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Quintiles Expands Partnership with Prodia

Quintiles Expands Partnership with Prodia

1 Dec 2011

Jakarta-based Prodia will provide Quintiles with exclusive access to Prodia’s harmonized central laboratory for a two-year period.

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Univar Expands Distribution Agreement with Innophos

Univar Expands Distribution Agreement with Innophos

30 Nov 2011

Univar has expanded its distribution agreement with Innophos to distribute the latter’s full range of specialist phosphates in Turkey.

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Haupt Pharma’s Site in Japan Successfully Inspected

Haupt Pharma’s Site in Japan Successfully Inspected

30 Nov 2011

The Germany-based contract manufacturer's site in Japan was successfully inspected without any significant observation being issued.

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Stevanato Plans Expansion in Mexico & Italy

Stevanato Plans Expansion in Mexico & Italy

30 Nov 2011

The Mexican plant will be capable of supplying enough glass containers, ampoules, vials and cartridges for pharmaceutical use to satisfy North American market demand, as well as South and Central American markets.

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GVK Bio & Moulder Center Ink Drug Discovery Pact

GVK Bio & Moulder Center Ink Drug Discovery Pact

29 Nov 2011

GVK Bio will be responsible for the target validation, lead identification and lead optimization of small molecules in selected therapeutic areas.

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Summit Receives FDA Orphan Drug Status for SMT C1100

Summit Receives FDA Orphan Drug Status for SMT C1100

29 Nov 2011

Summit's DMD therapy has earned the US FDA orphan drug status.

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EU Launches Anti-trust Probe into J&J and Novartis

EU Launches Anti-trust Probe into J&J and Novartis

29 Nov 2011

If the European Commission concludes that Johnson & Johnson and Novartis break European Union anti-trust laws, the EC could impose huge fines.

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U.S. PhRMA Welcomes Russian WTO Accession

U.S. PhRMA Welcomes Russian WTO Accession

28 Nov 2011

Russia’s accession agreement will cause its import duties to fall across the board, and importers of pharmaceuticals will no longer need import licences.

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NHS to Change HPV Vaccine Supplier

NHS to Change HPV Vaccine Supplier

28 Nov 2011

The UK will select Merck's Gardasil vaccine instead of GSK's rival product Cervarix to prevent girls from contracting the HPV virus.

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Provesica Publishes XEN-D0501 Phase 1 Data

Provesica Publishes XEN-D0501 Phase 1 Data

25 Nov 2011

XEN-D0501 is currently being assessed for efficacy in overactive bladder in an international phase 2 clinical study.

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Celldex Presents Data from Rindopepimut Phase II Trial

Celldex Presents Data from Rindopepimut Phase II Trial

25 Nov 2011

Data demonstrated a median overall survival of 24.6 months from diagnosis, which is consistent with the finding of two earlier studies.

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Asahi Kasei Acquires Artisan Pharma

Asahi Kasei Acquires Artisan Pharma

24 Nov 2011

The transaction establishes a U.S. presence for Asahi Kasei Pharma and provides access to the global development and commercialization of ART-123.

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