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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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.
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