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Archive for June, 2009

First vaccine against H1N1 virus from CSL to be available in 2 months

Saturday, June 20, 2009 9:31

Australia’s CSL has already bagged orders worth $180 million from US govt.

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Jubilant Biosys in pact with Endo Pharma on cancer drug discovery

Saturday, June 20, 2009 9:28

Jubilant has signed similar drug discovery services deals with AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Amgen, Orion and Bio Leap over the last 18 months.

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GSK in generic drugs pact with Dr Reddy’s

Friday, June 19, 2009 18:43

Toeing the Pfizer line, the GSK will supply over 100 branded generics from Dr Reddy’s to emerging markets.

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Dr Reddy’s to hire 1,300 people braving recession; to recruit more women staff

Friday, June 19, 2009 18:23

India’s leading generic drug maker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd has announced its plans to hire 1,300 employees in various positions this year, despite recessionary trends that threatens to impact across the industries including pharma.

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Clinical trial registration made compulsory in India from 15th June

Friday, June 19, 2009 18:10

Trial registration is now mandatory before the enrollment of the first patient

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UK firms set sight on Indian clinical research sector

Friday, June 19, 2009 18:08

India is, currently, the second largest foreign direct investor in UK.

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Pfizer bolsters lawsuit against Sun to block generic Lyrica (pregabalin)

Friday, June 19, 2009 14:49

Pfizer adds violation of a second patent on Lyrica in its case against Sun

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Premature ejaculation pill Priligy (dapoxetine) to seek US FDA approval soon

Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:47

Priligy (dapoxetine) is the first-ever oral pill approved to treat premature ejaculation

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Kemwell sets up biopharmaceuticals facility on Boehringer Ingelheim’s Bi Hex platform technology

Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:43

Indian contract manufacturing services provider Kemwell is building a new biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Bangalore, with technical assistance from the Germany-based Boehringer Ingelheim.

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Bharat Biotech and Shantha Bio stand to gain as WHO includes global use of rotavirus vaccine

Monday, June 8, 2009 7:58

Indian vaccine makers including Bharat Biotech and Shantha Biotechnics see a bigger opportunity as the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended that oral rotavirus vaccines be included in all national immunisation programmes.

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