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Saturday, 24 June 2017

Japan News

  • Amgen,Astellas announce the launch of Repatha in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 28 Apr, 2016

    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 | 02 Jul, 2012

    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 | 12 Mar, 2013

    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 | 28 Aug, 2015

    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 | 02 Nov, 2015

    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 | 05 May, 2014

    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 | 04 Aug, 2015

    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

  • Japan creates sperm bank for endangered species

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    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 | 08 Jul, 2013

    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 | 19 Jan, 2016

    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 | 21 Nov, 2013

    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 | 01 Apr, 2015

    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 | 29 Jul, 2015

    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 | 08 Jun, 2012

    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 | 02 Sep, 2015

    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 | 27 Sep, 2012

    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 | 03 Nov, 2015

    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 | 18 Feb, 2016

    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

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