global pharmaceutical industry
US FDA approves drug duo pill for HIV
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved ViiV Healthcare’s two-drug treatment for HIV-1 maintenance, the first time the drugs have been combined into a single pill.
Fresenius Kabi investing $100m and adding 445 jobs in North Carolina
Encouraged by a North Carolina state grant, Fresenius Kabi will expand its prefilled syringes business acquired from Becton, Dickinson and Company in 2016.
Former Pfizer, Sanofi and Acacia execs on the move
In a game of hiring Tetris, an Eli Lilly alumni is promoted at Astellas, and former Sanofi chairman is employed by Pertinax Pharma.
London to Amsterdam in 16 months a ‘demanding challenge’ says EMA
European member states have selected Amsterdam as the post-Brexit home of the European Medicines Agency, following a secret ballot vote in Brussels yesterday.
Pfizer demands return of drugs set for use in US lethal injections
The Big Pharma firm says it strongly objects to its products being used for capital punishment and has asked 31 states to return drugs.
Oregon drugmaker feels heat as FDA says to get out the kitchen
The US FDA has slammed Ridge Properties for making drug products using “kitchen utensils and cookware” in a warning letter sent last month.