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2014-08-26 08:31:43

--Study to Utilize Sequential Parallel Comparison Design to Minimize Placebo Response, Same Design Utilized in AVP-923 Phase II Study in Agitation in Alzheimer's Disease-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the enrollment of the first patient into a phase II study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of AVP-786 for the adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). AVP-786 is a novel...

2014-08-26 08:31:28

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Apotex Inc., the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company, announced today that an arbitration tribunal rejected Apotex's claims that the FDA violated NAFTA by prohibiting imports of Apotex products from two plants in Ontario, Canada. "The FDA's import alert against our Etobicoke and Signet facilities effectively removed Apotex from the US solid-dose drug market for almost two years," said Dr. Jeremy B. Desai, Apotex's President and Chief...

2014-08-26 08:31:09

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that it has appointed David Borasky as vice president of quality management for the Copernicus Group Independent Review Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77410 "David brings a wealth of international experience to the WCG team," said WCG Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Donald...

2014-08-25 23:10:14

On August 20, the FDA announced that 696 CloverSnare 4-Loop Vascular Retrieval Snare devices, by Cook Medical, are recalled due to risk of loop to separate from shaft. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on CloverSnare 4-Loop Vascular...

2014-08-25 23:10:03

The Manhattan Institute's Project FDA launches series of public discussions on bio-innovation. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Manhattan Institute (MI) and its Project FDA, in partnership with the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, will host the first in a series of public discussions about the reforms necessary to accelerate patient access to life-saving treatments, lower the cost of developing and delivering better treatments, and maintain America’s place as...

2014-08-25 23:03:22

ComplianceOnline, the leading GRC advisory network, and renowned regulatory affairs expert, Karl M. Nobert will conduct a two day seminar on the veterinary drug approval process and FDA regulatory oversight. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 ComplianceOnline, the leading governance, risk and compliance advisory network with over 500 experts in various regulatory subjects, today announced a seminar on The Veterinary Drug Approval Process and FDA Regulatory Oversight. The two day seminar...

2014-08-25 16:26:50

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Trichotillomania Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312348/Trichotillomania-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.htmlTrichotillomania Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Trichotillomania Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Trichotillomania clinical trial scenario. This report...

2014-08-25 16:25:47

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Tremor Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312347/Tremor-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Tremor Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Tremor Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Tremor clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to...

2014-08-25 16:25:29

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312345/Traumatic-Pain-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Traumatic Pain clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

Mimicking natural evolution
2014-08-25 03:30:03

Sarah Reed, University of Leeds A revolutionary new scientific method developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of ‘biologically active molecules’, such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents. The researchers, who reported their findings online Aug. 24 in the journal Nature Chemistry, took their inspiration from evolution in nature. The research may uncover new pharmaceutical drugs that traditional methods would never have found. “Nature produces some...


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