In the next one to two years there will be a trend towards
significant reductions in clinical outsourcing/contract research
organisation (CRO) budgets in the majority of biopharma firms,
reveals a recent industry survey.
The search for novel drug targets for cystic fibrosis received a
boost after Dutch biotechnology company Galapagos announced the
extension of its alliance with Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Therapeutics (CFFT), the non-profit drug discovery...
US-based drug maker Merck, has agreed to outsource some of its
preclinical trial work to an Indian-based company, marking the
first time the pharma giant has used an Indian company to conduct
Animal welfare group, PETA has reportedly targeted Pfizer, accusing
them of also trying to avoid US animal welfare laws by exporting
its animal testing to countries with no or poor animal welfare
Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, has been asked to justify its
decision to outsource its animal testing to countries with no or
poor animal welfare standards, which go against Lilly's commitment
to reducing, refining, and replacing...