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India & Russia Sign Collaboration MoU for Pharma Research

India & Russia Sign Collaboration MoU for Pharma Research

9 Oct 2011

The collaboration will strengthen the relation between India and Russia at the educational level along with raising the competitiveness of the industry by stimulating the production of innovative medicines.

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PPD to Be Acquied by US Private Equity in $3.9B Deal

PPD to Be Acquied by US Private Equity in $3.9B Deal

8 Oct 2011

Pharmaceutical Product Development is to be bought by US private equity firms The Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman for US$3.9bn in cash.

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Pfizer Signs Licensing Agreement with Puma

Pfizer Signs Licensing Agreement with Puma

8 Oct 2011

Puma Biotechnology will assume sole responsibility for global development and commercialization of neratinib which is being studied for the treatment of cancer.

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Merck Chairman to Retire in December

Merck Chairman to Retire in December

8 Oct 2011

Merck & Co.'s former CEO, Richard T. Clark, is retiring as chairman effective December 1st.

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Evotec Forms Drug Discovery Collaboration with UCB

Evotec Forms Drug Discovery Collaboration with UCB

8 Oct 2011

Evotec AG has entered into a multi-target drug discovery collaboration with UCB in the field of immunology.

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Takeda Completes Acquisition of Nycomed

Takeda Completes Acquisition of Nycomed

5 Oct 2011

Osaka-based Takeda hopes the addition of the Swiss firm will boost Takeda's sales by approximately 30% and move the company to 12th in the pharmaceutical sales table.

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Rexahn Completes Patient Recruitment in Cancer Drug Trial

Rexahn Completes Patient Recruitment in Cancer Drug Trial

4 Oct 2011

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals has completed enrollment for a Phase II clinical trial of its experimental cancer drug Archexin.

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Evotec Takes over Full Ownership of JV in India

Evotec Takes over Full Ownership of JV in India

30 Sep 2011

Evotec has agreed to acquire the remaining 30% of its Joint Venture with DIL Ltd., India for $2.3 million.

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NIBRT Collaborates with GE Healthcare for Novel Analytical Platforms

NIBRT Collaborates with GE Healthcare for Novel Analytical Platforms

29 Sep 2011

The collaboration aims to develop new, robust and reproducible biochemical assays for the analysis of the biological activity of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies.

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Japan's Santen to Acquire French Novagali

Japan's Santen to Acquire French Novagali

29 Sep 2011

Japanese drugmaker Santen Pharmaceutical said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy 50.55 percent of French biopharma Novagali.

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Helsinn Healthcare & Riemser Arzneimittel Expand Licensing Agreement

Helsinn Healthcare & Riemser Arzneimittel Expand Licensing Agreement

29 Sep 2011

Helsinn Healthcare and Riemser Arzneimittel signed an agreement to grant marketing rights in Germany to Riemser for a next-generation treatment in development for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

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AmerisourceBergen to Acquire TheraCom for $250M

AmerisourceBergen to Acquire TheraCom for $250M

28 Sep 2011

Pharmaceutical wholesaler AmerisourceBergen has agreed to buy TheraCom, a subsidiary of CVS Caremark, for $250 million.

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