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FDA Approves First Biosimilar of 2018
"With Retacrit’s approval, the FDA is delivering on its promise
to increase momentum around biosimilar approvals," says
AmerisourceBergen’s Rick Lozano.
Pharma’s Future May Be Fueled by Powder
Powder formulations often are faster acting than solid dosage as the
body can process the API more rapidly by ingestion or inhalation.
China Approves First of Its Kind HIV Drug
The new drug, developed by Frontier Biotechnologies, is the first
long-acting fusion inhibitor for HIV, and is reported to have fewer side
effects on the liver then previous treatments.
People on the Move
Alexandra Glucksmann, Ph.D., joins Regenxbio Board of Directors
after serving as CEO and President at Cedilla Therapeutics • Bert
Barbosa and Darwin Richardson have joined Ajinomoto Althea as
VP of Drug Product Manufacturing and VP of Compliance, respectively
• Adrian Woolfson, M.D., Ph.D., previously with Pfizer, appointed Chief
Medical Officer at Nouscom • David U'Prichard added to the CerSci
Therapeutics Advisory Board. He also chairs and serves on several other
pharma industry boards • Pamela Weir assumes the role of President
and CEO at Precera Bioscience, Inc., formerly Sano • Stephanie
Kubacki, marketing executive, named VP of Marketing at Liberty
Health Sciences • Travis Wager, previously with Pfizer, appointed VP of
Research at Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals • Richard Brudnick, formerly
with Bioverativ, named Chief Business Officer and Head of Strategy at
Codiak BioScience • Dr. Christine Roy-Duval, Clinical Investigations
Director at Sanofi, has been appointed Director of Development and
Medical Affairs at France’s Valbiotis.
and Pharma Issues
“I’m in favor of doing whatever we can
do to reduce cost for Vermonters.”
—Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on a state effort to allow
cheaper drugs imported from Canada.
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Quality Risk Management
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Internal Audits and FDA Inspections
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CPhI Middle East & Africa 2018
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Join more than 3,500 key pharma suppliers and buyers,
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Drug Discovery, Designing, and Development
The conference includes a wide range of presentations,
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World Congress on Analytical & Bioanalytical
Listen to expert speakers and take part in workshops
focused on the development and advancement of
analytical and bioanalytical techniques.
Secrets of Batch Process Scale-Up
An overview of batch process issues, including scale-up
considerations for route selection, raw material charging,
reaction steps, and workup.
American Manufacturing Strategies Summit
San Diego, CA
Join manufacturing leaders from around the world to
discuss, share, and learn about a variety of manufacturing
The number of biosimilars approved by
the U.S. FDA in the first half of 2018.