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Biotechpharma to Expand Process Development and GMP Manufacturing Capacity to 5,000 L
Biotechpharma UAB will expand its existing manufacturing facility by adding a new line of bioreactors
Underwater forests a treasure trove of new drugs
In light of the increasing resistant microbes, researchers are taking their search for drug candidates offshore. A new study published in Frontiers in Microbiology reported that a...
Epilepsy Society calls for review of UK supply chain after increase in access issues
The Epilepsy Society has recently spoken out about the “steep rise” in UK patients experiencing difficulty in accessing seizure medication.
Call for temporary medicines export ban in light of no-deal Brexit outcome
The UK pharma industry has called for a temporary medicines export ban to prevent the NHS from being hit by national drugs shortage in the event of no-deal Brexit.
NHS England’s medicines chief calls for faster market access
NHS England now plays a key gatekeeper role for the industry’s high cost specialised medicines, and has become increasingly commercially savvy over recent years, working alongside...
SHL makes debut at APLAR-ARA 2019
SHL Group will make its first appearance at the 21st Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress from 8-11 April in Brisbane, Australia. The congress will be held...
UCSF discover potential new treatment approach for type 1 diabetes
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Diabetes Centre have uncovered evidence to suggest assumptions about the cause of type 1 diabetes are incorrect,...
Greater Manchester backs move to outcome-based payment
The trend towards paying for medicines based on patient outcomes (OBP) are growing in both the US and Europe
Novel immunotherapy for lung cancer
Researchers at the University of Louisville have been testing a protein-based molecule they originally developed to boost T cells as a cancer treatment. Whilst testing the...
FDA funding set to jump after Congress votes to avert shutdown
Congress has just approved a budget deal to avert another government shutdown
Anton Paar Research Prize has been awarded
The first Anton Paar Research Award for Instrumental Analysis and Characterization goes to research teams from Finland and Austria.
Europe’s medicines tracking system goes live
A new world-first, digital tracking system covering the medicines supply chain across the EU has gone live, promising greater security against counterfeit medicines.
FDA to crack down on dietary supplements
The FDA is cracking down on those selling dietary supplement and has sent warning letters to companies who claim, without scientific evidence, that their products can cure diseases...
The childproof pack with ultimate user-friendliness
Together with the French company ACD, Rondo AG is developing new handy packaging called Securp'ak
The Falsified Medicines Directive comes into action tomorrow
The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a new EU initiative which comes to force tomorrow, which aims to protect patients from counterfeit medicines.
Parallel Trade Conference
SMi presented its 13th annual Parallel Trade conference, which took place in London on the 5-6 of February 2019.
Brexit could hinder CAR-T reimbursement in Europe
The UK NHS, NICE and the government have joined forces to make CAR-T therapies available to patients, working closely with manufacturers of approved therapies, Gilead and Novartis
UK Pharma Warns that skills shortage and Brexit will hit R&D
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has warned that the UK is in danger of losing its world-leading research and development status
Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces new HiPace 700 H turbopumps
High compression especially for light gases. Ideal for high vacuum and ultra high vacuum applications. Intermittent mode offers more than 90% energy savings without loss of performance.