Sunday, 24 February 2019

World News

  • Merck to accelerate global access to affordable vaccines

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Merck, a leading science and technology company has announced a partnership with Oxford University’s Jenner Institute to develop more robust and scalable vaccine manufacturi...Read more

  • Sanofi to invest in Canadian vaccine facility

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Sanofi is investing €350M (CAD $500M) to construct a new state-of-art vaccine manufacturing facility at the Sanofi Pasteur Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. Th...Read more

  • Mylan, Biocon to launch Adalimumab Biosimilar in EU

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Mylan and Biocon have agreed to accelerate introduction of adalimumab biosimilar in Europe through Mylan’s in-licensing arrangement with Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics (FKB).  F...Read more

  • Boston Therapeutics poised to acquire MTA

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Boston Therapeutics inks a non-binding letter of intent with Medical Technology Associates to acquire MTA, a privately-held company dedicated to the development of nove...Read more

  • Abpro Therapeutics on deck for IPO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Woburn, MA-based Abpro Therapeutics (ABP) has filed a preliminary prospectus for a $69M IPO. The preclinical-stage biotech firm develops next-generation anti...Read more

  • Capital raise for Vermillion

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Vermillion, a bio-analytical solutions company focused on gynecologic disease, announced that it intends to offer shares of its common stock and convertible preferred stock in co...Read more

  • New study brings relief for travellers from leg swelling and jet lag

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- A new peer-reviewed, published study shows that natural French maritime pine bark extract Pycnogenol is effective in reducing lower leg swelling known as edema and relieving jet ...Read more

  • Abbott initiates groundbreaking study to treat CAD

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Abbott announced the initiation of a clinical trial evaluating long-term outcomes of patients who undergo stent implantation guided by high-resolution light-based imaging techno...Read more

  • GSK, Orchard therapeutics ink pact for rare disease

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - GSK and Orchard Therapeutics signs a strategic agreement, under which GSK will transfer its portfolio of approved and investigational rare disease gene therapies ...Read more

  • USFDA approves AI software to detect diabetic retinopathy

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Under its De Novo (no predicate product) review pathway, the FDA approves the first medical device in the U.S. that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to perform its designa...Read more

  • Genesis to divest 23 nursing facilities

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Genesis HealthCare, one of the largest post-acute care providers in the United States, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell 23 Texas skilled nursing faci...Read more

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals to acquire Wilson Therapeutics for $855mn

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

      M&A deal making continues with Alexion Pharmaceuticals swapping up Wilson Therapeutics AB for USD 855 million. Swedish drugmaker Wilson Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical compa...Read more

  • Zealand teams up with Roche on clinical trials

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Zealand Pharma and Roche’s Diabetes Care unit will partner on Phase 3 clinical trials assessing dasiglucagon in patients with inherited elevated insulin levels (...Read more

  • Inovio Pharma secures $56M in funding

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Inovio Pharmaceuticals is up 6% premarket on average volume on the heels of its announcement that the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) ...Read more

  • USFDA approves Perrigo’s OTC heartburn medicine

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Perrigo Company plc announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for the store brand OTC equivalent of Nexium 24HR (esomeprazo...Read more

  • Ionis Pharma, AstraZeneca to advance new drug for NASH

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Apr, 2018

    US-based Ionis Pharmaceuticals,  the leader in antisense therapeutics, recently announced that it has licensed IONIS-AZ6-2.5-LRx, or AZD2693, to AstraZeneca following advance...Read more

  • Immunomedics appoints new CMO

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Apr, 2018

    Clinical Stage Company Immunomedics has announced the appointment of Robert Iannone as Head of Research & Development and Chief Medical Officer. In his new role, Dr. Iannone will overs...Read more

  • Novartis to buy AveXis for $8.7B

    World |  Company results | 0 Comment | 09 Apr, 2018

    Singapore – Switxerland- based Novartis AG has agreed to acquire Bannockburn, Illinois-based company AveXis for US$8.7 billion, or $218 per share, to expand its position in gene thera...Read more

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