30-Jun-2016 - Engineers from the University of Sheffield have developed 3D-printed methadone-fuelled silk 'micro-rockets' they say could be used to improve drug delivery.
27-Jun-2016 - Researchers have developed a new magnetically controlled drug that can dissolve clots up to 4,000 times more efficiently than ordinary enzyme-based drugs.
22-Jun-2016 - The US FDA has approved Opko Health’s kidney disease drug Rayaldee, delayed by almost three months due to manufacturing concerns at its CMO Catalent.
21-Jun-2016 - Collegium Pharmaceutical has launched the first product formulated using its Deterx anti-abuse technology in the US.
20-Jun-2016 - Valeant will transfer production tech and modernise a controlled-release finished formulation facility as part of a $27.5m (€24m) investment in its Canadian manufacturing network.
16-Jun-2016 - Famar has said it will consider buying other US FDA approved facilities in Europe and North America.
15-Jun-2016 - Eli Lilly is conducting several experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory over the next year – with several implications for pharma back on Earth.
15-Jun-2016 - Famar will buy a Roche solid dose manufacturing facility in Spain in an agreement that will also see it make drugs for the Swiss pharmaceutical giant.
09-Jun-2016 - The Office for National Statistics has said that overseas demand drove a monthly increase in the volume of pharmaceuticals made in the UK in April.
06-Jun-2016 - Sun Pharma has agreed to sell two US oral solid dose manufacturing plants to Frontida BioPharm.
02-Jun-2016 - The US FDA has approved Probuphine, a subdermal buprenorphine treatment for opioid dependence using Titan Pharmaceuticals’ ProNeura drug delivery platform.
01-Jun-2016 - Roche’s subcutaneous formulation of MabThera is about reducing the treatment burden for patients and not protecting it from impending biosimilar competition, the firm says.
31-May-2016 - Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB has started reviewing ‘term sheets’ from firms interested in its vitamin A-derived drug delivery tech.
26-May-2016 - The US FDA has voted in favour of two combination type 2 diabetes drugs putting Novo Nordisk and Sanofi head-to-head in a crowded market.
24-May-2016 - Combination therapies and collaboration will be key in curing cancer, according to Pfizer which has seen 'astounding progress' in its immuno-oncology partnership with Merck KGaA.
19-May-2016 - Researchers have developed an “easy-to-adopt” process for removing excess additives from injectable drugs.
19-May-2016 - A solid dose version of the acromegaly treatment octreotide developed by Glide Technologies has entered a proof-of-concept study.
18-May-2016 - As “one of the fastest growing areas in pharma,” the demand for finished dosage formulations is having an impact on several aspects of the CMO industries.
18-May-2016 - Pfizer and Anacor Pharmaceuticals have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Anacor for approximately $5.2bn.
16-May-2016 - Rumoured IPO-ready Capsugel has added micro-dose capabilities at its facility in Ploërmel, France citing its acquisition of Xcelience as the driver for the expansion.
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