Compass Pathways’ psilocybin therapy for treatment-resistant depression has received a breakthrough status to accelerate development – at a time when the incidence of mental illness is rapidly increasing.
The European Commission says it will not intervene in an eviction dispute between a farmer cultivating a “record crop” of goji berry extract for the pharmaceutical industry, and the Romanian government.
UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals has been given marketing approval by the US FDA for its product, Epidiolex, to be used for the treatment of two severe forms of epilepsy – Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome.
Alcami began work on Flexion Therapeutics's ZILRETTA in the fall of 2014 and today announced that it will further support commercial supply of the product, which is approved for the treatment of OA-related knee pain.
Academic research underpins many of the early success stories in continuous manufacturing. Now, Blair Brettmann and her team are working to write another chapter by applying electrospinning and other techniques to downstream processing.
The race to buy Pfizer’s OTC business – including Advil painkillers and Centrum vitamins – may have collapsed after both GlaxoSmithKline and Reckitt Benckiser officially walked away from the auction within days of each other.