Industry Briefs: July 23, 2012 - Pharmaceutical Technology

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Industry Briefs: July 23, 2012
A roundup of additional company and people news from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, their suppliers, and contract-service providers.


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Boehringer Ingelheim and Funxional Therapeutics have announced an agreement under which Boehringer Ingelheim will acquire the global rights to Funxional Therapeutics’ FX125L compound and somatotaxin program. Read More

Catalent Pharma Solutions has begun its supply to Otsuka Pharmaceutical of Abilify (orally disintegrating tablets), which utilize Catalent’s Zydis fast-dissolve drug-delivery technology. Read More

Parexel has launched the Parexel Biopharm Unit, a division focused on providing services to small and medium-sized biopharmaceutical companies. Read More

ScinoPharm has announced that its Tainan, Taiwan, facility will provide commercial manufacturing of topiramate, the API for Vivus’s Qsymia, a new drug for treating obesity that was approved by FDA on July 17, 2012. Read More

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