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Drug firm Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent each by Australia and Canada for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases. In a BSE filing today, Suven Life said it has been granted "one product patent from Australia and one product patent from Canada corresponding to…

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Global pharma giant Pfizer Inc has received a patent for a drug that addresses issues related to cholesterol and related disorders, including cardiovascular disease. The Indian Patent Office has said that the company amended its set of claims for the invention titled PCSK9 Antagonists and there were no technical and…

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Innate Pharma SA FY revenue and other income amounts to 25.1 million euros ($27.98 million) versus 7.6 million euros in 2014. FY operating loss of 10.8 million euros versus loss of 20.0 million euros year ago. FY net loss of 6.7 million euros versus loss of 19.6 million euros year…

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Ipsen SA Enters into a licensing agreement with 3B Pharmaceuticals to develop novel radiopharmaceuticals in oncology.   Source : reuters.com

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Regulus Therapeutics Inc said interim mid-stage data for its hepatitis C combination drug showed it had the potential to sharply reduce the duration of the treatment to four weeks from 12 weeks. The company's shares recorded their best day in more than 15 months, rising as much as 41 percent…

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India's third largest drug maker Cipla has closed the acquisitions of InvaGen and Exelan, the two drug companies it purchased last September in an all cash transaction worth $550 million. The development marks an important step for the company in bolstering its fledgling presence in the US, with an additional…

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CoGyn Pharmaceuticals SA (former Spac I SA) Resolves to change name to MATRX Pharmaceuticals SA.   Source : reuters.com

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MSD, one of the biggest pharma companies in Ireland, is creating 200 new jobs at its manufacturing sites in Carlow, Cork and Tipperary. Some 110 of the jobs will be based in Co Carlow, with 50 in Co Cork and 40 in Co Tipperary. Ger Carmody, associate vice-president and site…

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As India's pharmaceutical companies continue to look for greener pastures for growth, the 70 participants in the two-day IPHEX Africa trade exhibition in the Nigerian commercial capital of Lagos will be aiming to increase their exports to western Africa where they see a significant growth potential. The Pharmaceutical Export Promotion…

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Numerous small biotechnology companies have been all but shut out of the capital markets, leaving many with no choice but to consider a sale to larger peers. The Nasdaq Biotech Index is down nearly 30 percent since September, when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticized drug companies' "price gouging" on…