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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announces that CNA Development LLC, an affiliate of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen) has filed an IND for an antibody discovered using Ligand’s OmniAb technology. This IND filing results in a $1 million milestone payment to Ligand. “This milestone represents an important step in the development process and…

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Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's Biologics License Application (BLA) filing and granted priority review for CTL019 (tisagenlecleucel-T), an investigational chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy, in relapsed and refractory (r/r) pediatric and young adult patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic…

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Eagle Pharmaceuticals announced today that their 505(b)(2) New Drug Application (NDA) for Ryanodex® (dantrolene sodium) for the treatment of exertional heat stroke (EHS) has been accepted for filing and granted a priority review designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA grants priority review to medicines that…

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Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that the company has submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for TRULANCE™ (plecanatide) for the treatment of adults with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). On January 19, 2017, TRULANCE was approved in the United States for the treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic…

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Pfizer Inc. today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion recommending that TRUMENBA® (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine) be granted marketing authorization in the European Union (EU) for active immunization of individuals 10 years and older to prevent invasive…

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IDT Biologika, a globally integrated contract manufacturer of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals, accepted a CMO Leadership Award for overall quality, reliability, capabilities, expertise, compatibility and development during a ceremony held yesterday in New York City. Sponsored by Life Science Leader magazine, the annual awards recognize the top contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs)…

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Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on adjunctive cancer care and critical care drug products, announced today that it has recently concluded negotiations to add South America to its worldwide license for Mino-Lok™.  South America was the only territory that was not included in the original sub-license between…

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Group plays starring role at “The Packaging Conference 2017” with a report on the application of compression technology in coffee capsule manufacture. A new frontier for producers thanks to a technology that combines outstanding capsule quality with the lowest running costs in the industry. To give top international players a…

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OPKO Pharmaceuticals LLC, a subsidiary of OPKO Health, Inc. announces that the Company has received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Orphan Products Development for OPKO's oligonucleotide-based AntagoNAT (CUR-1916) for the treatment of Dravet Syndrome.  Currently, there is no approved treatment for Dravet…

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FACIT announced a seed stage investment in Propellon Therapeutics, a start-up created by FACIT focused on developing a portfolio of WDR5-targeted anti-cancer therapeutics. FACIT's investment, combined with non-dilutive capital, achieves a targeted $3.0M financing for the lead program. The seed funding enables Propellon to accelerate the nomination of a candidate…

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