Wednesday, 21 August 2019

World News

  • New leadership at Advaxis

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2018

    Singapore – Advaxis, a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of immunotherapy products, announced that Kenneth A. Berlin has bee...Read more

  • Orexigen to be sold to Nalpropion Pharma for $75M

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2018

    Singapore – Orexigen, a California-based pharmaceutical company focused on development of treatments for obesity announced that it has inked an agreement with Nalpropion Pharmace...Read more

  • Zymeworks, Celgene expand bispecific antibody partnership

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Zymeworks, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing multifunctional therapeutics, announced that Celgene Corporation has exercised its right to expand its collabora...Read more

  • Dr Reddy's receives EIR from USFDA for UK plant

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2018

    Dr Reddy's Laboratories received an establishment inspection report (EIR) from the US health regulator after audit of its UK facility. "With regard to the audit of our API Mirfield plant, ...Read more

  • Fresenius divests Sound Inpatient, pulls out of Akorn deal

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

    Singapore – German dialysis specialist, Fresenius Medical Care has agreed to sell its controlling interest in Sound Inpatient Physicians Holdings to an investment consortium...Read more

  • Aaron Berg is Amarin’s new COO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

     Singapore – Amarin Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular (CV) health, announced tha...Read more

  • Roche's Ocrevus shows long-term treatment effect for MS

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

     Singapore – Roche unit Genentech announces new four-year data from an open-label extension study of OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis...Read more

  • Humana to acquire Curo Health Services

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

    Singapore – Humana, TPG Capital (TPG), Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) (collectively, the Consortium) announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Curo Health...Read more

  • Beacon transponder for lung receives FDA 510k clearance

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Varian announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Calypso Anchored Beacon transponder. Used with a Varian TrueBeam, Edge and Clinac C-series medi...Read more

  • Non-invasive nerve stimulation may help with hand tremors

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - People with tremors in their hands from a condition called essential tremor may find some relief from a new, non-invasive type of nerve stimulation, according to a preliminary s...Read more

  • Study shows malaria in Africa is developing resistance to drugs

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Annual deaths from malaria are decreasing, but the disease is still a global health problem, with 216 million new cases estimated in 2016 alone. The emergence of drug resistance...Read more

  • Novartis appoints John Tsai as Head GDD, CMO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Apr, 2018

    Novartis has announced the appointment of John Tsai, M.D. as Head of Global Drug Development (GDD) and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Tsai will join Novartis on May 1, 2018, and will be based i...Read more

  • UCB to acquire Proximagen’s midazolam nasal spray

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Belgium based UCB announced an agreement to acquire the rights to Proximagen's Midazolam Nasal Spray (USL261), an anti-epilepsy drug (AED) developed as an intended rescue tr...Read more

  • myAirvo significantly benefits COPD Patients

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited announced that new research has been published in the International Journal of COPD which demonstrates significant benefit...Read more

  • Axsome appoints Nick Pizzie as CFO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Axsome Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for the management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced the appointment...Read more

  • GSK appoints Kevin Sin as SVP, Global Research Head

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Apr, 2018

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced the appointment of Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for Pharmaceuticals Research & Development. In this ...Read more

  • P&G to acquire Merck KGaA consumer health unit

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Procter & Gamble has confirmed that it has signed a deal to acquire the Consumer Health business of Merck KGaA for €3.4 billion -- about $4.21 billion, one of the c...Read more

  • New commercial chief at Ra Pharma

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Ra Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of next-generation therapeutics for the treatment of complement-mediated diseases, anno...Read more



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