Friday, 26 May 2017

Japan News

  • Japan creates sperm bank for endangered species

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Researchers at the Institute of Laboratory Animals, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan, have preserved sperm taken from two endangered primates and a type of gi...Read more

  • Takeda close to releasing Norovirus vaccine

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Japan's drug major Takeda Pharmaceutical has said that they are set to finish the early stage human studies on a vaccine against norovirus, by the end of this year. Takeda's vacc...Read more

  • Challenges in mHealth integration'

    Japan |  Opinion | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Medidata Solutions is a provider of cloud computing-based solutions for clinical development process to improve study design, protocol development, trial planning and management,...Read more

  • TriReme catheter gets approval in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: TriReme Medical's Japanese partner Century Medical has received Shonin approval, the approval to market in Japan, for the GliderXtreme PTA catheter for the treatment of periphera...Read more

  • Medtronic's CoreValve system approved in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Medical device manufacturer Medtronic has announced Japanese regulatory approval for the self-expanding transcatheter CoreValve System for patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) unable t...Read more

  • Takeda, DND to accelerate drug discovery for parasite infection

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Geneva based Drugs for Neglected Diseases and Japan's Takeda have collaborated for a Lead Optimization Program aimed at identifying the best compound among aminopyrazole series f...Read more

  • ReproCELL to launch human iPS-derived neurons

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: ReproCELL, which commercializes human pluripotent stem cells as an effective tool for drug discovery and development, will start commercializing its human iPS-derived neurons in ...Read more

  • Abbott marks success with naturally dissolving stent in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Global life sciences company Abbott has announced that the company has observed positive clinical results from ABSORB Japan, a multi-center, one-year randomized trial comparing the safety a...Read more

  • Takeda selected for Dow Jones social responsibility index

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical has been selected for the third consecutive year for the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), the Asia Pacific version of the D...Read more

  • ICON appoints APAC and Japan VPs

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: ICON, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has appointed Ms Mary Pan as vice president...Read more

  • Daiichi Sankyo launches LIXIANA sales alliance in Europe

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Daiichi Sankyo announced that its European subsidiary, Daiichi Sankyo Europe (DSE) GmbH Group has granted exclusive rights to Merck & Co, known as MSD outside the US and Cana...Read more

  • Eisai subsidiary announces cancer trial results

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Eisai announced the preliminary results of its global phase III study (Study FAR 131, MORAb-003-004) of farletuzumab (MORAb-003), an investigational compound under development a...Read more

  • Positive results for Otsuka's MDR-TB treatment

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Clinical trial results on the safety and efficacy of delamanid, Otsuka Pharmaceutical's investigational compound for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), s...Read more

  • Naveed Shams is CEO of Santen US subsidiary

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Japan-based Santen Pharmaceutical appointed Dr Naveed Shams as president, CEO and chief scientific officer of Santen. Prior to this new appointment, Dr Shams was VP and head of G...Read more

  • “We think India is a worthy country to expand our business”

    Japan |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Could you briefly outline CMIC's profile and its presence in Japan? I can proudly admit that CMIC is the first Contract Research Organization in Japan. In 1992, CMIC Group pioneered the CR...Read more

  • Astellas, FHU study finds neurogenesis deficits in schizophrenics

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: A new research study has found deficits in the maturation steps of neurogenesis within the hippocampus of patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. The research was conduc...Read more

  • Academia, industry team up for Japan's genomic research project

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Led by the National Cancer Center of Japan, a joint research pact has been inked by many private companies and academic institutions to discover new drugs based on human genetic ...Read more

  • Japan approves Bayer's EYLEA Injection

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin Ltd, has received approval for EYLEA (aflibercept) Injection by the Ministry of Healt...Read more

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