02-Jul-2015 - Capsugel has pledged to continue investing internally in drug delivery R&D after completing construction of a spray-dried dispersion (SDD) commercial manufacturing site in Oregon.
30-Jun-2015 - Juniper Pharma Services has won a contract to manufacture ‘sono-sensitive particles’ used to aid delivery of cancer drugs into solid tumours for OxSonics.
30-Jun-2015 - Generic juggernaut Teva Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Microchips Biotech to use its implantable drug delivery device to improve outcomes for patients on chronic drug therapies.
29-Jun-2015 - Allergan is set to acquire Kythera Biopharmaceuticals for $2.1bn (€1.9bn) and add the recently approved injectable ‘double-chin’ drug Kybella to its facial aesthetics portfolio.
19-Jun-2015 - A newly identified enzyme that modifies secreted proteins could lead to safer cancer drugs and new osteoporosis treatments say scientists.
16-Jun-2015 - Delivery device maker Biocorp has announced plans to go public and list of Paris’ Alternext market as part of an effort to win more Big Pharma deals.
11-Jun-2015 - Ongoing research on two new drug delivery systems could help clinicians more accurately understand how certain tumors react to different treatments, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association .
09-Jun-2015 - A capsule inspired by the porous structure of seashells has been developed to protect drugs from extreme temperatures and could be used in controlled delivery.
08-Jun-2015 - GlaxoSmithKline is unconcerned about losing its position in the respiratory market as Mylan launches the first generic version of blockbuster asthma product Seretide in the UK.
04-Jun-2015 - MannKind’s CFO has no doubt Afrezza will be a blockbuster despite a slow start since launch and is adjusting its manufacturing network in preparation.
02-Jun-2015 - University of Oxford scientists are saving undeliverable drugs by placing them in gas bubbles for better bioavailability and fewer side effects.
02-Jun-2015 - There is still demand for alternative to injection for insulin despite the subdued launch of Sanofi’s Afrezza, Oramed says as it pushes forward with its oral candidate.
28-May-2015 - Dutch scientists have used 3D printing to produce a protective scaffold that could make cell transplant-based diabetes treatment more successful and eliminate the need for immunosupressive drugs.
27-May-2015 - Novartis has partnered with Google-backed Rani Therapeutics to assess an oral platform which delivers biologics through the intestinal wall using needles made of sugar.
20-May-2015 - Serendex Pharmaceutical is a step closer to developing an inhalable biopharmaceutical for lung disease after adopting stabilising tech from Novozymes.
19-May-2015 - Almac is coupling tiny shark proteins to a cancer-killing warhead to develop an oncology drug, saying their small size makes for easy conjugation.
13-May-2015 - Patheon has sold its Mexican operations to Perrigo for $34m as it looks to transform the Banner business it acquired back in 2012.
13-May-2015 - The EMA (European Medicines Agency) is changing the way it assesses quality of topical drugs for marketing authorisations.
12-May-2015 - Eli Lilly is building a drug delivery and device innovation centre in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
12-May-2015 - Sanofi's inhaled insulin drug Affrezza has generated lower than expected revenue due to marketing delays rather than low demand according to MannKind CFO, Matthew Pfeffer.
07-May-2015 - Vaccines being developed using Catalent's oral Zydis platform would increase compliance and cut costs but Big Pharma is slow to get on board, the firm says.
06-May-2015 - Capsugel says it is bolstering its service to offer specialised dry powder inhalation (DPI) formulations, allowing biotherapeutics to be delivered to the lung rather than by injection.
04-May-2015 - A liquid-gel which solidifies in the stomach could offer drugmakers an effective modified-release delivery option, according to the lead scientist behind the project.
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22-Apr-2015 - Recipharm has begun negotiations to manufacture a prostate cancer drug-device candidate for Swedish pharma firm LIDDS.