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AstraZeneca and Amgen announce US FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for tezepelumab in patients with severe asthma

AstraZeneca’s first Breakthrough Therapy Designation for a respiratory medicine Designation based on Phase IIb PATHWAY data that demonstrated tezepelumab significantly reduced asthma exacerbations compared to placebo in severe asthma CAMBRIDGE, 12-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca and its partner Amgen Inc. (Amgen) … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Metacam® now also approved in Europe as analgesic and anti-inflammatory medicine to guinea pigs

Metacam® 0.5mg/ml Oral Suspension for Cats is now also approved in Europe for alleviation of mild to moderate post-operative pain associated with soft tissue surgery in guinea-pigs True market need to provide relief after painful  procedures and surgeries Boehringer Ingelheim is … Read the full press release

Dr. Christina Marrongelli to lead World Congress on Pharmacology & Chemistry of Natural Compounds

Marrongelli selected for her expertise in Botanical Drug Development LONDON, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As a leading expert in her field, Dr. Christina Marrongelli, PharmD has been chosen by the World Congress on Pharmacology & Chemistry of Natural Compounds to … Read the full press release

Novartis division Sandoz receives US FDA complete response letter regarding the Biologics Licensing Application for its proposed biosimilar rituximab

Holzkirchen, Germany, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sandoz, a Novartis division, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a complete response letter (CRL) regarding the Biologics Licensing Application (BLA) for its proposed biosimilar rituximab. Sandoz stands behind … Read the full press release

Two African scientists named new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden

Umeå, Sweden, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Two African scientists become new honorary doctors at the Faculty of Medicine at Umeå University, Sweden. They are Julia Goedecke at the University of Cape Town and the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom … Read the full press release

Sandoz: EMA Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopts positive opinion for marketing authorization of infliximab

Sandoz is seeking approval of biosimilar infliximab for use in all indications of its reference medicine across gastroenterology, rheumatology and dermatology Positive opinion is based on comprehensive clinical and non-clinical data that is expected to confirm that Sandoz biosimilar infliximab … Read the full press release

University of Exeter PhD student Afi Leslie invited to the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

EXETER, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A PhD student from the University of Exeter has been invited to attend a prestigious worldwide event. Afi Leslie was one of just 600 students worldwide to be invited to the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Only the … Read the full press release

European Medicines Agency: multiple sclerosis medicine Zinbryta will be voluntarily withdrawn from the market

Medicine to be voluntarily withdrawn from the market by the company LONDON, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started an urgent review of the multiple sclerosis medicine Zinbryta (daclizumab) following 7 cases of serious inflammatory brain disorders … Read the full press release

Medicinal Chemistry: Peter D.J. Grootenhuis is the recipient of the 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize for outstanding creative contributions in the treatment of cystic fibrosis

The 2018 IUPAC-Richter Prize in Medicinal Chemistry has been awarded to Peter D.J. Grootenhuis. BUDAPEST, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Peter D.J. Grootenhuis received this award in recognition of his outstanding creative contributions to the invention, discovery, and development of the medicine … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation launches new round of funding – Applications now possible online till July 15, 2013

Bayer foundation scholarships – EUR 200,000 for work and study abroad Support for ambitious study projects in the fields of science, engineering, medicine and teacher training in scientific subjects / Hermann Strenger scholarships to sponsor career-training projects abroad  Leverkusen, 5-6-2013 … Read the full press release