24-Oct-2016 - Lannett is confident it can prove the extended release tech in its Concerta generic is equivalent to the original after the US FDA said it will seek withdrawal of firms ANDA.
20-Oct-2016 - Acura Pharmaceuticals has licensed rights to use it anti-abuse technology to develop drug formulations to prodrug firm Kempharm.
17-Oct-2016 - CDMO Juniper Pharma Services has added a small-scale roller compactor as the latest investment in its enabling technology offerings.
17-Oct-2016 - Two manufacturing facilities were closed after being hit by Hurricane Matthew earlier this month, according to a Patheon SEC filing.
13-Oct-2016 - With the top 500 molecules in development having a commercial potential of $180bn by 2022, being first-to-market is critical says Pfizer.
04-Oct-2016 - Capsugel’s Vcaps Enteric offering can speed up development of delayed release drugs by removing the need for an additional enteric film coat, the firm says.
03-Oct-2016 - in-Pharmatechnologist.com is in Barcelona to hear about market and regulatory developments in the API and CMO sectors. Check back for updates.
22-Sep-2016 - The US FDA has warned people not to use a $30 DIY epinephrine delivery device developed after Mylan increased the price of the Epipen.
22-Sep-2016 - Colorcon and Dow have expanded a nine year controlled release alliance to include further solubility, coating and ion exchange platforms.
20-Sep-2016 - Sarepta Therapeutics says it is considering selling its FDA priority review voucher to support manufacturing scale-up for Exondys 51, its approved Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy drug.
20-Sep-2016 - Shire has abandoned its partnership on CTI BioPharma’s oral kinase inhibitor pacritinib seven months after deaths in a Phase III trial halted its clinical development.
19-Sep-2016 - Shire says it will appeal a decision invalidating a patent surrounding the controlled-release composition of its ulcerative colitis drug Lialda (mesalazine).
13-Sep-2016 - Catalent has announced its intention to buy Pharmatek Laboratories to boost its drug bioavailability offering.
12-Sep-2016 - LI-COR Biosciences has expanded its production facility to offer contract manufacturing for early-phase cGMP materials.
12-Sep-2016 - Spanish API maker Suanfarma has acquired a stake in contract manufacturer and spray-drying specialist Idifarma, boosting its international presence.
07-Sep-2016 - Capsugel plans to up micronisation capacity at Quakertown, Pennsylvania facility to provide API processing services for clinical candidates and commercial drugs.
31-Aug-2016 - For drug molecules, having a flexible rather than a rigid structure can sometimes make you a better medicine, say scientists in California.
30-Aug-2016 - Congress has asked the US FDA for information on EpiPen generic submissions and processes in light of a series of price hikes by drugmaker Mylan.
29-Aug-2016 - The University of Adelaide and Agilent Technologies Australia Pty have partnered on the analysis of complex carbohydrates (‘glycans’).
29-Aug-2016 - Hikma invested over $25m in its US facilities in the first half 2016, and plans to use excess capacity at a former Boehringer Ingelheim plant for contract manufacturing.
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