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Biotech, Industry

Bora Pharmaceuticals Adds Roller Compaction Capabilities

April 9, 2021

Via: Contract Pharma

Bora Pharmaceutical Laboratories, a division of Bora Pharmaceuticals, has added roller compaction technology to its solid dose capability offerings at its Zhunan, Taiwan contract manufacturing and packaging facility. The Zhunan facility manufacturers complex oral solid dose (OSD) formulations with expertise […]


Industry, News, Vaccines

Biden moves deadline for states to open Covid vaccines to all U.S. adults to April 19

April 6, 2021

Via: CNBC

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that states should open Covid-19 vaccine appointments to all U.S. adults by April 19, moving up his original deadline by nearly two weeks. Biden announced the new deadline after he visited a vaccination site in […]


Biotech, Cell and Gene Therapy, Industry

HitGen and BioAge Announce Research Progress in DNA-Encoded Library Based Drug Discovery Research Collaboration

April 6, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Shanghai Stock Exchange listed biotech company HitGen Inc. (“HitGen”) announced important research progress in a collaboration with BioAge Labs, Inc. (“BioAge”), a private biotechnology company developing targeted small molecules for the treatment of diseases of aging. The companies have conducted […]


Biotech, FDA, Industry, Regulations

FDA Provides Positive Feedback on Tetra Bio-Pharma’s Application for ARDS-003 Clinical Development in COVID-19 Patients

April 5, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (“Tetra” or the “Company”) (TSX:TBP)(OTCQB:TBPMF)(FRA:JAM1), a biopharmaceutical pioneer in immunomodulator drug discovery and development is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has favorably reviewed the preclinical data package and clinical development plan […]


Biotech, Industry, Manufacturing, News, Research and Development, Vaccines

Emergent BioSolutions On Track with Respect to COVID-19 Contractual Commitments

April 5, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) today announced that the Company continues to be on track with its manufacturing agreements related to COVID-19 vaccines and confirmed that there are no changes to its financial guidance for 2021. In addition, the Company received […]


Industry, News, Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccine Market: Nucleic acid vaccines segment to dominate global market

April 2, 2021

Via: BioSpace

COVID-19 is a pneumonic disease that is caused by SARS-Cov2 virus. Previous ancestors of COVID-19 virus are SARS-CoV and MERS Virus. Loss of few base pairs has led to the mutation in the genetic material of SARS-CoV2. High multiplication rate […]


Industry, Vaccines

Manufacturing mix-up could blunt supply boost from J&J vaccine

April 1, 2021

Via: Biopharma Dive

The FDA’s emergency authorization of J&J’s vaccine late last month boosted the quickening rollout of vaccines in the U.S., adding a third option in addition to shots from Pfizer and Moderna. Yet, previous delays in manufacturing meant J&J only had […]


Cell and Gene Therapy, FDA, Industry, Regulations

How to gear up for more stringent gene and cell therapy regulations

April 1, 2021

Via: EPM Magazine

In January 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a series of seven guidances regarding cell and gene therapy. These have not come too soon, given some much-publicised regulatory rejections. For example, the FDA turning down the Biologics […]


Biotech, Industry, News

Amgen acquires a small biotech and its inflammatory disease research

March 31, 2021

Via: Biopharma Dive

Amgen has recently stepped up its dealmaking activity as it tries to bolster its pipeline of treatments for cancer and inflammation. Earlier this month, the California biotech announced plans to pay $1.9 billion for Five Prime Therapeutics, which is focused […]


Industry, Manufacturing, Research and Development, Vaccines

Increase in vaccine manufacturing capacity and supply for COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca, BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna

March 29, 2021

Via: World Pharma News

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has adopted several important recommendations that will increase manufacturing capacity and supply of COVID-19 vaccines in the EU. New manufacturing site for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine A new manufacturing site has been approved for the production […]


Cell and Gene Therapy, Industry

How Cancer Immunotherapy Gets a STING

March 29, 2021

Via: Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

The innate immune system scans for signs—such as misplaced genetic material—that a pathogen or dangerous mutation could cause disease. When DNA is found in areas of the cell other than the nucleus, which can occur due to viruses or cancer, […]


Biotech, Industry

Biotechs Bolstering Bank Accounts by Selling Stock This Week

March 25, 2021

Via: BioSpace

Several new initial public offering (IPO) announcements have been made by international and U.S.-based biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the past couple of days, with Dutch biotechnology company LAVA Therapeutics leading the pact. LAVA, a company harnessing expertise in bispecific […]