Saturday, 20 July 2019

Drug Discovery News

  • Boehringer terminates insulin deal with Lilly

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim are making a slight adjustment to their diabetes alliance with respect to LY2605541, Lilly's novel basal insulin analog. Lilly is re-assuming ...Read more

  • Cellmid gets positive sign with Midkine antibody for kidney disease

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Australia's Cellmid has completed its first in-life diabetic nephropathy study with anti-midkine antibodies (MK-Ab) in a mouse model of the disease. Two of Cellmid's proprietary ...Read more

  • Takeda Gemini II trial shows positive results

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2012

    Singapore: Positive results were reported from Takeda Pharmaceutical's international, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind GEMINI II pivotal phase III trial. The trial evaluated v...Read more

  • IOF, Fonterra grants $43K to Indonesian for bone R&D

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Global organization, International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), and New Zealand dairy firm, Fonterra have come together to fund and support research on female bone health in In...Read more

  • Vanda Pharma withdraws application for Fanaptum

    Drug Discovery |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Vanda Pharmaceuticals has withdrawn its application from European Medicines Agency for a centralized marketing authorization for the medicine Fanaptum (iloperidone) intended to b...Read more

  • AbbVie invests $320 mn in bilogics manufacturing in Singapore

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Research based pharmaceutical company, AbbVie, has made investment of around USD320 million in Singapore to set up small molecule and biologics active drug substance manufacturin...Read more

  • Prana Alzheimer's trial shows +ve results

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Prana Biotechnology reported on the progress of its lead development asset PBT2, which is in phase II trials for Huntington disease and Alzheimer's disease. Across the two trials...Read more

  • Astellas to do interim analysis of cancer trial

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Medivation and Astellas Pharma have established an updated interim analysis plan for the Prevail trial, a global phase III clinical trial evaluating Xtandi (enzalutamide) capsule...Read more

  • Novartis acquires cancer firm CoStim

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Global pharmaceutical firm, Novartis, has acquired CoStim Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biotechnology company, broadening its cancer immunotherapy research program. Increasi...Read more

  • Cytos reveals trial data allergic asthma immune modulator

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Cytos Biotechnology revealed additional results of the phase IIa clinical trial with CYT003, a first-in-class immune modulator in clinical development as a potential new treatmen...Read more

  • Prism to start PRI-724 trials to treat fibrosis

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Prism Pharma, a drug discovery company focused on developing small molecule technologies that modulate protein-protein interactions, announced the close of an approximately $15 m...Read more

  • Boehringer, Eli Lilly reveal post-hoc results for linagliptin

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Company revealed results from a post-hoc analysis, which explored the clinical effect of linagliptin on albuminuria in pati...Read more

  • Bayer recognizes innovation by Korean start-up

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2016

    Singapore: Vital Smith, a Korean startup which focuses on developing innovative technology for diagnostics devices is recognized and acknowledged by Bayer as the final winners of its Grant...Read more

  • Aquavit, Green Cross sign MoU

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Green Cross, a leading biotechnology company in South Korea, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with US-based Aquavit Pharmaceuticals for strategic collaboration sur...Read more

  • Chugai gets Japanese nod cancer drug Kadcyla

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved Oncology specializing pharmaceutical firm Chugai Pharmaceutical's anti-cancer agent Kadcyla, for HER2-positive in...Read more

  • Nexavar seeks marketing authorization in Japan

    Drug Discovery |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Bayer HealthCare has submitted an additional application for marketing authorization to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan for Nexavar (Sorafenib) tablets...Read more

  • Starpharma to receive $6 mn for overseas R&D

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Australia-based Starpharma is eligible to receive approximately $6 million cash in R&D tax incentives for overseas research activities related to VivaGel. Starpharma has made...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific celebrates 20th year in Singapore

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Aug, 2016

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed 20th year of its operation in Singapore. The company celebrated the milestone on August 30, 2016 at Block 33, Marsiling Industrial Estate ...Read more



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