What You Need to Know about TiO2-Free Capsules

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) has been such a ubiquitous ingredient in empty capsules that most makers of pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals probably had not given it much thought… until now. What changed?…

European Medicines Agency Issues Response Plan for Monkeypox
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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has initiated a series of actions to respond to the monkeypox outbreak, which was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health…

Moderna, US Gov’t in $1.74-Bn Supply Pact for COVID-19 Omicron Vaccine Boosters
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Moderna and the US government have entered into a supply pact, worth up to $1.74 billion, under which the US has secured 66 million doses of a Moderna COVID-19 bivalent…

AstraZeneca Names Chair-Designate
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AstraZeneca has named Michel Demaré, currently a Non-Executive Director and Member of the company’s Board, as Chair-Designate following the decision by Leif Johansson, the company’s current Chairman, to retire at…

Amgen To Acquire ChemoCentryx for $3.7 Bn
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Amgen has agreed to acquire ChemoCentryx, a San Carlos, California-based bio/pharmaceutical company developing oral drugs to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders, and cancer, primarily for orphan and rare diseases, for…

Supplier News: 3M, Curia, Novasep-PharmaZell & More
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The latest from CDMOs, CMOs, and suppliers featuring 3M, Curia, Thermo Fisher, Novasep-PharmaZell,  Wacker, and Schott. Highlights below. General* 3M To Spin Off Healthcare Business* Curia Names New Head of…

M&A News: CSL, Gilead Sciences & More
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The latest news on mergers and acquisitions featuring CSL, Vifor Pharma, Gilead Sciences, and MiroBio. Highlights below. * CSL Gains Regulatory OK for $11.7-Bn Acquisition of Vifor Pharma* Gilead Sciences…

Global Briefs: Roche, GSK, Ispen & More
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A roundup of news from Roche, GlaxoSmithKline’s Viiv Healthcare, Ispen, Coherus BioSciences, and Marengo Therapeutics. Highlights below. * FDA OKs Biosimilar of Roche’s Blockbuster Eye-Care Drug Lucentis* GSK’s Viiv Healthcare…

COVID News: EU, Samsung Biologics & More
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The latest on COVID-19 vaccines/drugs and manufacturing featuring the Samsung Biologics, GreenLight Biosciences, HIPRA Human Health, and European Commission. Highlights below. Manufacturing and supply of COVID-19 vaccines and drugs* EU…

WHO Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency; US, EU Update Vaccine Supply
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Facing rising incidence of monkeypox globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, the highest alert level that can be given by…