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Lonza Names New CEO

Lonza Names New CEO

5 Apr 2012

Richard Ridinger has been named chief executive officer of Lonza and will take over the role on May 1.

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Charles River & Metabolon Ink Biomarker Pact

Charles River & Metabolon Ink Biomarker Pact

5 Apr 2012

The cooperation combines Charles River’s preclinical oncology study expertise with Metabolon’s analysis of metabolic data to identify both mechanism of action and biomarkers.

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AKESOgen & London Genetics International Form Alliance

AKESOgen & London Genetics International Form Alliance

30 Mar 2012

The two firms will collaborate to help biopharma companies take advantage of pharmacogenetic solutions, including novel biomarker and assay development services.

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Sinovac Biotech Announces Director Appointment

Sinovac Biotech Announces Director Appointment

30 Mar 2012

Sinovac Biotech has announced the appointment of Mr. Meng Mei as an independent director. The appointment enables Sinovac to comply with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5605 requirement.

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Almac & Affymetrix Ink Distribution Pact

Almac & Affymetrix Ink Distribution Pact

30 Mar 2012

Almac has entered into an agreement with Affymetrix for Xcel Array distribution.

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SCM Pharma Wins Science & Technology Award

SCM Pharma Wins Science & Technology Award

30 Mar 2012

SCM Pharma was named the winner of the Science & Technology Award at the North East Business Award for the UK’s Northumberland and Tyneside region.

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Seaside Therapeutics Obtains Patent for Autism Drug Candidate STX209

Seaside Therapeutics Obtains Patent for Autism Drug Candidate STX209

29 Mar 2012

Seaside Therapeutics has obtained a US patent covering its lead product candidate STX209 for the improvement of social and communication functions in autism spectrum disorders.

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Bayer HealthCare & Tsinghua Expand Drug Discovery Pact

Bayer HealthCare & Tsinghua Expand Drug Discovery Pact

28 Mar 2012

Scientists from Tsinghua University will work with Bayer scientists to solve the 3D protein structure of biological molecular targets as a basis for new drug discovery projects.

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Impax & Tolmar Ink Supply Pact

Impax & Tolmar Ink Supply Pact

28 Mar 2012

The two firms have signed a multi-product deal for the development, supply and distribution of alternative dosage form products.

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Novasep Opens New Facility in China

Novasep Opens New Facility in China

28 Mar 2012

Novasep will expand purification process solutions for biopharmaceuticals including recombinant proteins, peptides and biosimilars, including monoclonal antibodies and insulin, and pharmaceuticals such as optical isomers and certain anti-cancer APIs.

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Roche Once Again Extends Illumina Bid

Roche Once Again Extends Illumina Bid

28 Mar 2012

The hostile approach, which is valued at approximately $5.7bn, will now give shareholders until April 20 to accept an offer of $44.50 per share.

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Daiichi Sankyo Announces New Global Corporate Slogan

Daiichi Sankyo Announces New Global Corporate Slogan

26 Mar 2012

The new slogan 'Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.' will be rolled from April 1, 2012 via corporate advertisements, corporate websites and so on.

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