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.
25-Jun-2015 - API firm Saneca Pharmaceuticals has acquired struggling drug formulator Suir Pharma Ireland in a deal with former owner Mutares AG.
22-Jun-2015 - Swedish scientists who developed the solubility enhancing nanotech excipient Upsalite say it can also be used to improve delayed release formulations.
22-Jun-2015 - As the death toll from MERS in South Korea edged to two dozen scientists there say the outbreak is different from in Saudi Arabia and also from its the related virus SARS.
19-Jun-2015 - A newly identified enzyme that modifies secreted proteins could lead to safer cancer drugs and new osteoporosis treatments say scientists.
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 .
08-Jun-2015 - Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) has pulled out of talks with a suitor that was rumoured to be US drug giant Pfizer.
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 - European drug industry groups have contrasted 'misguided' cuts to the Horizon 2020 budget with US plans to increase NIH funding for science R&D under the 21st Century Cures Bill.
02-Jun-2015 - University of Oxford scientists are saving undeliverable drugs by placing them in gas bubbles for better bioavailability and fewer side effects.
20-May-2015 - Serendex Pharmaceutical is a step closer to developing an inhalable biopharmaceutical for lung disease after adopting stabilising tech from Novozymes.
20-May-2015 - The EMA has released guidelines on developing combination drugs with more than one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API).
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 - The EMA (European Medicines Agency) is changing the way it assesses quality of topical drugs for marketing authorisations.
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.
05-May-2015 - Inaccurate and incomplete information on excipients referenced in the US FDA Inactive Ingredient Database (IID), as well as other agency policies and guidance on the review of inactive ingredients in ANDAs (Abbreviated New Drug Applications) “continue to create confusion for the pharmaceutical industry,” according to a position paper from IPEC-Americas (International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council).
04-May-2015 - Indian generics firms see opportunities in the Japanese drug market according to a trade delegation that visited Tokyo last week seeking supply contracts.
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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