Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Pharma News

  • China drug market to reach $315 bn by 2020

    Pharma |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Research and consulting firm GlobalData has pointed out that although various probes into drug pricing and sales practices have plagued China recently, the value of the country's...Read more

  • European Commission nod for Novartis' Exjade

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: European Commission has approved Exjade (deferasirox) for the treatment of chronic iron overload requiring chelation therapy when deferoxamine therapy is contraindicated or inade...Read more

  • India to examine drug approval procedures

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2012

    Bangalore: India has set up a committee to examine the validity of scientific and statutory basis adopted for approval of new drugs without clinical trials. The government announced the dec...Read more

  • CSL hemophilia therapy gets orphan drug status

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: CSL Behring's novel recombinant fusion protein linking coagulation factor IX with recombinant albumin (rIX-FP), which can be used for the treatment of Hemophilia B, has been gran...Read more

  • Egypt seeking Indian pharma investment

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: With analysts predicting great growth from overseas for the Indian pharmaceutical industry, Egypt recently joined in the list of countries keen on receiving investment from the s...Read more

  • Amgen acquires KAI Pharmaceuticals

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Amgen completed the acquisition of KAI Pharmaceuticals, a privately held company based in South San Francisco. The acquisition was initially announced April 10, 2012 and includes...Read more

  • John Vernachio is Arthritis Foundation research VP

    Pharma |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Arthritis Foundation appointed Dr John Vernachio as vice president of research, effective April 15. In his new role he will provide leadership and direction to further the Arthr...Read more

  • FDA gets biomarker database license from GVK Bio

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: GVK Biosciences is extending its Clinical Biomarker Database (Gobiom) license to the Biomarker Qualification Group of the US FDA. The Gobiom database, which has the latest and re...Read more

  • FDA issues warning against Nizoral tablets

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: FDA is taking several actions related to Nizoral (ketoconazole) oral tablets, including limiting the drug's use, warning that it can cause severe liver injuries and adrenal gland...Read more

  • IMCD acquires Aussie pharma distributor

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

    Singapore: Global distribution firm IMCD Group has acquired Capitol Ingredients Australia, a Sydney headquartered speciality ingredients distributor focused on the nutraceuticals, personal ...Read more

  • Arena CEO: Our drug curbs hunger, obesity

    Pharma |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Dec, 2012

    Arena Pharmaceuticals, a US-based biopharmaceutical company focused at discovering, developing and commercializing novel drugs for weight management, cardiovascular disease, inflammation an...Read more

  • J&J to setup innovation center in Boston

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will open the J&J innovation center in Boston, US, which will be the third of four regional hubs that are being setup in the world's leading l...Read more

  • CPhl-Pharma Outsourcing Event to be held in Korea

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

    Singapore: CPhI Korea 2014, a new content-led exhibition will begin in Seoul Korea, from September 2, 2014. The two day event includes various conferences, exhibitions, networking events an...Read more

  • Minister: HIV in India down by 56%

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2012

    New Delhi: During the last decade in India, HIV infections have declined by 56 percent from 2.7 lakh in 2000 to 1.2 lakh in 2009. This was stated by Mr Ghulam Nabi Azad, minister, Health an...Read more

  • Cure for Osteogenesis now in China, Hong Kong

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Italian based Abiogen Pharma signed an agreement with Lee's Pharmaceutical Holdings of Hong Kong, securing license for distribution and supply of neridronic acid in mainland Chin...Read more

  • Winteam acquires Tongjitang for $431 mn

    Pharma |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Winteam Pharmaceutical Group has made an announcement confirming its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Tongjitang Chinese Medicines for $431.27 million (2.64 bill...Read more

  • Baxter's RIXUBIS gets US FDA nod

    Pharma |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Baxter International has announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has approved RIXUBIS [Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant)] for routine prophylacti...Read more

  • Chinese and big pharma to meet in Suzhou

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

    Singapore: The international biotech and pharma community will converge on Suzhou, China, for the ChinaBio Partnering Forum 2012, held at the Kempinski Hotel Suzhou, May 23-24. Co-organizer...Read more



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