Manufacturing

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GSK’s shingles vaccine approved in China

By Maggie Lynch

GSK is investing in ‘significant’ capacity expansion to support production of its shingles vaccine, which has been approved in China after clinical trials demonstrated 90% efficacy.

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CAR-T for solid tumors drives industry to innovate

By Maggie Lynch

ICT is developing upon CAR-T cell technology to enable T-cells to persist against cancer’s attempt to program death into a patient’s defensive T-cells, which could potentially treat solid tumors.

Lonza facility in Walkersville, Maryland (source Google maps)

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US FDA warns Lonza about Walkersville site

By Gareth Macdonald

The US FDA has warned Lonza about operations at its facility in Walkersville, Maryland, raising concerns about validation and aseptic process simulations.