22-Apr-2015 - The world’s top pharma and biologics manufacturing and processing companies have come together in New York this week to showcase the latest in equipment and services.
21-Apr-2015 - An anti-fungal drug shows potential to treat a range of cancers, according to research from the Repurposing Drugs in Oncology (ReDO) project, but the drugmakers will need a financial incentive to pursue a licence for new indications.
16-Apr-2015 - Catalent has doubled production capacity and added extra analytical lab space at its facility in Winchester, Kentucky, US.
15-Apr-2015 - Concerns climate change will see malaria, West Nile virus and chikungunya spread to the UK are legitimate according to Public Health England, even though no insects carrying such diseases have been detected to date.
15-Apr-2015 - Recipharm has invested $2m (EUR1.8m) in metal co-ordinated chemistry (MCC) specialist Synthonics in a deal that will also see it help develop the US firm’s range of targeted drug products.
13-Apr-2015 - Novo Nordisk has opened a new manufacturing facility in Russia for the formulation and filling of insulin as a diabetes treatment.
09-Apr-2015 - Artificial intelligence can aid lead optimisation according to the German firm behind a new structure-based drug oral bioavailability prediction technology.
02-Apr-2015 - Although the abuse-deterrent technology is still relatively new, the FDA has released final guidance explaining to manufacturers how to conduct studies to demonstrate that an opioid formulation has abuse-deterrent properties.
26-Mar-2015 - Biohaven Pharmaceutical has created a melt in the mouth anxiety drug using formulation technology licensed from Catalent.
24-Mar-2015 - Demand for pensioner friendly pills will be an important growth driver for the drug excipients sector according to new analysis.
11-Mar-2015 - A type 1 diabetes vaccine will enter human trials this year according to the leader of the UK research team developing a preventative therapy for the autoimmune disorder.
10-Mar-2015 - Cancer Drug firms trying to block protein kinase Cs should rethink say researchers behind a study indicating that the enzymes suppress tumour development.
09-Mar-2015 - US desire for an alternative to the current multi-shot anthrax vaccine is a boon for delivery systems firm Glide Technologies, which had its contract extended by Pfenex this week.
09-Mar-2015 - Quality troubles for Hospira continue as the company announced on Friday recalls of two injections, in addition to the recall of two infusion pumps, as well as a Form 483 for an Indian manufacturing site.
04-Mar-2015 - US fighter jet firm Lockheed Martin has agreed to sell a satellite production plant in Newtown, Pennsylvania to drugmaker KVK-Tech.
02-Mar-2015 - Med Prep Consulting execs committed fraud and violated the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) according to the US DoJ, which has accused the New Jersey compounder of knowingly selling drugs produced in unsanitary conditions.
02-Mar-2015 - 3D drug printing firm Aprecia Pharmaceutical has leased an old Forest Labs facility sold following the firm’s $28bn takeover by Actavis last year .
26-Feb-2015 - Valeant has signed a $14.5bn deal to acquire GI drugmaker Salix days after agreeing to purchase Provenge-maker Dendreon.
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.
23-Feb-2015 - A potential Type 2 diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk has met the primary endpoint of a Phase II trial and shares of Emisphere Technology, which helped to formulate the oral version of semaglutide, jumped by as much as 70% on Friday.
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