30-Jul-2015 - A shipment of drugs stolen while a truck driver went home to change his clothes were recovered in half an hour thanks to a GPS tracking device embedded in the cargo.
News in brief
- Suspect Viagra pills seized in EU-wide swoop on organised crime gang
- Dutch pharma policy NGO Health Action International opens Brussels office
- EMA PSUR database fit for purpose
- Sobi terminates talks with unnamed suitor
- Indian industry group calls for clearer expiry date labelling rules for topic drugs
30-Jul-2015 - Industry headhunters have picked their top CEOs in European pharma, saying the most successful investors keep execs in place even through hard times.
29-Jul-2015 - A five-month legal battle over the duties of trial sponsors to publish results has ended with a judge ruling the UK regulator acted unlawfully and sponsors will not be required to publicly register UK Phase I adult trials from before September 2013.
29-Jul-2015 - New FDA draft guidance offers drug and API manufacturers a peek into the measurements or metrics that will be used to evaluate the quality of the facilities and the processes that they use to make drugs and biologics.
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
28-Jul-2015 - New faces in pharma in our weekly column.
28-Jul-2015 - The Senate Committee on Appropriations has approved $2.6bn in funding to the US FDA for FY2016.
27-Jul-2015 - A confidential information exchange agreement will strengthen the relationship between the EMA and Swiss regulators and could save on resources, the agencies say.
23-Jul-2015 - The first part of a Europe-wide database intended to help identify fake drugs is operational after being linked to Germany’s securPharm system.