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World Health Assembly Endorses GVAP

World Health Assembly Endorses GVAP

28 May 2012

Following the approval by the World Health Assembly, the GVAP will be adapted for implementation at the regional and country level.

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PPD Names New CEO

PPD Names New CEO

25 May 2012

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC has announced that its board of directors has named David Simmons chairman and CEO.

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India to Sign MoU with Japan to Facilitate Pharma Exports

India to Sign MoU with Japan to Facilitate Pharma Exports

25 May 2012

Constant interaction with the Japanese local industry association will help the Indian players to understand their market needs and also help to synchronise India's regulatory standards with that of the Japanese.

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Pharma Companies Urged to React to Changing Payment Landscape

Pharma Companies Urged to React to Changing Payment Landscape

23 May 2012

Drug manufacturers that meet new expectations of value in healthcare will have a competitive advantage, says PwC.

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Report Looks at Growing Need for Cold Chain Storage

Report Looks at Growing Need for Cold Chain Storage

23 May 2012

Experts predict that four-fifths of major drug products will require cold chain storage and handling by 2016.

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Osiris' Prochymal Becomes World's First Approved Stem Cell Drug

Osiris' Prochymal Becomes World's First Approved Stem Cell Drug

22 May 2012

Prochymal has become the world's first approved stem cell drug.

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India Emerges as Major Hub for API Sourcing

India Emerges as Major Hub for API Sourcing

22 May 2012

Many Indian API players are well ahead of other countries in filing of DMFs in US and CoS in Europe. With investments in R&D and focus on quality as well as cost, Indian companies have been able to maintain their position in the international market.

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Avalanche & Lonza to Collaborate on Adeno-associated Viral Vectors

Avalanche & Lonza to Collaborate on Adeno-associated Viral Vectors

18 May 2012

Avalanche and Lonza are partnering up to develop and manufacture AAV vectors for the treatment of eye diseases such as macular degeneration.

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Human Genome Sciences Brands GSK Tender Offer 'Inadequate'

Human Genome Sciences Brands GSK Tender Offer 'Inadequate'

18 May 2012

HGS has urged stockholders not to tender their shares to GSK following the pharmaceutical giant's 'inadequate' tender offer.

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Breast Cancer Pipeline Remains Strong, Analysts Say

Breast Cancer Pipeline Remains Strong, Analysts Say

17 May 2012

A new report from Frost & Sullivan has highlighted the unmet need for breast cancer therapies.

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GSK to Fully Acquire Cellzome

GSK to Fully Acquire Cellzome

16 May 2012

GSK took an initial 19.98% stake in Cellzome in 2008 and will now purchase the remaining 80.02% shares in the company.

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IPEC Foundation to Establish IPEC India

IPEC Foundation to Establish IPEC India

15 May 2012

IPEC intends to play an instrumental role in sensitising the Indian excipient manufacturers and exporters about its guidelines which is globally accepted by top regulators across the world.

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