Tuesday, 26 March 2019

World News

  • 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

  • Amarantus reacquires three diagnostic tests

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Apr, 2018

    Singapore - Amarantus Bioscience Holdings has reacquired the rights to three neurology- focused diagnostic tests from Avant Diagnostics. Amarantus has reacquired LymPro Test, MSPrecise, an...Read more

  • Inspire files for $86.25M IPO

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

    Singapore - The Maple Grove-based company, Inspire Medical Systems, which sells its proprietary Inspire therapy for sleep apnea, has filed for an initial public offering seeking u...Read more

  • Thermo Fisher collaborates with Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Apr, 2018

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a global leader of in vitro diagnostics, has announced an international distribution and co-promotion agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific to provide 14 assay...Read more

  • New "nightmare bacteria" cannot withstand UV

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- As drug-resistant pathogens continue to spread throughout the U.S., hundreds of hospitals throughout the country are deploying Tru-D SmartUVC UVC disinfection robots to...Read more

  • Roche completes Flatiron Health acquisition

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Roche finalizes its $1.9B acquisition of Flatiron Health, a developer of oncology-focused electronic health record software. Flatiron curates and develops real-world e...Read more

  • ImmunoPrecise acquires ModiQuest for €7M

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Canadian biotech ImmunoPrecise Antibodies has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Dutch antibody discovery services provider ModiQuest R...Read more

  • Align Technology expands product portfolio

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2018

    Singapore- Align Technology announced a new expanded Invisalign product portfolio that includes new options and greater flexibility to treat a broader range of patients. The new Invisa...Read more

  • AstraZeneca's oncology drugs receive regulatory boost

    World |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2018

    Global pharma giant AstraZeneca’s oncology drugs received regulatory boost with bothe the US FDA and EU accepting regulatory submissions for its drug candidates for cancer. AstraZen...Read more

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