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Inflammation investigated

Inflammation investigated

US Pharmacopeia has entered into a research collaboration focused
on inflammation with Celgene Corporation. The companies will work
together to identify promising small molecule lead compounds
suitable for further development.

Shea nut to beat swellings

Shea nut to beat swellings

Danish vegetable oils and fats company Aarhus Oliefabrik announced
yesterday that together with Astion, it will increase the
development portfolio of BSP Pharma principally using oil from the
African shea nut.

IVAX remains 'active'

IVAX remains 'active'

Pharmaceutical and veterinary product manufacturer IVAX corporation
has acquired ChemSource, a manufacturer of active pharmaceutical
ingredients based in Puerto Rico.

Rhodia losses

Rhodia losses

French specialty chemicals company Rhodia today reported net sales
of €6,617 million in 2002, representing a nine per cent drop
compared with 2001.

Agreeing on liver cells

Agreeing on liver cells

Exten Industries reported today that its wholly owned subsidiary,
MultiCell Technologies, a liver cell engineering and research
organisation in Warwick, US has just signed a nonexclusive license
agreement with a major pharmaceutical...

Patent for HCS

Patent for HCS

High Content Screening company Cellomics announced today that the
Canadian Intellectual Property Office has issued Cellomics'
Canadian Patent No. 2,328,194 entitled 'A System for Cell-Based
Screening.'

GW refutes media comments

GW refutes media comments

In relation to recent media comments relating to its
commercialisation discussions UK company GW Pharmaceuticals said in
a statement this week that it has consistently stated its
commercial strategy 'to be to enter into partnerships...