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Scientist who genetically modified babies faces punishment after acting illegally, Chinese authorities confirm

January 22, 2019
Manufacturing and Production China, He Jiankui, crispr, ethics, gene editing

Chinese state media have confirmed that He Jiankui, the scientist who claimed to have genetically modified babies to prevent them …


China becomes first country to approve roxadustat in chronic kidney disease

December 19, 2018
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, China, chronic kidney disease, pharma

AstraZeneca has announced that its partner Fibrogen has secured the first national approval for its hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor …


Guangdong bans transportation of pigs due to African swine fever outbreak in Hunan

October 23, 2018
Research and Development ASF, African swine fever, China, Guangdong, Hunan, animal health

Chinese authorities have banned the transportation of live pigs from Guangdong to other regions, after reports of African swine fever …


Novo Nordisk cuts 650 roles around the world in R&D restructure

October 1, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing China, Denmark, Novo Nordisk, UK, US, pharma

Novo Nordisk has announced a wave of jobs cuts as part of a global restructure of its $1 billion R&D …


Novartis strike $40m deal with Chinese firm Cellular Biomedicine

September 28, 2018
Medical Communications CAR T, CAR-T, China, Kymriah, Novartis, cellular biomedicine, prc

Swiss multinational Novartis have paired up with Chinese drugmaker Cellular Biomedicine (CBMG) in order to manufacture CAR-T therapy Kymriah in …


MSD to launch Keytruda at half US list price in China

September 20, 2018
Business Services, Sales and Marketing BMS, China, MSD, global, keytruda, markets, pricing

US pharma giant MSD will offer cutting edge cancer treatment Keytruda to Chinese patients at half the price at what …


AstraZeneca to increase presence in China

September 19, 2018
Research and Development AstraZeneca, China, alibaba, governemnt, tencent

The Anglo-Swedish multinational AstraZeneca is moving towards becoming a major healthcare provider in China as part of an effort to …

Further six officials fired from China FDA

August 21, 2018
Manufacturing and Production CFDA, Changsheng biotechnology, China, Vaccine, scandal

A further six senior officials from the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) have been fired in relation to the …

Thyroid medication recalled after Chinese supplier fails inspection

August 20, 2018
Sales and Marketing China, FDA, recall, thyroid, westminster

The Mississippi based manufacturer Westminster Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling thyroid medications Levothyroxine and Liothyronine after the Chinese company Sichuan Friendly …

Chinese regulators approve Roche’s Alecensa in regulatory shift

August 20, 2018
Sales and Marketing Cancer, China, Roche, approval, lung cancer

China’s National Drug Administration has granted rapid approval for Roche’s lung cancer treatment Alecensa (alectinib). Chinese regulators have in the …

CCP fire provincial official and investigate drug regulator in response to Changsheng vaccine scandal

August 17, 2018
Medical Communications China, Vaccine, changsheng, drug safety, regulation

The Chinese government has fired a senior provincial official and is probing a former senior drug regulator in response to …


FDA expands list of valsartan recalls

August 9, 2018
Medical Communications China, FDA, US, heart medication, recall, valsartan

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded a list of products containing valsartan that are to be recalled. …


Chinese premier slams drug maker after vaccine scandal

July 23, 2018
Sales and Marketing CCP, China, biotech, scandal, vaccines

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has spoken out against drug maker Changsheng Biotechnology after the Chinese firm was found to have …


China opens market to Indian drugs with reduced tariffs

July 10, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing China, India, pharma

India and China have reached an agreement aimed at reducing tariffs on Indian pharmaceuticals going between the world’s two most …

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