All news articles for April 2018

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In search of a universal flu vaccine

By Melissa Fassbender

Following one of the worst flu seasons in years, several companies are working to develop a universal vaccine, with the first clinical trials in humans now underway.

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STA to manufacture PhoenixMD candidate for Ph I study

By Melissa Fassbender

STA Pharmaceutical is manufacturing PhoenixMD’s kinase inhibitor drug candidate for IND-enabling toxicology studies and a Phase I study in women with triple-negative breast cancer.

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Letter to the editor

Sizing up: Does CRO consolidation leave space for smaller firms?

By Melissa Fassbender

A continued need for specialized services and expertise will keep smaller firms in business – though many have forecasted the “death of small- to mid-sized CROs” as the industry continues to consolidate, say experts.

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Microbial CMO Wacker buys Dutch biotech plant

By Melissa Fassbender

Wacker Chemie has acquired SynCo Bio’s site for manufacturing biopharmaceuticals, live microbial products, and vaccines, as well as its associated business, including more than 100 employees.

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