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Study Focuses on Drug Delivery Innovations

Study Focuses on Drug Delivery Innovations

25 Aug 2011

A study estimates that needle-free drug delivery methods will have annual revenue growth of 15.1% on average from 2011 to 2016 to reach US$6.2bn.

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Takeda Receives Subsidy to Develop Influenza Vaccine

Takeda Receives Subsidy to Develop Influenza Vaccine

24 Aug 2011

Takeda will have a JPY23.9bn (US$312m) government subsidy to develop a new influenza vaccine.

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Par & Intellipharmaceutics Expand ADHD Pact

Par & Intellipharmaceutics Expand ADHD Pact

19 Aug 2011

The two pharma firms have added the development and commercialization of additional strengths of generic Focalin XR for the U.S. market to their existing agreement.

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Boehringer Ingelheim & ProBioGen Sign Licensing Agreement for Antibody Technology

Boehringer Ingelheim & ProBioGen Sign Licensing Agreement for Antibody Technology

19 Aug 2011

Boehringer Ingelheim will apply ProBioGen's technology to enhance ADCC (Antibody-Dependent Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity) activity of antibodies.

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Paladin Labs to Acquire Labopharm

Paladin Labs to Acquire Labopharm

18 Aug 2011

Paladin Labs will purchase drug technology developer Labopharm in a deal valued at over $20.4 million.

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Roche Relaunches Arthritis Drug in UK

Roche Relaunches Arthritis Drug in UK

18 Aug 2011

Roche's Toclizumab is already licensed to treat adults with severe arthritis, but as of today the drug will be available for children.

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Survey Reveals Business Concerns of Healthcare Companies

Survey Reveals Business Concerns of Healthcare Companies

18 Aug 2011

According to the survey, changes in healthcare legislation and reform top the list of business concerns of healthcare companies in the US and Asia.

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Carlyle in Talks to Buy PPD

Carlyle in Talks to Buy PPD

17 Aug 2011

Carlyle Group is in exclusive talks to buy North Carolina-based CRO company Pharmaceutical Product Development.

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Swiss Biopharma 4-Antibody Partners with HGS

Swiss Biopharma 4-Antibody Partners with HGS

17 Aug 2011

Swiss firm 4-Antibody inked a collaboration agreement with Human Genome Sciences for the discovery and development of fully human antibodies.

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GE Healthcare to Buy PAA Laboratories

GE Healthcare to Buy PAA Laboratories

17 Aug 2011

The acquisition expands GE Healthcare’s offering of products and services for cell biology research and the discovery and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals.

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Pfizer Pays Compensation to Drug Trial Victims

Pfizer Pays Compensation to Drug Trial Victims

16 Aug 2011

The company has paid $175,000 to four families in the first of a series of payments as part of an out-of-court settlement reached in 2009.

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Bayer Donates Moxifloxacin to WHO for TB Programme in China

Bayer Donates Moxifloxacin to WHO for TB Programme in China

16 Aug 2011

Bayer HealthCare will support WHO and the Stop TB Partnership in the fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis by making 620,000 tablets of the antibiotic moxifloxacin available to WHO.

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