Industry News

Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is seeking opinions on a European Commission (EC) proposal that would allow drugmakers to disseminate certain information on prescription medicines directly to European patients.
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
In a novel collaboration, pharma giants AstraZeneca and Merck will investigate the potential benefits of combining their two early-stage compounds for the treatment of solid cancer tumours.
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Austria-based AFFiRiS AG is receiving financial support worth several hundred thousand euro for its atherosclerosis vaccine development programme from the European Union's call.
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Johnson & Johnson is making a break for escape with global sales of the rheumatoid arthritis treatment Remicade, which the company currently shares with Schering-Plough via a distribution agreement.
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The International Serious Adverse Event Consortium (SAEC), a nonprofit partnership, has helped the FDA gain significant understanding of the genetic basis for drug-induced liver injury (DILI).
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
BioPartners GmbH (Switzerland) has formally notified the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) of its decision to withdraw the application of a centralized marketing authorization for Biferonex (interferon beta 1a), 6 million-international-unit solution for injection, prefilled syringes for subcutaneous administration.
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) — the world's largest international membership organization of regulatory professionals in the medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors — has opened a European office in Brussels (Belgium) that will support programmes, events and operations across Europe, as well as serve as the region's headquarters.
Jun 05, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
A discussion draft of the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 has been released, which also contains measures relating to drug safety.
Jun 04, 2009
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Also, WACKER expands Iowa facility; EMEA releases a Q&A document for PIPs; Metrics consolidates quality operations; more...
Jun 01, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The Chief Strategy Officer at SupplyScape offers advice in the battle against counterfeits.
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