Sunday, 25 August 2019

Japan News

  • Takeshi Yura is AMRI Asia discovery VP

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Dr Takeshi Yura has been promoted by AMRI to the position of vice president of discovery and development services, Asia. Dr Yura will report directly to Dr Thomas E. D'Ambra, cha...Read more

  • APAC stem cell therapy market to reach $972mn in 2018

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: A new study by Reports and Reports predicted that the stem cell therapy market in Asia Pacific (APAC) will grow in value from $545 million in 2012 to $972 million in 2018, at a c...Read more

  • Medtronic starts trial of renal denervation system in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Medtronic started Symplicity HTN-Japan, the first clinical trial with the Symplicity renal denervation system in Japan for patients with treatment-resistant hypertension. The cli...Read more

  • BMS-Pfizer stroke drug gets Japanese nod

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved Eliquis (apixaban) for the prevention of ischemic stroke an...Read more

  • Chugai gets Japanese nod cancer drug Kadcyla

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved Oncology specializing pharmaceutical firm Chugai Pharmaceutical's anti-cancer agent Kadcyla, for HER2-positive in...Read more

  • Biosensors to collaborate with Terumo in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Biosensors International, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices, is collaborating with Japanese company Terumo to promote the Nobori drug-eluting s...Read more

  • Nexavar seeks marketing authorization in Japan

    Japan |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Bayer HealthCare has submitted an additional application for marketing authorization to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan for Nexavar (Sorafenib) tablets...Read more

  • Shinogi starts supply of Pirespa to Ildong

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Osaka-based Shionogi has began to supply Pirespa 200mg tablet (pirfenidone) to Ildong Pharmaceutical, which is headquartered in Seoul, for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary f...Read more

  • US-based TriReme looks for big growth in Asia

    Japan |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2012

    TriReme Medical, a US-based start-up medical devices company dedicated to the development and manufacturing of innovative devices for the treatment of complex vascular disease, recently ope...Read more

  • Abbott and Sucampo get nod for AMITIZA in Japan

    Japan |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Sucampo Pharma and Abbott received approval from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Japan for AMITIZA (lubiprostone). The drug is a prescription medicine that is used for...Read more

  • Otsuka launches English website for global viewers

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical launched a newly designed English corporate website in collaboration with an Amsterdam-based creative agency. The new site reflects Otsuka's phi...Read more

  • Takeda diabetes drug gets China's import license

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) issued an Import Drug License (IDL) for Takeda's type 2 diabetes drug Nesina (alogliptin). Orally administered dipeptidyl pept...Read more

  • Japan Minister: Dont be afraid of new science strategy

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Japanese scientists are skeptical about the country's new strategy for economic growth, which includes an emphasis on applied biomedical research. Several life science organizati...Read more

  • Takeda appoints first-ever non-Japanese president

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: In an effort to speedup business expansion in emerging nations, Japan's largest drug maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals has chosen its new president from a rival company. The company...Read more

  • FDA panel approves new obesity drug, Eisai to market it

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2012

    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lorcaserin, a chemical drug that aims to control obesity by altering the serotonin receptors in the brain that control hunger pangs, developed by Arena Pharmaceuti...Read more

  • Japan pharma to grow at 2% CAGR from 2013-20

    Japan |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Simplification of the regulatory process will prove to be the key to the growth of the pharma market in Japan, claimed a recent report by Research and Markets. The CountryFocus ...Read more

  • APAC healthcare industry becomes cloud friendly

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: A recent report presented by Frost & Sullivan has said that the healthcare industry in Asia Pacific is embracing the full gamut of cloud provided services from infrastructure...Read more

  • Eisai signs agreement with Epizyme and Roche

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Eisai has signed an agreement with Epizyme and Roche Molecular Systems to collaborate on the development of a companion diagnostic to help Eisai and Epizyme identify patients fo...Read more



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