Friday, 21 February 2020

Japan News

  • Daiichi to aid drug discovery projects

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

    Singapore: Daiichi Sankyo has launched TaNeDS (Take a New challenge for Drug diScovery) collaborative drug discovery project for 2013. The company will select research partners for the proj...Read more

  • Shimadzu pharma summit concurs that innovation is the key

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

    Singapore: The Shimadzu Global Pharma Summit 2012 held in Singapore sent out an unaninmous message that it is high time that pharma firms adopt innovative strategies to churn out new drugs ...Read more

  • Scottish body approves Fycompa by Eisai

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Scotland's health technology assessment body, Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), has approved Eisai's AMPA receptor antagonist Fycompa (perampanel) as a second-line adjunctive ...Read more

  • Daiichi's comments upset former Ranbaxy owners

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2013

    Singapore: Japanese drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo, which currently holds a majority stake in Ranbaxy, had earlier highlighted that it believes that former shareholders of Ranbaxy concealed and m...Read more

  • Shimadzu launches smart device enabled HPLC system

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Japan-based global analytics technology provider, Shimadzu, has launched i-Series of new industry standard HPLCs (High Performance Liquid Chromatograph) systems, with built-in to...Read more

  • Daiichi gets positive results in prasugrel trial

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Japanese company Daiichi Sankyo has received positive results for a double-blind randomized phase III trial comparing efficacy and safety of prasugrel hydrochloride 20 mg loading...Read more

  • Takeda, UCL collaborate on brain diseases

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

    Singapore: UCL (University College London) and Japan based Takeda Pharmaceutical have formed a new research collaboration to identify and validate novel target genes for the treatment of ne...Read more

  • Ospens enters distribution deal with Japanese firm

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: Canadian company Opsens signed its first major agreement granting distribution and other rights for its OptoWire and OptoMonitor, Opsens' products for measuring fractional flow r...Read more

  • Singapore, Japan to develop eye disease detection technology

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

    Singapore: A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), and Topcon Corporation, Japan based ophthalmic instruments and optometrics instruments manufacturer, have collaborated to develop ...Read more

  • Omron launches wireless sleep monitor in Japan

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

    Singapore: Omron Healthcare has launched a new wireless sleep monitoring device in Japan that uses ResMed's technology acquired from its recently acquired company, BiancaMed. The Omron Slee...Read more


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

    Singapore: Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H Lundbeck announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ABILIFY MAINTENA (aripiprazole) for extended-release injectable suspension...Read more

  • Advinus gets $36 mn research funding from Takeda

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical and Advinus Therapeutics jointly announced that they would be initiating a three-year discovery collaboration. Under the terms of the agreement, Takeda will...Read more

  • Fujifilm, Dr Reddy's terminate generics JV

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2013

    Hyderabad: Fujifilm and Dr Reddy's Laboratories have decided to terminate the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enter into an exclusive partnership in the generic drugs business for the ...Read more

  • Takeda makes massive changes in its organization

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

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical announced the appointment of new senior leadership as well as the establishment of a new organization, realignment of current organizations, and change of o...Read more

  • Taiho to start ph III trial in colorectal cancer

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

    Singapore: Japan based-Taiho Pharmaceutical is starting global phase III clinical trial (RECOURSE) for the novel combination antimetabolite TAS-102 in June this year. RECOURSE is a randomi...Read more

  • Oramed gets Japanese patent for protein delivery

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Oramed Pharmaceuticals, a developer of oral drug delivery systems, has received approval for a key patent by the Japanese Patent Office. The patent, titled "Methods and Composit...Read more

  • LG to co-develop biosimilars with Mochida

    Japan |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: LG Life Sciences (LGLS) and Mochida Pharmaceutical have finalized the agreement to collaborate during the clinical trials and the registration phases of biosimilar products in ...Read more

  • Challenges that Japan pharma will face in 2014

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

    Japan, like all other developed markets, is facing the crunch of a slowing pharma industry. Furthermore, the pharma situation is about to get worse in Japan, according to Mr Fumiyoshi Sakai...Read more