourcing partner.

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Fluidic Analytics raises $31m to launch new lab tools and unlock biology behind major diseases

Fluidic Analytics raises $31m to launch new lab tools and unlock biology behind major diseases

5 Dec 2018

The financing will power the global commercial launch of the company's Fluidity One system.

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OnDosis and Recipharm partner to advance a novel treatment regimen for ADHD

OnDosis and Recipharm partner to advance a novel treatment regimen for ADHD

4 Dec 2018

The new treatment will leverage OnDosis’ proprietary technology, which integrates oral drugs in form of micro units and individualised dosing, in a handheld device.

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NIH to evaluate effectiveness of male contraceptive skin gel

NIH to evaluate effectiveness of male contraceptive skin gel

28 Nov 2018

The gel formulation includes the progestin compound segesterone acetate, in combination with testosterone, and is applied to the back and shoulders and absorbed through the skin.

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QPS expands US-based Phase I clinical trial capabilities

QPS expands US-based Phase I clinical trial capabilities

27 Nov 2018

Expansion supports the growing needs of the company's pharmaceutical, biotechnology and CRO partners.

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Grant winners to investigate continuous manufacturing for gene therapies

Grant winners to investigate continuous manufacturing for gene therapies

26 Nov 2018

Cobra Biologics, Pall, and the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult share £1.5 million grant from the UK's innovation agency.

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Proprietary nasal delivery formulation of diazepam reaches NDA

Proprietary nasal delivery formulation of diazepam reaches NDA

7 Nov 2018

The absolute bioavailability of the Valtoco intranasal formulation was 96% of intravenous diazepam in a Phase I cross-over trial.

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Plasticell receives EU funding to advance neurodegenerative disease research

Plasticell receives EU funding to advance neurodegenerative disease research

1 Nov 2018

Th company's CombiCult combinatorial cell culture technology will be used to generate high fidelity, progenitor and terminally differentiated neuronal and glial cell subtypes for incorporation into next-generation models.

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Lonza acquires controlling stake in Octane Biotech to further develop Cocoon autologous technology

Lonza acquires controlling stake in Octane Biotech to further develop Cocoon autologous technology

30 Oct 2018

Acquisition further strengthens Lonza’s commitment to drive the next generation of manufacturing patient-specific and personalized therapies.

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