Monday, 16 September 2019

Pharma News

  • Abbott separates parmaceuticals research business

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Abbott has completed the separation of its research-based pharmaceuticals business, which became AbbVie, a new independent biopharmaceutical company. AbbVie will begin trading in...Read more

  • Pfizer to acquire NextWave Pharma

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

    Singapore: Pfizer intends to acquire NextWave Pharmaceuticals, a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of unique products for the...Read more

  • EU approves Novartis' Bexsero for meningitis

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: European Commission has approved Novartis' Bexsero (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]) for use in individuals from two months of age and older. "This men...Read more

  • Takeda, Lundbeck to present depression study data

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 May, 2013

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical and H Lundbeck will be presenting new data from four studies that evaluated effectiveness in treating the overall symptoms of depression in patients taking ...Read more

  • Material science firm Crystal to open lab in China

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Crystal Pharmatech is going to open its laboratories in China in order to provide customized, materials science development service packages in drug R&D. Crystal has adopte...Read more

  • Sisters sue Eli Lilly over drug banned 40 years ago

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Four sisters have sued the maker of diethylstilbestrol (DES), a now-banned drug, claiming that the drug resulted in them having fertility issues and developing breast cancer. Th...Read more

  • Japan approves generic drug for osteoporosis

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Actonel 75 mg tablets and Benet 75 mg tablets, a once-monthly formulation of risedronate sodium hydrate (generic name) for the treatment of osteoporosis by Ajinomoto Pharmaceutic...Read more

  • EntreMed gets funding from China investors

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: EntreMed, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, has received commitments from two China-based investors, including institut...Read more

  • China Nepstar disposes 40% equity ownership in Yunnan Jianzhijia

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: China Nepstar Chain Drugstore has completed the sales of its 40 percent equity ownership in Yunnan Jianzhijia Chain Drugstore Ltd. (JZJ) to Yunnan Jianzhijia Holding (JZJ Holding...Read more

  • China vigilant on drug price policy

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: A team of China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) led by Mr Li Xi, head, Permanent Discipline Inspection Group, China, have visited sites in Jiangsu, Anhui...Read more

  • ShangPharma celebrates 10 years with Eli Lilly

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: ShangPharma, a China-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development outsourcing company, celebrated the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Eli Lilly. "I a...Read more

  • US govt sues Novartis for second time in a week

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: The US government has filed another case against Novartis Pharmaceuticals, this time in the US District Court in Manhattan, alleging that the pharma giant has been paying kickbac...Read more

  • Baraclude tops Korea pharma products list

    Pharma |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2012

    Korea, whose pharma market is being fueled by an aging population with a rising demand for drugs, made it to the top three markets in Asia. China has the biggest market share, while Austral...Read more

  • Telesso gets $6.5m to develop acne treatment

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Australia-based Telesso Technologies raised $6.5 million capital in connection with its acquisition of Mimetica and its re-listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Th...Read more

  • E&Y: Pharma is losing M&A capacity

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Ernst & Young in its report, 'Closing the gap? Big pharma's growth challenge and implications for deals', has highlighted that pharma companies are facing a widening "growth ...Read more

  • Has collaborative commercialization arrived in India?

    Pharma |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2013

    Faced with many uncertainties after the introduction of a series of reforms from the 1990s, both Indian and foreign firms have closely followed the growth of the pharmaceutical industry. Lo...Read more

  • Google, Facebook, Apple invite nominations for 2014 'Breakthrough Prize'

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Foundation has opened its process of online nomination for the 2014 prizes. The nominations could be made using the website www.breakthroughpr...Read more

  • MTPC completes acquisition of Medicago

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Japanese drugmaker Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) and Canada-based Medicago, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel vaccines and therapeutic pro...Read more



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