23-Mar-2017 - Imprimis Pharmaceuticals says it is evaluating pursuing New Drug Application (NDA) status for some of its product reformulations through the US FDA 505(b)(2) development pathway.
News in brief
- Cipla targets South African asthma market with breath activated inhaler
- Claris to sell injectable drug business and facilities to Baxter
- Arrowhead fires CSO & Co-inventor of delivery tech responsible for clinical trial abandonment
- Amgen secures a wearable injector deal with Unilife
- MannKind ups Afrezza production but Sanofi says sales are modest
22-Mar-2017 - Pulmatrix Inc has extended its IP portfolio with a European patent for its particle-based drug delivery technology.
update - Epipen manufacturer Meridian Medical Technologies completes investigation
20-Mar-2017 - Mylan subsidiary Meda has recalled a batch of EpiPens in Denmark after reports some have defective auto-injectors.
16-Mar-2017 - Axim Biotech has enrolled patients in its Phase II trial for Canchew Plus chewing gum – a delivery method with a “cumulative effect,” says CEO.
15-Mar-2017 - Heptares Therapeutics has entered into a drug discovery and licensing agreement with Daiichi Sankyo – providing further validation of the company’s structure-based drug design approach, says CEO.
13-Mar-2017 - The US FDA has told Scynexis not to start trials of an injectable formulation of its candidate antifungal Scy-078 after several volunteers developed blood clots during a Phase I study.
07-Mar-2017 - Two Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grants will be used to develop a polio and measles rubella vaccine delivered through microneedles on a sustained-dermal patch.
06-Mar-2017 - Catalent Pharma Solutions has been hired to formulate Nemus Bioscience’s synthetic cannabinoid based chemotherapy induced nausea drug.
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