26-Feb-2015 - Sosei's takeover will not impact Heptares's antibody tech collaboration with Morphosys according to the UK membrane protein specialist.
News in brief
26-Feb-2015 - Valeant has signed a $14.5bn deal to acquire GI drugmaker Salix days after agreeing to purchase Provenge-maker Dendreon.
23-Feb-2015 - ‘Smart’ syringes that can’t be reused should be the drug and vaccine delivery technology of choice for healthcare programmes according to the WHO, which says needle reuse is spreading deadly infectious diseases.
23-Feb-2015 - A potential Type 2 diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk has met the primary endpoint of a Phase II trial and shares of Emisphere Technology, which helped to formulate the oral version of semaglutide, jumped by as much as 70% on Friday.
18-Feb-2015 - Lupin will co-develop a rival to GSK’s Advair in the US and has licensed rights to an inhaled drug delivery tech competitor for Forest Labs’s Aerochamber.
Targeting stem cell cilia could prevent obesity and yield new cancer and arthritis drugs say researchers
17-Feb-2015 - Having shorter hair stops you becoming fat…at least it does if you are a stem cell say researchers who claim restricting the growth of hair-like cilia found on such cells could yield new treatments for obesity.
12-Feb-2015 - Opioid addiction drug Suboxone lost market share in 2014 according to newly independent Indivior, whose management says it is not intimidated by increased competition.
12-Feb-2015 - Enteris BioPharma has broadened its business beyond drug delivery tech licensing and launched a contract API manufacturing service.
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