Saturday, 14 December 2019

Drug Discovery News

  • Ablynx’ vobarilizumab fails in lupus trial

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Mar, 2018

    Singapore - Ablynx’ vobarilizumab has failed to hit targets in a mid-stage trial assessing its safety and effectiveness as a treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The Pha...Read more

  • Carna Bio, Sumitomo collaborate for neurological drug discovery

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 28 Mar, 2018

    Carna Biosciences, Inc. and Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement on joint research with the aim of discovering novel kinase inhibitors for psychiatric and neurologic...Read more

  • Syngene inks drug discovery agreement with GSK

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Mar, 2018

    Biocon's contract research arm Syngene International inked a drug discovery agreement with global drug firm GSK. The multi-year R&D agreement between the two companies will focus on ac...Read more

  • Male birth control pill shows promise

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Mar, 2018

      Singapore - Researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute and the University of Washington in a study, showed that an experimental oral male contraceptive...Read more

  • Suven Life Sciences secures 3 product patents

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2018

    Suven Life Sciences has announced that it has been granted a patent each by Norway, South Korea and Singapore corresponding to new chemical entities&...Read more

  • Allergan launches Ozurdex in China

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2018

    Allergan plc announces the launch of Ozurdex® (dexamethasone intravitreal implant 0.7 mg) in China for the treatment of adult patients with macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlu...Read more

  • Inovio Pharma, Apollo Bio ink deal for cervical cancer drug

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Mar, 2018

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, today announced that it has inked an agreement providing ApolloBio with the exclusive right to develop, manufacture and commercialize VGX-3100, Inovio’s DNA im...Read more

  • USFDA grants priority to XTANDI's sNDA

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2018

    Pfizer and Astellas Pharma announced that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for XTANDI (enzalutamide) has been accepted for filing and granted Priority Review designation by the U....Read more

  • Biogen acquires Schizophrenia investigational drug candidate form Pfizer

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Mar, 2018

    Biogen recently announced that it has inked an agreement to acquire investigational candidate for schizophrenia from Pfizer. The drug candidate is a first-in-class, Phase 2b ready AMPA rece...Read more

  • JW Pharma develops tablet formulation for hair loss and BPH

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2018

    Korea’s JW Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of JW Holdings, announced that it has developed a tablet formulation of Dutasteride, treatment for hair loss and benign prostatic hyperplasia (...Read more

  • 'Cancer is an increasingly important health issue in the APAC region’

    Drug Discovery |  Influencers | By Aishwarya venkatesh | 0 Comment | 09 Mar, 2018

    Globally, the radiopharmaceutical medicine market is expected to reach USD 13.8 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research. The market is driven by increasing number ...Read more

  • USFDA approves Taiwan's HIV drug

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Mar, 2018

    A biologically-based alternative HIV treatment developed in Taiwan and manufactured in China has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), becoming the first such made-...Read more

  • FDA approves Prometic’s inter-alpha-inhibitor-proteins

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Mar, 2018

    Singapore-  Prometic Life Sciences Inc. announced that the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to its Inter-Alpha-Inhibitor-Proteins...Read more

  • Novo Nordisk’s diabetes pill presents the first successful data

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2018

    Novo Nordisk, the world’s largest diabetes drugmaker has presented the first successful data from a large final-stage study of a pill it hopes will transform the diabetes market. The...Read more

  • STA Pharma, Regulus team up for mRNA targeting drugs

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 23 Feb, 2018

    A WuXi AppTec group company, STA Pharmaceutical Co., the leading open-access capability and technology platform for small molecule pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, and Regulus ...Read more

  • Asia needs a legal framework to combat rare diseases

    Drug Discovery |  Analysis | By Aishwarya Venkatesh | 0 Comment | 08 Feb, 2018

    Orphan diseases, once rare, are now affecting larger populations, with one in every 5000 people suffering from a rare genetic disorder. The World Health Organization defines it as a disease...Read more

  • DL Medicine teams up with Pfizer for new drug discovery

    Drug Discovery |  News | 0 Comment | 07 Feb, 2018

    China based biotechnology company NetVation DL Medicine has entered into a two-year research collaboration with Pfizer Inc to produce new chemical entities against pre-selected targets from...Read more

  • New study shows baldness and prostate cancer may be interrelated

    Drug Discovery |  News | 1 Comment | 25 Jan, 2018

    Singapore - A recent study observed a connection between male-pattern baldness, when it occurs at a young age, and the subsequent development of aggressive prostate cancer.  The resear...Read more



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