Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Pharma News

  • Changes in PBS to help Aussies save $20 mn

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: The listings and price changes that came into effect in Australia this August through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) is said to see saving of $20 million a year. Furth...Read more

  • Intl anesthesia society appoints board members

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: SmartTots, a research initiative sponsored by International Anesthesia Research Society, a non-political medical society that supports anesthesia research and education, has appo...Read more

  • Eli Lilly, Strides expand in emerging markets

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2012

    Bangalore: Eli Lilly and Company and Strides Arcolab have entered into a collaboration to expand delivery of cancer medicines in the emerging markets. As a part of this arrangement, Lilly ...Read more

  • China will overtake Japan in R&D spending: Report

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: China's biomedical sector is rapidly transforming itself from a manufacturing base to an innovation hub, investing billions of dollars and setting up innovation centers in a bid ...Read more

  • Hongquan Liu is new CEO of Simcere

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Simcere Pharmaceutical, a leading pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of branded and proprietary pharmaceuticals in China, appoin...Read more

  • Aventis Pharma renamed to 'Sanofi India Ltd'

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2012

    Bangalore: The Sanofi Group recently announced the company's change of name from Aventis Pharma Limited to 'Sanofi India Limited', effective May 11, 2012. Aventis Pharma Limited is the grou...Read more

  • BMS, Simcere to develop, sell arthritis drug in China

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and China's Simcere Pharmaceutical have expanded their strategic relationship formed in 2010. The companies have agreed to collaborate in China on the...Read more

  • Astellas gets FDA nod for kidney transplant drug

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based Astellas Pharma has received US FDA approval for Astagraf XL (tacrolimus extended-release capsules) for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in patients receiving a kid...Read more

  • Merck, AstraZeneca venture to continue

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Merck and AstraZeneca have amended the option agreement related to their partnership known as AstraZeneca LP (AZLP). The updated agreement provides that AstraZeneca will not exer...Read more

  • Ambrx partners with WuXi to advance breast cancer treatement

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: In an effort to advance its breast cancer treatment, Ambrx has now partnered with WuXi PharmaTech and a Chinese drugmaker. As per the deal, Ambrx and Zhejiang Medicine will co-d...Read more

  • NYSE gears up to delist China Botanic

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    ‎Singapore: China Botanic Pharmaceutical, a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines in China, has received...Read more

  • Actavis to acquire four products from Akorn

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Actavis, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, has entered into agreements with Akorn and Hi-Tech Pharmacal to purchase four currently marketed products and one prod...Read more

  • Global collaborations is the way forward for drug discovery

    Pharma |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Dec, 2012

    Over the last few decades India has reiterated its capabilities in providing dependable and cost effective chemistry services to big pharma through a multitude of outsourcing deals. A large...Read more

  • Abbott to shell out upto $495 mn to acquire Russian firm

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: Global pharmaceutical company Abbott plans to acquire Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer, Veropharm in approx. $495 million, to maintain a strong portfolio of oncology drugs in ...Read more

  • India caps FDI in pharma at 49%

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jul, 2012

    Bangalore: An inter-ministerial group (IMG) on foreign direct investment (FDI) in pharmaceuticals, headed by Mr Shanktikanta Das, additional secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA),...Read more

  • NIH gives $2.2 mn to VaxInnate for dengue vaccine

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has provided funds worth $2.2 million to US based-novel vaccine firm VaxInnate...Read more

  • Japan's UMN joins Protein Sciences-headed Zika Vaccine Consortium

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jul, 2016

    Singapore: Protein Sciences Corporation, US-based manufacturer of Flublok influenza vaccine, and UMN Pharma Inc, based out of Japan, have announced that UMN has been signed on as the latest...Read more

  • BMS Foundation awards $1.6 mn to fight diabetes in India

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Foundation will provide $1.6 million in grants to four healthcare institutions in India to help improve diabetes education, prevention and care, increa...Read more

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