Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Japan News

  • Thermo Fisher enters into agreement Fujirebio

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Thermo Fisher Scientific signed a long-term license agreement with Fujirebio to make its biomarker assay Procalcitonin (PCT) available on the Lumipulse family of laboratory ins...Read more

  • Bayer colorectal cancer drug gets Japanese nod

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

    Singapore: Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has approved Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals's Stivarga (regorafenib) tablets for the treatment of patients with me...Read more

  • Astellas, Ambit terminate cancer drug deal

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based Astellas Pharma and US-headquartered Ambit Biosciences are ending their collaboration for joint development and commercialization of FMS-like tyrosine kinase-3 (FLT3)...Read more

  • Edison Pharma, DSP enter $4 bn metablosim drug deal

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: US-based Edison Pharmaceuticals has entered into a strategic alliance valued up to $4.295 billion with Japan's Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma (DSP) for the development of drugs target...Read more

  • Gilead files NDA for Hep C drug in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: US-based Gilead Sciences has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to Japan's Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) for approval of sofosbuvir, a once-daily nucleotid...Read more

  • AnGes, Mitsubishi Tanabe sign MoU to market Collategene

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: AnGes MG entered into a definitive agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma for the exclusive marketing rights of Collategene (DNA plasmid with HGF gene) as a treatment for peri...Read more

  • What the future holds for the APAC CRO market?

    Japan |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Sep, 2013

    The fifth edition of the annual BioSpectrum Asia Pacific clinical research organization (CRO) Survey, which is conducted in association with CyberMedia Research (CMR), yet again identifie...Read more

  • Japan scientists pioneer new stem cell technology

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: A research team at the tissue regeneration materials unit, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), succeeded in fabricating two types of cell matrix materials that mimic...Read more

  • Astellas gets FDA nod for kidney transplant drug

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Japan-based Astellas Pharma has received US FDA approval for Astagraf XL (tacrolimus extended-release capsules) for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in patients receiving a kid...Read more

  • Global collaborations is the way forward for drug discovery

    Japan |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Dec, 2012

    Over the last few decades India has reiterated its capabilities in providing dependable and cost effective chemistry services to big pharma through a multitude of outsourcing deals. A large...Read more

  • Pfizer, Mylan enter generics deal in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Pfizer and Mylan have signed a definitive agreement to establish an exclusive long-term strategic collaboration in order to develop, manufacture, distribute and market generic dr...Read more

  • Takara Bio enters deal with Invivoscribe

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Japanese firm Takara Bio has entered into an agreement with Invivoscribe Technologies to grant the latter licenses to facilitate and conduct patent-covered tests for the presence...Read more

  • NuVasive spine surgery implant approved in Japan

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: NuVasive, a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, has received Japan's approval of the CoRoent Large ...Read more

  • Mitsubishi to acquire Medicago at $1.16 per share

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and virus-like particles (VL...Read more

  • Kinetic launches portable negative pressure therapy

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: US-based Kinetic Concepts (KCI) has launched ActiVAC Therapy System for in-patient use in Japan, which is a lightweight, portable negative pressure therapy system that makes usin...Read more

  • Terumo and Biosensors to sell Nabori DES system

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2012

    Singapore: Terumo and Biosensors International announced an extension of their existing licensing agreements, under which Terumo can continue to incorporate BioMatrix technology in the...Read more

  • Otsuka, Lundbeck files NDA for schizophrenia drug

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Japanese firm Otsuka Pharmaceutical and global firm H Lundbeck have submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for brexpiprazo...Read more

  • HealthPatch MD receives Japanese nod

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: Vital Connect recently announced that its wearable device HealthPatch MD has received approval for sale in the Japanese markets. The device has received, Medical Device Ninsho ce...Read more



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