12 February 2018
NovaMedica, a Russian pharmaceutical company and the investment project of RUSNANO, has announced the collaboration in the area of knowledge and technology transfer between NovaMedica Innotech, an R&D center, and Evonik, a German company and a leader in the global market of excipients for pharmaceutical industry.
02 February 2018
Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing an innovative pipeline of cancer therapies, announced a new clinical collaboration with AstraZeneca to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AstraZeneca’s durvalumab.
07 February 2018
Russian pharmaceutical company NovaMedica (investment project of Rusnano) announces start of its cooperation in the area of transfer of knowledge and technologies between the R&D Center of NovaMedica Innotech and the German company Evonik – one of the leading companies in the international market of excipients manufacturing for the pharmaceutical industry. This partnership will result into creation of a training facility for transfer of competences in the area of pharmaceutical technologies at the premises of NovaMedica Innotech in Russia.
26 December 2017
Russian pharmaceutical company NovaMedica, investment project of Rusnano, informed about receipt of conclusion of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation over compliance of the facility of the R&D Center of NovaMedica Innotech (subsidiary of NovaMedica) with the Russian standards of the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). The certificate issued basing on the integrated audit of the MIT RF commission, proves that the processes of development, manufacturing and quality control at NovaMedica Innotech are organized in accordance with the high standards of quality and manufacturing of tablets, soft and hard gelatin capsules and pellets at its manufacturing facilities meet the Russian GMP requirements.
22 December 2017
Russian pharmaceutical company NovaMedica (investment project of Rusnano) informed that it received approval of the Interdepartmental Committee (IDC) to conclude the Special Investment Contract (SPIC) within the investment project devoted to creation of a pharmaceutical plant for manufacturing of sterile injectable drug products in the Kaluga region. This is the first SPIC in the industry which is aimed at support of creation of a greenfield pharmaceutical facility.
30 May 2017
Russian pharmaceutical company NovaMedica, a portfolio company of RUSNANO, announces the start of construction of a plant for the production of sterile injectable drugs as part of its long-term strategy to localize innovative medicines and technologies of their development and production in Russia. The plant will be built in the industrial park “Vorsino” in the Kaluga region.
31 October 2018
Scientists from Eli Lilly and Company, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, USA) and Sema4 (Stamford, USA) released results from a proof-of-concept study demonstrating that patient-derived cells offer a more effective approach for assessing drug response than conventional methods.
30 October 2018
Researchers at the University of California San Diego (USA) have developed an approach that uses machine learning to identify and predict which genes make infectious bacteria resistant to antibiotics. The approach was tested on strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis – the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB) in humans. It identified 33 known and 24 new antibiotic resistance genes in these bacteria.
29 October 2018
The CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system has been widely studied because of its potential therapeutic applications, but limitations in the number of locations on the genome it can target remain a major drawback. Now scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have identified a new Cas9 enzyme that they say can help CRISPR reach more gene mutations.
26 October 2018
Pfizer has followed through on its pledge to divest a hunk of its neuroscience R&D, spinning several programs into a new company called Cerevel Therapeutics backed by $350 million in venture funding. Pfizer is contributing a trio of clinical-stage drug candidates—including a Parkinson’s therapy due to start phase 3 testing next year—plus a clutch of earlier-stage programs, while Bain Capital and affiliates stumped up the initial funding.