Cracking the clinical research market A beneficiary from the runaway success of the Indian BPO industry is the CRO community. Why is clinical research on the rise, and what is the future for the Indian CRO industry? Deepali Gupta explores.

Cracking the clinical research market A beneficiary from the runaway success of the Indian BPO industry is the CRO community. Why is clinical research on the rise, and what is the future for the Indian CRO industry? Deepali Gupta explores.

GlaxoSmithKline to introduce Boostrix GlaxoSmithKline has announced the launch of the vaccine Boostrix in India. The vaccine comprises of acellular pertussis reduced, diphtheria toxoid reduced and tetanus toxoid (dTpa).

Hetero signs agreement with Roche for Tamiflu Hetero Drugs was granted a sub-licence for the production and marketing of oseltamivir (generic of Tamiflu) by Swiss pharmaceutical Roche.

Strides ties up with Clinton Foundation over HIV drugs Strides Arcolab announced a milestone agreement with the Clinton Foundation to provide a range of affordable anti-retroviral drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS in countries that are under the aegis of the foundation’s HIV/AIDS initiative.

Strand and ChemAxon enter into collaboration Strand Life Sciences announced that it has integrated ChemAxon’s JChem suite of software with Admetis, its tool for modelling and predicting drug-relevant properties of molecules in silico. The integrated offering will be launched in the early part of 2006.

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Harnessing the miracle Sonal Shukla gives an overview of what experts have to say about stem cell therapy at the LifeCell symposium

On the run True to its tradition of playing an active role in our community, Pfizer signed up for the corporate challenge of the Mumbai Marathon 2006, an event in which companies participate as a team to raise money for charity.

Total solutions for pharmacos While some companies supply polymers to their clients, companies like Noveon go a step ahead by servicing their clients. This was the sentiment expressed by the company’s Business Manager of Personal Care and Pharmaceuticals EMEAI, Stijn Verschurren at a meeting arranged in Le Meridien on January 14 on the occasion of his visit to India.

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