24-May-2016 - Charles River Laboratories are conducting new studies using animal models to give insight into therapeutic strategies where pharma companies expect to see the most success.
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.
21-Apr-2016 - Aptuit has acquired Swiss CRO Exquiron Biotech, enhancing its drug identification and validation services.
19-Apr-2016 - Johnson Matthey has teamed up with Domainex to offer integrated API discovery, preclinical development and manufacturing services.
18-Apr-2016 - Researchers as The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) are working to create a public database where researchers can easily access biomedical knowledge.
14-Apr-2016 - Pierre Fabre laboratories has established a partnership with a biotech company as part of its Open Innovation program, "Nature Open Library."
14-Apr-2016 - Replikins’ genomic understanding of the Zika and Flaviviruses has led to the development of a trivalent vaccine for Zika, Dengue, and Japanese Encephalitis.
12-Apr-2016 - The US ranks first in terms of how its domestic policies contribute to global biopharmaceutical innovation, according to a recent analysis.
12-Apr-2016 - Demand for biological products has driven recent investments in vaccine manufacturing and cell banking, says Charles River Laboratories.
11-Apr-2016 - Finding the right patients quickly is an ongoing problem in launching clinical trials, so several companies have formed an alliance to advance precision medicine development.
08-Apr-2016 - Microbial expression systems are cheaper and more efficient than mammalian cell cultures says BioSilta which has acquired the rights to an E. coli based platform.
06-Apr-2016 - Researchers have established a new mouse model for testing vaccines and therapeutics to fight the Zika virus.
05-Apr-2016 - Crown Bioscience has developed humanized mouse cancer models which it claims provide biologic drug developers with an improved means of assessing efficacy.
04-Apr-2016 - The new consortium will evaluate cryo-electron microscopy’s potential for drug development.
04-Apr-2016 - SGS has teamed with DiscoverX to offer bioassays for assessing the potency of prospective biosimilars of Roche’s Avastin and BMS’s Erbitux.
01-Apr-2016 - Eurofins Scientific has agreed to buy analytical services firm Advantar Laboratories in its latest deal in the pharmaceutical space.
30-Mar-2016 - WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) has assembled a team of experts to advise the company as it advances its gene therapy research.
29-Mar-2016 - Lab animal treatment watchdog AAALAC has accredited an Envigo models facility and distribution centre in the Netherlands.