25-Nov-2015 - Manipulated employee records and English-only training materials were among violations cited by the US FDA at two Indian plants, but Sandoz is confident these will be resolved.
News in brief
25-Nov-2015 - Thermofisher Scientific has stopped selling two agars used in pharmaceutical industry control labs, citing a worldwide shortage of the seaweed used to make them.
24-Nov-2015 - Tweaks to EU orphan drug rules (OD) may be needed to accommodate Ebola treatment development and block industry attempts to delay generic entry says the European Commission.
23-Nov-2015 - The boards of Pfizer and Allergan yesterday signed a $160bn merger that will create the world’s biggest pharmaceutical company.
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
23-Nov-2015 - Martin Shkreli, the CEO who recently hiked the price of Turing's HIV drug, has taken over KaloBios.
Dispatches from PCT Europe
19-Nov-2015 - A professor who conducted fast-track trials during last year’s Ebola outbreak says next time such trials must be part of humanitarian response… because there will be a next time.
18-Nov-2015 - The CEO of Immuno Biotech who said he only employs “beautiful women” and noted a candidate’s lipstick and high heels on her job application has been fined for sex discrimination.
17-Nov-2015 - Out-of-place softgel capsules have led to the suspension of manufacturing at a site in France, and Catalent says the problem is almost certainly due to malicious actions.