Pharma News

The latest developments from pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, both innovator and generic-drug companies, and leading regulatory news.

AbbVie, upon completing its $63-billion acquisition of Allergan, plans to create a new global business, Allergan Aesthetics, which will include Allergan’s Botox and related products. The new business will become effective upon the expected...

A roundup of developments and latest news from Germany (Bayer, WuXi Biologics), South Korea (Avacta, Daewoong), and US (Hikma, ANI Pharmaceuticals). Germany Bayer, WuXi Biologics in Acquisition Agreement for Bayer’s Drug-Product Mfg Plant Bayer...

California’s Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a new CalRx generic-drug program in his 2020–21 State Budget proposal that he submitted to California’s State Legislature, which would make California the first state to create its own generic-drug...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and its European and international partners have launched a pilot program to increase their cooperation in the inspection of manufacturers of sterile medicines for human use. This new initiative is built on...

Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) has acquired worldwide exclusive rights to the preclinical interleukin-11 (IL-11) platform of Enleofen Bio, a Singapore-based biopharmaceutical company, for developing therapies across a broad range of fibro-inflammatory...

MorphoSys, a Martinsried, Germany-based biopharmaceutical company, and Incyte, a Wilmington, Delaware-based, global biopharmaceutical company, have entered into a collaboration and license agreement to further develop and commercialize MorphoSys’...

Merck & Co. has formed an exclusive worldwide research collaboration and license agreement, worth up to $2.5 billion with Taiho Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings, and Astex Pharmaceuticals (UK), a wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka...

A roundup of developments and latest news from China (BI, BeiGene), India (Biocon), Japan (Towa Pharmaceutical, Esteve), Singapore (Tessa Therapeutics), UK (AstraZeneca), and US (Aurobindo, Bausch Health).   China BI Manufactures BeiGene’s...

Bristol-Myers Squibb has completed its previously announced divestment of its oral solid, biologics, and sterile-product manufacturing and packaging facility in Anagni, Italy, to Catalent. The Anagni facility manufactures and packages...