Pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors and retailers alike have
welcomed a unanimous vote by the California State Board of Pharmacy
to delay for another two years the implementation of electronic
pedigree requirements for tracking...
Varian, Invitrogen, BMG Labtech and Hosokawa Micron have all
recently announced new product launches, detailing a selection of
tools and equipment to aid the scientist working in the laboratory
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is
offering a "unique training experience" for pharmaceutical
professionals through a partnership with North Carolina State
University in the US.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has alerted the media to
the preliminary findings of its inspection of the Chinese facility
that supplied the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) for
Baxter's heparin - now recalled...
Bayer Healthcare is to deploy a new technique, developed by
Millipore, for genetically engineering cells to produce
pharmaceutically useful proteins that could both increase the yield
and accelerate drug production.
Novartis has lent impetus to the growing trend towards
philanthropic R&D in the pharmaceutical industry by opening a
new research institute in Siena, Italy "with a non-profit
mission to exclusively focus on the development...
Genmab, the Danish antibody specialist with three product
candidates in Phase III clinical trials, is taking control of its
manufacturing requirements with the agreed acquisition of an
antibody facility in Minnesota, US for $240m...
Cellexus Biosystems, the UK company that designs, manufactures and
sells disposable cell growth technology for the biopharmaceutical
industry, is extending the rental plan offered on its CellMaker
Lite2 single-use bioreactor in response...
With the price of crude oil going up almost every day it is no
surprise that this has a knock-on effect to the price of raw
materials for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. But DSM
and Roquette have developed a process that...