Friday, 18 October 2019

Drug Discovery News

  • New drug blocks pancreatic cancer growth

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Sep, 2018

    A newly developed drug can prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and spreading in laboratory mice, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai.  The study, publi...Read more

  • Alexion to acquire Syntimmune

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 26 Sep, 2018

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Syntimmune have entered into a definitive agreement for Alexion to acquire Syntimmune, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing antibody therapeutics ta...Read more

  • Anaeropharma Science signs research agreement with Astellas

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Sep, 2018

    Anaeropharma Science Inc. headquartered in Tokyo (hereafter "Anaeropharma") has announced that Anaeropharma and Astellas Pharma Inc. headquartered in Tokyo (hereafter "Astellas") ...Read more

  • Accenture, Merck, Amazon partner to advance drug innovation and research

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2018

    Accenture and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), will launch a cloud-based informatics research platform de...Read more

  • Pfizer receives Breakthrough Therapy designation for inhibitor drug

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Sep, 2018

    Singapore - Pfizer announced its investigational oral Janus kinase 3 (JAK3) inhibitor PF-06651600 received Breakthrough Therapy designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...Read more

  • China approves first "Made in China" cancer drug

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Sep, 2018

    China-based Chi-Med has announced that fruquintinib capsules have been granted approval for drug registration by the National Medical Products Administration of China (“NMPA”, f...Read more

  • BeiGene Announces Acceptance of its First NDA for Zanubrutinib

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Aug, 2018

    China's commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company BeiGene,   recently announced the acceptance by the China Drug Administration (CDA) of a new drug application (NDA) fo...Read more

  • FDA approves first drug for neurotrophic keratitis

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Aug, 2018

    Singapore- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug, Oxervate (cenegermin), for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, a rare disease affecting the cornea (the clear ...Read more

  • Strides Pharma receives USFDA nod for two key ANDAs

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Aug, 2018

    India's Strides Pharma  has announced that its step-down wholly owned subsidiary, Strides Pharma Global Pte. Limited, Singapore, received ANDA “acceptable for filing” corre...Read more

  • GIC receives govt funding for immuno-oncology project

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Aug, 2018

    Edmonton's General Intermediates of Canada Inc. (GIC) has received conditional funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) related...Read more

  • Roche's Alecensa receives 'priority review' designation from CNDA

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Aug, 2018

    Roche  recently announced that the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has granted marketing authorization for Alecensa (alectinib) as a monotherapy treatment for patients with a...Read more

  • HitGen collaborates with LG Chem

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Aug, 2018

    HitGen Ltd has announced a multi-year major drug discovery research collaboration with LG Chem to identify novel small molecule leads for targets of interest. In this collaboration, HitGen ...Read more

  • Blueberry Therapeutics raises £10M funding to develop nanomedicines

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2018

    Blueberry Therapeutics Limited, a drug discovery and development company focused on developing innovative nanomedicines for difficult to treat skin and nail infections, has successfully com...Read more

  • Multi- institutional alliance to develop anti-aging drugs

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2018

    The Buck Institute, Juvenescence, and Insilico Medicine have announced a research collaboration utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to discover and develop novel anti-aging therapeutics ...Read more

  • FDA approves Amicus' Galafold for Fabry disease

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2018

    Singapore – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Galafold (migalastat), the first oral medication for the treatment of adults with Fabry disease. The drug is indica...Read more

  • Pfizer's Innovative drug IBRANCE gets China approval

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2018

    Pfizer China announced that the China National Drug Administration (CNDA) has granted approval of IBRANCE® (palbociclib) on July 31st, the first cyclin-dependent Kinase 4/6 (CDK4/6) inh...Read more

  • DotBio successfully raises $2.3 M in seed financing

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2018

    Singapore – DotBio, a new company focused on the development of novel immuno-oncology drugs based on humanized domain antibodies, has officially launched and has successfully rai...Read more

  • Medpacto inks deal with AstraZeneca

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2018

    MedPacto, that announced today a clinical collaboration with AstraZeneca to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MedPacto’s vactosertib (TEW-7197), a small molecule, oral inhibitor of ...Read more



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