Pharmaceuticals

PneumRx Acquired by BTG plc for up to $475 Million

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. ( www.pneumrx.com ), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to be acquired by BTG Plc (LSE:BTG) in a deal worth up to$475 million, based on an i...

2014-12-04 15:30 2401

Merck Serono Awards Grant for Growth - Countdown for Accepting Applications

DARMSTADT, Germany, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- * Merck Serono's Grant for Growth Innovations (GGI) supports innovative projects to advance understanding in the field of growth  * Closing date for entries is January 6, 2015  * Awardees will be announced at the European Society for Paediatr...

2014-12-04 15:30 1643

China Bolsters International Response to Ebola with USD $6 Million Donation

BEIJING, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of the Chinese Government, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) signed into agreement a pledge of USD$6 million to the Ebola Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) made to support  the outbreak which has affected 1.3 million people inWest Africa ...

2014-12-02 18:38 2034

International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) Calls on Governments to Reverse 'Disturbing' Trend of Lack of New Drugs for the 10% of the Global Population Affected by Brain Diseases

EAST KILBRIDE, Scotland, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) has today published a paper in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery on how global governments must act to address the dearth of new drugs for central nervous system (CNS) diseases. CNS dise...

2014-12-01 20:00 1457

DKSH Hong Kong expands cold chain capacity

HONG KONG, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DKSH Business Unit Healthcare, the leading Market Expansion Services provider for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business inAsia, opened the new cold room at its Hutchison Logistics Center onNovember 15, 2014. The cold room is mainly built to st...

2014-12-01 14:00 1252

CareNet Joins the Indegene Partnership Network to Accelerate Growth in Japanese Markets

BANGALORE, India, November 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indegene ( http://www.indegene.com ), a leading global provider of clinical, commercial, and marketing solutions to global life science, pharmaceutical, and healthcare organizations, today announced a partnership with To...

2014-11-27 09:00 2398

Asia is the Key Growth Region for FDI, Finds Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In spite of the recent drop in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, most developing economies have remained buoyant. According to a new Frost & Sullivan's global research paper, titled Foreign Direct Investment , Asia is still seen as the key growth re...

2014-11-26 21:22 1300

European Commission Approves Trulicity® (dulaglutide) Solution for Injection, Lilly's Once-Weekly, Ready-to-Use Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company announced today that the European Commission granted marketing authorisation for Trulicity ® (dulaglutide) solution for injection. Trulicity, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, is a once-weekly, injectable solution designed to improve glycae...

2014-11-25 16:30 1456

AbbVie Acquires Manufacturing Facility in Singapore; Further Expands Capabilities in Asia

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) has acquired a small molecule active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing site inSingapore's Tuas Biomedical Park. The facility will expand the company's global operations for small molecule and biologics manufac...

2014-11-21 10:00 2448

Frost & Sullivan Honors Codonics for Enhancing Patient Safety and Accuracy of Medication Management with the Safe Label System (SLS)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the medication management solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Codonics with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Codonics' Safe Label System (SLS) is an advanced,...

2014-11-20 21:00 1886

Amgen Opens Next-generation Biomanufacturing Facility in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) has completed construction of its first Next-Generation Biomanufacturing facility, located in Singapore, heralding a new stage of efficient and innovative production of medicines that treat serious diseases. Biologic medicines are produ...

2014-11-20 11:00 2082

DKSH to provide Market Expansion Services to Minsheng in China

SHANGHAI, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DKSH Business Unit Healthcare, the leading Market Expansion Services provider for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business inAsia, will provide marketing and sales, distribution and logistics and after-sales services for the product to pharmacies...

2014-11-18 14:00 2186

BioPh China 2015 Gears Up as the Best Platform for Branding, Trading and Barnstorming

SHANGHAI, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioPh Expo China 2015, organized by UBM Live and CCCMHPIE and supported by UBM Sinoexpo, will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) onJune 24-26, 2015. As the most anticipated show of biopharm industry, BioPh China is becoming a brand ne...

2014-11-13 09:00 1868

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MTI's Revolutionary PolypDx(TM) a Screening Test for Early Indication of Colorectal Cancer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the metabolomics-based diagnostic tests market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Metabolomic Technologies Inc. (MTI) with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. MTI's keen...

2014-11-12 23:00 1158

The New Age of Regenerative Medicine: Are Stem Cells the Future of Healing?

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: "Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy - Multi-Billion Industries with Unlimited Potential" Panel at the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit WHEN: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. CST on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 WHERE: Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, T...

2014-11-11 20:50 970

Golden Meditech Consolidated Shareholdings in GHMG to Maximise Economic Interests in Hospital Management Business

HONG KONG, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Meditech Holdings Limited ("Golden Meditech", together with its subsidiaries collectively as the "Group", 801.HK; 910801.TW), a leading integrated healthcare enterprise inChina announced today that it has acquired the remaining 17.33 percent of shar...

2014-11-07 19:41 2904

CVBT Update

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioVascular BioTherapeutics, Inc. ("CVBT" or the "Company") announced that onSeptember 16, 2014, the Delaware Vice Chancellor signed a Final Order upholding the Company's shareholder vote to replace the existing directors of the Company withCalvin A. Wal...

2014-11-06 09:49 2262

AMRI Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) today reported financial and operating results for the third quarter endedSeptember 30, 2014. Total revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was $62.5 million, an increase of 3% compared to total revenue of$60.8 million reported in the t...

2014-11-05 20:30 2031

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company committed to pioneering innovative and accessible therapies for the chronic diseases of addiction and related mental health disorders, today announced the appointment ofCa...

2014-11-04 21:00 2156

PPP Launched to Improve Prevention of Women's Cancers and Quality of Cancer Registries in Latin America and the Caribbean

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- * PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) Foundation and International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) combine efforts to improve breast and cervical cancer prevention and control. * The partnership aims to improve un...

2014-11-04 20:00 1921
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