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Merck And AstraZeneca Amend Partnership, Agree Terms for Two More Years

Merck And AstraZeneca Amend Partnership, Agree Terms for Two More Years

29 Jun 2012

Merck and AstraZeneca have amended their US partnership, giving the latter a 2014 buyout option.

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5 Minutes with Hao Gao, Scientist, R&D, Dow Wolff Cellulosics

5 Minutes with Hao Gao, Scientist, R&D, Dow Wolff Cellulosics

29 Jun 2012

Hao Gao, scientist, R&D, Dow Wolff Cellulosics, believes that customers seek new technologies and designer solutions for a competitive edge and his company is committed to delivering these kinds of tailored solutions.

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FDA Approval of Generic ADHD Drug Hits Shire Shares

FDA Approval of Generic ADHD Drug Hits Shire Shares

29 Jun 2012

Actavis has received FDA approval for its generic version of Shire's Adderall XR, causing shares in the British drugmaker to plummet.

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TaiGen & ZMC Sign Agreement for Antibiotic Nemonoxacin

TaiGen & ZMC Sign Agreement for Antibiotic Nemonoxacin

29 Jun 2012

TaiGen Biotechnology and Zhejiang Medicine Company have agreed terms for the broad-spectrum antibiotic nemonoxacin.

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BRIC Markets Account for 20-30Pc of Pharma Companies' Profits

BRIC Markets Account for 20-30Pc of Pharma Companies' Profits

25 Jun 2012

Cegedim's latest report highlights strategies to boost growth in China and other emerging markets.

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Sales in China's Pharmaceutical Distribution Industry up 23Pc

Sales in China's Pharmaceutical Distribution Industry up 23Pc

25 Jun 2012

China's Ministry of Commerce has published the latest figures on pharmaceutical distribution industry sales.

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Quintiles to Establish HQ And Expand Lab Testing Capabilities in China

Quintiles to Establish HQ And Expand Lab Testing Capabilities in China

25 Jun 2012

Quintiles is investing $14m in a new regional headquarters in Shanghai, as well as expanding its lab testing capabilities in China.

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AstraZeneca Completes Ardea Merger

AstraZeneca Completes Ardea Merger

21 Jun 2012

AstraZeneca has completed its takeover of biotechnology company Ardea Biosciences.

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CellCentric & ZoBio Enter into Partnership to Develop Lead Compounds against Epigenetic Drug Targets

CellCentric & ZoBio Enter into Partnership to Develop Lead Compounds against Epigenetic Drug Targets

21 Jun 2012

ZoBio will use its proprietary TINS technology to screen its fragment library against targets nominated by CellCentric.

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Joint Call for Action to Alleviate Drug Shortages

Joint Call for Action to Alleviate Drug Shortages

20 Jun 2012

An international collaboration is seeking to address drug shortages for patients with blood disorders.

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Valeant Buys Oral Health Specialist OraPharma

Valeant Buys Oral Health Specialist OraPharma

20 Jun 2012

Canadian drug maker Valeant has announced the acquisition of OraPharma.

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Takeda to Cease Distribution of Pfizer Products in Japan

Takeda to Cease Distribution of Pfizer Products in Japan

19 Jun 2012

Takeda is to stop selling 13 Pfizer Inc drugs in Japan.

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