Issue 27
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Aug 2017

Medivir Licenses Exclusive Rights to MIV-802 for Greater China to Ascletis

Medivir AB and Ascletis today announce that Ascletis has licensed the exclusive rights to develop manufacture and commercialize Medivirs nucleotide polymerase inhibitor for hepatitis C MIV Ascletis code ASC in Greater China Under the terms of the agreement Medivir received an upfront payment and is…


Aug 2017

Teva Announces Exclusive Launch of Generic Axiron® in the United States

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd today announced the launch of generic Axiron testosterone topical solution CIII mg mL in the US Testosterone topical solution CIII is a prescription medicine used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone due to certain medical conditions It…


Aug 2017

Hikma Announces New Licensing Agreement With Takeda

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC the multinational pharmaceutical group today announces that through its wholly owned subsidiary Hikma Pharmaceuticals LLC it has agreed to expand its licensing and distribution agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited Takeda a global research and developmentdriven pharmaceutical company adding new products to…

press releases


Aug 2017

Ligand to Receive $2 Million from WuXi Biologics for Licensing Clinical-Stage anti-PD-1 Antibody Discovered Using the OmniAb® Technology

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announces that it will receive a million payment from WuXi Biologics subsequent to their licensing of exclusive rights to the antiPD antibody GLS to Arcus Biosciences in…


Aug 2017

Roving Surgical Robot to Tour 4 Key Andhra Pradesh Cities

Business Wire IndiaA da Vinci Surgical Robot mounted on vehicle in OdishaCancer is a relentless disease Damaging organs and tissues in its wake cancer can be insidious in its onset…


Aug 2017

New Global Systems Director appointed at Matcon Ltd.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Andre Goodson as our new Global Systems Director Andre will use his wealth of commercial leadership experience to bring fresh ideas to…

Events


Aug 2017

CPhI Korea 2017

Hall D, COEX Convention and Exhibition Centre


Aug 2017

Pharma CMI



  • 4

    Parenteral Preparations

    INTRODUCTION Parenteral preparations are defined as solutions suspensionsemulsions for injection or infusion powders for injection or infusion gels for injecti..

Knowledge Bank

  • Interviews

    Datwyler Pharma Packaging

    Senior Manager Global Scientific Affairs
    Renaud Janssen PhD is the Senior Manager of Global Scientific Affairs at Datwyler Pharma Packaging He frequently presents on international conferences on subjects related to elastomeric and aluminiumplastic closures for pharmaceutical applications Re..

  • Articles

    Antimicrobial Stewardship Prioritising Quality Access to Healthcare

    Antimicrobials treatments that kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms are effective and necessary in medicine However organisms and microbes have increasingly begun to resist antimicrobial agents through evolutionary change and mutations Resistance to antimicrobials creates a difficult path for infectious disease medicine because it becomes harder and harder to treat resistant microbes While…

  • Techno Trends

    New Method for Residual Solvent Characterization by GC-VUV

    A new method has been announced by VUV Analytics for residual solvent testing in pharmaceutical products and excipients that significantly reduces analysis time while improving testing throughput It allows the combination of various sample types into a single test The gas chromatography Vacuum Ultraviolet GCVUV spectroscopy method reduces the GC separation time recommended by the Unites States Pharmacopeia USP Method…

Editorial Section

  • Strategy

    Failing Data Integrity Audit is not an Option

    The timetomarket of blooming Asian pharmaceutical companies especially from India and China are being slowed by the increasing concerns of global and local regulators over data integrity How can they meet regulators audit expectation on data integrity and provide assurance…

  • Clinical Trails

    Patient Recruitment

    To address the challenges faced in patient recruitment and retention in clinical trials innovative technologies are being utilised in AsiaPacific as well as other regions to optimise the processes involved From patient matching to improving the consent process technology has…

  • Manufacturing

    Added Costs for Added Protections

    The Impact of Implementing Safety Features in Pharmaceutical Packaging and Labelling Serialization Unique Device Identification UDI and aggregation catalyse a paradigm shift for the entire industry and are already impacting the pharmaceutical supply chain In…

  • Expert Talk

    The Asian Healthcare Market

    The Asian market is growing rapidly and along with this expansion comes the issue of drug counterfeiting Bernd offers his insight into the key trends affecting this market and what regulatory authorities are expecting manufacturers…