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Endo International’s bid to acquire Auxilium Pharmaceuticals last week has been rejected by the latter, according to news agency Reuters. Auxilium is said to have made the statement that the bid “significantly undervalues” the company. more

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A new law adopted on Wednesday aims to avoid duplicating national assessments to determine a treatment’s added value that help EU countries decide on pricing. more

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The skills gap is considered one of the greatest challenges facing the UK's life science and medtech sectors today. An initiative from the University of Leicester aims to address the problem. Dave Gray tells us more… more

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As part of the launch of the British government’s industrial strategy for safeguarding the UK economy post-Brexit, it has announced a multi-billion pound sector deal designed to boost the nation’s life science sector. more

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GSK Consumer Healthcare, one of the world's largest consumer healthcare companies, has today launched a new high-tech ‘consumer sensory lab’. more

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‘Last mile’ transportation and subsequent user storage conditions present unique challenges when it comes to ensuring the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical products. more

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AMR is back in the news (is it ever out?) and with good reason. The World Health Organisation has published a list of drug-resistant bacteria thought to pose the biggest threat to human health. more

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2017 is going to be a big year for pharma, with immunotherapy set to throw the industry under the spotlight – and hopefully, for all the right reasons. more

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In two separate press statements, Sanofi announced it has concluded its business swap with Boehringer Ingelheim, and has also closed its European vaccines joint venture with MSD (Merck & Co.). more

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Dutch firm Xenikos has been awarded funding to support the development of T-Guard, which is in clinical phase 1/2 testing for the treatment of steroid-resistant acute graft versus host disease (GVHD). more

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We’ve created our very own 12 days of Christmas for the life science sector. Medical Plastics News, Digital Health Age and European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer put a festive feel on the news in 2016. more

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Capsule specialist Capsugel is acquired by major pharma player Lonza, and investment firm KKR. more

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We’ve created our very own 12 days of Christmas for the life science sector. Medical Plastics News, Digital Health Age and European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer put a festive feel on the news in 2016 more

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Global CDMO Catalent has announced its enrollment in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative (PSCI) more

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We’ve created our very own 12 days of Christmas for the life science sector. Medical Plastics News, Digital Health Age and European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer put a festive feel on the news in 2016. more

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The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) dishes the two firms a record fine of nearly £90 million for charging excessive prices to the NHS for an anti-epilepsy drug. more

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In 2016 it seems that we’ve jumped a new hurdle in tackling AMR – it’s a little bit like the stages of grief – you have to reach acceptance. more

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Donald Trump is now President-elect of the United States of America. The news is a surprise to many across the world, but the pharma industry has been predicting the implications of his election for some time. more

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Big pharma giant GSK says it is the first company in the arena to use Apple ResearchKit for real-world evidence. more

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The CDMO has proposed a major new US manufacturing site which will take ten years to build. more

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Regenerative medicine is redefining medical technology synergies by combining stem cell technology with tissue engineering. more

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