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Saladax Expands Relationship with BMS

Saladax Expands Relationship with BMS

7 Aug 2012

Saladax Biomedical has expanded its existing relationship with Bristol-Myers Squibb by entering into a Master Early Development Collaboration Agreement.

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Gilead to Collaborate with Indian Partners on Generic Versions of Emtricitabine

Gilead to Collaborate with Indian Partners on Generic Versions of Emtricitabine

6 Aug 2012

Gilead and its partners in India aim to improve access to affordable antiretroviral therapy for HIV patients in developing countries.

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Study Says Generic Medications Saved $1 Trillion over the Last Decade

Study Says Generic Medications Saved $1 Trillion over the Last Decade

3 Aug 2012

The American health care system saved more than $1 trillion through the use of generic medicines over the last decade.

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Patent Expirations Hit Irish Pharma Exports to US

Patent Expirations Hit Irish Pharma Exports to US

2 Aug 2012

The end of patent protection has hit Irish pharmaceutical exports to the US in the first half of the year, new figures show.

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Suzhou Connect Enters Licensing Agreement with Arena

Suzhou Connect Enters Licensing Agreement with Arena

1 Aug 2012

Suzhou Connect hopes to advance novel small molecule compounds for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis.

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Merck Serono Announces Creation of Prexton

Merck Serono Announces Creation of Prexton

1 Aug 2012

The newly founded company will develop the mGluR programs from lead optimization up to clinical Phase I and seek partnership and licensing opportunities for further development.

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'Organs-on-chips' to Accelerate Drug Candidate Assessment

'Organs-on-chips' to Accelerate Drug Candidate Assessment

31 Jul 2012

Harvard scientists hope to develop a unique instrument that will help drug developers to assess new drug candidates.

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Pharma Industry Has 'Significant Pipeline' of New Obesity Treatments

Pharma Industry Has 'Significant Pipeline' of New Obesity Treatments

30 Jul 2012

Many leading pharmaceutical companies are working on new treatments for obesity and diabetes, according to a new Medmeme report.

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Majority of Pharmaceutical Companies 'Worried about Disaster Recovery'

Majority of Pharmaceutical Companies 'Worried about Disaster Recovery'

27 Jul 2012

Health and pharmaceutical companies need to pay more attention to their backup and disaster recovery plans, a survey suggests.

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Merck Signs Deals for Novel HIV Drug Candidates

Merck Signs Deals for Novel HIV Drug Candidates

26 Jul 2012

Merck has signed licensing agreements with Chimerix Inc and Yamasa Corporation for two investigational HIV drug candidates.

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Global Pharmaceutical Industry Calls for Cooperation on Counterfeit Medicines

Global Pharmaceutical Industry Calls for Cooperation on Counterfeit Medicines

25 Jul 2012

Global industry groups have teamed up to tackle the serious problem of counterfeiting.

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US Health Secretary Announces New Public-private Partnerships to Fight HIV/Aids

US Health Secretary Announces New Public-private Partnerships to Fight HIV/Aids

24 Jul 2012

Kathleen Sebelius said a collective response from both public and private organisations is needed to fight the HIV/Aids epidemic.

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