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Debiopharm Signs Licence Agreement with Ascenta for Cancer Drug

Debiopharm Signs Licence Agreement with Ascenta for Cancer Drug

13 Sep 2011

The two companies have signed an exclusive licence agreement for the development and commercialization of a tumours treatment currently in Phase I development.

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India's Aurobindo Forms JV with OJSC Diod for Russian Market

India's Aurobindo Forms JV with OJSC Diod for Russian Market

13 Sep 2011

The joint venture, named Aurospharma, will include a manufacturing facility near Moscow, due to be completed in 2013.

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UK-based Pharma Firms Ink Deal for Cancer Drug Programme

UK-based Pharma Firms Ink Deal for Cancer Drug Programme

13 Sep 2011

Under the agreement, Ark will provide manufacturing and related services to support the development of PsiOxus’ ColoAd1 programme for the treatment of colorectal cancer.

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Sucampo & Numab Enter into Discovery Collaboration for Antibodies

Sucampo & Numab Enter into Discovery Collaboration for Antibodies

13 Sep 2011

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals signs an R&D collaboration deal with Numab for the discovery of antibodies using the latter's high-affinity antibody technology.

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Cuba Distributes First Lung Cancer Vax in Hospitals without Charge

Cuba Distributes First Lung Cancer Vax in Hospitals without Charge

13 Sep 2011

Cuban medical authorities have launched the distribution of CimaVax-EGF, the world's first lung cancer vaccine, in Cuban hospitals free of charge.

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Alchemia Starts Phase II Trial in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Alchemia Starts Phase II Trial in Small Cell Lung Cancer

13 Sep 2011

This study will examine the effectiveness of HA-Irinotecan, which utilizes Alchemia's technology to target the anti-cancer drug irinotecan to the tumor.

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HCN2 Gene Gives Hope to Treat Chronic Pain

HCN2 Gene Gives Hope to Treat Chronic Pain

13 Sep 2011

Researchers has identified a gene responsible for chronic back pain.

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Lung Disease Therapy Esbriet to be Launched in Germany

Lung Disease Therapy Esbriet to be Launched in Germany

13 Sep 2011

Esbriet will be commercially available in Europe for the first time since it was approved by the European Commission in adults for the treatment of mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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BMS Completes Acquisition of Amira

BMS Completes Acquisition of Amira

9 Sep 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb has completed its previously announced acquisition of small-molecule pharmaceutical company Amira Pharmaceuticals.

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HHS Awards $94M to GSK for New Antibiotic Development

HHS Awards $94M to GSK for New Antibiotic Development

9 Sep 2011

GlaxoSmithKline will receive $94m from the US Department of Health and Human Services for a promising new antibiotic research and testing.

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Germany to Invest Billions for Healthcare Research

Germany to Invest Billions for Healthcare Research

8 Sep 2011

The new programme will provide a boost to bringing research results rapidly to market, according to Germany Trade & Invest.

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BioLineRx Signs License Deal for Pain Treatment BL-7050

BioLineRx Signs License Deal for Pain Treatment BL-7050

8 Sep 2011

BioLineRx announced yesterday its worldwide, exclusive license agreement with Ramot at Tel Aviv University for a neuropathic and inflammatory pain treatment.

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