22-Jul-2015 - Poor biochemical probes mean some drug discovery research is wasted according to academics behind a website intended to help biopharmaceutical developers choose the best reagents.
22-Jul-2015 - EAG (Evans Analytical Group), an independent laboratory network, has acquired Missouri-based Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories (ABC Labs). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
21-Jul-2015 - Stem Cell Theranostics has secured rights to the technology it uses to make cellular heart disease models for drug development through a deal with GE Healthcare.
14-Jul-2015 - CDMO (contract development and manufacturing organization) Aptuit is investing in additional scale and capabilities at its Italian site to augment its 1600L scale API capability and to add a commercial...
10-Jul-2015 - Par Pharmaceuticals says it has addressed its temperature-control system at a Michigan facility after overheating caused the death of 39 guinea pigs.
10-Jul-2015 - Massachusetts-based CRO Parexel has expanded its services and capabilities in model-based drug development (MBDD) via its Quantitative Clinical Development (QCD) unit.
26-Jun-2015 - The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), a trade organization representing the interests of clinical research sites, has announced a two-year partnership with LabCorp’s Covance.
25-Jun-2015 - Preclinical CRO Huntingdon Life Sciences has announced a new name, which it changed to mark the integration of Harlan Laboratories.
23-Jun-2015 - Recipharm has completed the acquisition of Uppsala, Sweden-based CRO OnTarget Chemistry for about $1.8m (SEK 15.1m).
22-Jun-2015 - Scientists have developed a new way of visualizing multiple myelomas in 3D by replicating tumours in hens’ eggs in a approach they say will aid drugmakers.
19-Jun-2015 - Mice engineered to recognise light-emitting markers as self will let cancer drug developers to track tumor growth in animals with functioning immune systems say US researchers.
18-Jun-2015 - Swedish drugmaker Medivir has consolidated its drug discovery efforts though a deal with Indian CRO GVK Bio.
15-Jun-2015 - Researchers say a hydrogel that prompts cells to form tissue-like structures in vitro could be used to make more accurate preclinical disease models.
12-Jun-2015 - The US spends billions on preclinical research that cannot be replicated due to errors in design, problems with lab protocols and mistakes during data analysis according to new research.
12-Jun-2015 - As the hype continues to hover around the promise of gene and cell therapies, the latest guidance from the FDA will help sponsors, CROs and investigators design early-phase clinical trials...
11-Jun-2015 - Organovo is looking to bring its 3D bioprinted kidney tissues to market in September 2016 following the launch of its preclinical Human Liver system.
11-Jun-2015 - Minerals used to manufacture two of Charles River Laboratories’ products may be derived from questionable sources in Africa, though following a review of suppliers, the company has yet to fully...
08-Jun-2015 - Unchained Labs has acquired Avia Biosystems and its characterization tool, the Isothermal Chemical Denaturation (ICD) system, to support the growing demand for biologics stability testing.
04-Jun-2015 - Replacing animal studies in drug development is impossible according to the European Commission, which has rejected a petition calling for a ban signed by 1.2m people.
04-Jun-2015 - CRO Profil Institute for Clinical Research will collaborate with Denmark-based Gubra ApS, a metabolic preclinical and drug discovery company, to discover and translate into clinical research novel drug targets, compounds...
03-Jun-2015 - As Big Pharma and biotech companies continue to outsource more of their work, one of the leaders in the preclinical and discovery space – Charles River Laboratories – is seeing...
02-Jun-2015 - Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) has signed a three-year collaborative agreement with biotechnology company HarkerBIO to co-market their drug discovery services to clients.
01-Jun-2015 - The proportion of pediatric trials of all clinical trials in the EU continues to increase since the integration of a Pediatric regulation in 2007, despite a decrease in the number...
29-May-2015 - When translational medicine researchers recognise the need for pharma industry cash but are wary of handing over drug development to for-profit organisations, how can public-private collaborations bridge the culture gap?
27-May-2015 - With the integration of Covance moving along steadily, Dave King, chairman and CEO of LabCorp, told investors last week at the UBS Healthcare Conference that LabCorp is ramping up a...