Tag: China

China to Audit 77 Major Pharmaceutical Companies

China will audit 77 major pharmaceutical companies, including the local arms of Sanofi, Eli Lilly & Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., after one of its largest listed drugmakers was found to have o...

Jiangsu Hengrui Wave Third Chinese PD-1 to Market

Fast moving Chinese regulators wave third homegrown PD-1 to market Jiangsu Hengrui has secured an OK for its PD-1 drug, marking the fifth PD-1 approval in China and tilting the scale toward homegrown...

GSK Shingrix for the Prevention of Shingles Approved in China

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GlaxoSmithKline plc announced that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved Shingrix for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in adults aged 50 years or older. Shingrix i...

Sun Pharma Looking for Partner for Chinese Expansion

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is scouting for a partner in China to help it win a larger piece of the world’s second-largest drug market, where the government is on a mission to drive down health...

First Indian-Chinese Working Group on Pharmaceuticals Will Take Place

India will be sending a high-level delegation to the first meeting of the working group on pharmaceuticals, with China, scheduled in Beijing next month. An initiative under the India-China Strategi...

The Russian and the Chinese GMP Inspectorates discussed the prospects for cooperation

In Beijing, a meeting between the Russian state GMP inspectorate and the Chinese regulator CFDI (Center for Food and Drug Inspection) was held. As a follow-up to the meeting, the inspectorate has star...

Eli Lilly Selling Chinese Rights to Two Legacy Antibiotics

Eli Lilly has inked a $375 million deal with China-based Eddingpharm for the rights to two legacy antibiotic medicines and manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China. The sale of off-patent drug asset...

Lonza Experiencing Supply Problems after China Plant Blast

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An explosion at a chemical plant in China that killed 62 people not only exposed weaknesses in China’s safety oversight but it also exposed weaknesses in the global ingredient supply chain. The disrup...

ReNeuron Partners with Fosun Pharma in China

ReNeuron licenses rights to its CTX and hRPC cell therapy programmes to Fosun Pharma for Chinese market. ReNeuron to receive upfront, near term and estimated success-based milestone payments of $104.8...

Merck and Chinese Company to Focus on C&G Therapy

Collaboration to build global-standard platform for plasmid and virus manufacturing in China. Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced the signing of a non-binding Memorandu...

Novartis Psoriasis Drug Shows High Results First Time in China

Results strengthen unique position of Cosentyx as a rapid and long-lasting complete treatment of psoriatic disease, with over 200,000 patients treated worldwide. Novartis announced today new data i...

First China’s P4P Program for Cancer by Pfizer

Pfizer Inc. launched a pay-for-performance insurance program for its breast cancer drug Ibrance palbociclib in China. The program is the nation's first pay-for-performance insurance for oncology and c...

Boehringer Expands Capacity Expansion at Chinese Site

Upgrade at the Oasis facility includes GMP operations of 2x 2.000L single-use bioreactor manufacturing lines. Boehringer Ingelheim has initiated a capacity expansion at its commercial manufacturing...

AstraZeneca and Ironwood’s IBS-C Drug Approved in China

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals’ irritable bowel syndrome treatment Linzess has gained approval in China, opening up a market of up to 14m adults with the condition. The good news coincides with big chang...

Chinese Company will Use US Tests in Cancer Therapy

The Xiamen Encheng Group Co., Ltd., a pharmaceutical services and precision medicine-focused company located in Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China, announced today that it has entered into a strategi...

Pall Established Biotech Integrated Solutions CoE in Shanghai

Strategically located in the heart of Shanghai’s renowned life science cluster, the CoE is a new state-of-the-art facility for bioprocess engineering consultancy, technology demonstration, testing and...