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Bristol-Myers Squibb

Bristol-Myers Squibb acquires iPierian

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:39 AM

Bristol-Myers Squibb has acquired iPierian, a privately held biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of new treatments for Tauopathies, a class of neurodegenerative diseases associated with the pathological aggregation of Tau protein in the human brain.

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Quest Diagnostics

Trial results for AbbVie’s Hepatitis C candidate heat up race for effective treatment

Monday, April 14, 2014 12:51 PM

The race to replace interferon with a far more effective treatment for hepatitis C has become one of the most promising and lucrative battles in drug development, as AbbVie, Gilead Sciences, Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb vie for the finish line.

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Icon’s Firecrest training recognized by TransCelerate BioPharma

Monday, April 14, 2014 10:13 AM

Icon,a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has announced that its Firecrest training meets TransCelerate BioPharma’s minimum criteria for International Conference on Harmonization Good Clinical Practice (ICH/GCP) training.

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European researchers to submit proposals focused on curing virological diseases

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 02:41 PM

In a quest to cure chronic virological diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, Bristol-Myers Squibb has asked European researchers—notably junior faculty and young investigators—to submit innovative research ideas  to accelerate novel solutions as part of its Partnering for Cure program.

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Five Prime Therapeutics, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate

Monday, March 17, 2014 01:37 PM

Five Prime Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel protein therapeutics for cancer and inflammatory diseases, and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) have signed a collaboration agreement for the discovery, development and commercialization of immuno-oncology therapies directed toward targets identified in two undisclosed immune checkpoint pathways using Five Prime’s proprietary target discovery platform.

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Report: pharmacovigilance market, service providers to reach $5B globally in 2019

Friday, February 28, 2014 12:02 PM

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global pharmacovigilance market was valued at $2,147.3 million in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth $5,008.2 million in 2019, at a CAGR of 12.9% from 2013 to 2019.

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Inovio Pharmaceuticals expands senior management team

Friday, February 21, 2014 02:38 PM

Inovio Pharmaceuticals has expanded its senior management team with two appointments to help advance the company's growing pipeline of preclinical and clinical DNA vaccines. Inovio has appointed Dr. Laurent Humeau as vice president of R&D and Dr. Jan Marie-Albert Van Tornout as vice president of Clinical Development.

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Spark Therapeutics appoints Elliott Sigal to board of directors

Friday, February 14, 2014 01:27 PM

Spark Therapeutics, a late-stage company developing gene-based medicines for a wide range of debilitating diseases, has appointed Elliott Sigal, M.D., Ph.D., former director, executive vice president and chief scientific officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb, to its board of directors. Elliott led Bristol-Myers Squibb during its ascent as a biopharmaceutical leader and built one of the industry's most productive R&D organizations through his forward-thinking approach to innovation.

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Innate Pharma acquires ANTI-NKG2A from Novo Nordisk

Monday, February 10, 2014 10:19 AM

Innate Pharma has acquired full development and commercialization rights to the anti-NKG2A antibody, a first-in-class immune checkpoint inhibitor ready for phase II development in oncology from global healthcare company Novo Nordisk.

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Report: Absence of 2014 blockbuster drug launches puts R&D productivity at risk

Monday, February 10, 2014 09:54 AM

The past two years have brought a surge of R&D productivity, driving investor confidence and increasing market performance, but 2014 looks to tell a different tale according to a new report from EP Vantage, a source of life science market intelligence and analysis.

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March 23

Industry welcomes FDA draft guidance outlining the use of electronic Informed Consent for trials

Apple launches ResearchKit platform to tap millions of iPhone users to enroll in observational studies using apps

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Novo Nordisk, Takeda, Servier, Celgene among top sponsors
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