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25-Mar-2015 - Sourcing human beta cells may soon no longer be a challenge for AstraZeneca diabetes researchers thanks to a new partnership with stem cell scientists at Harvard University.
25-Mar-2015 - Novasep and Lonza will both make the API for Celladon's heart attack therapy, Mydicar.
24-Mar-2015 - Demand for pensioner friendly pills will be an important growth driver for the drug excipients sector according to new analysis.
20-Mar-2015 - Eli Lilly and China biotech Innovent Biologics will collaborate to develop at least three cancer treatments over the next decade.
17-Mar-2015 - NSF International has published a new standard and developed an auditing program that can help pharma companies verify regulatory compliance and strengthen safety and quality across their excipient supply chain.
16-Mar-2015 - Porton Fine Chemicals will buy fellow China-based firm Jiangxi Dongbang Pharmaceutical adding intermediates for antivirals and cholesterol busters to its portfolio.
12-Mar-2015 - The FDA has tested hundreds of creatively named bogus supplements and found they contain hidden APIs. Take in-Pharmatechnologist.com's quiz and tell us which name is your favourite.
11-Mar-2015 - Following its three acquisitions over the last year, AMRI is now looking to extend its footprint into India further with the acquisition of a FDA-approved API site, William Marth, president and CEO of AMRI, told attendees at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday.
11-Mar-2015 - API- and catalyst-maker Johnson Matthey has built high containment facilities for potent products at its site in Edinburgh, Scotland.
10-Mar-2015 - J&J unit McNeil-PPC has admitted breaking US law by selling contaminated liquid medications, including Infants’ Tylenol and Children’s Motrin, deemed adulterated under the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA).
10-Mar-2015 - Pfizer will continue to make Lipitor at its plant in Little Island, Ireland after an increase in demand for the cholesterol buster.
09-Mar-2015 - Tests show Viagra and Cialis APIs present in over 100 brands of bogus ‘sexual enhancement’ pill.
05-Mar-2015 - Irix Pharmaceuticals will cater for North American customers’ desire for local supply according to Patheon, which says it plans to retain the API firm’s 180 staff.
04-Mar-2015 - As many as 450 API and intermediate suppliers in India's newest State - Telangana – need to log their changed addresses with the EDQM before August.
04-Mar-2015 - Patheon has bought hard-to-manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) specialist, Irix Pharmaceuticals.
04-Mar-2015 - US fighter jet firm Lockheed Martin has agreed to sell a satellite production plant in Newtown, Pennsylvania to drugmaker KVK-Tech.
04-Mar-2015 - AstraZeneca will spend $40m spinning out its antibiotics R&D business into a separate subsidiary, saying the move will let it focus on its core disease areas.
25-Feb-2015 - Apax Partners says workers' unions have backed its plan to buy a controlling stake in chemical distributor Azelis from fellow private equity firm 3i.
25-Feb-2015 - Shire has acquired privately-held Meritage for an upfront fee of $70m and additional contingent payments based on the achievement of development and regulatory milestones.
24-Feb-2015 - The HIV drug API efaverinz could be made faster and more cheaply using continuous manufacturing according to the German team behind a new ‘assembly line’ production method.
23-Feb-2015 - An API and intermediates plant set up by Granules India and Ajinomoto Omnichem is a step closer to opening after an offical inauguration ceremony last week.
19-Feb-2015 - The Indian Government wants to build API production capacity and revive state run manufacturer Hindustan Antibiotics to cut reliance on Chinese imports.
19-Feb-2015 - The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas (IPEC) is raising concerns with the US FDA over ANDA (abbreviated new drug application) guidance related to excipients.
18-Feb-2015 - SGS will soon be able to test up to 30 batches of amino acids for impurities per month after adding new analytical methods to those offered at its laboratory in Taunusstein, Germany.
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