23 October 2017
An interesting international pharmaceutical project has started in Russia. This project is a result of a convergence of interests of Rusnano, Russian state investment corporation, Domain Associates, an American venture capital foundation, and Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical corporation.
20 October 2017
NovaMedica received a license from the FBI SID & GP for a pilot production site at its R&D center. This was announced by Alexander Kuzin, the General Director of the company.
20 September 2017
Zydus Cadila, an Indian injectables maker, said it reached a deal with Russia’s Pharm Aid to manufacture its varicella vaccine for the Russian Federation. The Russians have been pressuring foreign pharmaceutical companies to engage in local production if they want to be in its market. Earlier this year, Russia-based NovaMedica announced it began work on a new plant in Russia’s Kaluga region where it will produce 30 of Pfizer’s sterile injected generic medications for the local market.
08 September 2017
A new speedy test will mean that for the first time ever patients with common sexually-transmitted infections will be able to get their diagnosis and treatment in one clinical visit. The test works by placing a swab or a small amount of urine into a test cartridge, which is then inserted into the diagnostic machine, which has been designed by innovation firm Atlas Genetics Ltd.
07 September 2017
Local manufacturer Pharmstandard will make the finished dosage form of Roche’s monoclonal antibody Gazyva (obinutuzumab) at its site in Ufa. The policy has driven most multinationals to sign contracts with domestic drugmakers and invest in local joint ventures. Pfizer broke ground on a facility with NovaMedica in Kaluga in May, GSK formed a JV with Binnopharm in 2011, while AstraZeneca , Novartis and Novo Nordisk have all invested in Russian production facilities.
17 August 2017
Insights From: Emmanuel S. Antonarakis, MBBCh, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Andrew J. Armstrong, MD, MSc, Duke Cancer Center; Howard I. Scher, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center share their views on the Epic Sciences AR-V7 test in development for prostate cancer.
16 June 2017
The Medical Mycology Society of the Americas has honored John E. “Jack” Edwards, Jr., MD, an LA BioMed lead researcher, as the winner of the 2017 Rhoda Benham Award. The award is given “to an individual from the Americas for continuous outstanding or meritorious contributions to medical mycology,” which is the study of fungal diseases. Dr. Edwards, together with his group of colleagues, founded NovaDigm Therapeutics to translate the three decades of research into products that will prevent or treat serious infectious diseases.
15 June 2017
The keys to success with the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay are patient selection and evaluation of ocular surface, centration and inflammation, he said. The use of corneal inlays for the surgical correction of presbyopia is an exciting new technology for optometry, ophthalmology and, especially, for the presbyopic patient.
13 June 2017
US pharma giant Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is considering building another manufacturing plant in Russia during the next several years, which is expected to be located in the Tatarstan Republic, one of Russia’s richest and economically developed regions. In addition on May 30, Pfizer officially started building its first Russian plant in the Kaluga Vorsino technopark, which takes place in cooperation with its local partner NovaMedica.
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