21-Jun-2016 - Collegium Pharmaceutical has launched the first product formulated using its Deterx anti-abuse technology in the US.
15-Jun-2016 - Eli Lilly is conducting several experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory over the next year – with several implications for pharma back on Earth.
10-Jun-2016 - Replicating secondary structures in viral DNA could be key to developing to faster AAV vector production methods according to UK tech firm Touchlight.
07-Jun-2016 - Cobra Biologics has teamed up with Touchlight to test an AAV vector production platform they claim will make manufacturing gene therapies for trials cheaper and faster.
02-Jun-2016 - The US FDA has approved Probuphine, a subdermal buprenorphine treatment for opioid dependence using Titan Pharmaceuticals’ ProNeura drug delivery platform.
01-Jun-2016 - Roche’s subcutaneous formulation of MabThera is about reducing the treatment burden for patients and not protecting it from impending biosimilar competition, the firm says.
26-May-2016 - The US FDA has voted in favour of two combination type 2 diabetes drugs putting Novo Nordisk and Sanofi head-to-head in a crowded market.
24-May-2016 - Combination therapies and collaboration will be key in curing cancer, according to Pfizer which has seen 'astounding progress' in its immuno-oncology partnership with Merck KGaA.
23-May-2016 - Recombinant albumin supplier Albumedix will help Hebei Changshan Biochem Pharma develop a once-a-week diabetes treatment.
19-May-2016 - Researchers have developed an “easy-to-adopt” process for removing excess additives from injectable drugs.
19-May-2016 - A solid dose version of the acromegaly treatment octreotide developed by Glide Technologies has entered a proof-of-concept study.
18-May-2016 - As “one of the fastest growing areas in pharma,” the demand for finished dosage formulations is having an impact on several aspects of the CMO industries.
18-May-2016 - Pfizer and Anacor Pharmaceuticals have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Anacor for approximately $5.2bn.
17-May-2016 - Biogen has licensed rights use a gene therapy delivery technology from developer Regenxbio.
16-May-2016 - Rumoured IPO-ready Capsugel has added micro-dose capabilities at its facility in Ploërmel, France citing its acquisition of Xcelience as the driver for the expansion.
11-May-2016 - Grupo Ferrer Internacional will acquire Alexza Pharmaceuticals for around $2m, adding the Staccato aerosol system to its drug delivery offerings.
10-May-2016 - Juniper Pharma Services will up its solubility enhancement capabilities through the addition of a new spray-dryer at its site in Nottingham, UK.
09-May-2016 - The manufacturing suspension at a French softgel plant and low demand for modified release tech stunted Catalent’s Q3 2016 results, the firm says.
09-May-2016 - Wave Life Sciences is partnering with Pfizer to develop genetically targeted therapies to treat metabolic diseases.
04-May-2016 - Colorcon is building a film coating production facility in Indaiatuba, Brazil to service markets in South America.
04-May-2016 - The new entity will focus on a haemophilia pipeline utilising the XTEN half-life extension technology, bispecific antibodies and gene therapies.
02-May-2016 - Full production at Catalent’s Beinheim softgel plant has begun five months after the discovery of out-of-place capsules led to French regulators suspending operations.
28-Apr-2016 - Aptar Pharma has launched a new counter technology for metered dose inhalers (MDIs) it says can help enhance patient adherence.
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25-Apr-2016 - GSK has confirmed its new UK plant will continue to supply the US with Ellipta inhalers after capacity at its facility in North Carolina comes online this year.