07 September 2017
Local manufacturer Pharmstandard will make the finished dosage form of Roche’s monoclonal antibody Gazyva (obinutuzumab) at its site in Ufa. The policy has driven most multinationals to sign contracts with domestic drugmakers and invest in local joint ventures. Pfizer broke ground on a facility with NovaMedica in Kaluga in May, GSK formed a JV with Binnopharm in 2011, while AstraZeneca , Novartis and Novo Nordisk have all invested in Russian production facilities.
17 August 2017
Insights From: Emmanuel S. Antonarakis, MBBCh, Johns Hopkins Medicine; Andrew J. Armstrong, MD, MSc, Duke Cancer Center; Howard I. Scher, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center share their views on the Epic Sciences AR-V7 test in development for prostate cancer.
13 June 2017
US pharma giant Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is considering building another manufacturing plant in Russia during the next several years, which is expected to be located in the Tatarstan Republic, one of Russia’s richest and economically developed regions. In addition on May 30, Pfizer officially started building its first Russian plant in the Kaluga Vorsino technopark, which takes place in cooperation with its local partner NovaMedica.
22 September 2017
A meeting of the working group of the Coordination Council in the Area of Circulation of Medicines and Medical Devices held in the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) examined the state and development prospects of manufacturing the drugs for the treatment of oncological diseases in Russia.
22 September 2017
Indivumed, which has a large cancer biobank, has partnered with cancer research specialist Helomics to analyze human cancer biospecimens and relevant clinical datIndivumed, which has a large cancer biobank, has partnered with cancer research specialist Helomics to analyze human cancer biospecimens and relevant clinical data collected from patients around the world to help advance research in personalized cancer treatments. collected from patients around the world to help advance research in personalized cancer treatments.
21 September 2017
Analysts casting their eyes forward to 2022 see big pharma maintaining its position in the sector, protected by vast war chests and ready to pounce on any newcomer that shows promise. Here pharmaphorum’s Andrew McConaghie crunches the numbers.
20 September 2017
Zydus Cadila, an Indian injectables maker, said it reached a deal with Russia’s Pharm Aid to manufacture its varicella vaccine for the Russian Federation. The Russians have been pressuring foreign pharmaceutical companies to engage in local production if they want to be in its market. Earlier this year, Russia-based NovaMedica announced it began work on a new plant in Russia’s Kaluga region where it will produce 30 of Pfizer’s sterile injected generic medications for the local market.