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The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso (osimertinib) as a first-line treatment of patients with inoperable or recurrent epidermal growth factor mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer more

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Data has been presented by AstraZeneca and Merck demonstrating clinical improvement in median radiologic progression-free survival (rPFS) with Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with abiraterone compared to abiraterone monotherapy, a standard of care more

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AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, have announced positive overall survival (OS) results of the Phase III PACIFIC trial evaluating Imfinzi (durvalumab) for the treatment of unresectable stage III NSCL more

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Privately-held company, Emulate, and the Innovative Medicines and Early Development Biotech Unit of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca have formed a collaborative partnership to develop and embed organ-on-chips technology into laboratory research more

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza (olaparib) tablets as maintenance therapy for the treatment of platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer, regardless of BRCA status. more

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A positive opinion has been adopted by the CHMP of the European Medicines Agency, recommending a change to the terms of the marketing authorisation for AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso (osimertinib) to include first-line treatment. more

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Diagnostics company, Owlstone Medical, has signed a service agreement with global biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca, to explore how breath can be used to identify novel biomarkers for personalised medicine applications. more

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Karolinska Institute spin out company, Pelago Bioscience, has entered into a strategic research collaboration and licence agreement with AstraZeneca for the further advancement of the CETSA method and its use in pre-clinical discovery more

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The US FDA has expanded its approval of Imfinzi (durvalumab) to now include the treatment of patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours are unresectable and have not progressed after chemoradiation treatment. more

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The collaboration between AstraZeneca and TissUse is progressing with the establishment of relevant microphysiological system (MPS) models based on TissUse’s multi-organ-chip technology, the companies announced. more

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A ceremony has been held in Sweden marking the start of a long-term manufacturing agreement between Cambrex — manufacturer of small molecule innovator and active pharmaceutical ingredients — and AstraZeneca. more

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Researchers from Cardiff University, in collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University and AstraZeneca, have developed a new tool to assess the likelihood of a drug undergoing racemisation once inside the body. more

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Alderley Park has been confirmed as the interim home for the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Manchester Institute, underlining it as a key asset in the North of England. more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted and granted priority review of a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Lynparza to be used in patients with germline BRCA-mutated, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer. more

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The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will hear evidence from pharmaceutical companies, including AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), this week in its continued inquiry into the life sciences and industrial strategy. more

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AstraZeneca has extended its contract with logistics provider, Yusen Logistics, for the global distribution of its products. more

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A collaboration has been announced between AstraZeneca and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company for the development and commercialisation of an alpha-synuclein antibody, MEDI1341, as a potential treatment for Parkinson’s disease. more

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Following disappointing announcements this week concerning the unmet primary endpoints of their Phase III trials, Merck and AstraZeneca have today revealed they are entering a strategic oncology collaboration. more

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A quick review of some recent treatment approvals, clinical studies and general news in curing diseases, affecting patients from top to bottom. more

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According to Lord Prior of Brampton, the life sciences sector has the potential to be number one in the UK. more

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