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Shares in Celldex halve in value as it discontinues trial of brain cancer drug

March 8, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Cancer, Celldex, research

Shares in Celldex Therapeutics (Nasdaq: CLDX) more than halved in value on the Nasdaq Monday as the company said independent regulators …

The future for pharma packaging

March 1, 2016
Manufacturing and Production distribution, packaging, research, supply chain

The pharmaceutical packaging market is projected for strong growth through 2020, driven by innovation for new products and materials and …

Elias Zerhouni

Sanofi seals double oncology research deals

January 11, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Sanofi, Warp Drive Bio, antibodies, collaboration, immuno-oncology, research

Sanofi has signed two separate research agreements for €1.2 billion, which will give the French firm licensing rights to potential …

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Janssen, Enterome and Kymab in research collaborations

January 7, 2016
Research and Development Crohn's, Crohn’s disease, Enterome, Janssen, MD Anderson, alliance, antibodies, collaboration, crohn's disease, immuno-oncology, kymab, research

Several pharma companies have announced new collaborations, to research potential new drugs for Crohn’s disease, and immuno-oncology treatments for cancer. …

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The case for adaptive trials in dementia

January 6, 2016
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's disease, adaptive trials, research

An ageing population and widespread chronic neuro-degenerative disease will make dementia an ever increasing burden on society, families and the …

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Clinical trials increasingly funded by pharma industry

December 17, 2015
Research and Development JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association, NIH, National Institutes of Health, clinical trials,, pharma, research

The number of clinical trials funded by pharma has risen significantly since 2006, while the number funded by the US …


Pharma leaders urge UK Government not to cut spending

September 9, 2015
Research and Development Autumn spending review, George Osborne, R&D, government, research, research and development, research funding

Representatives of more than 200 life sciences organisations have urged the UK government to protect the sector from spending cuts. …

NICE reworks cancer guidance for GPs

June 23, 2015
Sales and Marketing Cancer, GPs, NICE, UK, baker, research

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says thousands of lives will be saved each year if GPs and …

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UK government spends £300 million on dementia

February 23, 2015
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cameron, England, NHS, dementia, investment, research

UK prime minister David Cameron has said the government is to invest more than £300m into dementia research and that …

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Big pharma spent $112 billion on R&D in 2013

December 17, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Merck, Pfizer, R&D, Roche, data, global data, research

The top 30 pharma companies spent a combined total of $112 billion on research and development last year. Calculated to …

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Cell Therapy Catapult to build £55 million bioscience campus

December 17, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cell Therapy Catapult, UK, bioscience, research, stevenage

UK firm The Cell Therapy Catapult has chosen to build a £55 million state-of-the-art cell therapy manufacturing centre in Stevenage. …

UK government and partners pay £230m for disease research

October 23, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Arthritis Research UK, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, London, MRC, Osborne, UK, Wellcome Trust, dementia, research

A new partnership led by the Medical Research Council and the UK government will invest over £230 million in a …

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Mayor of London calls for dementia R&D centre

October 8, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Boris Johnson, London, dementia, research

The mayor of London Boris Johnson is calling on both the government and the private sector to come together and …

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Top four cancer killer rates ‘fall by a third’

August 18, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing CRUK, Cancer, bowel, charity, lung, prostate, research

Death rates for breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancer combined have fallen by almost a third in the last 20 …

Pharma firms give researchers access

July 22, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen R&D, MRC, Pfizer, Takeda, UCB, lilly, research, virtual library

 UK researchers are to gain access to compounds from seven pharma companies in a partnership with the Medical Research Council …

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