Monday, 29 May 2017

Japan News

  • Japan's Maz World opens lab in Hong Kong

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    Seeing a big opportunity in China for bird-flu masks and skin care products, Japanese biotech startup Maz World has opened a research and development center in Hong Kong. Maz World, which ...Read more

  • Japan ratifies Nagoya Protocol on use of genetic resources

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    Japan completed the process of ratifying the Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits arising from them, taking the step more than two years after the inte...Read more

  • A palm sized medical gamma-ray camera invented

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    A team of scientists has invented a medical gamma-ray camera which weighs only 580 gm and fits in the palm of a hand, making it the world’s most compact Compton camera. Using the cam...Read more

  • Janssen inks deal with Japan's PeptiDream

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    Singapore: Tokyo based PeptiDream recently announced that it has eneterd into a business collaboration with US-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Janssen"), one of the Janssen Pharmaceut...Read more

  • India and Japan intensify cooperation in medical device regulations

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    India and Japan will intensify their joint cooperation for the development of a world-class medical device regulatory ecosystem in India, which will facilitate and expedite building up of a...Read more

  • A $21 million Series A funding closed by LensGen

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    LensGen, Inc., a private company developing Juvene™, the world's first modular, fluid-optic accommodating intraocular lens, has closed a $21 million Series A financing.  The fina...Read more

  • Takeda announces FDA Accelerated approval of ALUNBRIG (brigatin)

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    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced that ALUNBRIG (brigatinib) has received Accelerated Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients w...Read more

  • Japan's Astellas pharma to acquire Belgium firm Ogeda

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    Singapore: If reports are to be believed, Japan's Astellas pharma is all set to acquire Belgium's clinical-stage drug discovery firm Ogeda for around €800m. Ogeda is engaged in the di...Read more

  • Takeda off-loads some drug development to JV

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    Singapore: In a bid to concentrate resources on the core focus areas, Japanese drug giant Takeda Pharmaceutical has formed a 10 billion yen ($87.2 million) drug development company with two...Read more

  • Lupin inks pact to distribute antidepressant drug in Japan

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    Singapore: India based drug giant Lupin pharmaceuticals Japanese subsidiary Kyowa recently inked a pact with Japan's Astellas pharma seeking exclusive rights to distribute and promote exten...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo closes its Japanese research subsidiary

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    Singapore: Daiichi Sankyo recently announced its plans to close its Japanese research subsidiary Asubio Pharma that focuses research primarily on psychiatric and neurological diseases, immu...Read more

  • Japan's Takeda to invest €40 million in Irish facility

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    Singapore: Japanese drug giant Takeda is planning to invest nearly €40 million in a new facility in Dublin in a move that will lead to the creation of 40 jobs. The company first inves...Read more

  • Sanofi to launch 20 new drugs in Japan by 2020

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    Singapore: If reports are to be believed French drug giant Sanofi is all set to launch 20 new drugs in Japan by 2020. In a recently held press meet the company's CEO Mr Jacques Nathan said ...Read more

  • Japan's Fujifilm Holdings to acquire Takeda's arm?

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    Singapore: If sources are to be believed, Japan's Fujifilm Holdings is all set to buy pharma giant Takeda Pharmaceutical's 70 percent stake in Wako Pure Chemical Industries for about 200 bi...Read more

  • Japanese firm invests $11.4 mn in TB and malaria research

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    Singapore: With a view to curb the menace of malaria and tuberculosis(TB), Japan's investment firm, Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) has issued funding totaling $11.4 mi...Read more

  • Cardinal Health expands cardiovascular portfolio

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    Singapore: Cardinal Health has expanded its current distribution agreement with Biosensors as the exclusive distributor for Biosensors' coronary interventional products in Japan. The comp...Read more

  • Clinigen makes foray into Japan

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    Singapore: Further building on its presence in the Asian region, Burton-based Clinigen Group,has launched its Japanese business with the opening of an office in Tokyo, Japan. Alongside the ...Read more

  • Japan's Towa Phamaceuticals to enter the US market

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    Singapore: Japanese drug giant Towa Pharmaceuticals makes foray into the US markets banking on its new set of pills that can be taken without water. The tablets, manufactured with Ractab te...Read more

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