Pharmaceutical Outsourcing

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Pharmaceutical Outsourcing

 •  January 12

World Courier has achieved Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification across its global network of 140-plus offices. Awarded by DQS the certificate underscores World Courier’s commitment to and compliance with quality management standards and international requirements throughout the supply chain. The company received the certification...

Pharmaceutical Outsourcing

 •  January 11

Charles River has acquired KWS BioTest, a contract research organization (CRO) specializing in in vitro and in vivo discovery testing services for immuno-oncology and inflammatory and infectious diseases. “The addition of KWS strategically expands Charles River’s existing discovery capabilities in the field of immunology, which is critical given...

Agilent Technologies has acquired Cork, Ireland-based Luxcel Biosciences, a developer of real-time fluorescence plate-reader based in vitro cell assay kits. This acquisition expands Agilent's cell analysis portfolio with the addition of easy-to-use assay kits that are compatible with industry standard plate-readers. "Technological advancements...

Baxter announced an agreement to acquire two hemostat and sealant products from Mallinckrodt: RECOTHROM Thrombin topical (Recombinant), a stand-alone recombinant thrombin, and PREVELEAK Surgical Sealant, which is used in vascular reconstruction. “Uncontrolled intraoperative bleeding can lead to a wide variety of clinical and economic complications...

By FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. As we enter the new year and pass the 100-day mark from when Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, we want to provide an update on the current recovery efforts, the state of existing drug shortages that resulted from the impact of the storm and our continued commitment to help the island fully...

Berkeley Lights, Inc. (BLI) has entered into a research collaboration and license agreement with Pfizer focused on optimizing BLI's proprietary Beacon Optofluidic platform with the goal of helping to accelerate Pfizer's monoclonal antibody (mAb) discovery and gene editing workflows. Through the collaboration, the companies will combine BLI's...

McKesson Corporation has completed the previously announced acquisition of RxCrossroads. McKesson is a healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information technology company. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other...

AmerisourceBergen has completed the acquisition of H. D. Smith, the largest independent wholesaler in the U.S., for $815 million in cash, subject to a customary working capital adjustment. The acquisition is designed to enhance and expand AmerisourceBergen’s strategic scale, strengthen the company’s support to community pharmacy and drive...

Pharmaceutical Outsourcing

 •  December 29, 2017

AuroMedics Pharma is voluntarily recalling one lot of Linezolid Injection 600mg/300mL flexible bags, NDC 55150 -242 -51 batch CLZ160007 expiration August 2018 to the hospital level. This batch was distributed May 15 through August 14, 2017. The product was found to contain white particulate matter that has been identified as mold. This problem was...

Pharmaceutical Outsourcing

 •  December 28, 2017

New sterile molded filling assemblies from AdvantaPure continue the shift to Single-Use processing methods that save time, reduce cross contamination risks and increase productivity between batches of biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical products. “These assemblies were developed specifically for vial and syringe filling,” said Lawrence Morano,...