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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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SIRIO Pharma opens multimillion gummy production plant

SIRIO Pharma opens multimillion gummy production plant

18 Oct 2018

The new ‘Centre of Excellence’ already boasts one of the world’s most advanced gummy production line designed to meet demand from global markets.

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New formulation modelling successes using ex vivo tissue

New formulation modelling successes using ex vivo tissue

9 Oct 2018

One study uses the company's proprietary TurChub model, to evaluate the diffusion and subsequent activity of drugs in human nails.

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Three-way collaboration to advance gene therapy

Three-way collaboration to advance gene therapy

4 Oct 2018

Partnership aims to increase the robustness and reduce costs for the manufacturing of AAV vectors.

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New oral treatment for metastatic melanoma receives EU authorisation

New oral treatment for metastatic melanoma receives EU authorisation

24 Sep 2018

Encorafenib in combination with binimetinib demonstrated 14.9 months median progression-free survival compared with vemurafenib monotherapy (7.3 months).

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Plasticell wins military contract to develop regenerative medicines for the battlefield

Plasticell wins military contract to develop regenerative medicines for the battlefield

4 Sep 2018

Company to use its combinatorial stem cell screening platform to develop technologies for the conversion of pluripotent stem cells into platelets.

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New biopharmaceutical testing laboratory to open in Geneva

New biopharmaceutical testing laboratory to open in Geneva

28 Aug 2018

SGS's expansion will enable the service provider to offer a full ICH Q6B physico-chemical characterization of biological products.

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Exosome isolation manufacturing and characterization

Exosome isolation manufacturing and characterization

13 Aug 2018

New service to reliably and reproducibly isolate exosomes from almost any biofluid.

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Oxford Genetics signs major supply and licensing agreement for CRISPR engineered mammalian cell lines

Oxford Genetics signs major supply and licensing agreement for CRISPR engineered mammalian cell lines

8 Aug 2018

Company moves away from manual processing in favour of automated, scalable platforms.

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A new era for migraine patients

A new era for migraine patients

6 Aug 2018

EU approves Novartis's Aimovig, a first-of-its-kind treatment specifically designed for migraine prevention.

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