22-Jul-2016 - The EMA is recommending the suspension of several medicines after inspections revealed flawed studies at the India-based contract research organization (CRO), Semler Research Centre.
21-Jul-2016 - Mitsubishi Tanabe has joined the Simcyp Consortium – gaining a license to the modeling and simulation group’s pharmacokinetic prediction technology.
20-Jul-2016 - Exco InTouch has completed a HIPAA Privacy audit as the company continues to prepare for impending data protection regulations.
20-Jul-2016 - Envigo has announced that its sites in Bresso, Italy and Wyton, UK have earned their accreditation from the lab animal treatment watchdog, AAALAC.
18-Jul-2016 - A newly-launched international project seeks to develop a new bank of cancer cell culture models for the research community.
14-Jul-2016 - The FDA has issued two new guidances as part of the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative.
11-Jul-2016 - CrownBio’s new stable cell lines feature various immune checkpoints and receptors which are key targets and pathways for oncology drug discovery and development.
29-Jun-2016 - Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a clinical-grade stem cell line, which will help accelerate early-stage clinical research.
16-Jun-2016 - Crown Bioscience has expanded its immuno-oncology platform at its facilities in Europe, the US, and Asia to include immunophenotyping analysis.
15-Jun-2016 - Eli Lilly is conducting several experiments on the International Space Station (ISS) US National Laboratory over the next year – with several implications for pharma back on Earth.
15-Jun-2016 - As a dedicated Chemical Biology Consortium center, AMRI will provide a variety of drug discovery services to help advance early stage drug discovery projects.
13-Jun-2016 - WuXi AppTec has adopted Elsevier’s technology as the company begins to focus less on point solutions, and more on provider partnerships, says VP of procurement.
02-Jun-2016 - Sensors, computer vision, machine learning, and cloud computing are enabling preclinical researchers to conduct higher quality studies in a shorter period of time.
01-Jun-2016 - Rising drug prices and the subsequent increasing number of drugs ineligible for reimbursement will challenge drug developers to provide clinical superiority evidence.
26-May-2016 - A recent study of clinical drug development success rates found that biomarker-enabled drug programs are three times more likely to reach approval.
24-May-2016 - Charles River Laboratories is conducting new studies using animal models to give insight into therapeutic strategies where pharma companies expect to see the most success.
24-May-2016 - German discovery services firm Evotec has had its contract with Genentech extended for a second time
23-May-2016 - Crown Bioscience has launched an oncology service platform to improve preclinical studies using patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models.
17-May-2016 - More drug discovery work will be outsourced this year according to a report which suggests pharmaceutical industry desire to reduce the risk of failure and cut costs persists.
16-May-2016 - Researchers have developed an organ-on-a-chip model that will allow for preclinical testing in an environment analogous to the human gastrointestinal tract.
12-May-2016 - Researchers have developed a new mouse model that allows them to ask different questions about the effects of the Zika virus.
05-May-2016 - Mass Innovation Labs is working to change the way biopharmaceutical companies conduct research by providing a “crossroads” for CRO service providers, vendors, and investors.
02-May-2016 - As a significant amount of drug discoveries occur outside of pharma companies, Elsevier has launched The Hive Project to promote innovation in the market – outside its walls.
25-Apr-2016 - Mice are used to model various human diseases – yet the animals don’t replicate some significant features of the adult human immune system.
22-Apr-2016 - While there are currently several techniques for producing tissue from heart cells, a new method reduces the amount of cells needed, making it easier and cheaper to replicate.