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2014-08-06 12:29:33

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: RCPI) announced that the Company has made two key independent appointments to the Company's Board of Directors with the recent election of Ms. Lee M. Canaan, CFA and Mr. Edward J. McDonnell, MPH. as new directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/134113 Both Ms. Canaan and Mr. McDonnell have substantial expertise, experience and knowledge relevant to the Company's mission and...

2014-08-05 16:27:45

Jazz Pharmaceuticals owns worldwide rights to defibrotide DUBLIN, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced the closing of its acquisition of rights to defibrotide in the United States (U.S.) and all other countries in the Americas from Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sigma-Tau). Jazz Pharmaceuticals now owns worldwide rights to defibrotide. Defibrotide is a novel product that is marketed by Jazz Pharmaceuticals in the European Union (EU)...

2014-08-05 04:21:30

EAGAN, Minn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four Americans admits that they have abused prescription drugs, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com, the most popular legal information website. Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem. The National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as a national epidemic affecting millions. Prescription drug abuse involves taking a drug for reasons other than the drug's intended usage or use...

2014-08-04 08:28:32

Significant company milestones include completion of the Phase 2 PUNCH(TM) CD clinical trial and FDA designation of RBX2660 as Orphan Drug and Fast Track ROSEVILLE, Minn., Aug 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning that it has raised a total of $25 million in Series B Funding. The total funds raised since inception by the clinical-stage biotechnology company founded in 2011 is $30 million. Rebiotix will use the additional funds to support pivotal clinical...

2014-07-26 00:20:52

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for the Company's new drug application (NDA) for Zalviso(TM) (sufentanil sublingual tablet system). The Company is currently...

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of...

2014-07-24 08:35:12

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering and UMD's Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) will launch a new Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science and Engineering at the start of the fall 2014 semester. In response to the increasing demand for engineers and technical professionals with graduate-level expertise in both regulatory science and engineering, the new...

2014-07-18 23:01:23

US authorities are holding imports more than ever before, particularly at ports that have a history of holding products, and imports from India. Attend this invaluable webinar and find out how to be in the “Safe Zone” when it comes to dealing with the FDA and Customs. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Improving Your FDA Import Success Rate: Tips for Thinking Ahead of the FDA **FDAnews Webinar** Aug. 7, 2014 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT...

2014-07-18 23:01:05

In May 2014, the FDA released a draft guidance that covers the selection and approval process for proposed names of both prescription and nonprescription human drugs and biologics. FDAnews has teamed with drug-naming expert Dr. Susan Proulx to present a 90-minute webinar that will look closely at the draft guidance and its recommended 4-step process. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Choosing the Right Drug Name: How to Increase Your Chances for Approval **FDAnews Webinar** July...

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2014-07-18 09:47:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted FedEx on charges of drug trafficking, accusing the shipping company of knowingly delivering prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies for more than a decade. According to USA Today’s Donna Leinwand Leger, the indictment claims that the Memphis, Tennessee-based courier service willfully ignored multiple warnings from the US Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration...


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