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Category: Pharmaceuticals

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 …

Pfizer’s inhibitor drug given Breakthrough Therapy designation by FDA

Pfizer recently made an announcement confirming that its experimental oral inhibitor, Janus kinase 3 (JAK3) or PF-06651600, has been granted the Breakthrough Therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Apparently, the inhibitor is being developed for treating patients suffering from alopecia areata, …

Pfizer brings the development of DMD candidate Domagrozuma to a halt

Renowned New York-based pharma magnate Pfizer Inc., has reportedly axed two trials of its Domagrozuma antibody. As per sources, the candidate development has been halted on the grounds of its disappointing failure to meet the required efficacy targets. For the uninitiated, the anti-myostatin antibody is …