Saturday, February, 23, 2019 01:32:15

Category: Pharmaceuticals

United Therapeutics invests $800M upfront in Arena’s PAH drug

U.S. biotechnology firm, United Therapeutics Corp. has recently invested $800 million cash upfront to grab rights to Arena Pharmaceuticals’ pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) drug, Ralinepag. As per sources, the firm’s executive crew believes that the acquired rights would enable the company to gain huge revenues …

IMV joins Merck to gauge DPX-Survivac, declares Phase 2 basket trial

IMV Incorporation, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has reportedly declared the expansion of its clinical program through a Phase 2 basket trial assessing its prime drug, DPX-Survivac, combined with KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) and cyclophosphamide, in patients suffering from recurrent or advanced solid tumors. Frederic Ors, Chief …

WUSTL’s revolutionary technique to enable drug delivery to the brain

St. Louis based Washington University’s researchers have reportedly established a new technique to overcome the blood-brain barrier (BBB), in a bid to administer medications to the brain. Sources familiar with the development claim that these medications would particularly heal brain tumors classified under the difficult-to-treat …

Glenmark Pharma’s arm to launch a generic asthma drug in Germany

India’s leading pharmaceutical company, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, has reportedly announced that its subsidiary has acquired the marketing authorization in Germany for Fluticasone / Salmeterol DPI (Dry Powder Inhaler). If sources are to be relied on, the product is a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline plc’s (GSK) …

Hospitals to counter rising prices by launching generic drug company

Intermountain Healthcare, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has officially announced the launch of Civica Rx, a non-profit, hospital-led generic drug company. Aimed at preventing drug shortages and cutting costs, Intermountain Health is supposedly partnering with three philanthropic groups and six other hospital systems to …