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Alivio Therapeutics receives $3.3m from US Department of Defense to support development of IBD drug candidate

October 5, 2020
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alivio, US, ibd, pharma

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has committed a Technology/Therapeutic Development Award to the value of $3.3 million to biotech …


HHS Secretary Alex Azar accused of overruling FDA on COVID-19 test quality reviews

September 16, 2020
Research and Development COVID-19, FDA, US, USA

Allegations have emerged accusing US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar of overruling the FDA over the review of …


US won’t join COVAX coronavirus vaccine initiative because it is linked to the WHO

September 2, 2020
Research and Development Trump, Trump Administration, US, USA

The US has said it will not participate in an international effort to develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine.COVAX is …


Moderna commits 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the US

August 12, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing COVID-19, Moderna, US, Vaccine, pharma

Moderna continues to rise to meet the demands of the pandemic, signing a new deal with the US Government to …


US Government commits $2.1bn to GSK and Sanofi’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate

July 31, 2020
Medical Communications, Research and Development COVID-19, GSK, Sanofi, US, Vaccine

The US Government has announced additional funding into Sanofi and GlaxSmithKline’s efforts to develop a recombinant protein-based vaccine to the …


Regeneron seals $450m BARDA contract to scale up production of its COVID-19 vaccine

July 9, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing BARDA, Operation Warp Speed, Regeneron, US, vaccine COVID-19

Regeneron has revealed that REGN-COV2, its two-antibody vaccine for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19, has been awarded a manufacturing …


Roche’s Phesgo combo secures US approval for metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer

June 30, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing FDA, Phesgo, Roche, US, breast cancer

The FDA has awarded marketing authorisation in the US to Roche’s Phesgo, a combination of subcutaneously injected Herceptin (trastuzumab) with …


FDA grants marketing approval for US Army’s malaria treatment

May 28, 2020
Business Services Malaria drug, US, US army, US., malaria

The FDA has granted marketing approval for the US Army Medical Research and Development Command’s (USAMRDC) Artesunate for injection, which …

Sanofi’s Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine secures FDA approval in patients aged two and up

April 27, 2020
Sales and Marketing FDA, MenQuadfi, Sanofi, US, meningococcal disease, pharma

Sanofi’s MedQuadfi Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine has scored FDA approval for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease, becoming the first and …


How the intended role of generic medicines is being undermined in America

April 20, 2020
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Drug pricing, US, feature, generic medicines, generics

The introduction of a generic medicine should, in theory, incentivise companies to lower the price of the original drug, creating healthy …


US approval for haemophilia drug derived from genetically engineered rabbit’s milk

April 2, 2020
Sales and Marketing FDA, US, haemophilia, pharma

The FDA has announced the approval of Sevenfact, a haemophilia therapy the active ingredient from which is expressed in genetically …


FDA invokes emergency powers to authorise 30-minute, handheld COVID-19 test

March 27, 2020
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing COVID-19, FDA, Mesa Biotech, US, coronavirus

The FDA invoked Emergency Use Authorization powers to approve a rapid, handheld testing kit for COVID-19 coronavirus cases just days …


US continues sanctions against Iran despite coronavirus ravaging both nations

March 23, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Iran, Iran US, US, coronavirus

The Trump administration is not relaxing sanctions on Iran, despite the country having one of the highest death tolls from …


European Commission offers €80m to CureVac to develop coronavirus vaccine

March 17, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing CureVac, EU, US, coronavirus

Following confirmation of reports that US President Donald Trump sought to persuade a biotech to provide US-exclusivity for a potential …

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