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Resistance threat to malaria drug is ‘alarming’

February 20, 2015
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Africa, Qinghaosu, artemisinin, malaria, thailand

Resistance to a group of drugs that possess the most rapid action against malaria – artemisinin, aka Qinghaosu ­– is …

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App could crack fake antimalarial drugs market

November 6, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Apple, antimalarial, app, colourassist, malaria, talanta

A cheap iPhone app developed last year has demonstrated high-level effectiveness towards identifying bogus antimalarial treatments. A recent study published …

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Sanofi and PATH launch large-scale malaria drug production

August 19, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Africa, Sanofi, acts, artemisinin, malaria, path

Sanofi and global health charity PATH have come together to launch a large-scale production line of malaria jab semisynthetic artemisinin …


GSK seeks regulatory review of first malaria vaccine

July 26, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing China, GSK, malaria, rts, s

GSK has submitted a regulatory application to the European Medicines Agency for its malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S and hopes it …

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GSK sets malaria vaccine roll-out date to 2015

October 8, 2013
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing GSK, Vaccine, malaria, rts, s

GlaxoSmithKline says it is just two years away from marketing the world’s first malaria vaccine RTS,S. This follows results from …

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Sanaria’s malaria vaccine shows promise

August 9, 2013
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing PfSPZ, Vaccine, malaria, sanaria

Researchers in the US have announced promising results from a Phase I clinical trial of biotech firm Sanaria’s new malaria …

New malaria drug ready for launch

July 5, 2012
Sales and Marketing ACT, Sigma Tau, Sigma-Tau, malaria

Eurartesim, the first artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) approved in Europe to treat uncomplicated malaria, is being prepared for launch in …

Gates urges investment in innovations for developing nations

January 25, 2012
Research and Development AIDS, Bill Gates, Global Fund, TB, malaria

Bill Gates has called on global leaders to invest in innovations that are accelerating progress against poverty, or risk a …

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GSK malaria vaccine cuts disease risk by half

October 19, 2011
Research and Development malaria, malaria vaccine

Results from GSK’s malaria vaccine trial have excited observers after it reduced the risk of the disease by half. Data …

Positive results for phase II malaria vaccine

September 16, 2011
Research and Development malaria, malaria vaccine

Researchers in the US and West Africa believe they have identified the first effective blood-stage malaria vaccine, a development which …


GSK welcomes outside researchers to its ‘open lab’

June 29, 2011
Research and Development GSK, TB, academic alliance, malaria, open lab

The first scientists from outside GlaxoSmithKline have started work at the manufacturer’s ‘open lab’ for diseases of the developing world …

Sanofi signs malaria research alliance

May 5, 2011
Research and Development Medicines for Malaria Venture, Sanofi-Aventis, malaria

Sanofi-Aventis has signed a research deal with the Medicines for Malaria Venture charity. They will work together to identify, characterise …

Next generation Malaria drug shows promise

September 6, 2010
Research and Development malaria

A Novartis-led collaboration has discovered a novel anti-malarial candidate that could become the first new treatment for the disease in …

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