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NHS Restructuring May Affect UK Pharma

NHS Restructuring May Affect UK Pharma

2 May 2012

An expert has claimed that the NHS overhaul taking place in England will have a knock-on effect on the pharmaceutical industry.

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Mergers & Acquisitions Activity 'Lower Than Expected' in 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions Activity 'Lower Than Expected' in 2011

2 May 2012

The latest report from BioWorld reveals that M&A activity was more subdued than expected in 2011, while the number of biopharmaceutical collaborations declined.

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Acquire EUSA Pharma

Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Acquire EUSA Pharma

2 May 2012

Jazz Pharmaceuticals and EUSA Pharma have announced that Jazz Pharmaceuticals has agreed to acquire the specialty pharmaceutical company for $650 million in cash and a potential $50 million milestone payment.

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UK Pharma Industry to Benefit from First Cloud Service

UK Pharma Industry to Benefit from First Cloud Service

27 Apr 2012

BT's new cloud-based service could help to reduce research costs and accelerate the development of new drugs.

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ARTES Announces Strategic Collaboration Deal for Vaccine Development

ARTES Announces Strategic Collaboration Deal for Vaccine Development

25 Apr 2012

Under the terms of the long-term research collaboration ARTES is responsible for delivery of the production cell lines and processes to Crucell.

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AstraZeneca to Acquire Ardea Biosciences

AstraZeneca to Acquire Ardea Biosciences

25 Apr 2012

AstraZeneca is to acquire biotechnology firm Ardea Biosciences for $1.26 billion. The transaction is expected to complete in the second or third quarter of 2012.

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Nestle to Buy Pfizer's Nutrition Business

Nestle to Buy Pfizer's Nutrition Business

25 Apr 2012

Pfizer has agreed to sell its Pfizer Nutrition to Nestle for $11.85bn.

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Harlan & Ipsen Ink Drug Development Services Deal

Harlan & Ipsen Ink Drug Development Services Deal

25 Apr 2012

The two companies have entered into a three-year programme on the development of early preclinical stage drug candidates.

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India to Further Strengthen Collaboration with Japan in Pharma Business

India to Further Strengthen Collaboration with Japan in Pharma Business

25 Apr 2012

Pharmexcil hopes to get IJPA's assistance in getting appropriate inputs on regulatory requirements and market dynamics in Japan.

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AstraZeneca to Acquire Ardea Biosciences And Lead Product Lesinurad

AstraZeneca to Acquire Ardea Biosciences And Lead Product Lesinurad

24 Apr 2012

AstraZeneca is acquiring San Diego-based Ardea for $32 per share.

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University-industry Partnerships Declined in 2011, ABPI Survey Finds

University-industry Partnerships Declined in 2011, ABPI Survey Finds

23 Apr 2012

An ABPI report has highlighted the importance of partnerships between universities and pharmaceutical companies and called for greater collaboration to maintain the UK's leadership in medical research.

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XTL Biopharmaceuticals Reveals Plans to Acquire Drug Development Company

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Reveals Plans to Acquire Drug Development Company

18 Apr 2012

XTL Biopharmaceuticals, a public company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, has announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire a drug development company.

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