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Eli Lilly to Add 100 Employees Following $400 Million Manufacturing Investment

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
The capital investment was driven by increasing demand for Lilly's current medicines, as well as future medicines that will come from its pipeline, the company said.

Sackler-Owned Mundipharma Uses Tactics Similar to Purdue in OxyContin Marketing in China, AP Repo...

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
The AP report shows that in China, Mundipharma representatives are informing doctors that OxyContin is less addictive than other painkillers, which is a similar tactic the company used in the 1990s in the United States.

BioSpace Global Roundup, Nov. 21

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
Companies from across the globe provide updates on their businesses and pipelines.

Researchers Working to Understand Why Some Patients with Autoimmune Diseases Develop Diabetes Ins...

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
A peculiarity of autoimmune diseases is that they have many genes in common, but they develop differently.

Job Interview Checklist for Job Seekers

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
Use this thorough checklist to guide you through the interview preparation process and move you closer to successfully attaining the job you seek.

Sanofi in Talks to Sell, Spin-Off or Create Joint Venture of its Consumer Health Unit

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
The company’s consumer health unit is worth about $30 billion.

BMS Completes $74 Billion Celgene Takeover

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
With the acquisition complete, Celgene is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of BMS. The combined companies have nine products with more than $1 billion in annual sales.

AbbVie and Harpoon Expand Partnership with $510 Million Licensing Deal

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
The new deal builds on a discovery agreement signed in October 2017.

What Are Some Ways That Your Biopharma Employer Makes You Feel Thankful?

Biospace news - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 02:00
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, now is a good time to reflect on things you're thankful for.

FDA approves first treatment for inherited rare disease

World Pharma News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 18:00
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Givlaari (givosiran) for the treatment of adult patients with acute hepatic porphyria, a genetic disorder resulting in the buildup of toxic porphyrin molecules which are formed during the production of heme (which helps bind oxygen in the blood).

Artificial Intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics and speed up drug delivery

World Pharma News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 11:00
Artificial Intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. This innovative AI method developed by a team of researchers at the University of Warwick, the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Luxembourg, could be used to speed-up the design of drug molecules or new materials.

Despite Record Number of Generic Drug Approvals, Many Are Not Yet Available in the U.S.

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
Despite the plethora of generic medications, less than two-thirds of the medications are on the market in the United States.

Drug Profile: Eli Lilly's Trulicity

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
Trulicity was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in September 2014.

How Computer-Aided Biology is Revolutionizing Biotech

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
A direct result of using better technology leads to an increase in high quality data gathered.

The Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 – What Stakeholders Have to Say

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
Just what do those in favor of the H.R. 3 - organizations, individuals, companies and institutions - have to say?

Purdue to Pay States’ Legal Fees to Expedite Release of Emergency Funds

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
The bankruptcy court gave approval to the reimbursement of legal fees for states and local governments involved in the opioid lawsuit settlements, but with the understanding that would allow $200 million in emergency funds to flow to treatment programs.

Life Sciences Lean-In: How Women Can Excel in the Discipline

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
Here are some ways to boost the upward trajectory of your career as a woman in the life sciences industry.

Amgen to Cut Another 172 Jobs Following Layoff Announcement Earlier This Month

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
Most of the jobs are field-based positions across the U.S., although some will be in Thousand Oaks, California at the company’s headquarters.

Growing Organs in the Lab: One Step Closer to Reality

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
Researchers mixed the progenitor cells with cancer cells as well as brain stem cells that had earlier been developed from human iPS cells. The mixture of cells grew and formed complex three-dimensional tumor or brain organoids in a petri dish.

Dragonfly Partners With AbbVie to Take on Autoimmune and Oncology Indications

Biospace news - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 02:00
At the center of the agreement are Dragonfly’s novel NK cell engager-based immunotherapies.