25-Jul-2016 - Subcutaneous versions of its biologic blockbusters - including Mabthera and Herceptin - will help protect against biosimilar competition, says Roche.
News in brief
19-Jul-2016 - Evonik has bought Transferra Nanosciences to expand its injectable drug delivery technology offering.
18-Jul-2016 - MonoSol Rx licenses delivery film tech to MonoSol LLC for non-pharma uses.
14-Jul-2016 - Researchers suggest targeted nanosystem drug delivery could be the key to crossing gastrointestinal tract and blood-brain barriers – a prevailing issue with oral medications.
06-Jul-2016 - A transdermal patch formulation of the most commonly used Alzheimer's disease (AD) drug could be on the market in 2019 - two to three years earlier than expected.
06-Jul-2016 - Japan's Astellas has agreed to carry out clinical trials of a vaccine for serious diarrhoeal diseases which does not need to be refrigerated or injected and is produced in transgenic rice plants.
05-Jul-2016 - Johnson & Johnson has finally announced a launch schedule for its One Touch Via insulin patch - some four years after it was first approved in the US.
30-Jun-2016 - Engineers from the University of Sheffield have developed 3D-printed silk 'micro-rockets' they say could be used to improve drug delivery.
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