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AstraZeneca Canada and Pfizer Canada partner with Quebec government

AstraZeneca Canada and Pfizer Canada partner with Quebec government

26 Nov 2012

The NEOMED Institute is a new public-private partnership between biopharmaceutical companies and the Quebec government.

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Number of temperature-sensitive drugs 'set to increase'

Number of temperature-sensitive drugs 'set to increase'

26 Nov 2012

A growing number of biopharmaceutical products have cold chain requirements, according to IMARC Group's latest report.

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Pharma industry to thrive after 2020

Pharma industry to thrive after 2020

26 Nov 2012

A new report by PwC has highlighted the challenges faced by pharmaceutical companies if they are to succeed beyond 2020.

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Global diabetes drugs market set for 9.7pc annual growth

Global diabetes drugs market set for 9.7pc annual growth

26 Nov 2012

TechNavio's latest report looks at the potential for growth in the diabetes drugs market.

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DBT waiting for nod to set up 2 advanced institutes for research at cost of Rs.600 cr

DBT waiting for nod to set up 2 advanced institutes for research at cost of Rs.600 cr

22 Nov 2012

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is planning to set up two advanced institutes for research including an Institute of Chronic Disease and Biotechnology.

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Commerce minister's intervention sought to stop enforcing barcodes on pharma exports

Commerce minister's intervention sought to stop enforcing barcodes on pharma exports

22 Nov 2012

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Agency (MHRA) is having consultations with the pharma industry and clinical research organisations (CROs) about the European Commission’s proposal to have a new clinical trials regulation.

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Definiens Appoints Dr. Gerald Möller as Chairman of its Supervisory Board

Definiens Appoints Dr. Gerald Möller as Chairman of its Supervisory Board

16 Nov 2012

Definiens AG, the leader in image analysis for Digital Pathology, today announced that Dr. Gerald Möller, has joined the company's supervisory board as an independent member and has been appointed chairman.

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US committee recommends approval of GSK’s bird flu vaccine

US committee recommends approval of GSK’s bird flu vaccine

16 Nov 2012

A US health regulator has recommended the approval of GlaxoSmithKline's new bird flu vaccine.

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World Diabetes Day: 14 November 2012

World Diabetes Day: 14 November 2012

15 Nov 2012

The European Medicines Agency supports World Diabetes Day, which is taking place on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

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Sun Pharma to acquire DUSA Pharmaceuticals

Sun Pharma to acquire DUSA Pharmaceuticals

14 Nov 2012

Sun Pharma will acquire DUSA Pharmaceuticals in a deal worth approximately $230 million.

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Boehringer Ingelheim to collaborate with Molecular Partners

Boehringer Ingelheim to collaborate with Molecular Partners

14 Nov 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim has entered into a manufacturing agreement with Molecular Partners

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A completely new way of delivering anti-cancer drugs

A completely new way of delivering anti-cancer drugs

13 Nov 2012

A completely new way of delivering anti-cancer drugs to tumours, using 'minicells' derived from bacteria, has been tested for the first time in humans and found to be safe, well-tolerated and even induced stable disease in patients with advanced, incur...

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