Industry News

May 01, 2009
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
With a new head of the FDA expected to be announced imminently, the pharmaceutical industry waits to witness the changes that will inevitably accompany the new appointment. These changes could, however, also impact the rest of the world's pharmaceutical markets.
Apr 30, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Pfizer's graphic UK cinema advertisement, which initiated more than 60 complaints from members of the public, has not breached the industry advertising code.
Apr 30, 2009
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Also, Roche's Avastin trial does not meet endpoint; Innate Pharma names regulatory VP; more...
Apr 30, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Pioneering stem cell therapy, developed by British researchers to tackle the ophthalmic disorder age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has received the financial backing of Big Pharma giant, Pfizer Inc., which is expected to pump in approximately 55.9 million euro during the next 3–5 years.
Apr 30, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
The wave of Big Pharma mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that has swept through Q1 may not be over; a number of other large deals have been predicted to take place before the end of the year.
Apr 30, 2009
As the pharma industry desperately seeks to cut costs and streamline production, a new breed of CMO is growing in Europe. Find out how today's CMO is capitalizing on pharma's plant closures and divestments.
Apr 30, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
IMS Health has lowered its forecasted growth for the 2009 global pharmaceutical market to just 2.5–3.6% because of the continuing deterioration of the already gloomy economic environment.
Apr 30, 2009
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Drugmakers have leapt into action as a new influenza A (H1N1) strain, otherwise known as 'swine flu', continues to make its ugly way across the globe, with cases now confirmed in several countries including Mexico, Canada, the US and the UK.
Apr 16, 2009
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Also, Sanofi-aventis acquires Medley and Laboratorios Kendrick; Eli Lilly's Cook to retire from board; more...
Apr 09, 2009
ePT--the Electronic Newsletter of Pharmaceutical Technology
By Pharmaceutical Technology Editors
Also, Genzyme and Bayer HealthCare form agreement; FDA releases draft guidances; TransMolecular appointed Robert Radie president and CEO
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