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Pharma news

The latest news from the pharmaceutical industry and suppliers. If you have a piece of news that you would like us to cover, please contact Victoria White on +44 (0)1959 563311 or email us.

Industry News

EC approves anticoagulant reversal agent idarucizumab

Posted on: 26 November 2015

Idarucizumab (Praxbind) rapidly and specifically reverses the anticoagulant effects of dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) in cases of emergency surgery /urgent procedures or in uncontrolled bleeding...

Amgen submits Biologices License Application for biosimilar ABP 501 to the FDA

Posted on: 26 November 2015

ABP 501 is a biosimilar candidate to AbbVie’s Humira (adalimumab), an anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody, which is approved in many regions for the treatment of various inflammatory diseases...

EC approves Cotellic plus Zelboraf in advanced melanoma

Posted on: 25 November 2015

The approval is based on data that showed Cotellic plus Zelboraf helped people with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma live for more than a year without their disease worsening...

FDA approves Portrazza for metastatic squamous NSCLC

Posted on: 25 November 2015

The approval is based on the Phase III study where the Portrazza regimen demonstrated a significant improvement in overall survival...

Gaucher disease treatment market value to reach $1.16 billion by 2024

Posted on: 25 November 2015

Sales of Gaucher disease therapeutics will rise from $875 million in 2014 to $1.16 billion by 2024, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData...

EC grants marketing authorisation to Entresto

Posted on: 25 November 2015

Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) has been approved for the treatment of adult patients with symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction...

FDA approves anthrax exposure vaccine BioThrax

Posted on: 24 November 2015

BioThrax is the first vaccine to receive approval based on the Animal Rule. The Animal Rule allows animal efficacy data to be used as a basis for approval when human efficacy studies are not ethical or feasible...

Global type 1 diabetes mellitus market value to exceed $7 billion by 2021

Posted on: 24 November 2015

GBI Research says this rise will be driven by the uptake of recently approved and pipeline premium products, as well as the rapidly expanding treatment population...

EC approves Blincyto for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Posted on: 24 November 2015

Blincyto is the first bispecific CD19-directed CD3 T cell engager (BiTE) antibody construct approved in European Union...

FDA approves Opdivo for renal cell carcinoma

Posted on: 24 November 2015

The announcement marks the approval of the first and only PD-1 inhibitor to deliver significant overall survival in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma...

Merck announces findings from Keytruda combination studies

Posted on: 23 November 2015

The findings come from three studies investigating the use of Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in combination with three other immunotherapies – epacadostat, Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec), and ipilimumab – in patients with advanced melanoma...

EC grants marketing authorisation to Genvoya for HIV-1 infection

Posted on: 23 November 2015

Genvoya is the first TAF-based regimen to receive marketing authorisation in the EU...


Supplier News

HORIBA Scientific announces new Product Line Manager for Optical Spectroscopy Division

Posted on: 20 November 2015

HORIBA Scientific, global leader in spectroscopic solutions, is pleased to announce that Francis Ndi, current Export Manager, has been promoted to Product Line Manager for the Optical Spectroscopy Division (OSD)...

Portsmouth PMU selects Cherwell for quality and service in environmental monitoring

Posted on: 18 November 2015

Cherwell publishes case study discussing key considerations when purchasing an active air sampler...

CI Precision announces new release of its MES

Posted on: 16 November 2015

CI Precision, global supplier of MES and weight sorting solutions, announces the release of version 6 of Ci-DMS, their manufacturing execution system (MES) which has gained established use in pharmaceuticals production...

BioOutsource Bioanalysis experts attending major Biosimilar Conferences November 16-19

Posted on: 12 November 2015

Offering scientists an opportunity for face-to-face meetings to discuss strategies for accelerating biosimilar development...

NEB® launches new NEBNext® Ultra™ II Kit for NGS Library Preparation with as little as 500 pg of input DNA

Posted on: 4 November 2015

New Ultra II technology addresses lower input amounts and challenging sample types for Illumina® next generation sequencing systems...

7th Global Healthcare Conference

Posted on: 3 November 2015

The Future of Healthcare - striking a balance between patients, value and innovation. Monday 7 December 2015...

Coulter Partners recruits two to Curetis NV Supervisory Board

Posted on: 3 November 2015

Coulter Partners was delighted to partner with German diagnostics company Curetis AG on two strategic supervisory board appointments and congratulates them on their recent IPO launch...

Wickham Laboratories announces new microbial identification service

Posted on: 3 November 2015

Introducing the MALDI Biotyper® for rapid microbial identification....

Black Swan Analysis short-listed for the TVBM 2015 Management Team of the Year Award

Posted on: 3 November 2015

Black Swan Analysis has just been short-listed for the “The Management Team of the Year Award” sponsored by NatWest and open to outstanding management teams in the Thames Valley...

New ProtectionPlus module for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance with HORIBA Raman systems

Posted on: 23 October 2015

HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman spectroscopy systems for over 50 years, announces the release of their new ProtectionPlus module for the acclaimed LabSpec 6 Spectroscopy Suite...

New UV-Vis Spectrophotometer simplifies sample quality decisions

Posted on: 22 October 2015

Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One spectrophotometers designed to identify contaminants, providing accurate concentrations...

Record attendance for Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Seventh Annual PEGS Europe Summit

Posted on: 16 October 2015

Largest European Event for Biologics Returns to Lisbon from 2-6 November...



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