All news articles for April 2015

Kaare Schultz resigned from Novo Nordisk today

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Favourite for Novo Nordisk CEO suddenly quits

By Fiona BARRY

Kaare Schultz, Novo Nordisk Chief Operating Officer and planned successor as Chief Executive, resigned unexpectedly today. Plus FDA's ex-top scientist heads up US Pharmacopoeia.

FDA’s Woodcock calls to cut clinical costs via new efficiencies

FDA’s Woodcock calls to cut clinical costs via new efficiencies

By Zachary Brennan

As the cost of clinical trials continues to grow, Janet Woodcock, director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA told Senators earlier this week that there are “ways to greatly improve clinical trial efficiency,” and cut costs through...

Hospira and Allergan have both recalled products.

Allergan and Hospira recalls

By Fiona BARRY

Hospira has recalled one lot of the anaesthetic Bupivacaine after a customer discovered orange and black particles floating and embedded in a glass vial.

UN appoints new Ebola head

People on the Move

UN appoints new Ebola head

By Fiona BARRY

And microbiology awards to research scientists and Médecins Sans Frontières.