The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is pleased to announce its 2009 AAPS Fellows. An individual is granted the honor of being named AAPS Fellow after making sustained remarkable scholarly and research contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences.
Is the R&D process set to change? A move to ‘wellness’ management coupled with the onset of personalized medicine may provide the impetus.
The new Merck & Co. has become the world's second-biggest drugmaker overnight with a huge acquisition, but it still has a fat wallet and plans more wheeling and dealing.
Embryonic development is like a well-organised building project, with the embryo’s DNA serving as the blueprint from which all construction details are derived.
Tolerx, Inc. presented dose optimization data from its Phase 2 clinical study of otelixizumab in subjects with type 1 diabetes.
Halsa Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced results from preclinical studies demonstrating that recombinant human Zinc-?2-glycoprotein (ZAG) induced a progressive loss of body weight in mice of 3.5g in five days.
The Food and Drug Administration is launching a program to try and prevent millions of accidental drug overdoses that occur each year due to medication errors, misuse and other problems.
Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc., a leader in biomedical imaging, launched inForm, an advanced image analysis software based on the company’s proprietary Machine Learning System (MLS).
ACR Image Metrix, an imaging contract research organization (CRO), exceeded its goals by initiating projects for over 30 pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies through its second full year of operation.
EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.’s Life Sciences and Industrial Division introduces its newest innovation, the X-Cite XR2100 Power Meter and the XP750 Objective Plane Power Sensor for fluorescence microscopy applications.
Tiny particles that can carry drugs and target cancer cells may offer treatment hope for those suffering with pancreatic cancer.
Scientists in Belgium have successfully differentiated human embryonic stem cells (hESC) into major cell types of lung epithelial tissue using a convenient air-liquid interface.
Clinical researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital have confirmed that patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer harbour a common type of human papilloma virus, but also that such cancers are very sensitive to radiation.
Drug developer Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. said its profit fell 11 percent in the third quarter as higher taxes and charges offset a revenue boost.