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PharmaTimes recognizes top U.S. clinical researchers

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 01:00 PM

Winners of the U.S. Clinical Researcher of the Year competition were announced following an intense finals day hosted by partner SAS at its global headquarters in Cary, N.C.

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U.S. Clinical Researchers of the Year announced

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 08:00 AM

The 2013 U.S. Clinical Researchers of the Year winners have been revealed at the Umstead Hotel in North Carolina, U.S.

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Shire to acquire ViroPharma for $4.2 billion

Monday, November 11, 2013 02:55 PM

Shire and ViroPharma have entered a merger agreement in which Shire will acquire all the outstanding shares of ViroPharma in a cash deal valued at a total of $4.2 billion.

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Shire updates reorganization program, Basingstoke site consolidated

Friday, November 8, 2013 12:10 PM

Shire Pharmaceuticals has updated its “One Shire” program and has initiated an employee consultation process at its site in Basingstoke.

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Shire, Santaris extend collaboration to discover and develop LNA-drugs

Friday, August 23, 2013 12:29 PM

Santaris Pharma, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of RNA-targeted therapies, has announced that its long-term partner, Shire, has extended the existing partnership in the rare genetic disease space.  

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Heptares grants Shire worldwide NDC license

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 10:00 AM

Shire has exercised its exclusive option to license a novel adenosine A2A antagonist discovered by Heptares Therapeutics, currently in preclinical development. Adenosine A2A is a G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) involved in the regulation of dopaminergic pathways in the brain. Inhibition of the A2A receptor is a validated mechanism in the treatment of CNS disorders.

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Biogen Idec, WPI to develop programs for BETC

Friday, May 31, 2013 10:50 AM

Global biotechnology company Biogen Idec has signed a collaboration agreement with Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to develop and deliver programs at the university’s Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) of Worcester, Mass.

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NeuroPhage raises $6.4M in additional financing

Monday, May 6, 2013 02:40 PM

NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, a company developing breakthrough therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, has raised $6.4 million in a private equity financing round. Mérieux Développement led the financing with participation from all current Neurophage investors, including Shire.  

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Shire to acquire SARcode Bioscience, expand presence in ophthalmology

Monday, March 25, 2013 09:42 AM

Global specialty biopharmaceutical company Shire has agreed to acquire SARcode Bioscience, a Brisbane, Calif.-based privately held biopharmaceutical company. The acquisition continues to build Shire's presence in the ophthalmology therapeutic category and brings a new phase III compound—Lifitegrast—currently under development for the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, into Shire's portfolio.

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Shire acquires Premacure

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 09:41 AM

Global specialty biopharmaceutical company Shire has acquired Premacure, a Swedish privately held biotechnology company developing a protein replacement therapy, currently in phase II development for the prevention of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).

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