Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Japan News

  • Thailand, Japan to develop medical robots

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Thailand Center of Excellence for lifesciences has signed a pact with Mahidol University's Faculty of Engineering, Japan's Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry, Mitsubishi Resear...Read more

  • NDA approval for obesity drug Oblean in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Netherlands-based Norgine BV and Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical have announced the approval of the New Drug Application (NDA) for Oblean (cetilistat) Tablets 120mg for ...Read more

  • Japan's PeptiDream partners with Genentech

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: PeptiDream, Tokyo-based biopharmaceutical company, has entered into a multi-target discovery and optimization collaboration with US-based Genentech, a member of the Roche Group. ...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo files NDA for Prasugrel in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Japanese drug major Daiichi Sankyo submitted a New Drug Application to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Japan for the antiplatelet agent Prasugrel for the treatment o...Read more

  • Shimadzu Global Pharma Summit gathers veterans to share regulatory challenges

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: 5th Shimadzu Global Pharma Summit 2015, the flagship event of Shimadzu that provides a platform for the global pharma industry to network, share and discuss strategies for the fu...Read more

  • Eisai buys Chinese Generics Company Liaoning TianYi

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Eisai announced that regarding the acquisition of Chinese generic pharmaceutical company Liaoning TianYi Biological Pharmaceutical previously announced on November 27, 2015, the ...Read more

  • HMT opens office in US

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Human Metabolome Technologies (HMT), the leading provider of capillary electrophoresis mass spectrometry (CE-MS) based metabolomics technology, announced the opening of its firs...Read more

  • Aricept leads Japan pharma market with $1.81 bn

    Japan |  Analysis | By Narayan Kulkarni | 0 Comment

    The top 10 pharmaceutical products being sold in the Japanese market, by both local and foreign players, contribute to about 10 percent of the $120 billion pharmaceutical market, says an IM...Read more

  • Japan nods Pfizer arthritis drug Xeljanz

    Japan |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Pfizer's Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate) has received approval for the treatment of adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHL...Read more

  • R-Tech Ueno, Hokkaido University to co-develop diabetic intervention

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: JASDAQ-listed R-Tech Ueno has decided to conduct collaborative research with a group led by professor Susumu Ishida and associate professor Kousuke Noda of the Department of Opht...Read more

  • Taiho establishes Taiho Ventures to foster oncology biotech start-ups

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Taiho Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (TPC), a full-fledged oncology pharmaceutical company headquartered in Tokyo, has established Taiho Ventures LLC, a strategic corporate venture capital arm of TP...Read more

  • Amgen,Astellas announce the launch of Repatha in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Japanese pharma giant Amgen Astellas BioPharma and Astellas Pharma recently announced the launch of their product- Repatha inhibitor syringe in the Japanese market. The genetical...Read more

  • Japan driving innovation in drug delivery devices

    Japan |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Within the Asia-Pacific region, Japan has maintained its leadership role as the largest pharmaceutical market, second only to the US in the world. With a growing elderly population and incr...Read more

  • Cubist gets right to Astellas' ceftolozane

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Astellas Pharma entered into an agreement under which Cubist will obtain the rights to ceftolozane in certain Asia Pacific and Middle East territories ...Read more

  • Takeda partners with Nanotherapeutics to expand influenza vaccine program

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical has recieved expanded commercialization and technology access rights related to Nanotherapeutics' Vero cell technology platform, a cell culture-based platfo...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo's tumor treatment gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Tokyo: Daiichi Sankyo Inc and Plexxikon Inc, a member of the Daiichi Sankyo Group, has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation ...Read more

  • Future of Healthcare in Asia

    Japan |  Analysis | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment

    Healthcare industry is in a period of evolution accelerated by changing demographics and market forces propelled by insurge of healthcare awareness, availability of technology and fast acce...Read more

  • MIT, Kyoto researchers invent RNA-based gene circuits

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Tokyo: A joint collaboration between the researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, has led t...Read more

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