Medidata has followed up its successful IPO by inking a deal with Roche, which is reported to be pulling out of PhRMA and the ABPI, to provide the Swiss pharma with an enterprise-wide electronic EDC system.
Roche’s proposed $44bn acquisition of Genentech is facing some opposition with Wall Street saying the offer undervalues the company, disquiet among the biotech’s employees and shareholders suing the Swiss giant.
Japan will only be receiving 50 per cent of its usual supply of the
blockbuster flu drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) this year, thanks to
significantly reduced demand following reports of suicidal
behaviour in adolescents taking the medication.
Just over a week after Roche was forced to initiate a Europe-wide
recall of HIV drug Viracept (nelfinavir), in-PharmaTechnologist.com
considers the contamination case and the pharmaceutical processes
blamed for the incident.