Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Pharma News

  • Pharma companies focusing more on core areas'

    Pharma |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 May, 2014

    Bangalore: On April 25, 2014, Biocon declared its FY14 performance results at its Bangalore campus, revealing 16 percent growth in its revenues, with revenues touching Rs 2,933 crore, follo...Read more

  • Biogen Idec multiple sclerosis drug gets FDA nod

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Biogen Idec received approval for Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) as a new first-line oral treatment for people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) from the US FDA. Tec...Read more

  • Sanofi reports +ve results despite patent expirations

    Pharma |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Sanofi reported sales of $11.40 billion (€8,526 million), an increase of 0.2 percent, during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012. Exchange rate movements had a positive effect ...Read more

  • Pharma sector witnesses dip in hiring

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Nov, 2012

    New Delhi: The recruitment levels for the pharma sector in India witnessed a decrease of five percent in October 12, when compared to last month. This negative trend has been continuously h...Read more

  • Novartis appoints a new oncology president

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Swiss drug giant Novartis, announced on June 1, that it had appointed Mr Bruno Strigini as the president of its oncology division. Mr Stringini had earlier served Merck & Co....Read more

  • Prana Alzheimer's trial shows +ve results

    Pharma |  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

  • India may halt foreign investment in pharma

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

    Singapore: As a resolution to the ongoing debate about whether to restrict foreign direct investment (FDI) in the existing pharmaceutical projects in India, the country's health ministry ha...Read more

  • Novartis posts 20 percent rise in Q1 profit

    Pharma |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Novartis announced that it has recorded a 20 percent rise in its first-quarter profit. Reports said that the net profit attributable to shareholders climbed to $2.94 billion fro...Read more

  • Study shows Lipitor well-tolerated among Asians

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

    Singapore: A large-scale retrospective database analysis on atorvastatin (Lipitor) by Astellas Pharma and Pfizer Japan has demonstrated that atorvastatin is as well tolerated by the Asian p...Read more

  • Astellas to do interim analysis of cancer trial

    Pharma |  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

    Pharma |  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

  • AIDS 2014 kicks off in Melbourne

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

    Singapore: 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), kicked off in Melbourne on July 20th, with a gathering of over 12,000 participants including global leaders, researchers, activist...Read more

  • EMA: Osteoporosis drug causes heart problems

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

    Singapore: The European Medicine Agency (EMA) recommended restriction in the use of the osteoporosis medicine Protelos/Osseor, following an assessment of data showing an increased risk of s...Read more

  • FDA re-inspects AMRI Burlington facility

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: FDA has issued warning letter to Albany Molecular Research (AMRI) in connection with an inspection of the company's pharmaceutical manufacturing facility located in Burlington, M...Read more

  • ShangPharma appoints committee chairman

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: ShangPharma, a leading China-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development outsourcing company, has appointed Mr Yuk Lam Lo as the chairman of the independent c...Read more

  • Pharma industry sets eyes on $25 bn exports by 2014

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Oct, 2012

    Hyderabad: Innovation and government support are key to reach the $25 billion export target set by the India government for the pharmaceutical sector. Heads of major pharma companies, who g...Read more

  • Teva and Lonza terminate biosimilars joint venture

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Lonza Group have conducted a strategic review of the Teva-Lonza Joint Venture (TL-JV) and have decided to discontinue their collaboration for ...Read more

  • GSK admits to fraud in the US, pays $3 bn in penalty

    Pharma |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Jul, 2012

    Bangalore: British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), which was facing civil and criminal liabilities in the US for unlawful promotion of certain prescription drugs and failure to ...Read more



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