22-May-2013 - Disposable bioreactors could be the centerpiece of a project to develop and harvest large quantities of cells that eventually will be used in bioartificial livers for patients with severe liver failure.
News in brief
21-May-2013 - Lonza says it is raising awareness of the role horseshoe crabs play in QC endotoxin detection tests, and its PyroGene Assay can provide a sustainable alternative.
News in brief
20-May-2013 - Hikma has become the latest injectable manufacturer to take measures to stop its drugs being used in lethal injections.
20-May-2013 - Though Janssen Korea says it is confident it will resolve its manufacturing issues, product recall and suspensions could be followed by lawsuits and imprisonment.
Dispatches from Interphex
20-May-2013 - EMD Millipore says its new chromatography tech can help manufacturers avoid compromising their processes when switching from multi-use to single use
16-May-2013 - Lower sales of off-patent former blockbuster Lipitor have prompted Pfizer to try and sell off its third Irish API plant in as many years.
DISPATCHES FROM INTERPHEX
15-May-2013 - Single-use is set to dominate biopharma processing as products become more potent resulting in smaller volumes, according to ATMI.
07-May-2013 - Teva will close a second US plant and shift manufacture to more cost effective facilities as part of its company-wide restructuring programme.