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Zydus & Zynesher Complete K-V Generics Acquisition for $60M

Zydus & Zynesher Complete K-V Generics Acquisition for $60M

10 Aug 2011

The acquisition covers K-V Pharma's certain packaging, manufacturing and laboratory facilities, as well as equipment specific to the generic business.

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India's CMO Ipca Acquires UK's Onyx Scientific

India's CMO Ipca Acquires UK's Onyx Scientific

10 Aug 2011

Ipca said its UK subsidiary has acquired Onyx Research Chemicals, the holding company of Onyx Scientific Ltd, a contract manufacturing organisation.

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Unigene & GSK Ink Pact for the Treatment of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women

Unigene & GSK Ink Pact for the Treatment of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women

9 Aug 2011

Unigene will receive up to approximately $2.2 million in milestone payments from GSK to undertake certain development and manufacturing activities.

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NICE Recommends against Novartis Multiple Sclerosis Drug for NHS Patients

NICE Recommends against Novartis Multiple Sclerosis Drug for NHS Patients

9 Aug 2011

The UK's healthcare regulators have recommended against the prescription of Novartis' multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya to NHS patients due to uncertainties over its clinical effectiveness.

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Researchers Work on Improving Influenza Vaccination for Broader Protection

Researchers Work on Improving Influenza Vaccination for Broader Protection

9 Aug 2011

From a public health perspective, an ideal influenza vaccine would protect against multiple strains of the virus, regardless of their hemagglutinin structure.

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Spaulding Clinical & Eurofins Optimed Announce Joint Partnership for Global Studies

Spaulding Clinical & Eurofins Optimed Announce Joint Partnership for Global Studies

9 Aug 2011

The partnership will leverage the strengths of both companies and facilitate collaboration on integrated clinical services to engage pharmaceutical clients who demand a global footprint.

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MolMed Signs with GSK for Gene Therapy Development

MolMed Signs with GSK for Gene Therapy Development

8 Aug 2011

Under the agreement, MolMed will develop a production process for an investigational gene therapy for ADA-SCID, a very rare disease that affects approximately 350 children worldwide.

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US Drug Approvals in 2011 Reach 2010 Total

US Drug Approvals in 2011 Reach 2010 Total

8 Aug 2011

The number of drug approvals is set to increase further, with more than a dozen drug candidates still scheduled for review before the end of the year.

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Pfizer Looks to Sell OTC Version of Lipitor

Pfizer Looks to Sell OTC Version of Lipitor

5 Aug 2011

Pfizer hopes to sell an over-the-counter version of its best-selling drug Lipitor when its generic forms are available in November.

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Vectura Signs Collaboration Agreement for Combination Therapy VR315

Vectura Signs Collaboration Agreement for Combination Therapy VR315

4 Aug 2011

Vectura Group has inked a new US partnership deal for its generic lung drug VR315.

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Merck & Serum Sign for Pneumococcal Vaccine

Merck & Serum Sign for Pneumococcal Vaccine

4 Aug 2011

Under the terms of the agreement, Merck will receive specific rights to market PCV in certain designated territories and Serum will receive specific rights in other territories.

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Acceleron & Celgene Form Collaboration for Anemia Treatment

Acceleron & Celgene Form Collaboration for Anemia Treatment

4 Aug 2011

Celgene and Acceleron will jointly develop, manufacture and commercialize ACE-536, a novel protein therapeutic for the treatment of anemia.

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