Saturday, 14 December 2019

Drug Discovery News

  • John Vernachio is Arthritis Foundation research VP

    Drug Discovery |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Arthritis Foundation appointed Dr John Vernachio as vice president of research, effective April 15. In his new role he will provide leadership and direction to further the Arthr...Read more

  • FDA gets biomarker database license from GVK Bio

    Drug Discovery |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: GVK Biosciences is extending its Clinical Biomarker Database (Gobiom) license to the Biomarker Qualification Group of the US FDA. The Gobiom database, which has the latest and re...Read more

  • Otsuka, Lundbeck files NDA for schizophrenia drug

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Japanese firm Otsuka Pharmaceutical and global firm H Lundbeck have submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for brexpiprazo...Read more

  • NIH study: Diabetes drug Metformin extends life

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Long-term treatment with the type 2 diabetes drug metformin improves health and longevity of male mice when started at middle age, reports an international team of scientists led...Read more

  • Accelerating drug discovery process

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Mar, 2012

    In the last few years, biotech companies in Korea have targeted innovation in drug development and are building platforms to develop new drugs. Many biotechnology researchers and entreprene...Read more

  • Boehringer to open $46 mn biologics plant in Shanghai

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: German drug major Boehringer Ingelheim has planned to build a biologics plant in Shanghai, China, to offer contract manufacturing to Chinese companies developing their own drugs....Read more

  • Recycled plastic can kill drug-resistant fungi

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) and California's IBM Research Almaden have discovered a new, potentially life-saving application f...Read more

  • Novartis liver cancer trial with Afinitor flops

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

    Singapore: Novartis highlighted that the results of a global phase III study showed that Afinitor (everolimus) did not extend overall survival as compared to placebo in patients with locall...Read more

  • Oramed submits pre-IND for exenatide to FDA

    Drug Discovery |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Oramed Pharmaceuticals, a developer of oral drug delivery systems, submitted a pre-Investigational New Drug (pre-IND) meeting request to the US FDA for a US-based trial on its or...Read more

  • Aussie drug delivery firm raises $19.3 mn

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics, has raised $19.3 million via a placement of $16.3 million to institutional and sophisticated investors in Europe, USA, Asia and A...Read more

  • Bayer initiates Phase II/III trial of a new compound for Hemophilia A

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore, July 09, 2012: Bayer HealthCare has started to enroll patients in an international Phase II/III trial to evaluate its investigational compound BAY94-9027 for the treatment of hem...Read more

  • APAC ovarian cancer drug market to grow modestly'

    Drug Discovery |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: Asia Pacific (APAC) therapeutics market for ovarian cancer will undergo a modest rise in value, from $294.3 million in 2013 to $417.6 million by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth...Read more

  • Deal with Janssen gets Astellas $65 million up-front

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Astellas Pharma signed a license agreement with Janssen Biotech under which Janssen has an exclusive right to develop and commercialize ASP015K, an Astellas compound, worldwide e...Read more

  • Lorcaserin receives positive vote from FDA advisory committee

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: Eisai announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 18 to four, with one abstention, at a meeting held on ...Read more

  • Biodiem gets US patent allowance for antifungal therapy

    Drug Discovery |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: Australian infectious disease therapy and vaccine development company BioDiem has received notice of Allowance of a new US divisional patent from US Patent and Trademark Office, ...Read more

  • Minoryx Therapeutics receives Orphan Drug Designation for its lead candidate MIN-102

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2017

    Minoryx Therapeutics, a drug development company specialized in the discovery and development of new drugs for orphan diseases, today announces that its lead compound MIN-102 has been grant...Read more

  • Apollo Therapeutics launched the first drug discovery programme

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2017

    Apollo Therapeutics, the collaborative venture between three world-leading UK universities and three global pharmaceutical companies, has invested in and launched the first of its drug disc...Read more

  • New CoolPal Vertos Advance launched by Pelican BioThermal

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Jan, 2017

    US based Pelical BioThermal which is a global leader providing the broadcast and most innovative range of temperature-controlled packaging solutions serving the life sciences industry has r...Read more



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