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Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have discovered a molecular mechanism giving them a better understanding of how colon cancer develops and progresses, which could aid in the development of treatments to inhibit tumour growth. more

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Provider of label-free drug discovery solutions, SAMDI Tech, has joined forces with a provider of products and services that accelerate research and drug development efforts, Charles River Laboratories, to maximise its clients’ opportunities more

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According to a new study, led by the University of Eastern Finland, there is much more variation in cancer-causing KRAS mutations than originally believed. more

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Clinical stage drug development company, Forendo Pharma, has raised an additional €4 million of funding from Vesalius Biocapital III Partners, which will be used with other raised funds to accelerate the development of its women’s health portfolio. more

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New innovations in drug development have a positive impact on clinical trial timelines, likelihood of market launch and inclusion on payer formularies, according to a new report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by PAREXEL more

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Contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), Juniper Pharma Services, has revealed its expansion into its UK-based drug development and clinical trial manufacturing facilities. more

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In this online exclusive, Brady Haggstrom, IDBS, looks at the changing landscape of drug development and delivery, which is more and more outsourced nowadays, and how technology can help protect sensitive research data. more

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Global life sciences company, LabCorp, has acquired scientific process outsourcing company, Sciformix — which will become a part of Covance, LabCorp’s drug development business. more

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Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

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In this online exclusive, Graham Francis, product marketing manager at Kallik, explains how data integrity should be a top priority when using new technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. more

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In this online exclusive, Dr Andrew Rut, CEO of MyMeds&Me, discusses the value of big data for the pharma industry and the conflict that arises between protecting personal data and effective drug development more

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Clinical-stage drug development company, Evgen Pharma, has been granted a key European patent ascribing intellectual property rights to the company for a method of stabilising sulforaphane, which is the basis of its lead product, SFX-01 more

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STA Pharmaceuticals (a subsidiary of WuXi AppTec) has signed an investment agreement with the government of Shanghai, Jinshan District to build a new R&D centre, aimed at strengthening the company’s pharma development and manufacturing platform. more

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Catalent Pharma Solutions has revealed its plans to invest $5 million in the creation of a new drug development centre of excellence (CoE) at its Somerset, New Jersey facility and headquarters more

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Dr Andrew Rut, CEO and founder of MyMeds&Me, examines the critical role of new technology, in the form of smart pharmaceuticals and blockchain, in advancing patient autonomy and drug development. more

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NDA Group, European drug development consultancy, has opened a new office in Paris, France, to serve its growing customer base in the country and continue its global expansion. more

A co-founder of the company ApconiX, based in Alderley Park, has revealed his view that attitude towards safety in pre-clinical cancer drug development needs to change. more

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Health systems are facing the biggest challenge in their existence: financial sustainability fuelled by the costs of prescription drugs. Here, Marisa Miraldo, associate professor at Imperial College Business School, goes into more detail… more

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Evgen Pharma, a clinical-stage drug development company, has announced its collaboration with King’s College London to advance its lead product candidate as a therapy for ischaemic stroke. more

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A nonclinical safety company that works with the pharma sector based in Alderley Park, ApconiX, has increased sales by five-fold as a result of the industry’s demand for drug safety expertise. more

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