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Volume 24, Issue 6

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Novartis takes on UK NHS

The UK's National Health System has cut the cost of treating wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by prescribing a cheaper drug over a more expensive one. The controversial element is that the cheaper drug isn't licensed for wet AMD, which has prompted anger from Novartis.
http://PharmTech.com/NovartisUK

Merck job cuts

Merck KGaA has revealed further details about its restructuring programme, including plans to eliminate around 580 jobs. A further 750 positions will be transferred from Switzerland to alternative sites mainly in Germany, the US and China. Among other actions, the company will close its Merck Serono headquarters in Geneva.
http://PharmTech.com/Merckcuts

UK anticounterfeiting

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has launched a new anticounterfeiting strategy with the aim of curbing the occurrence of falsified medicines in the county's supply chain. The strategy will focus on prevention, incident management, and investigation of all reports of falsified medicines in the UK.
http://PharmTech.com/UKStrategy

GSK eyes medicines class

GlaxoSmithKline has partnered with the US's Yale university to design a new class of medicines that could be beneficial in areas such as oncology and infection. The collaboration will use proteolysis targeting chimeric molecules, which have the ability to guide proteins to a cell's cleaning mechanism, where they can then be destroyed.
http://PharmTech.com/Class


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