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Sanofi offers to buy Medivation for $9.3bn French drug maker Sanofi has made a nonbinding offer to acquire the American biopharmaceutical firm Medivation for about $9.3bn. Production & Manufacturing > Manufacturing > News

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Fine & Speciality Chemicals

Bayer plans to focus entirely on Life Science businesses
Bayer intends in the future to focus entirely on the Life Science businesses – HealthCare and CropScience – and float MaterialScience on the stock market as a separate company. In this way Bayer is positioning itself as a world-leading company in the field of human, animal and plant health.
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CordenPharma agrees to purchase Peptisyntha from Solvay
By PBR Staff Writer
International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) and the Solvay Group have embarked on an agreement, whereby ICIG will purchase Belgium-based Peptisyntha SA, a custom manufacturer of peptides for pharmaceutical use.
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Process & Production

FDA grants priority review for Eli Lilly's olaratumab to treat soft tissue sarcoma
By PBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review for Eli Lilly's olaratumab in combination with doxorubicin to treat patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma.
Production & Manufacturing > Process & Production > News
Gilead Sciences receives positive CHMP opinion for Odefsey to treat HIV
By PBR Staff Writer
The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended marketing authorization for Gilead Sciences' fixed-dose HIV combination pill Odefsey featuring emtricitabine 200 mg, rilpivirine 25 mg, and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) 25 mg.
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OTC

Perrigo receives final FDA approval for generic version of Valeant's BenzaClin Pump Topical Gel
Perrigo has received final US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the generic version of Valeant Pharmaceutical International's BenzaClin Pump Topical Gel.
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Health Canada approves Vanc Pharmaceuticals' Cortivera-H product for minor skin irritations
Health Canada has approved Vanc Pharmaceuticals' Cortivera-H, a premium topical product for minor skin irritations.
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Manufacturing

Merck to expand Carlsbad viral and gene therapy plant in California
Merck has announced an expansion of its Carlsbad, California facility to meet growing demand for viral and gene therapy products.
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EMD Serono expands biopharmaceutical R&D facility in Billerica, Massachusetts
EMD Serono, the biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, in North America, announced a $12m investment for the expansion of its R&D facility in Billerica, Massachusetts.
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