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Conventional wisdom yields conventional outcomes, says 'Brilliant' drug delivery professor

In an exclusive Q&A, nanoparticle pioneer Kathryn Whitehead wishes industry would invest more in delivery vehicles and predicts Alnylam will be first to commercialise an siRNA therapeutic.

Pfizer to pay for clean up

Latest job cuts leave MannKind a third smaller than in 2014, says CFO

MannKind has cut more jobs in efforts to streamline operations, leaving the inhalable insulin manufacturer around a third smaller than this time last year.

US FDA issues alert for sterile products made by Californian compounder

The US FDA has issued a product safety alert and recommended a compounding pharmacy cease manufacturing operations after observing unsanitary conditions at a Californian facility.


NHS rejects suggestion a lack of guidance has slowed biosimilar uptake

The NHS has rejected Napp Pharmaceuticals’ accusation it lacks biosimilar guidance, citing a recently published policy document.

Pfizer hiring 40 at its Lipitor and Viagra API plants in Ireland

Over 40 new jobs will be created at Pfizer’s manufacturing sites in Cork, Ireland, including at a bulk Lipitor facility once earmarked for closure.


UK and India sign agreement to help ensure drug quality

The MHRA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Indian regulators to help ensure the quality of drugs in the UK.

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