The Institute for OneWorld Health (iOWH) has moved one step closer to supplying a key component of a malaria treatment on an industrial scale as it revealed details of its latest activities to bring the ingredient to regions in short supply.
Quintiles has targeted Africa as the next non-traditional area to develop new medicines and the opening of its office in Ghana, which is now fully operational, is a major step in this process, Gillian Corken, head of Quintiles in Africa, told Outsourcing-Pharma.
A multinational, multidisciplinary initiative involving scientists,
public health workers, police and government officials could
provide a cogent model for rooting out and stamping out
counterfeiting of essential and lifesaving drugs.
Novartis is utilising several innovative techniques to engender
feelings of trust and respect in emerging Asian markets. These
include researching locally endemic diseases and selling drugs at
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has asked vaccine developing firm Antigenics
to supply it with more of its QS-21 adjuvant as its vaccines
progress in the pipeline, while at the same the British drug giant
is pushing ahead with its own adjuvant,...
Determined to eradicate a disease that takes the lives of more than
one million people worldwide each year, Novartis has announced it
will participate in a new public-private partnership which aims to
discover more potent drugs to...
A research program has released a small molecule binding annotation
and comparison tool, which is expected to accelerate lead
development in antimicrobial drug discovery, as well as allow
chemists to develop safer, more specific...
According to a new report, the number of victims claimed by the
South-East Asian tsunami is likely to rise due to the lack of drugs
in active development for post-tsunami diseases. The report
identified only 87 drugs in active development...
A non-profit pharmaceutical company, the Institute for OneWorld
Health, has been awarded a $42.6 million (€32.1m)grant from the
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to find a new way of producing
a valuable drug for malaria, which...