27-Nov-2014 - Just in time for the holidays, GSK can ‘give thanks’ to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which has approved the $7bn acquisition of Novartis’ vaccine business.
27-Nov-2014 - Recipharm will acquire a facility and add technologies including spray granulation and spray coating as part of a “truly strategic” collaboration with France-based Flamel Technologies.
19-Nov-2014 - UK researchers working with GSK say a newly identified immune cell communication mechanism could explain why some drugs don’t work and drive development of smaller, large molecule meds.
17-Nov-2014 - Investors only back drug innovators because they have to according to Index Venture Management's Kevin Johnson, who says less risky 'first to be second' firms are much more attractive.
17-Nov-2014 - After fending off hostile takeover bids from Valeant for nearly seven months, Allergan is finally agreeing to a takeover, but with Ireland-based Actavis.
14-Nov-2014 - Isis Pharmaceuticals and AstraZeneca have expanded their partnership to develop novel delivery methods for antisense oligonucleotides in order to target the desired tissue more effectively.
12-Nov-2014 - Lack of funding is threatening development of a nasal spray vaccine shown to provide long-term protection for non-human primates against the Ebola virus, the lead researcher told this publication in an exclusive interview.
12-Nov-2014 - Unilife says its 15 year-wearable injector supply deal with Sanofi is “unprecendented” and could result in over $1bn of sales annually for the delivery device maker.
11-Nov-2014 - Transdermal delivery using microneedles is an attractive and feasible administrative route for peptides, according to a Merck & Co. Director.
10-Nov-2014 - Afrezza will succeed where Pfizer's Exubera failed, say MannKind and Sanofi as they prepare to launch their inhalable insulin product.
04-Nov-2014 - Inhaled delivery of the labour inducing peptide oxytocin could help prevent millions of deaths in the lesser-developed countries (LDC), according to a GSK scientist.
04-Nov-2014 - Addicts struggling to kick a meth habit could be helped by gene therapy according to the team behind a US National Institutes of Health funded project.
30-Oct-2014 - Animal astronauts on the International Space Station will test an implant which allows doctors back on earth to deliver drugs by remote control.
22-Oct-2014 - A seasonal flu vaccine taken in the form of an oral solid dose has been found comparable to currently available jabs, according to data presented by developer Vaxart.
21-Oct-2014 - Patients receiving court-ordered treatment can be stopped from secretly spitting out their medicines by formulations which dissolve quickly in the mouth.
14-Oct-2014 - Aesica has turned its back on sterile injectables manufacturing and, in an exclusive interview, told Outsourcing-Pharma.com there is now limited steriles capability in the UK following the exit of other key players.
02-Oct-2014 - Catalent has urged industry and academia to share knowledge about delivery technologies to help improve drug efficacy as it signs a deal to develop ADHD treatments for Cingulate.
02-Oct-2014 - Flexible inkjet printing and personalized medicine will grow the market for orodispersible delivery technologies according to experts at a conference in Germany this week.
25-Sep-2014 - Acorda has gained a pulmonary delivery technology and a GMP manufacturing site in Massachusetts along with a Parkinson’s disease candidate in its $525m (€410m) acquisition of Civitas.
22-Sep-2014 - Telormedix has been granted a European patent for increasing the solubility of its lead bladder cancer toll-like receptors (TLR) treatment Vesimune.
17-Sep-2014 - On the eve of the historical vote on Scottish independence from the UK tomorrow, we take a look at the pharma inventions Scotland gave the world.
16-Sep-2014 - Almac’s subsidiary Galen has licensed UK sales and marketing rights to an emergency pain drug nicknamed the “green whistle” from Australian firm Medical Developments International (MVP).
15-Sep-2014 - Unilife has invested in manufacturing capacity for its drug delivery devices ahead of schedule to support the accelerated commercial launch date of its customers' products.
15-Sep-2014 - Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a microneedle patch that can deliver lidocaine in what they say is a “faster, more effective and painless” way.
11-Sep-2014 - Indian drugmaker Cipla has bought two manufacturing facilities from its contractor Okasa Pharma.
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