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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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Merck Serono & F-Star Collaborate for Novel Targeted Biologics

Merck Serono & F-Star Collaborate for Novel Targeted Biologics

8 Sep 2011

Austria's F-Starfor announced yesterday the agreement with Merck Serono for the discovery of new antibody-derived therapeutics against inflammatory disease targets.

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Evotec & Roche Ink Alzheimer's Pact

Evotec & Roche Ink Alzheimer's Pact

7 Sep 2011

Evotec and Roche have teamed up to develop and commercialize MAO-B inhibitor of Evotec for the patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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WHO & FIP Sign Landmark Initiative for Tuberculosis Care Improvement

WHO & FIP Sign Landmark Initiative for Tuberculosis Care Improvement

7 Sep 2011

The WHO and the FIP signed a joint statement seeking to involve pharmacists in tuberculosis care and control.

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Addex Regains Parkinson's Programme Rights from Merck

Addex Regains Parkinson's Programme Rights from Merck

7 Sep 2011

Merck originally licensed the rights to the programme in 2007 in a deal potentially worth as much as $170.5m.

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Pfizer & Sanofi Sign Deal for Generic Lipitor

Pfizer & Sanofi Sign Deal for Generic Lipitor

6 Sep 2011

Pfizer has granted Sanofi a licence to manufacture a generic version of the product and launch it after Lipitor's patent expires in the country on 7 May 2012.

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Oxford Pharmascience Licenses Colonic Drug Delivery Technology

Oxford Pharmascience Licenses Colonic Drug Delivery Technology

6 Sep 2011

Oxford Pharmascience partners with University of London to have the option to license and research an advanced colonic drug delivery technology.

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AstraZeneca's Crestor Fails to Best Lipitor in Study

AstraZeneca's Crestor Fails to Best Lipitor in Study

6 Sep 2011

According to trial results announced recently, Crestor, the statin drug from AstraZeneca, failed to best Lipitor at clearing clogged arteries.

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Pfizer Inks Lease Deal with MIT for New Research Center

Pfizer Inks Lease Deal with MIT for New Research Center

5 Sep 2011

The new research site will be Pfizer’s Cardiovascular, Metabolic and Endocrine Disease (CVMED) and Neuroscience Research Units.

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Pfizer & Dr Reddy's Settle Lipitor Patent Lawsuit

Pfizer & Dr Reddy's Settle Lipitor Patent Lawsuit

5 Sep 2011

Pfizer, the world’s largest drugmaker, settles a lawsuit with the Indian generic-drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories over the cholesterol treatment Lipitor.

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Teva Inks Cancer Pact with UK's Sinclair IS

Teva Inks Cancer Pact with UK's Sinclair IS

5 Sep 2011

Teva has signed an agreement with Sinclair IS to gain exclusive commercialisation rights of oncology medication Episil in Germany, Spain, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.

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