Antisense Pharma receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Trabedersen to treat Malignant Melanoma

The biopharmaceutical company Antisense Pharma GmbH announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation for its investigational oncology antisense compound trabedersen to treat malignant melanoma.

Cosmetics: pioneering the way towards animal free testing

SEURAT-1 is the first phase of a longer term research initiative aiming at Safety Evaluation Ultimately Replacing Animal Testing.

Queen's University scientist awarded top prize

A female scientist from the Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) Research Centre has won a prestigious fellowship for her work on ionic liquids enabling biomedical applications.

CureBeta, a collaboration between Evotec and Harvard University enters strategic alliance with Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Evotec AG has announced that it has licensed to Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a portfolio of small molecules and biologics designed to trigger the regeneration of insulin-producing beta cells.

Discovery improves understanding of early onset inflammatory disease

Scientists at the University of East Anglia have discovered a ‘constant cloud’ of potent inflammatory molecules surrounding the cells responsible for diseases such as thickening of the arteries and rheumatoid arthritis.

Scientists to investigate 'magic-bullet' cancer therapy

Scientists at the University of Sheffield will investigate a new ‘magic-bullet’ cancer therapy that exploits tumour cells’ greed for fat, following an award from Yorkshire Cancer Research.

South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression

Scientists have discovered that plant compounds from a South African flower may in time be used to treat diseases originating in the brain...

Feasibility of high-yield production of PASylated Biopharmaceuticals

Wacker Biotech and XL-protein have successfully completed a feasibility study on the production of PASylated therapeutic proteins using WACKER’s ESETEC® E. coli secretion technology.

The environment and pharmaceuticals and personal care products: What are the big questions?

Researchers at the University of York headed a major international review aimed at enhancing efforts to better understand the impacts of chemicals used in pharmaceuticals or in personal care products, such as cosmetics, soaps, perfumes,...



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