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GSK delivers double-edged sword

GSK delivers double-edged sword

19 Jul 2017

Company announces investments, the sale of several products and a proposal to close a UK manufacturing site.

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Researchers develop microneedle patch for flu vaccination

Researchers develop microneedle patch for flu vaccination

28 Jun 2017

The patch can dramatically reduce the cost of vaccination, as self-administration can eliminate the need to have health workers oversee the process.

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Takeda terminates plans for Vaxem Hib launch in Japan

Takeda terminates plans for Vaxem Hib launch in Japan

11 May 2017

Discontinuation due to the vaccine supplier’s (GSK) decision to discontinue global production.

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Croda celebrates EXCiPACT Certification across all leading excipient sites

Croda celebrates EXCiPACT Certification across all leading excipient sites

10 May 2017

Status marks the company as the first multi-site excipient supplier to achieve global EXCiPACT accreditation across its production facilities.

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Chemotherapy as a tablet instead of an intravenous infusion

Chemotherapy as a tablet instead of an intravenous infusion

28 Mar 2017

New production method for solid dispersions of docetaxel and paclitaxel.

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Landmark outcomes study shows that Repatha  decreases LDL-C to unprecedented low levels

Landmark outcomes study shows that Repatha decreases LDL-C to unprecedented low levels

17 Mar 2017

Amgen has announced that the 27,564-patient Repatha (evolocumab) cardiovascular outcomes study, FOURIER, established for the first time that maximally reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels with Repatha, beyond what is possible wit...

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Mylan announces global settlement and license Agreements with Genentech and Roche on Herceptin

Mylan announces global settlement and license Agreements with Genentech and Roche on Herceptin

13 Mar 2017

Settlement provides Mylan with global licenses for its trastuzumab product.

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Pharma's most innovative companies; the 2017 ranking

Pharma's most innovative companies; the 2017 ranking

28 Feb 2017

Innovation is being driven increasingly by smaller, possibly more agile, companies.

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Can yeast rise to the challenge of curing cancer?

Can yeast rise to the challenge of curing cancer?

21 Feb 2017

Modified baker’s yeasts cause an immune response and the production of lymphocyte killers, which detect and eliminate cancerous cells.

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Turbofer: innovative formulation for iron deficiency

Turbofer: innovative formulation for iron deficiency

16 Feb 2017

NTC Pharma expands its product portfolio with a new food supplement containing iron pyrophosphate microencapsulated in liposomal form, Turbofer orosoluble granules.

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Molecule shows ability to thwart pathogens’ genetic resistance to antibiotic

Molecule shows ability to thwart pathogens’ genetic resistance to antibiotic

23 Jan 2017

The molecule, which is a PPMO, will likely be ready for testing in humans in about 3 years.

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Selonterra publishes novel proprietary mechanism for APOE4 in Alzheimer’s disease

Selonterra publishes novel proprietary mechanism for APOE4 in Alzheimer’s disease

17 Jan 2017

Therapies targeted at this novel mechanism have the potential for disease-modification because they will address the genetic root cause of AD.

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